My rating: 5 of 5 gargoyles
It’s no secret, I like the Harlequin Intrigues. I’ve been reading them since I was 12 years old and the 43 Light Street series was the hottest commodity they had. Angi Morgan’s books blow those old books away.
Good lord, Garrison. Just…stop and think about the implied sexiness – Texas/southern boy, a Ranger, and undercover cop. I needed a fan just from the description of him, and then his actions while in the course of duty, as he fought against the temptation (losing of course) to sleep with his only witness (and for a while suspect), just made me fall in love with him. He’s a truly good man and he literally is willing to sacrifice his life in the end to keep Kenderly alive.
Poor Kenderly. All she’d been trying to do was keep a couple of friends in touch, and then do their hair for a big party, and what happens? She witnesses the execution of the women she’d come to consider as friends, and barely avoids her own execution, only to be dragged onto the run by a man she’s not initially certain is any better than the assassins who killed her friends.
Of course Garrison and Kenderly work through that all the while figuring out just why the women were killed to begin with. This case involved corruption in law enforcement, killers who want to clean up all the loose ends (aka Kenderly), and of course an entire squad of Texas Rangers who refuse to turn on one of their own.
I couldn’t stop reading this book – I even (shhhh) read a few pages occasionally while I was working. Not my proudest moment, but I just had to know how this turned out.
It was oh. So. WORTH IT!
If you’ve never read Angi Morgan, but you like romantic suspense, then you need to read this. If you’re a fan, why HAVEN’T you read this already? What are you waiting for, buy this book! It’s awesome!
Way to go, Ms. Morgan!