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2004 Trade paperback New. No dust jacket as issued. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 352 p. Audience: General/trade. From Booklist In a radical departure from her usual ... style, Kent launches a new series of fast-moving, earthy, and graphic encounters between the hand-picked members of Hank Smithson's elite paramilitary counterespionage network and their nemesis, Spectra. Christian Bane was Hank's first recruit, and his task is to impersonate a sleazy archcriminal named Peter Deacon with a penchant for kinky sex who has arranged to acquire the backdoor entry to the CIA's data-encryption program from Dr. Wickham Bow, an eccentric genius whose health is failing. Bow's goddaughter, Natasha Gaudet, is also his personal assistant, and Bow instructs her to keep Deacon happy--with predictable consequences. This contemporary romance relies on a host of stereotypical, almost cartoonlike supporting characters (the evil scientific genius, the boy wonder with a crush on the sexy assistant) who alternately shock and Read more Show Less

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Overview

Meet the men of the Smithson Groupfive spies whose best work is done in the field and between the sheets. Smart, built, trained to do everything welland that's everythingthey're the guys you want on your side of the bed. Go deep under cover? No prob
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  • ISBN-13: 9780758206688
  • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
  • Publication date: 10/28/2004
  • Series: SG-5 Series, #1
  • Pages: 354
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.26 (h) x 0.93 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2004

    Alison Kent delivers!

    I truly enjoyed 'The Bane Affair', my first read of Alison Kent's. Christian was complex - hardened, yet vulnerable. Natasha was strong, yet sweetly innocent in many ways. I enjoyed the complexity of Natasha's relationship with Wickham, and Christian's with Hank. It added to each character's depth. The story was exciting, the ending the payoff I both wanted and expected. Teh love scenes were hot... HOT... HOTTER.... HOTTEST! Wow! The only complaint I had with the book was the blunt, almost locker-room language that was sometimes used to refer to parts of the female body. I could've done without some of that. I still give 'The Bane Affair' 5 stars because I loved the stories and the characters so much. I can't wait to read the rest of the SG-5 guys' love stories!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 30, 2004

    What a beginning to a fantastic series!

    <P> This review is from Episode One: THE BANE AFFAIR. Christian Bane is part of a covert ops group gathered by Hank Smithson, who put together the five-man Smithson Group. He handpicked each and every one of them. <P> Christian Bane is the quietest of the group. Will this quiet one be able to impersonate Peter Deacon, a man working for the syndicate known as Spectra IT? Christian was saved by Hank from a prison deep in the Thailand jungle. Though Hank would trust Christian with his life, Christian carries a look¿both haunted and hunted¿that worries Hank. Once Christian knows that the syndicate is holding another innocent man hostage, he¿s more than willing to take on the assignment. <P> Natasha Gaudet has life rather easy. Her job, where her employer is her godfather, is on a huge estate. Upon arriving to work one day, she notices that her godfather has a visitor¿a rare occurrence. A rich, intense visitor, who appears to look into her, through her, and for what she tries desperately to hide from the world. How can he do that? They haven¿t even met. Furthermore, her godfather informs Natasha that she is to be Peter Deacon¿s entertainment during his stay¿seeing to his every need. <P> Considering the two have a soul-deep connection from first glance, this does not prove to be a hardship to either one of them. Christian¿s job as impersonating Deacon includes having to take the gorgeous Natasha to bed. Having already scored with his Ferrari¿she has a thing for cars, expensive cars¿that'll be easy. Christian was entranced from when he saw her picture in the portfolio he received from his employer. Christian¿s first order of business is to determine whether or not Natasha is as dirty as her godfather, or at least aware of his crimes. If he has to, he¿ll expose her, along with her godfather, Wickam Bow, but he will most certainly enjoy her luscious body first. It doesn¿t take Christian long to determine that Natasha is completely innocent and has no knowledge of Wick¿s wrongdoing. From Wick¿s point of view, Natasha makes the perfect pawn. This is wonderful for a man who enjoys playing with people¿s lives. <P> Lines are getting blurred the more time Christian spends with Natasha. Something is very, very wrong. They both feel the same way¿about a lot of things. But both are reluctant to share their close, personal feelings. Christian has a painful past, like most of the SG operatives. However, the source of his betrayal, and the brutality he subsequently endured, was because of a woman. Sworn to never, ever trust a woman, here is Natasha. Is she at all like the woman who once betrayed him? Is she in cahoots with her very dirty godfather? Christian better find out, and quickly, because their intensely passionate time together becomes far more than sex. <P> Natasha is burning through each and every one of Christian's barriers. There is one scene¿a particular shower scene¿that is utterly moving. Not because of the shared explosive passion, but because Christian reveals a part of himself he's successfully managed to hide from Natasha. This scene may indeed be the most powerful scene of this amazing, chilling, and compelling read by Kent. To witness Peter and Natasha's finding something more fulfilling than love¿peace¿is a touching, affecting experience that I won't forget for a long time to come. <P> THE BANE AFFAIR is a superb book! It is full of fears and secrets, and the inability to know what is real and not real. Also, danger is high on the list, as well as figuring out who to trust. This is a chilling story of deceit, in part because Natasha can't help but worry whether she's a fringe benefit, or if it could possibly be the real thing with her and Peter, especially once the true danger¿and the truth¿is revealed. <P> There are four more books to follow, one each month through February of 2005. If you are anything like this reader, you are NOT going to want to miss a single book in this series. The books are listed

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2004

    A wonderful sexy read!!!

    Alison Kent has penned a very sexy adventure that grabs you by the throat from the very first page! The story is fun, fast and also very touching. Delving into issues of trust & intimacy. I can't wait to read all the SG-5 stories.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2004

    An Fantastic Book

    Christian Bane, top agent for SG-5 is pretending to be Peter Deacon a member of Spectra IT, a dangerous crime syndicate. At the home of Dr. Wickham Bow Natasha Gauder, Bow¿s assistant and goddaughter, intrigues him. Christian needs to keep his wits about him but Natasha is finding ways to get under his skin and under his covers. Natasha has enjoyed her work with her godfathers and outings with her friends in the city. This new visitor to the estate unsettles her. He makes her break all her steadfast rules and act on her desires. But when a friend makes Christian true identity, he is forced to tell Natasha all. Now they both need to bring down the bad guys, but will this make or break their feelings for each other. The Bane Affair by Alison Kent is a thrill a minute book. The intrigue is outstanding and exciting. Christian and Natasha are hot, steamy and their story will touch you. I can¿t wait for the next mission in this series.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 29, 2004

    Alison Kent's best to date

    The Bane Affair is without a doubt Alison Kent at her absolute best. She always gives us strong, intelligent heroines and dashing heroes who make us wish we were the heroines; this book is no exception. Fraught with intrigue and techno savvy, I give this book the highest recommendation for anyone who enjoys an intense romance with lots of energy. It is very well done.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2004

    Outstanding!

    The Bane Affair is Kent's first book in her Smithson Group series for Kensington. All I can say is, what a way to lead it off! The Bane Affair is a fast paced thrill ride with outstanding characters. Christian Bane made me sigh but in a good way. Since this was written with 'action/adventure' in mind I was blown away with how much both Natasha and Christian tugged at my heart strings. Christian is out to impersonate Peter Deacon, the head of Spectre IT which had set him up in the past. In hopes to gain crucial information from a scientist is 'Deacon' must get close to Natasha Gaudet, the scientist's goddaughter. Is she a pawn or setting a trap? The Bane Affair sizzles in what may be Kent's best work yet.

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