Plan for a late night when you get caught up in this thrilling tale of romantic suspense from New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers.
Things looked bad when Lizzie Rush finally found hard evidence that her boss, thrill-seeking billionaire Norman Estabrook, heads an international criminal network. But when he escapes police custody after a deadly Boston bombing, the worst is yet to come.
From nowhere arrives the mysterious Brit Will Davenport. Lizzie isn’t sure which side he’s on, but his mercenary talents may help end the violence. Now, emerging from a year of secrets and lies as a double agent straddling two worlds, Lizzie has little choice but to trust a man answering to no one. When the mist clears—and the frightening truth is revealed—who knows which side she herself will end up on.
Originally published in 2009
Bestseller Neggers's third FBI romantic suspense novel lacks the Celtic charm and passion of its predecessor, 2008's The Angel. Norman Estabrook, "a thrill-seeking billionaire," is confined to his Montana ranch after his arrest on suspicion of money laundering and aiding drug traffickers. Estabrook yearns to kill FBI director John March and special agent Simon Cahill as well as catch the anonymous snitch, hotelier Lizzie Rush, who turned him in. Rush has flown to Ireland to warn Kiera Sullivan, Cahill's lover, that their lives are in danger, but her mission gets complicated when she runs into Lord Will Davenport, an attractive SIS agent. In Boston, March's homicide detective daughter, Abigail Browning, goes missing after Estabrook's cohorts bomb the triple-decker house where she lives with her fianc . Neggers juggles the developing romance between Davenport and Rush with standard search and rescue fare as this foggy manhunt rumbles to a predictable conclusion.