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Friday, June 15, 2018

BOOK REVIEW: The Agent's Covert Affair (To Protect and Serve #7) By Karen Anders


The Agent's Covert Affair (To Protect and Serve #7)
by Karen Anders (Goodreads Author)
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 3rd 2017 by Harlequin Romantic Suspense



Goodreads synopsis:
HE'S GUARDING HER EVERY MOVE...Private detective Emma St. John doesn't care about military jurisdiction. Her JAG lawyer sister is critically injured--and Emma's baby nephew, Matthew, has been abducted by a vicious drug lord. She is determined to navigate through lethal cartel country to rescue the baby, no matter what. But she's stuck with a mysterious NCIS special agent riding shotgun...and Derrick Gunn is proving to be the kind of determined, cool-headed help she can't shake.Staying strictly mission-oriented keeps Derrick alive--and alone. But all bets are off as he and beautiful, independent Emma fight to stay steps ahead of their enemies. Her resourcefulness and courage ignite desire he's willing to go through hell to keep. But love and survival are never guaranteed..

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3 stars

I had a hard time getting into the story of Emma and Derrick. I know a lot of intro paragraphs are supposed to throw you off guard or put you straight into the action. But I think not knowing what was going on made this book hard to figure out. The back and forth banter about Emma’s sister that missing had me confused. I couldn’t figure out who the heroine was in the beginning.

The characters were interesting and I thought the action aspect of the book was very good. But I didn’t find myself invested in “wanting” to read it and get it finished. I drug my feet with this one and was happy when it was finally over so I could move on to my next book in my TBR pile.

If you like suspense, Harlequin Romantic Suspense is a great place to start and they have a lot of titles you can add to your mystery/suspense library.


I bought this book with my own money.

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