Reckless Choice by William von Reese
Approx. 71,530 words.
Published on April 24, 2009.
Sam, executor of his best friend's estate after his suicide, falls for his widow, Melanie. She urges Sam to steal the assets, bearer bonds, which her husband perversely left to his parents, not her. She wants to run off to Tahiti with Sam in style. Unhappy in his own marriage, Sam is tempted. A burly fitness coach also schemes to steal from the estate. Sam struggles to resolve his conflicts.