Expert assassin, Reid Castleton, has been told to kill the only woman he ever loved if he wants to live. When he finds his fiancée, he can't go through with the hit, even if it means losing his own life. Either she can't remember who she is or is damn good at acting.
Neither one knows who to trust. Both make a truce until they can find out why the leader of ETE 7 wants them both dead. What they uncover is a long line of lies and deception that started the moment Julianna was conceived. Will love conquer all or will fear make them do the unthinkable?
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Great read by Christy Newton! Two assassins are in love, but only one of them remembers. Julianne struggles to remember who she was, and who the sexy man in love with her is, after finding that she can't remember anything in her past. The only thing for sure is that they're in danger and her attraction to Reid is real, even if she doesn't remember him. The two team up to find out who their mysterious "Boss" is, what's going on, and who's behind everything. If they happen to fall in love all over again along the way, then who can blame them? In Protecting the Enemy, you'll find an intriguing story of danger, mystery, and action, along with a satisfying dose of romance.
Newton has written a book full of intrigue, action and steamy romance without going overboard. Her attention to detail is impeccable, especially with the characters as I felt like I had a true depiction of Reid and Julianna. The plot twists were true to life and schemes fun to follow without being overly complicated. I appreciated the character development and loved reading about Julianna who had to trust in Reid when everyday life this is difficult, Newton has created a unique situation where romance, trust, memories and love are perfectly combined to complete a story that left me satisfied. If you’re looking for a gripping and fast-moving storyline this one does not fail. Will continue following this author in future reads! ~The Book Stalker Reviewed
Protecting the Enemy - Christy Newton 'Protecting the Enemy' is a fast paced, romantic thriller. The suspense is absorbing. You definitely want to know what happens next to Julianna and Reid; two characters that give the story its humour and poignancy. The heat level of this novel is more sensual than sweet, which fits with the assassin profiles of the heroine and hero. The love scenes enhance the story's emotion and conflict. The author's gift of setting the scene for the story's action and conflict is a signature of her writing, which she uses to great effect here. It's the attention to detail and vivid descriptions that make 'Protecting the Enemy' believable, easy to visualise and engage with. The plot is contemporary and she doesn't shy away from some graphic details for authenticity. The twists are gentle and there is no chance of losing your way with this story. Julianna is a kick ass heroine with a conscience that threatens to destroy her when she finds out the truth. Reid wants to carve out an identity for himself to escape from his less than ideal upbringing. A vivid, action packed read with lots of heartfelt emotion, thrills and plenty of sensual heat. I received a copy of this book from the author in return for an honest review.