Incognito Ex

My Madness Level : between OK and High Madness

How much of a Madness :  I keep reading it even when I was working overtime.

What brings the Madness :

  • The actions, there’s always bad guy in every corner, non-stop action, from the first chapter till the last one.
  • The Heroine, I really love her, she’s fierce, she’s the star in this book, she’s the hero, she saved a lot of people.

What Madness I don’t like :  There’s something that I found a bit weird and hard to believe, it bothers me a lot, the “why?”, “how?” and “really?” keep haunted me till the end.

Level of this Madness Recommendation : IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR A LIGHT SUSPENSE ROMANCE, YOU MUST TRY THIS ONE.

Where to buy this Madness :

My Madness Review : Goodreads

The Blurb :

When she is targeted by a vicious mobster

A past love is her only hope

When a Russian gangster targets Coral Staufer, 
she is desperate for help. 
Coral stumbles across an undercover agent none other than 
the man she loved and lost, Trevor Stone. 
Trevor will risk anything to stop her from becoming 
a mob casualty…even risk his career to protect Coral. 
But when their past love reignites, 
their entire mission—and very lives—are at stake.

EXCERPT

 

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“It’d be stupid to do it here. She’s easier to move while she can still walk. Let me take care of her, then I’ll come back for you both. Stay low, don’t use your flashlights. The police will stop at the farmhouse first. We’ve got time.” He wrapped his arm around Coral’s waist—she was thinner, but still steely strong—and half dragged, half ran with her to where he’d seen her car earlier in the day, when he’d made his own excursion out here.

Self-recrimination threatened to stop him in his tracks as he knew he should have made doubly sure she wouldn’t be on the property when ROC came looking for Markova’s treasure. But he’d run out of time to verify his source who’d told him she’d be out tonight. Even with her being here, he’d never have expected she’d catch them—usually his ROC associates were somewhat competent. Unlike these two.

Thank God for inept thugs.

When they were what he estimated was halfway to her car, he pulled out his pistol and held her tight with his other arm. “Hang on. I’m going to shoot at the ground, to let them think it’s you.” He quickly fired two shots at the dirt, making sure the bullets had nothing to bounce off, making it sound like he’d just eliminated a witness.

The sirens were close, and he saw the patrols turn into the long drive leading to the barn area.

“What are you doing here, Trevor?” Her voice shook, but he couldn’t tell if it was shock or anger. Probably both.

“I’ll explain later. Right now we can’t be seen by anyone.”

“But that’s the police—I called them.”

“I can’t be spotted, and for now you’re with me.” He had no way of knowing which officers were re-porting, and he couldn’t risk being taken into custody. Only two SVPD officers were cut in on his deep undercover work.

Now the woman on his arm was one more added to the list of people in the know. The woman he’d never forgotten, whom he’d still go through hell and damnation for. His ex-wife, Coral.

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