THE FRENCH QUARTER: WHERE LOVERS PLAY DANGEROUS GAMES...
The Game: Possession
The Players: Murder suspect Claude Lafitte, FBI agent Akela Brooks
The Object of the Game: Never letting down your guard...because your lover could become your worst enemy.
Bayou-born Claude Lafitte's addiction to women turns against him when a one-night stand ends up dead. Determined to convince beautiful agent Akela Brooks he's innocent of the crime, he takes her hostage--and uses all his seductive powers to sway her to his side.
Rookie New Orleans agent Akela must prove herself by making a successful arrest. But her assignment takes a dark turn when she finds herself at the mercy of her #1 suspect--a wickedly sensual man she has no reason to trust...and no will to resist.
About the Author
Best-selling author Tori Carrington is the pen name of husband-and-wife team Lori and Tony Karayianni. Lori and Tony have published over fifty titles for Harlequin Temptation, Blaze and Signature and Silhouette Special Edition. Visit them at www.toricarrington.net and www.sofiemetro.com.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
POSSESSION, the latest by Tori Carrington, is a gripping whodunit that is interwoven with hot, scintillating love scenes. After his latest one night stand is found dead in their still warm bed, Claude is accused of her murder. To avoid getting caught, he takes FBI agent Akela with him as hostage. Soon their simmering attraction bursts to the surface, threatening to scorch both of them. Does Akela believe Claude when he tells her he is innocent? Can she get past the forbidden feelings she has for him and solve the murder? .....Don't miss the latest sizzling romantic thriller from the dynamic Tori Carrington!
In the New Orleans French Quarter Claude Lafitte slept with Claire ¿no last name¿ the next day she is dead. FBI Agent Akela Brooks accidentally stumbles on the corpse while working a different investigation. She arrests Claude, but instead of bringing him in, he abducts her as he flees into the bayou.................. Claude knows he must take some sort of action to prove that he is being framed for the homicide, but is not sure what or how to evade the cops who will surely be looking for him. His only hope resides with persuading Akela of his innocence and that if he can do that impossibility she will break law enforcement ranks to team up with him to find the real killer.................. POSSESSION is the fabulous opening police procedural romantic tale of the Dangerous Liaisons series. The story line is filled with non-stop action as Claude finds himself caught in a web in which his only hope to escape is the law enforcement official Akela trying to arrest him. Fans will feel the sexual tension between the agent and the suspect as neither want to trust the other while live complicates the matter. In spite of the specter of the hurricane on the New Orleans¿ locations, this is a fine thriller from Team Carrington............. Harriet Klausner