ROYAL RESCUE (4.5) by Lisa Childs: Josie Jessup blows her witness protection when she drags her son along to see her hospitalized father. With the help of a U.S. marshal, Josie staged her own death and has been on the run from her child’s father for years. Josie knew Brendan O’Hannigan was a mobster’s son, but he’s more than anyone believes him to be. Brendan thought Josie had died, but when he runs into her at the hospital and discovers he has a son, there’s nothing that will stop him from rescuing her from danger. Childs escalates the violence and intrigue and triple twists her plot to keep readers on their toes, flipping pages far into the night.