Black Smoke (Agent of Mercy, Book One) [NOOK Book]

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Blush: This is a suggestive romance (love scenes are not graphic)

Samantha Wells has lived through more hell in her short life than most. At the age of eight her serene life was turned upside down. Her parents were brutally murdered and Sam barely escaped with her life. But she didn't do it alone - a soft calm voice led her to safety, the voice of her spirit guide.

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Black Smoke (Agent of Mercy, Book One)

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Overview

Blush: This is a suggestive romance (love scenes are not graphic)

Samantha Wells has lived through more hell in her short life than most. At the age of eight her serene life was turned upside down. Her parents were brutally murdered and Sam barely escaped with her life. But she didn't do it alone - a soft calm voice led her to safety, the voice of her spirit guide.

Disguised by a black mask and the handle Black Smoke, with the help of her spirit guide Sam rescues those unfortunate people who find themselves in the hands of humanity's worst. Life is good until Sam is called on to assist a small covert military team in recovering a kidnapped scientist in Afghanistan.

Lt. Mark Lowe (Kong) is less than thrilled to be placing his team's lives in the hands of a woman, much less one as beautiful and sexy as Sam. He quickly learns there is more to this woman than meets the eye. She not only infiltrates enemy bases - she's infiltrated his heart. Kong retreats to safer ground, leaving Sam heartbroken. Distant and unwilling to listen to anyone, Sam delves headfirst into a hell that only Kong can pull her from.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781419908422
  • Publisher: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/29/2007
  • Series: Agent of Mercy
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 264,196
  • File size: 315 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2012

    Um...I don't like berating books but... This one was the first s

    Um...I don't like berating books but... This one was the first story I've read that EVERY character's point of view was used. Not only within a scene, but within paragraphs! Sometimes I had no idea who was speaking or committing an act. Poor punctuation came in at a close second. I did like the heroine. She was tough. The hero was typical when falling in love. Nothing special. Hard-headed. Circumstances of the plot were pretty good and adventuresome. I wish I could give a better rating, but the story didn't warrant one.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 19, 2012

    Great

    Loved it! Sam is a balls to the wall fighting machine and she takes no crap from anyone, just because she is a women.When she is enlisted to help rescue a prisnor of war she excepts. Three miltary men enlisted as well and as team they head out to war. Kong and Sam have a strong connection to one another that neither can deny. With so much on line they have to trust one anothers abilities and come together as a team so they can defeat the terroist group. The relationship between them and the other team members is fantastic. With Sam being a loner having those she can call friends means more to her than they know. This funny and heartwarming. Cant wait to read the other books in the series.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2012

    I love this book!

    This book is a little different from my normal reads, but i like it so much i just ordered the other two in the series! I did have a problem with the way the "speech" of different characters runs together in same paragraph. Quite often had to read it over to understand it. But i loved the storyline; i read into the wee hours until my eyes just wouldnt focus anymore!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2012

    I loved this book, I could not put it down!!

    I loved this book, I could not put it down!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 6, 2013

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    This story of a woman who lost her parents at age 8 and was call

    This story of a woman who lost her parents at age 8 and was called to help other people not suffer the same horrible fate is a nice story for readers of several genres. There is action as Sam, the heroine, teams up with three Special Ops men to rescue a hostage in Afghanistan. There is romance as Sam falls for Lt. Mark "Kong" Lowe, who also is fighting demons from his childhood. There is a strong paranormal element as both Sam and Kong are guided by spirits from their pasts.   

    While reading the book, it felt that it was only a matter of time before Sam and Kong would become first lovers and then soulmates. The other men in the team, nicknamed Boomer and Riccochet, play important roles as well and become close to Sam, like the brothers she never had.   

    The best aspect of the book is the character development...the reader will feel like all four of these characters are people he or she has known for a long time. At times, the story did feel like it was too long, especially the blossoming romance between Sam and Kong, but there were enough twists and action scenes to keep it moving. Overall a good book that is a fine first novel for Ms. Miller

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 6, 2012

    ZINGER!!!

    This was an awesome story! Great characters, storyline...feelings!! Wish there would have been an epilogue.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2012

    Escape

    Awesome! Would've been better if it had an epilogue but still a great book!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 9, 2012

    Good book

    This was a good book ...I would read another...

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  • Posted July 4, 2012

    It was a very interesting novel! I liked the supernatural elemen

    It was a very interesting novel! I liked the supernatural element, and how the heroine is tough, with or without a man. I will definately read more by this author!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2012

    Loved it!

    Once I started reading it, I didn't want to put it down. Much more than a love story. Very strong and likable characters.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 8, 2012

    Highly Recommended

    Ellora's Cave Primarily is Smutty Romance, but this was a refreshing step back from all the smut. I liked the female lead character in a "War" book. Even if it sometimes was a little far fetched.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2012

    Addicting and adventurous

    I loved it. Couldnt put the book down. Loved getting to know each of the characters as they are face with the missions and unknown.

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  • Posted June 3, 2012

    enjoyed this so very much. would recomend an d i will read this

    enjoyed this so very much. would recomend an d i will read this again

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  • Posted May 29, 2012

    One of the best books I have read in a long time.

    This book was fast moving,very well written and will keep you turning the pages. I will read more of her books. It had love, suspense, spys, good guys and bad guys. You need to read it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2012

    highly, highly, recommend

    excellent read!!!!

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  • Posted May 23, 2012

    Recommend

    Enjoyed

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2012

    Great read and not to short

    I am about halfway through and it is really engrossing. Bonus, it is long enough for me to thoroughly enjoy it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2012

    highly recommended

    great reading, didn't want to put this one down.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 18, 2012

    Excellent

    Good story

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 18, 2012

    great read

    I loved this story, it had everything...romance, action, mystery...liked it so well that I bought the next books in the series...loved them too....found another author that I really enjoy.

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