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He lost her once. He won't lose her again. 

Despite an illustrious career as a top hostage negotiator, Joe Matarazzo is haunted by the past. It was a year ago that three innocent lives were lost under his watch. But Joe isn't the only one who remembers that day. When Joe's exes begin to fall victim to a violent stalker, Joe seeks the help of Laura Birchwood—a lawyer and the woman he once loved. Despite old wounds, Laura agrees to help Joe find out who's framing him. And while they expect to be met with danger, they're unprepared for passion that still burns strong, and their determination to give what was between them a second chance. 

Omega Sector: Critical Response

December 1
Harlequin Digital Sales Corporation

Customer Reviews

Mblteach ,

Overwhelming Force

Once again Omega Sector's Critical Response Division is drawn into a hostage situation. Joe, their negotiator, goes in to defuse the situation only to learn an old love is one of the hostages. Getting them out safely, he is interested in connecting with Laura again. How they parted keeps Laura from trusting him. Soon though Joe needs her help as an attorney when he is being looked at for the murders of former girlfriends of his. As the situation gets more dangerous can they overcome the issues from 6 years ago? Will he have the support of Omega?
Come along for a journey through twists and turns of danger, trust, and acceptance. This is a 'can't put it down' book that has plenty of twists and turns that will have you biting your nails until the last page.

Lynn B888 ,

Overwhelming Force

4 1/2 STARS!

With the continuation of her exciting Omega Sector: Critical Response series, Janie Crouch takes us into the mind of a psychopath who is weaving a plot of revenge against one of the Omega teammates. We're taken along for the ride as the drama builds and lives become more endangered as several familiar faces step up to help clear the name of one of their own.

Sexy playboy Joe Matarazzo might have given up his carefree life to becoming one of Omega's top hostage negotiators a few years ago, but he didn't do it without leaving a past behind him. He's never forgotten "the one that got away" due to his own youthful mistakes, so when happenstance puts her back in his sights again, he's happy to capitalize on it!

Attorney Laura Birchwood would have been happy to never see Joe's face again, but his quick thinking helps her out of a jam, so when he finds himself needing legal counsel, she decides it's only right to return the favor. It turns out Joe is haunted by a failed case from a year ago, and he's not the only one that has it on their mind. When a stalker sets out to victimize some of Joe's exes and makes sure he's set up to take the fall, the team races against the clock to figure out who is doing it and why!

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