By Linda Howard
In six New York Times bestsellers, together with her smashing hardcover debut Now you notice Her, Linda Howard has seamlessly melded exciting sensuality and heart-pounding dramatic pressure. Now she brings again the elusive hero who first seemed in her acclaimed page-turner Kill and Tell -- in a brand new blockbuster that's half suspense, half ardour, and natural Linda Howard.
not anyone can get as regards to John Medina, the CIA's mythical Black Ops professional who works within the shadows of the government's deadliest missions. he's a digital invisible guy, without associates, many enemies, and a cloud of suspicion surrounding the dying of his spouse. And nobody is familiar with the hazards larger than Niema Burdock. a pointy, steely nerved communications professional, Niema and her husband, Dallas, labored part by means of aspect with Medina on an explosive undertaking that went tragically unsuitable.
She may perhaps pay attention all of it play out, horribly, at the radio: Dallas trigger the detonators at John Medina's command -- and located himself trapped within the crossfire. In a shattering blast, Niema's wish and her love have been destroyed...
Now Niema has withdrawn to a quiet Intelligence place, and a secure -- if predictable -- life that has helped her heal her scars from 5 years in the past. and he or she by no means deliberate to work out Medina back.
yet now John Medina wishes her...
A French hands broker is delivering foreign terrorist devices, and John Medina needs to infiltrate his compound and crack the lethal ring. yet purely Niema can plant the undetectable insects had to nail the cautious and well-connected broker -- a feat that starts by means of going undercover and successful his belief. operating her method into his glamorous international of embassy galas and specific events, Niema steps rigorously throughout a minefield of intimate secrets and techniques, luring the Frenchman whereas inviting catastrophe with each refined and seductive play. but if their cautious process starts to crack, Niema and John take flight in a wierd land -- and locate their partnership sparking with an erotically charged, unquenchable electrical energy. In a global of deception, something is apparent: John Medina has once more set Niema on a freefall into possibility and wish -- and one cannot exist with out the opposite.
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Part of it was the way he moved, she thought absently. He was fluid, noiseless; you had to rely only on your eyes to detect him, because he was utterly silent. "John," he said. " "You called me Tucker. " He stood directly in front of her, so close she could feel the animal heat generated by their run, smell the hot odors of sweat and man. She took a step back and tilted her head so she could look at his face. "I haven't quite adjusted yet. You were Tucker to me for five years, whether or not I ever saw you.
His hands had been on her legs, her hips. His body had slid against hers, and several times, while they grappled, one of his legs had been between hers. She rolled over onto her stomach and cradled her head on her arms. John Medina had "Danger Zone" written all over him, and for her own sake she should pay attention to the sign. She was already risking more than she could afford to lose. "Time to get back to work, cream puff," he called from where he was doing bench presses. "Cream puff, my ass," she snapped, and rolled to her feet.
Son of a bitch," Frank muttered. "I'm crazy," Niema muttered to herself as she rolled out of bed before dawn. Yawning, she dressed: sweat pants and a T-shirt, then socks and athletic shoes. " How had she let herself be convinced to help Medina on this job, when she had sworn she'd never let herself be sucked back into that life? Hadn't losing Dallas taught her anything? But Medina was right about terrorism, right about the applications of such an explosive, right about the innocent people who would die.