The team of mercenaries first introduced in the outstanding Midnight Rescue is back! Kennedy’s newest heroine is deep in Manhattan’s underbelly, where her options are rapidly running out. The author shows a real flair for penning thrillers that are passionate, gritty and extremely suspenseful.
Luke Dubois and a team from Jim Morgan’s mercenaries are surveilling a strip club owned by Vince Angelo in hopes of locating a missing undercover DEA agent. Luke thinks he may have a way to get more info, so he decides to pursue Olivia Taylor, one of the dancers and Vince’s “girlfriend.” Olivia’s life has become terrifyingly complicated. Forced to work at the club to pay for her mother’s cancer drugs, she’s now at the mercy of Vince, who claims to love her. Can Olivia trust that this sexy and mysterious stranger will help her? (SIGNET ECLPISE, Feb., 368 pp., $7.99)