Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Hot On The Hunt-Melissa Cutler

Hot On The Hunt
Melissa Cutler
Harlequin Romantic Suspense, Jul 1 2014, $5.50
ISBN: 9780373278794

Accused of seditious acts against the government disgraced former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent John Witter remains in hiding in the Virgin Islands while seeking a way to get to the only person who can prove his innocence to make him talk.  His last friend within ICE emails John that his accuser Rory escaped from the Fort Buchanan prison and his beloved Alicia Troy vanished.  He knows he must retrieve Rory before Alicia kills the rat who left her behind dying from a bullet she took on a black ops mission.  Witter also assumes that ICE deploys its best field agents to prevent Alicia from assassinating her would be killer. 

Once lovers, John and Alicia collide when both seek the same person for differing purposes.  Whereas he still loves her, she is colder than the tundra towards him as she distrusts him and expects Witter to betray her as she believes he did once before by selling her to ICE in exchange for his freedom.  ICE redirects it operatives to take out both rogue ex-agents.

The third ICE: Black Ops Defenders romantic suspense (see Tempted Into Danger and Secret Agent Secretary) is a fabulous action-packed thriller as two operatives in love clash over what to do to the person who destroyed both their livers.  Fans will appreciate this engaging taut second chance drama rooting for the hero to moonwalk for the woman he loves.

Harriet Klausner

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