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A View to a Thrill (Masters and Mercenaries Series #7)

A View to a Thrill (Masters and Mercenaries Series #7)

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by Lexi Blake

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A Spy without a Country

Simon Weston grew up royal in a place where aristocracy still mattered. Serving Queen and country meant everything to him, until MI6 marked him as damaged goods and he left his home in disgrace. Ian Taggart showed him a better way to serve his fellow man and introduced him to Sanctum, a place to pursue his passion for Dominance and


A Spy without a Country

Simon Weston grew up royal in a place where aristocracy still mattered. Serving Queen and country meant everything to him, until MI6 marked him as damaged goods and he left his home in disgrace. Ian Taggart showed him a better way to serve his fellow man and introduced him to Sanctum, a place to pursue his passion for Dominance and submission. Topping beautiful subs was a lovely distraction until he met Chelsea, and becoming her Master turned into Simon’s most important mission.

A Woman without Hope

Chelsea Dennis grew up a pawn to the Russian mob. Her father’s violent lessons taught her that monsters lurked inside every man and they should never be trusted. Hiding in the shadows, she became something that even the monsters would fear—an information broker who exposed their dirty secrets and toppled their empires. Everything changed when Simon Weston crossed her path. Valiant and faithful, he was everything she needed—and a risk she couldn’t afford to take.

A Force too Strong to Resist

When dark forces from her past threaten her newfound family at Sanctum, Chelsea must turn to Simon, the one man she can trust with her darkest secrets. Their only chance to survive lies in a mystery even Chelsea has been unable to solve. As they race to uncover the truth and stay one step ahead of the assassins on their heels, they will discover a love too powerful to deny. But to stop a killer, Simon just might have to sacrifice himself…

A Masters and Mercenaries Novel by Lexi Blake

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Masters and Mercenaries Series , #7
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Meet the Author

NY Times and USA Today bestselling author Lexi Blake lives in North Texas with her husband, three kids, and the laziest rescue dog in the world. She began writing at a young age, concentrating on plays and journalism. It wasn't until she started writing romance and urban fantasy that she found the stories of her heart. She likes to find humor in the strangest places and believes in happy endings no matter how odd the couple, threesome, or foursome may seem.

Her first novel, Their Virgin Captive: Masters of Ménage, Book 1, was a collaboration with New York Times bestselling author Shayla Black. There are five more books available in the series: Their Virgin's Secret, Their Virgin Concubine, Their Virgin Princess, Their Virgin Hostage, and Their Virgin Secretary. There will be a seventh book in the series, Their Virgin Mistress, which will be released on April 14, 2015.

In addition to the Masters of Ménage series, she is the author of the Masters and Mercenaries series. The first six novels, The Dom Who Loved Me, The Men with the Golden Cuffs, A Dom is Forever, On Her Master's Secret Service, Love and Let Die, and Dungeon Royale are available now, along with the novellas Sanctum, Unconditional, and Dungeon Games. The seventh novel, A View to a Thrill, is coming in August of 2014 along with a new novella, Cherished, coming in October of 2014.

In 2013, Lexi also began releasing her urban fantasy series, Thieves. The first four books, Steal the Light, Steal the Day, Steal the Moon, Steal the Sun, and Steal the Night are available now. Ripper, the first book in Hunter: A Thieves Series will be available in January of 2015.

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A View to a Thrill 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 21 reviews.
smutbookjunkie More than 1 year ago
If there was ever a series that needed to be made into a movie or television show it is the Masters and Mercenaries series by Lexi Blake.  The action, suspense, and intrigue will keep your knuckles white as you grip your e-reader eagerly anticipating what will happen next.  Lexi is masterfully writes a new genre I call James Bond BDSM.  Her heroes are sinfully sexy and hot alpha males and the women they fall for are strong, highly intelligent, and quick witted, and sexy as hell.  I absolutely adore the fact that Lexi’s heroines are not skinny but are full of luscious curves that their men can’t get enough of. I have been eagerly awaiting Simon and Chelsea’s story since Love and Let Die.  Simon has been such a mystery to me and Lexi unveils so many things about him that I would have never expected he experienced in his past.  I was amazed at how much in common Chelsea and Simon share with each other.  All of Lexi’s books in this series can be read as a standalone, however I might suggest that you will enjoy this story much more if you pick up Love and Let Die first.  That is the first book that Chelsea and Charlotte are featured in. Chelsea narrowly escaped the Russian Mob a few years back only to find herself captured by her most unlikely enemy.  Chelsea is very well known in the cyber community as the number one hacker.  She can hack into any security system and for a long time she caused major chaos to several agencies just for fun.  Unfortunately her ability to do this put a mark on her head and it seems that Simon may be the only man that can save her besides her brother-in-law that she adorably coins as Satan. Simon has had it bad for Chelsea since the moment she sucker punched him.  He has wanted to be her Dom and to play with her at Sanctum, but for Chelsea BDSM is all about pain relief, not love, and definitely not sex.  Simon can see the emotional pain she is hiding because he knows it all too well.  He just needs her to submit to him so he can show her how good things can be and that he will love her and care for her like no one ever has.  Chelsea is stubborn.  She has always made it on her own and does not want any help.  The only reason she came to Simon is because she has nowhere else to go and well, he the sexiest man she has ever known so she is a little curious what Simon would be like as a lover.  When Chelsea approaches Simon with her problem he sees it as the perfect time to get what he has always wanted.  A BDSM contract with Chelsea one that includes things she would never let him give.  Will she take him up on his offer or will she drag her feet to Ian and Charlotte for help? If you like a lot of sizzle with lots of action and suspense you will love A View to a Thrill by Lexi Blake.  This is a book you will not be able to put down until you have finished it.  So get comfortable and enjoy this epic rollercoaster ride.
GirlyGirlBookReviews More than 1 year ago
Wow! Lexi Blake's imagination knows no bounds. She is always coming up with unique and fresh ideas. As we go on a thrilling journey from Texas, to Europe, and the romantic city of Venice the action is non stop. I just can't get enough of these sexy Doms! If I ever need rescued any one of them will do! lol! They are the perfect combination of badass and all around hotness! Simon is an ex British Agent and is now working at McKay-Taggert Security after trusting the wrong person that almost cost lives. Ever since he laid eyes on Chelsea aka "The Broker" he knew she was trouble. For months he has longed to crack the ice she has erected around her but anytime he sees any kind of emotion from her she bolts. Chelsea has been on the run for her life for years from her ruthless father with the Russian Mafia and others who would love to get the information she holds. For the first time she is in one place and dare she hope to have a halfway normal life. Maybe even make a home. She longs for what Simon can offer but she doesn't believe she deserves love after all the things she has done. Simon doesn't trust easily and he wants to believe that Chelsea is ready for more but dare he hope for a life with her. As disaster strikes all in one night everything Chelsea holds dear is threatened and she turns to Simon for his help along with the McKay-Taggert Team trying to unravel the dark forces at work. We are introduced to some new people in this book and I was jumping for joy!! So excited to see where Lexi is gonna take us next! A must read for sure! Reviewed by Kristin
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Was waiting for Chelsea and Simon's story. It did not disappoint. It was interesting that Ms. Blake makes some of her doms as insecure as anyone. A real hardcase when it comes to danger but mush when it comes to relationships. Love this series!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it can't wait to read the next book can't get enough!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it
teetee1968 More than 1 year ago
Love Lexi Blake! And I love the Masters & Mercenaries series so much! Lexi did not disappoint with this one. I was so eager to read Simon & Chelsea's story and it is as wonderful as I hoped! As usual, I can't wait for the next one. I am an addict and always want more of Lexi!!
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CynthiaL More than 1 year ago
I was really looking forward to this one, but honestly, the series has turned into more romantic suspense than anything else. Was hoping for more but was disappointed. I like the earlier Masters & Mercenaries much better.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this series!! I can't wait for the next one. They continue to get better. I would have liked a little more at the end but otherwise perfect.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
No other words to describe this book and Ms. Lexi Blake - - AMAZING!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent book a must read.
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A View to a Thrill is exactiy that, a thrill. Emotional, edge of your seat action, and an alpha male who thinks he can control everything. A woman who finds her selfworth. Simon and Chelsea, take you on an emotional ride, you don't know if you want to end.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was quite an emotional story. It has the usual heart-pounding action, foolish alpha male who thinks he can control his woman and a tearful HEA (happy tears). Waiting for the next book is gonna be a killer. :):)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this series of books. They are all amazing and this book is my favorite so far. Simon is grea character.I love him because he reminds me of James Bond. He is so British and he s just bad assed in a suit and tie and his relationship with Chelsea is complex and fun. Suspensful storyline and lot of action ,humor and hot sex. Who could ask for more?!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wanted her leg pain and masochism to be more raw like the other books. Blow out with charlie was good but quick.overall great read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The minutes I see a Masters and Mercenaries book out I grab it. This book will definitely not disapppint. Great story, action and characters. Cant wait for the next installment.
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