Shades of Gray

Shades of Gray

by Vicki Hinze
     
 

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"A wonderful combination of romance, family drama, and out-and-out thriller."

-Anne Stuart, New York Times bestselling author

"Complications here go beyond the usual hurdles and make the romance more touching for being hard won. And if the main action-Laura and Jake must combat terrorists amassing anthrax in the Florida Everglades-seems far-fetched, just read The

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"A wonderful combination of romance, family drama, and out-and-out thriller."

-Anne Stuart, New York Times bestselling author

"Complications here go beyond the usual hurdles and make the romance more touching for being hard won. And if the main action-Laura and Jake must combat terrorists amassing anthrax in the Florida Everglades-seems far-fetched, just read The New York Times."

-Publishers Weekly

A deadly terrorist attack is taking shape deep in the Florida swamps. It's Jake Taylor's job to stop it-and to rescue his wife from the perpetrators.

Laura and Jake Taylor have good reason to doubt they'll live a long, happy life together. He's a Special Ops soldier; she's a former Special Ops intelligence officer. She has an insider's knowledge of the risks he takes. Their marriage began as a practical arrangement: he needed to keep his young son out of the clutches of an unstable ex-wife. Laura knows better than to fall in love with her husband. Jake agrees-odds are, he'll never return from the next mission. But when the dangers of his world engulf Laura, both find themselves fighting for their lives as well as for their marriage.

Vicki Hinze is the award-winning author of 28 novels, 4 nonfiction books and hundreds of articles, published in as many as sixty-three countries. She is recognized by Who's Who in the World as an author and as an educator. Visit her at www.facebook.com/vicki.hinze.author.

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Editorial Reviews

Jill M. Smith
With her impressively realistic portrayal of the jeapardy faced by Special Ops members, dynamic author Vicki Hinze guarantees her readers and edge of their seat thrill ride. You want intrigue, danger, and romance? Ms. Hinze proves she can supply them. -- Romantic Times
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Hinze moves from the cozy surroundings of the Seascape romances she writes as Victoria Barrett to a setting where love takes especially hard work. Members of the Special Operations unit of the U.S. Air Force certainly have a tough life. Dads and moms aren't always around for their kids, not if they're out on "TDY"active duty fighting bad guys in swampy parts of the world. Hinze's hero, Jake (the ubiquitous name for macho heroes), has a 2% survival rate on most of the assignments he gets, so he's never really tried to put down roots, although he longs to. In order to keep his son Timmy out of the custody of his alcoholic ex-wife, Jake accepts his friend Laura Taylor's offer of a marriage of convenience. Laura is a former Special Ops officer who designs complicated communications equipment. Given their lives, love isn't an option, but after two years together, resisting it isn't either. The complications here go beyond the usual hurdles faced by romantic protagonists and make the romance more touching for being hard won. And if the main actionLaura and Jake must combat terrorists amassing anthrax in the Florida Evergladesseems far-fetched, just read The New York Times. 500,000 first printing. (July)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611941623
Publisher:
BelleBooks
Publication date:
06/21/2012
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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Anne Stuart
A wonderful combination of romance, family drama, and out-and-out thriller. Her characters are wonderful and vivid, the plot engrossing, and the setting is utterly fascinating. A terrific read.

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