TO CATCH A THIEF
The always excellent Skye combines the worlds of her Draycott and Code books with seamless ease. The technical information regarding climbing is fascinating and gives her heroine a unique and authentic edge. Heart-stopping action, reluctant passion and cunning villains all add up to a new Skye classic.
Foxfire operative Dakota Smith has been assigned to monitor Nell, which involves helping her rescue stranded kids on a dangerous mountain in Scotland. When Nell is nearly abducted, her father urges her to go to Nicholas Draycott for help. To save both a potential masterpiece and her father from criminals with terrorist ties, Nell will have to join forces with a ruggedly attractive, if taciturn, Dakota and his team. (HQN, Sep., 384 pp., $6.99)