Talk about your kick-ass heroines … Kennedy kicks off a gritty and thrilling new romantic suspense series with a heroine who is every bit as lethal as her hero. This launch novel sets up a reluctant partnership between two mercenary groups with deadly reputations: one all female, the other all male. The action is raw and deadly, and the passion sizzling. Romantic suspense just gained a major new player!
As one of Noelle’s deadly assassins, Abby Sinclair is undercover in Colombia, preparing to take out her target, when she learns that a group of young girls are about to be auctioned off as sex slaves. Abby allows herself to get caught to find the girls and faces brutal torture. Fearing for Abby’s safety, Noelle approaches her frenemy Jim Morgan, who runs a group of high-powered mercenaries, for help. Kane Woodland is part of the team that extracts Abby, but he is not prepared for his reaction to this fearless and damaged woman. Abby is determined to rescue the girls, but she will need help, especially since she is being hunted by a vengeful and sadistic criminal. (SIGNET ECLIPSE, May, 368 pp., $7.99)