Technologies, Incorporated computer programmer Jessica Kilmer can't
believe her eyes when she arrives at work one morning to find a classified
document has gone missing from her safe! Positive that it was there
when she left work the night before, she's convinced foul play is afoot
and promptly drives to a pay-phone outside of Austin to report the theft to the
When Special Agent
Arlen Coulter picks up his phone and gets a hot tip that something is awry
at the local defense contractor, he wastes no time in setting up an
interview with the young lady reporting the incident. But he was
completely unprepared for the effect of meeting with this shapely female whom he wants
to recruit as a double agent.
Arlen tries to use
honorable work ethics, his late wife, and their age difference as a wedge
to keep himself away from Jessica, but the chemistry between them just can't be
denied. With his job and both their lives on the line, can Arlen
focus his attention and keep them both alive?
What worked for me:
Arlen comes across as being very sweet and sincere, and Jessica is fairly
easy to relate to.
Risks" lacks the heart-pounding intensity of some thrillers (with the
exception of the climax of the story) but there's still plenty of intrigue
and suspense to keep a reader glued to the pages.
Jessica falls into the category of plump, though the hero prefers to think
of her as oh-so-soft and womanly.
work for me:
another checkmark to the column of plump virginal heroines who can't
fathom the notion that any man could ever want them.
of Romantic Suspense novels should enjoy this book.
Warning: there are some
sexy scenes in this story.
liked "Serious Risks" you might also enjoy
"Love at Large",
"Walking After Midnight",
"Lola Carlyle Reveals All",
"Looking for Laura",
"Love by the Pound",
"Teacher's Pet", and
"Shadows in the Moonlight".
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