Charity Prewitt lives in Parker’s Ridge, Vermont. She’s a
librarian living a quiet life, until business man Nicholas
Ames saunters into town. Nick is sexy, charming and
sophisticated, and he wants Charity, mild-mannered, soft
spoken Charity who cares for her ailing aunt and uncle.
Charity feels she’ll never have this opportunity
again so she leaps headfirst into an affair with Nick.
Most of what Nick’s told Charity about himself is a lie.
Nick is a member of the Unit, a secret special ops
branch of the government. He’s trying to take down Russian
mob boss Vassily Worontzoff who is living in Parker’s Ridge
and best friends with Charity. Charity is a job to Nick, a
way to get close to his target, until she becomes more.
Unfortunately, Nick still has a job to do and Worontzoff
still wants Charity for his own. Now, all Nick wants is to
help stop a madman, save the world, and get the girl. If
Worontzoff doesn’t get her first, will Charity still want
Nick if she finds out what he’s done and who he is?
Nearly breathless with anticipation I waited for
to arrive. When it did, I couldn’t put it down.
is everything I hoped it would be and more. It’s loaded with
emotion, packed with action and drama, and filled with raw
sizzling sex. Nick is strong, determined and rough around
the edges. Charity is lovely. She’s brave and independent
and yet soft and sweet. They are so explosive together, a
perfect match. Vassily is a really bad, bad guy and yet, I
still pitied him. He suffered greatly in his past and that
pain brought about the man he became. The angst between
Charity and Nick kept me anxious but it’s not overwhelming.
The action is thrilling and exciting and the storyline is
Fantastic characterization and tons of intensity make
another poignant, erotic, and extremely well written novel.
Lisa Marie Rice has once again left me in awe of her talent
and very anxious for her next novel.