is the enemy; an agent of the empire that killed her brother and
threatens her home. He always completes his mission, but he’s never had a
mission quite like her…
Lina is a Patrician, brilliant but sheltered. She’s always played it safe. Until now.
is devastated by the loss of her brother. He died a war hero, but that
is little comfort. Pushing away her family and friends, she cares
nothing for the future. But the kind words and comforting embrace of
Jay, her handsome gardener, break through the walls she’s built and
gives her hope of a new life.
life takes a dramatic turn as she becomes a pawn in the same war that
killed her brother. Jay is not the gentle worker he appears. She finds
herself taken captive by the man she trusted, forced across the
continent devastated by wars, and thrust into the middle of the battle
waging between two of the new America’s most powerful nations.
Lina and Jay ever learn to trust one another? Because the fate of both
their nations may depend on the two of them working together to overcome
the real enemy…
In this exciting sequel to Reaper, return to the west coast city of Alba, a place of assassins, secrets, and romance.
surfaced beside her, sloughing water off his face. The underwater lights
slowly changed from blue to the colors of sunset, turning his tawny
hair red and making the grooves and hollows of his face more defined.
face became unusually serious, his shadowy eyes meeting hers. Large,
callused hands skimmed her sides, down to her hips, pulling her forward
slowly, giving her time to move away.
a niggling voice warned her. But she couldn’t seem to pull away as his
lips, wet with the salty pool water, lowered slowly to hover over hers.