The chilling second chapter in Butcher’s mesmerizing Edge series reveals more evidence of deranged science run amok. Butcher’s proficiency at layering her stories with numerous plot threads that lay the foundation for future payoffs tantalizes and keeps readers on their toes. Sparks fly as these stubborn protagonists initially clash. Steamy passion mixed with edge-of-your-seat thrills make this book a true must-read!
Edge operative Roxanne “Razor” Haught is not thrilled when her boss insists that she work with new recruit Tanner O’Connell; Razor knows Tanner is really there to babysit her. Someone has been following Razor and has broken into her house twice. Then she gets a cryptic email from her childhood buddy Jake, saying “Burn everything. They are coming.” Tanner recognizes that Razor’s stalker has military training. He also looks like a drug addict and appears brainwashed. What has Jake gotten involved with? Razor is determined to save her friend, but the danger and conspiracy go deeper than any of them realize. (SIGNET ECLIPSE, Nov., 368 pp., $7.99)