KISS ME WHILE I SLEEP

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Plucking a truly nightmare scenario from the headlines, the remarkable Howard keeps you on the knife's edge of thrills. Despite their chilling professions, Lily and Lucas are fascinating and compelling individuals. Plus, their humanity adds loads to this extremely fast-paced, sexy book.

Plucking a truly nightmare scenario from the headlines, the remarkable Howard keeps you on the knife's edge of thrills. For the last 18 years, Lily Mansfield has been one of the CIA's most successful contract killers. Lily's latest target, however, is purely a personal matter. Wealthy businessman Salvatore Nervi ordered a hit on Lily's dearest friends their the 13-year-old girl who Lily considered a daughter. Lily is successful in her attempt to poison Salvatore, but she contaminates herself in the process. Phase two of her project must now be adjusted.

Lily knows the CIA now considers her a renegade and a loose end to be eliminated. Handsome CIA agent Lucas Swain agrees to take on the difficult and delicate assignment of finding Lily and stopping her before she wreaks any more havoc. While the CIA despised the Nervis, they were at times useful to the organization. And with both the CIA and heir apparent Rodrigo Nervi swearing vengeance, Lucas will have his work cut out for him if he is going to keep Lilly alive - from all of her enemies! Despite their chilling professions, Lily and Lucas are fascinating and compelling individuals. Plus, their humanity adds loads to this extremely fast-paced, sexy book.(Jul., 384 pp., $25.95)

Reviewed by: 
Jill M. Smith