A second chance, secret identity, enemies to lovers, military protector romance from New York Times Bestselling Author Lynn Raye Harris.
Disgraced. Hunted. On the run.
Colonel John “Viper” Mendez is having a bad day. Accused of using the Hostile Operations Team to assassinate a foreign official, he’s gone from respected military commander to fugitive in the space of an hour. On the run, hunted, and stripped of his honor, Mendez vows to uncover the truth.
Russian spy Ekaterina “Kat” Kasharin is a carbon copy of the woman Mendez loved and lost twenty years ago. Kat claims to be her twin - but Valentina never mentioned a twin. Though Mendez doesn’t trust the deadly beauty, she’s the only one willing to help clear his name.
Working together is strictly business. Until the attraction between them reaches the boiling point. When long-buried secrets finally emerge, the fallout will shatter everything Mendez believes in.
But when danger stalks closer than ever, he’ll have to make a choice. Forgive the mistakes of the past. Or watch history repeat itself…
**Find out what makes the men of H.O.T. so HOT! Start reading the Hostile Operations Team Series - Strike Team 1 today and enjoy an action-packed, seriously romantic and steamy-good-fun military romantic suspense. Each book can be read as a standalone. No cliffhangers or cheating and a guaranteed happily-ever-after ending!
What a great story! Loved it.
Colonel Mendez HOT
Exciting, suspenseful, tough and sexy. Lynn Raye Harris has another 5 star book with Hot Valor. Lynn has bought us the story of Colonel Mendez the military black ops commander of Hostile Operations Team.
Colonel Mendez was told twenty one years ago the woman he loved died, now he's a man by the book and all that's important is his team.
Now he's accused of using his team to assassinate a foreign official, he out to prove his innocence.
Then we have Russian spy "Kat" Ekaterina Kasharin its uncanny how she looks like the woman Mendez loved twenty one years ago. Kat is here to help Mendez out on him mission to prove his innocence if he wants it or not.
Hot, super hot, mega hot.
Hot, super hot, mega hot. How else do you describe a buff Army colonel on a mission to clear his name and find the truth behind what happened 21 years ago?
This book had a lot of history for Viper that we had been missing. Why he didn't do one-night stands, why he didn't do relationships, why HOT was under so much scrutiny.
This book was the culmination of several stories that started in Hot Ice. The fact that all of the stories were tied together in this book as to why things were done and by whom was a bonus. I loved seeing the interaction between Viper and Ghost. We haven't had much dealings with Ghost and it was good to see him play a dominant role in this book. And, of course, how can you forget Ian Black. Always on the spot when needed.
So what can you expect in this book? A presumed death, a missing black-ops team, a former Russian spy working with an American to shut down a Russian bad guy, a corrupt politician, a wedding and a baby. That's not enough? Well you also have plenty of hand to hand combat and emotional revelations and let's not forget the bullets whizzing past.
It was so nice to see an older character who's been around throughout the series finally get his happily ever after. Usually these characters are forgotten over time but Ms. Harris did Mendez justice. Well done!!!!