Thirteen years ago, Christian Hawkins and Kat Dekker, the daughter of a U.S. senator, crossed paths. Passion and young love ignited, but it ended in disaster. More than a decade ago a prom night debacle ended with the murder of one boy and Christian being tried for the crime. He was convicted but released two years later when new evidence surfaced.

These days Christian is the glue that holds together the Special Defense Force operatives. He's suspicious when SDF is ordered to monitor a high-class art auction, so the minute Christian sees Kat, he figures something is up. When a man is shot, Christian grabs Kat to get her out of harm's way. When they discover that the dead man was present on that horrendous prom night so many years ago, bad memories return to haunt both Kat and Christian. Someone framed Christian all those years ago. Are they now trying to finish what they started?

Book two in this vivid and exciting adventure series crackles with tension and excitement. The combination of complex and interesting characters, well-paced action and intrigue give the story a solid foundation. Make sure you get on the "Crazy" list. (Nov., 415 pp., $5.99)
Reviewed by: 
Jill M. Smith