Hot Target- Suzanne Brockmann
Bestselling writer Suzanne Brockmann understands precisely what makes hearts race and pulses pound: peril and keenness. nobody succeeds extra brilliantly at mixing those exhilarating components in breathtaking novels of guys and ladies compelled to grapple with the inner most feelings and the top hazards. And there’s no greater evidence than Hot Target.
Like so much males of motion, military SEAL leader Cosmo Richter by no means realized how one can take a holiday. So whilst he unearths himself dealing with a month’s go away, he bargains his prone to Troubleshooters included. based via a former SEAL, the private-sector safety enterprise is a massive participant within the ongoing conflict opposed to terrorism, identified for accomplishing covert missions too unstable for legitimate U.S. army motion. however the first case Richter takes on is something yet lower than the radar.
High-profile maverick motion picture manufacturer Jane Mercedes Chadwick hasn’t rather accomplished her most up-to-date movie, yet she’s already relationship controversy. the area conflict II epic frankly portrays the homosexuality of a real-life hero–and the typhoon of strengthen media buzz surrounding it has drawn the fury of extremist teams. yet regardless of a constant crusade of offended E-mails, cellphone calls, and smear strategies, Chadwick won’t be harassed into leaving behind the undertaking. Then the harassment turns to dying threats.
whereas the FBI seems at the scene, fearful Hollywood affiliates name in Troubleshooters, and now Chadwick has a military of round the clock bodyguards, no matter if she likes it or no longer. and he or she certainly doesn’t. yet her stubbornness doesn’ t make FBI agent Jules Cassidy’s task any more straightforward. The fiercely self sustaining filmmaker provides yet one more emotional trouble that Cassidy doesn’t need–he’s already in the midst of a private tug-of-war together with his ex-lover, whereas battling a becoming allure to Chadwick’s brother.
decided to succeed–and survive–on her personal phrases, Chadwick will face off with enemies and allies alike. yet she doesn’t expect the bond she kinds with the quiet, able Cosmo Richter. but whilst their emotions deliver them nearer, the noose of lethal terror throughout them attracts tighter. And while all hell erupts, hope and determined offerings will collide on a killing flooring which can capture them either within the crossfire.
From the Hardcover edition.
Wrong,” she acknowledged. “Yeah, yet they obtained our tackle right,” the brother mentioned. there has been silence then, as that little bit of details sank in. J. Mercedes eventually sighed, swearing less than her breath. Then she appeared up, back without delay at Cosmo. “How can we do this?” she requested him. “How, precisely, is that this going to work?” Badly. That used to be how this bodyguard factor used to be going to paintings. till they put in a safety method, an individual used to be going to stay inside earshot of Jane constantly. Welcome, boys.
Kneeling, a gasp of sand went into the air as though . . . What the fuck had occurred? Had they by some means by accident crossed into a space the place explosives have been set to head off, imitating the influence of bullets into the sand? The stunt director and Harve either had guaranteed him that those miniature explosions weren’t harmful. yet injuries evidently occurred and— “Motherfucker!” whatever scorching and piercing slapped him within the arm, pushing him again onto the sand. His hand got here away lined with much more.
In his jaw leaping. He didn’t say something for a very long time, yet she simply waited. “You fooled me, too—made my center stop,” he eventually informed her. “I virtually permit him shoot me.” “What?” “Bordette used to be pulling a gun. His sidearm. It stuck in his holster. He used to be a part moment from firing it besides, all over the rattling factor, correct into my head.” “Oh, my God . . .” “I really considered it. approximately simply letting him do it.” He was once severe. Jane reached for him. “Cosmo . . .” He held her.
“too-too” police. Uncle Riley had gotten away with it, yet God aid him if Cosmo ever stated whatever like that aloud. not only to his mom, who may provide him her most sensible injured glance, then topic him to numerous hours of lectures on precise track appreciation. yet God support him additionally if he observed such issues to the opposite males in SEAL group 16. they'd examine him as though he have been, good . . . homosexual. Which he wasn’t. no longer even shut. no longer, in fact, that there has been something improper with it.
elevate the money—most of which was once mine. Hooray for credits cards—which I’m nonetheless paying off.” She gestured towards the steel pails that have been scattered concerning the front corridor. “Believe it or no longer, this isn't only a quirky but daring ornamental choice.” “Yeah, I form of guessed,” he advised her. “Anyway, I did it, hoping that once i used to be comprehensive a person may see the motion picture and wish to distribute it. Which they didn’t. See it, I suggest. in any respect. by means of that time, Hell used to be so 5 years in the past. no one used to be.