By Kaylea Cross
Hostage Rescue Team series, book 4
Category: Contemporary Romance
Overall Rating: 4.2
- Captivation: 4
- Sizzle: 4
- Romance: 4.5
- Enjoyment: 4.5
- Literacy: 4
Book Description: The government trained her to kill…
Briar Jones has lived most of her life in the shadows, carrying out secret ops to eliminate some of the United States’ most dangerous enemies. She’s devoted her life to serving her country so when a faceless enemy targets her and kills someone close to her, she’ll stop at nothing to bring them down. With her life in danger and critical intel leaked during an off-the-books op, she has no choice but to go on the run with a disturbingly sexy man she barely knows. While in hiding they learn that the agency responsible for turning her into a lethal weapon is now out to destroy her. What they don’t know is why, or who has set her up. As they unravel the mystery Briar must trust this near stranger in order to stay alive and expose whoever is behind the plot. She never expected to lose her heart in the process.
Now it’s coming after her…
Matt DeLuca has survived devastating loss and risen to become commander of the FBI’s elite Hostage Rescue Team. When a top-secret mission goes awry and he’s tasked with protecting Briar, the last thing he anticipates is falling in love with the beautiful and deadly assassin. But now intelligence officers are dying and Briar’s name is at the top of the hit list. With her life at stake they race to end the threat and clear her name, battling the shadowy killers sent to silence her forever.
Captivation: Interesting book, pulled me in from the summary, and held my attention all the way through!
Sizzle: Once again, Cross writes some wonderfully spine-tingling scenes! Every book is a little different, containing different styles and techniques while keeping them realistic and non-porn-like.
Romance: Though there are a few unrealistic moments given the character personalities and skills, the development of the relationship between them was quite a great read!
Enjoyment: Awesome! I really like this book. For those that like thrillers, strong women and men, and alpha personalities, this really is a great combination of so many elements.
Literacy: Caught onto a few minor and standard editing errors, nothing alarming or distracting.
Overall, Great book, a definite add for my read-again bookshelf!!