Harlequin Presents, Jul 29 2014, $9.99
Ten years ago, Sarah committed suicide with the cause being Jason Treffen the women’s rights advocate and philanthropist. Three of her close friends including Jason’s son Austin were traumatized by this tragedy. Thus Austen (see Avenge Me by Maisey Yates), Hunter Talbot Grant III (see Scandalize Me by Caitlin Crews) and Alex Diaz formed a pact to destroy Jason.
Alex plans to take advantage of TV host Chelsea Maxwell’s blind ambition to become a real reporter to help him devastate Jason on national TV by her throwing gotcha hardball questions rather than piped softies when she interviews him; though that would end her current position. To insure her loyalty without committing any journalist promises, Alex seduces Chelsea. As Alex falls in love, he knows he must choose between his decade-long revenge need and his need for Chelsea whose decade-long career at AMI will die if she does what he wants.
The third Fifth Avenue contemporary is a marvelous romance as the protagonist finds himself caught in a life changing decision when he learns revenge is a dish served cold while love is a gourmet meal served hot. Though the fascinating storyline goes as expected, mini-series readers will receive plenty of pleasure with the final confrontation of a satisfying trilogy.