Series: One-Eyed Jacks #1
Published by Pocket on 2013-01-22
Reviewed by Miranda
“We can do this easy,” she whispered close to his ear as he groaned in agony, “or it can go real hard on you.” Well, of course he wasn’t going to go easy. New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cindy Gerard plunges readers into the heart of a seductive contest of wills between a hard-living hero and a beautiful rogue operative who is on a mission to dig up the secrets of his past. Tension sizzles in this pulse-pounding first adventure in Gerard’s action-packed new series as Eva Salinas lures Mike Brown from the sultry streets of Lima, Peru, to the desolate Idaho wilderness on the hunt for the cold-blooded traitor behind a fatal military operation that haunts them both.
Mike Brown’s life has been pretty much downhill since an op went disastrously bad in Afghanistan. He lost friends and came back home a disgrace. He’s reserved one day a year to mourn what could have been and drink himself into a stupor; unfortunately that’s the day someone decides to use his weakness against him.
CIA Attorney Eva Salinas is seeking the truth surrounding her husband’s death in Afghanistan. When a file shows up on her desk, she is driven to seek out her husband’s former teammate Mike Brown for answers and if she has to torture them out of him she will.
Mike is weak against her seductions and she has him tied to her bed before he knows what hits him. Too bad there is someone else out there determined to stop Eva. As Mike and Eva come under attack they must lean on each other if they want to get out of this situation alive.
Will Mike once and for all discover the truth about his last mission? Will he find love along the way? As Mike and Eva team up to find the truth they find more than they ever bargained for but will they get out of it alive?
Cindy Gerard’s Killing Time is jam-packed with superior action and sublime romance! It’s the perfect start to a new series that’s guaranteed to keep readers thoroughly entertained! Eva and Mike are two strong characters; the type you want to stand behind. The plot of Killing Time is superfast! I just love Ms. Gerard’s timing she knows how to keep her readers hearts a-pumping! I’m so excited to be jumping into the world of the One-Eyed Jacks! Killing Time gives us a wonderful base for new stories to bounce off of. The men of the One-Eyed Jacks are rough, tough and oh so delectable. There is nothing better than a hot military man seeking redemption with a sexy woman by his side. Eva and Mike are bloody hot together whether they are fighting or mixing it up in the bedroom. These two really make Killing Time an A++ romance!! Don’t miss out on this Joyfully Recommended Read!