Risk It All

Risk It All

by Katie Ruggle

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"Vivid and charming."—CHARLAINE HARRIS, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse series for the Search and Rescue series

Five bounty-hunting sisters
Deep in the heart of the Rockies
Fighting to save each other
...and the men who steal their hearts

Cara Pax never wanted to be a bounty hunter. She's happy to leave chasing criminals and tackling skips to her sisters. But if she wants her dreams of escaping the family business to come true, she's got one last job to finish... Only problem is, she doesn't think her bounty is guilty.

Henry Kavenski is a man with innocence to prove. When he realizes that Cara believes him, he'll do anything to keep her out of harm's way. Escaping criminals and dodging cops might not be the best time to fall in love, but Henry and Cara won't give up, not when there's a chance at a new life ahead—if they can survive the fall.

Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters:
In Her Sights (Book 1)
Risk It All (Book 2)

What People Are Saying:
"I love Ruggle's characters. They're sharply drawn, and vividly alive. I'm happy when they find each other. These are wonderful escapist books."—CHARLAINE HARRIS, #1 New York Times Bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse series
"Sexy and suspenseful, I couldn't turn the pages fast enough."—JULIE ANN WALKER, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author for Hold Your Breath
"Chills and thrills and a sexy slow-burning romance from a terrific new voice."—D.D. AYRES, author of the K-9 Rescue series for Hold Your Breath

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781492662525
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 12/31/2019
Series: Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters Series , #2
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 47,011
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

A graduate of the Police Academy, Katie is a self-proclaimed forensics nerd. A fan of anything that makes her feel like a bad-ass, she has trained in Krav Maga, boxing, and gymnastics, has lived in an off-grid, solar- and wind-powered house in the Rocky Mountains, rides horses, trains her three dogs, and travels to warm places to scuba dive. She has received 4 Amazon Best Books of the Month and an Amazon Best Book of the Year. Run to Ground, the first book in her Rocky Mountain K9 Unit series, is a 2017 RT Book Reviews Reviewers' Choice Award nominee. Connect with Katie at http://katieruggle.com/, https://www.facebook.com/katierugglebooks, or on Twitter and Instagram @KatieRuggle

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Risk It All 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 26 reviews.
MEW 2 days ago
This is a voluntary review of an advanced copy. So excited to see the next Pax sister's story! Cara seems like she has a great heart but a bit reckless to take on criminals without being prepared. If Henry was there to save her, Cara would have meet a bad end! You can tell that Henry doesn't seem to be the killer that he is charged with. There is non-stop action as Cara is kidnapped and almost killed and Henry and Cara are on the run to stay alive. I could not put the book down as I wanted to know who the real killer was and how Henry was going to be proved innocent. The reveal was not what I expected at all but there were enough little clues that I should have figure it out!! I only wish that we would have had a bit more details on Henry's side when all is revealed. We get the killer's confession but not about his part of how he was involved after the murder. Some of the details were for you to figure out but I always worry that I got it wrong if it is not spelled out for me! Can;t wait to see the next book and that last chapter is a teaser!
ReadingInPajamas 10 days ago
Review: RISK IT ALL by Katie Ruggle Publication Date: December 31, 2019 Genre: Romantic Suspense Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Donna Rated 4.5 Stars I liked this installment in the series. Cara is an intelligent woman who gets in way over her head while trying to help the business. She may end up being a damsel in distress because of that, but she shows enough grit and determination – not to mention a quirky sense of humor – to make it enjoyable. Henry is my favorite “is he good or is he bad” kind of man. I also liked that it took a while to figure that out. Their romance didn’t scorch the pages and that was fine and fit well with the story. Although I wished there was more a group dynamic between the sisters, the storyline and romance between Henry and Cara was a wild ride. Some improbable situations? Possibly…but so much fun. I can’t wait to see what happens next. *Review copy provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review
More_Than_A_Review 11 days ago
Risk it All by Katie Ruggle is a fun romantic suspense. This is my first book by Katie and I enjoyed it. It is part of a series of five sisters that are running a bounty hunting business. Risk is All is Cara’s story. She is a very likeable character. She is helping her sisters with research and tries her hand at trying to bring in a skip. I enjoyed this scene where she meets Henry. As a result she and Henry happen to end up in the same place and he saves her from danger a few times as she works on another skip. She ends up believing him that he is innocent and they work together. They had great chemistry together and one physical scene. There is an undelying story through the series about their no good mother who has stolen something and caused the sisters all kinds of problems. Each book seems to stand alone. I enjoyed the mystery and the characters and plan to read additional books by Katie. Sexual content - one physical scene violence - some minor violence, kidnapping I received this book from Netgalley. I was not required to write a positive review. You can see my full review at More Than a Review dot com where I rate the level of sex, violence, language and drug/alcohol use in books.
AngRI 15 days ago
My Review: I have been a big fan of Katie Ruggle's since I discovered her a few years ago, in fact she might be my only auto-buy author. Unfortunately, since starting this new Bounty Hunter series I have struggled to get into the stories, and this one was no different. I find that the female leads do a lot more stupid things than would be expected. Cara was particularly naive and it was rather frustrating. I did like Henry but I could see the twist in his part of the story a long way off which I think took some of that tension and mystery away. I did really enjoy the banter between them, it lightened the mood of the story that had a lot of action. It was a bit unbelievable but it was still a really good story once I was able to settle in. My Rating: Part of my issue with getting into this story is that I haven't been reading a lot of these thriller/suspense romance stories in a while, so I may have just gotten out of the habit of putting aside the issue of believe-ability. I still really enjoy Katie Ruggle's books and will continue auto-buying every one. I give this one a rating of Three Paws.
RobinLovesReading 16 days ago
In the first book in this series, In Her Sights, readers met the five spunky Pax sisters. They have running a lucrative bail recovery business. Keeping their mother Jane on the right side of the law was a job all on its own. Now that she has committed yet another crime, skipping bail after putting up the girls' family house up as bail, the business and family home are now in jeopardy. Now Cara has her turn at bat. However, she is the least likely sister that has a chance at succeeding in this business. Give her the background work, and she is golden. So, she takes a chance at a huge skip in the name of Henry Kavenski. Try as she might and she runs into many obstacles. If she could just nab him, Cara is sure she will prove herself to her sisters once and for all. Meanwhile, Henry has a convincing story. However, will he get time to tell it? Cara and Henry end up working together, giving Cara a chance to prove herself. She has to divide her time between classes (in college to become a kindergarten teacher) and the next skip, and things are far from easy. Cara is actually a magnet for trouble and Henry is never far behind keeping her safe. Meanwhile, Cara is drawn to Henry, and, if they could stay alive long enough, the pair just might have their turn at love. I am enjoying these sisters. The fare in the first two books is rather lighthearted, but I did love seeing five women in a field I've not often seen in books. They certainly have plenty of work in front of them, and danger is always nipping at their heels. Factor in humor and romance and Katie Ruggle has the right formula for what should be a successful series. Many thanks to Sourcebooks Casablanca and to NetGalley for this ARC for review. This is my honest opinion.
Paula-H 19 days ago
I volunteered to read and review a readers copy through Netgalley of Risk it All .I absolutely enjoyed reading this story . This is book two in The Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters series . This story is so intertaining and quit action packed . Cara Pax wants to be a kindergarten teacher not a Bounty Hunter . Feeling like she needs to help the family business more she decides to apprehend a bail skip . Enters Henry Kavenski . He skipped out on bail bond wanted for murder . Cara isn't very good at Bounty hunting at least she should stick to the research part . Henry catches her several times and sends her home with a warning . She finds herself attracted to him, so she decides to set her sights on a less dangerous skip but soon finds herself really in danger along with Henry . Cara and Henry have quite an adventure running for their lives from the bad guys and falling for each other .This is a fabulous and humorous definitely excellent story . fantastic and lively characters. I highly recommend taking the time to read and enjoy this story .
Anonymous 19 days ago
This is Cara and Henry book, this is the second book in the Rocky Mountain bounty hunters series! I have read both books but you don’t have to in order to enjoy this book! Cara and her sisters are all female bounty hunters although Cara really never wanted to do that! But if her dreams of leaving the family business want to come true she’s got one last job to finish! The only problem is she doesn’t think her last job is guilty! Henry is a man with innocence to prove! When he realizes that Cara believes him, he’ll do anything to protect her! This book had my heart pounding almost the entire book! I really really enjoyed reading this one! The car chase was like the best scene ever I could picture it all as if it was a movie LOL it really had my adrenaline pumping! I highly recommend reading this book and series! Thank you Netgalley and the publishers for sharing this book with me!
Anonymous 19 days ago
I like this book, and I had no issues with staying on track even though it’s the second book. Cara helps her sisters that work as bounty hunters. Which is super cool, btw. It kept my interest, and I finished it quickly. The only reason I don’t have a lot to say about this is that it’s like a lot of other romantic suspense books I’ve read so that’s why it’s only four stars.
Twicky 20 days ago
I received this ARC for an honest review. This story is about Cara and Henry. Cara and her sisters are bounty hunters. Normally, Cara just does the research part not the field work when she is not at college for her teaching degree. After her mother skipped bail and used the house as collateral, Cara decides to help by going out in the field. She decides to do this in secret. Her first skip is an accused killer, Henry Kavenski. She tracked down his motel room and she breaks in to plant a tracker, but Henry catches her in the act of breaking in. So she played it off as if Henry was in the wrong room. Cara decides to try for a different skip, Geoffrey Abbott for tax evasion. When she goes to a seedy bar to watch for Abbott, Henry is also there. The bar is full except by Henry, so she decides to sit my him. Henry asked Cara why she is there and why she following him. She said that she is not following Henry but following Abbott. Henry said to leave Abbott alone. When she followed Abbott out of the bar, someone tried to run Cara over in the parking lot. Luckily, Henry was there to save Cara. There is so much more to this story. I highly suggest to give Katie Ruggle a try. I really enjoyed this book. It kept my attention and made me want more.
thereadingchick 20 days ago
Cara Pax is normally a behind the scenes supporter of her family’s Bounty Hunting business doing research as she finishes getting her degree to be a kindergarten teacher. When her mom takes off which their house as collateral on her bounty, the sisters are forced to up their game taking on more dangerous jobs. Cara decides to go off on her own and try to bring in a possible murderer, Henry Kavinski. When she actually comes face to face with him and he doesn’t kill her? She decides he’s innocent and Henry will do everything he can to keep her safe. This Bounty Hunters series is off to a great start! While Cara is more like a librarian than a bounty hunter she’s been trained in hand to hand combat and has plenty of backbone despite her quiet demeanor. When her kidnapping forces she and Henry together they don’t fight their attraction very long. Despite a predictable ending I did enjoy the sweetness of their love story. The only thing that bothered me even a little bit was that I couldn’t get a very good picture of Henry in my mind other than that he was a big kind of quiet guy. Cara was vivid and bright, he just kind of paled in comparison. Despite that small thing, I still really liked this couple and this story. If you are in the mood for a quick paced romantic suspense novel pick this one up! Even though there’s an underlying series story I do think this novel could stand on it’s own.
Regina_Kiddy 22 days ago
It took me a bit to get into it. Was a little slow at the beginning but wow! This story is about Cara a bounty hunter, although she’s kinda new at it, chasing a skip. When said skip, Henry, catches her breaking into his apartment something happens. Can Cara clear him of a murder it didn’t do? Join Cara and Henry as they run from kidnappers and find the forbidden love! I read and reviewed this advanced free complimentary copy of this book from NetGalley
JackieBCentralTexasJB 22 days ago
Book Info Paperback, 320 pages Expected publication: December 31st 2019 by Sourcebooks Casablanca ISBN 1492662526 (ISBN13: 9781492662525) Series Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters #2 Other Editions (3) Source:Netgalley EARC Buy book from Amazon B&N Book Blurb Five bounty-hunting sisters Deep in the heart of the Rockies Fighting to save each other ...and the men who steal their hearts Cara Pax never wanted to be a bounty hunter. She's happy to leave chasing criminals and tackling skips to her sisters. But if she wants her dreams of escaping the family business to come true, she's got one last job to finish... Only problem is, she doesn't think her bounty is guilty. Henry Kavenski is a man with innocence to prove. When he realizes that Cara believes him, he'll do anything to keep her out of harm's way. Escaping criminals and dodging cops might not be the best time to fall in love, but Henry and Cara won't give up, not when there's a chance at a new life ahead--if they can survive the fall. Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters: In Her Sights (Book 1) Risk It All (Book 2) My Thoughts Cara Ellen Pax, or just Cara as is her preference, is more at ease doing research than fieldwork. Finding out just how much her sisters need her to pitch in outside that comfort zone results in Cara biting off more than she was prepared to handle. The chain of events that followed make up an action packed story that is a great follow-up to the first book. From the first book these 5 sisters personalities have been strongly defined, however as is necessary each one is only given enough space in each book to further their involvement with each other and the families bounty hunting business. The exception of course being the main character, which is the sister at the center of the story that is told throughout each book. In Cara’s case she has almost non-stop page time, from her initial faux pas with skip Henry Kavenski to the not quite hilarious output that continually manages to pass her lips in his presence this second book is so easy to get into it is almost criminal when the story is over. I loved the interaction between Cara and the rest, loved the setup for she and Henry’s oh-so-slow romance to come to fruition, loved the fact that the two had to face hardships in a realistic manner during the authors scenes, loved how Cara grew into her role and truly love the fact that there is more to look forward to from these women and their men in future! [EArc from Netgalley]
Rainn2978 23 days ago
I really liked Cara in book 1 and couldn't wait to read her story, but I had a really hard time getting into this story. Cara seems to be the sweet sister. She doesn't get involved in the more risky parts of the business and she is school to become a teacher. Henry is trying to prove his innocence and they kinda just get thrown together. I just had a really hard time picturing them together. Cara seemed to be very childish and immature in this book and that definitely made it harder for me. I like Henry, he seemed like the typical alpha male type that I like in books. And the action was pretty good. I just couldn't get my heard around Cara and not being able to connect with her. Hopefully the next one will be better for me!
Shirleylinn 24 days ago
This is a great addition to the series. I love all of this authors books and I can't wait to read more books in this wonderful series. Risk it All had great characters and an intriguing storyline. It was a little slow at the beginning but, it was a great read and I would definitely recommend it.
pwall55 24 days ago
Risk It All by Katie Ruggle’s Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters has tough bounty hunters of course but they are also sisters. I love that about this series. Cara Pax believes in justice but not the hands -n bounty hunting part of the job. Anyone who has ever felt as if they didn’t fit in the role that was given to them in life would understand exactly how she feels. Still you have to admire that she wants to finish strong before moving on but she also wants truth to win. Henry Kavenski may be innocent but many want to nail him for a crime anyway. As Cara and he join forces danger arrives too. The suspense and action are as important in the story as the romance. Definitely a page turner. An ARC of the book was given to me by the publisher through Net Galley which I voluntarily chose to read and reviewed. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
Deb_from_Oz 24 days ago
This is a great addition to the previous book about the these five bounty hunting sisters in the rocky mountains and if you haven't read In her Sights then make sure you do you won't be disappointed and we are introduced to these sisters in the turn the tide anthology Do yourself a favour and read them all Cara is the quite member of the family the one who does the behind the scenes work but she knows she needs to step it up if they are to save the family business So she decides to head out after a skip problem is she isn't really qualified to take him down. and Henry Kavenski catches her in his room. Henry has been accused of a murder he didn't commit. Can he prove his innocence while continually having to pull Cara out of the trouble she gets herself into and what about the simmering sexual tension between them Will they get a HEA You will have to read to see
DebDiem 24 days ago
Risk It All is a phenomenal romantic suspense by Katie Ruggle. Ms. Ruggle has provided readers with a well-written book. I love the characters in this book! Cara and her sisters are bounty hunters. Cara usually works on research but feels the need to bring in some skips on her own to help her sisters. Henry Kavenski is a murder suspect and has skipped but Cara is on his trail. Cara and Henry's story is packed with drama, humor, sizzle, action and suspense. I enjoyed every word of this book and look forward to reading more from Katie Ruggle in the future. Risk It All is part of the Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters Series but can be read as a standalone. This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger. I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book that I received from NetGalley. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
CCholger 24 days ago
3.5 stars In general, I love this author’s writing. Her stories will suck you in and make you laugh, cry, and sit on the edge of your seat. For some reason, I’m not finding that to be the case as much with this series. These are still wonderful stories, but there’s something missing for me. I love the characters, I love the concept of the overarching story, as well as the stories of the individual sisters, so what’s the issue? I’m having a bit of a hard time knowing for sure, but while reading this one I think I may have come up with at least part of the reason. Let me start by saying I’m not a point of view (POV) snob. I know some people cannot stand 1st person narratives, and some struggle with alternating views. As long as I’m enjoying the story and the writing is good, I have no problem with any POV. It’s fun to mix it up anyway. Well, these stories (so far) have been written in 3rd person, but with that 3rd person only telling things from the heroine’s side. In Ms. Ruggle’s past books I’ve read she uses 3rd person, but we see all sorts of characters along the way. So, while we know what the heroine is thinking or doing at all times, we don’t get that insight into the hero. Which, I have now found, makes it harder for me to connect. Because, like I already said, I really enjoy everything about these stories…I’m just missing a connection somewhere. I think this is that missing link for me. On to the actual story. Cara and Henry are so cute together. I know, a weird thing to say about a potential murderer and his bounty hunter. But we all know Henry is going to be innocent at the end, and that’s not a spoiler. The author isn’t going to have one of her heroine’s fall for a bad man. Cara’s ingenuity in the face of trouble is great. She may freeze up when it comes to Henry a time or two, but when’s she’s truly in trouble she is a little spitfire. Her brain goes a mile a minute and helps to keep her alive. Which I cannot get into too deeply or I’d be giving you spoilers, something I hate doing. Because Cara’s brain goes a mile a minute, her mouth often does, too. Which is an advantage for Henry since he doesn’t really have to say much…Cara fills in the blanks herself. Whether she fills those blanks in correctly or not isn’t really the point. Henry lets her think what she will because it’s easier for all of them that way. The last half of this book isn’t really what I expected, but it gave me a lot of the action I had been missing previously. I enjoyed how the story played out and, although I’m not getting as fully invested in these characters as I have the author’s other characters, I still find myself rooting for all of the sisters and their potential mates. I’ll definitely be continuing this series to see how things play out for the rest of the sisters, as well as their mother. **I received an ARC of this book courtesy of Net Galley and the publisher. All opinions expressed in this review are my own and given freely**
cherlym 24 days ago
(4.5) Great Read!!! Cara is berating herself as she picks a lock to break into a hotel room. That is where we start and then we are off! Cara made me laugh, feel and care. Henry stands for hunk. Suspense, mystery, action abound in Risk it All. I was enthralled with Henry and would have loved to hear his feelings as Cara quips along. Their escapades as they run from danger make you catch your breath and the bedroom was steamy and swoon worthy. Thank you Katie Ruggle, Sourcebooks Casablanca and NetGalley for the arc. I freely volunteer my thoughts and opinions.
MusicInPrint 25 days ago
Ruggle's Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunter Series is more than expected. I need to go back and pick up "IN Her Sights" the first in this story. This family of sibling running a bounty hunting business is a refreshing idea. Cara Pax is hoping to become a kindergarten teacher but she has to try to help the family business because of her thieving and missing mother has left their home in jeopardy. Her efforts lead her into danger and put her life in the balance. Henry Kavenski is one of her skips and seems to be her rescuer. Intense scenes are told with vivid detail. "A copy of this book was provided by SOURCEBOOKS Casablanca via NetGalley with no requirements for a review. Comments here are my honest opinion." This Pax a Wallop!!
Pokeybooboo 25 days ago
Risk It All is the second book in Katie Ruggle's Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters series. I thought the first book was great fun and figured this book would be more of the same, but it wasn't...it was even more fun, a non-stop thrill ride! Reading this was like watching an exciting action film, but better. (Because we all know books are always better than the movie!) Cara Pax is in the bounty hunter business with her four sisters; however, she really doesn't want to be a part of the family business, as she is studying to be a kindergarten teacher. Her family desperately needs money or else they will lose their beloved home, so Cara decides to forgo her usual research role and bring in an actual bounty. She decides to pursue Henry Kavenski, who is accused of two murders but says he is innocent. When she is caught by him breaking into his motel room, she decides she needs to go after easier - and safer - bounty. She chooses to go after a tax evader instead, which isn't a safer choice. Henry, who is at the same bar that Cara is staking out, saves her life when a car attempts to mow her down in the parking lot. When Cara's life is endangered due to her contact with Henry, the two go on the run, pursued by real killers. Though this book has an abundance of action, it is once again Ms. Ruggle's enchanting characters who drive the story. Cara seems to be a lot more innocent than her kick-ass sisters; but when she begins to believe that Henry truly is innocent, she finds out she is much braver than she ever imagined she was. Henry is a strong, silent mountain of a man, but he is quietly charmed by quirky Cara. Their romance is slow burning, but when it ignites it's both steamy and funny. I found myself both laughing aloud and getting misty-eyed. Cara's sisters don't have large roles in this installment, but their love and support for each other is obvious even when they aren't together. This has quickly become one of my favorite series, and I am beyond impatient already waiting for Norah's story! I received an ARC of this book courtesy of the publisher and NetGalley. I received no compensation for my review, and all thoughts and opinions expressed are entirely my own.
BarbTRC 25 days ago
Risk it All by Katie Ruggle is the 2nd book in her Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters series. This series revolves around 5 Pax sisters who run a bail recovery business, with them also being bounty hunters. The girls are in need of money, as their mother has run away and stolen not only an expensive necklace, their car and put them deep in debt. Cara Pax, our heroine, prefers to leave the bounty hunter part to her sisters, and instead help with doing the research. While two sisters are away searching for the mother, Cara takes it upon herself to find one of the skips (bail runaways) at a bar, where she ends up being rescued by the skip. Henry Kavenski, our hero, is trying to prove his innocence and knows that Cara is one of the bounty hunters looking for him, even if she is totally inexperienced. Henry takes it upon himself to save Cara, and continue to keep an eye on her, as she foolishly gets herself into trouble looking for another dangerous skip. In a short time, Cara, begins to feel an attraction to Henry, and begins to realize that he is innocent; Henry also knows he is falling for Cara, especially since she believes his innocence. But Henry has his hands full protecting her, as Cara gets kidnapped and Henry needs to find a way to rescue her and get them both out of danger. What follows is an exciting, non-stop action-packed adventure that was intense throughout most the book from start to finish. Even though the slow burn romance was part of the story line, it did take a back seat to the wild crazy trouble Cara kept finding herself in. I loved Cara, as she made a fun, sweet, brave heroine, and Henry was pretty good himself; they were equally terrific characters. I really liked the story line, love the premise of this series, as well as the 5 sisters working together. Risk it All is a wonderful exciting and intense story that kept me on the edge of my seat the entire time. Once again Katie Ruggle gives us another fabulous romance suspense story filled with action, excitement, suspense, with wonderful characters. I suggest you read this series, and start with the first book, in order to meet all the sisters.
Owl_Books 25 days ago
5 words ... When is the next one? Really enjoying this series and the characters. Thank you #netgalley and #SOURCEBOOKSCasablanca for the eARC.
MBurton 25 days ago
I had such fun with this book and Cara is going on my favorite heroine's list. She was sweet, adorable, and little bit of quirky. She also had a great attitude no matter what situation she was in. I'm usually all about the heroes but she was just as good as he was in this. Henry is the strong, silent type. He only showed hints of a smile when Cara would be cute with him. He seemed to get attached to her quickly and was very protective of her. I really adored these two. There is nothing better than finding a book where I loved both main characters. Despite how drawn these two were together, this is a very slow burn. Mainly because there was a lot of action in this storyline. Cara seemed to get into trouble pretty quickly and often, and Henry spent a lot of his time protecting her. I have not read the first book, which I am definitely going back and do, but I'm wondering if there is more information on the mom's situation in book one. There is enough mentioned in this one to not leave you lost though. Fun read!
Anonymous 25 days ago
Cara Pax is a researcher not a bounty hunter, but with the sisters spread thin due to their mother stealing a priceless necklace and (probably) skipping bail they need all hands on deck. The trouble is Cara isn't particularly good and her first trace, Henry Kavenski, catches her breaking into his hotel room and Cara is pretty sure he didn't buy her flimsy excuses about looking for her boyfriend. After striking out with Henry Cara decides to try a simpler capture, which turns about to be anything but, weirdly Kavenski turns up at the same time as Cara is scoping out the local dive bar, and then rescues her from an attempted murder. Cara goes from scrape to scrape and Henry keeps rescuing her. I really enjoyed the first book in this new series, it combined humour, mystery and romance in a way reminiscent of Janet Evanovich's early books in the Stephanie Plum series. However, I didn't get the same warm fuzzies about this book. For me it felt like most of the book was spent with Cara and Henry on the run, getting captured, escaping, on the run, rinse-and-repeat. There didn't seem to be any advancement of the arc about their mother and the missing necklace. Here's hoping that the next book in the series goes back to more traditional bounty hunting. I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley in return for an honest review.