Kisses from the Heart by Carole McKee
Approx. 72,690 words.
Published on March 4, 2012.
Mindi Adams is an independent young woman who is sharp witted with a sharp tongue to match. On the night of the terrible storm, when thunder shook the earth, lightning slashed the sky, and the wind howled like a Banshee, a prison bus overturned, allowing twelve prisoners to escape. One of them is in Mindi's house!