Strong Medicine (Silhouette Bombshell #63)

Strong Medicine (Silhouette Bombshell #63)

by Olivia Gates

Paperback(Mass Market Paperback - Original)


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ISBN-13: 9780373513772
Publisher: Silhouette
Publication date: 10/11/2005
Series: Silhouette Bombshell Series , #63
Edition description: Original
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 4.19(w) x 6.63(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

USA TODAY Bestselling author Olivia Gates has published over thirty books in contemporary, action/adventure and paranormal romance. And whether in today's world or the others she creates, she writes larger than life heroes and heroines worthy of them, the only ones who'll bring those sheikhs, princes, billionaires or gods to their knees. She loves to hear from readers at or on, Twitter @Oliviagates. For her latest news visit

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Strong Medicine (Silhouette Bombshell #63) 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
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Marialina More than 1 year ago
I'm so excited that Olivia Gates' STRONG MEDICINE is available in e-book format. This Bombshell is fantastic and has more twists and turns than Lombard Street. Hang on; it's a hot and wild ride! Danger, passion, and intrigue prevail in this fast-paced, meaty book but they never overshadow the undeniable attraction between Dr. Calista St. James and Agent Damian DeLuna. They go head to head, toe to toe, and even fight together back to back, each falling more and more in love with the other while trying hard not to. In STRONG MEDICINE, the heroine is indeed very strong! She's a kick-ass doctor who not only knows how to save lives, but how to end them! Let's just say she blows a mean poisonous dart. Those darts come in very handy while we visit Calista's mind as she braves Russian refugee camps in order to rescue her former lover. But things aren't what they seem, and she finds herself torn between the past love of her youth and the man who is her match physically, verbally, and sexually. While every Gates book is infused with insightful, intelligent, truthful humor, the witty and insightful inner musing of our heroine caught me off guard several times. I actually had to put it down to laugh out loud! And believe me, when you're reading a Gates novel, putting it down is a difficult thing to do! True to Olivia Gates' style, her point of view is so deep and richly insightful that the character's perspective will make you feel as if you are right in the thick of all the action. Get this book and take cover while the fireworks ignite!
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I picked up 'Strong Medicine' because of my interest in medical aid relief work. I could tell this book took a different approach than what is commonly used in real world relief work, but I thought it would be a good read regardless. I have to say, I'm glad I took the chance. I loved the addition of the military aspect to relief work. And Damian DeLuna certainly brought a whole new depth to that particular addition! Of course the interplay between Calista and Damian was intense. But the story itself was what really pulled me in and kept me there. Sometimes romances tend to be lacking on the plot side, but not this book. There were enough twits and turns to keep me interested and up late reading! I strongly recommend this book for anybody who insists on good plots even in romance!
Guest More than 1 year ago
'Let me explain my work ethic to you. I don't do things I feel are morally wrong. But sometimes my moral code strays from the norm. Sometimes my moral code is inconsistent with the law. Much of what I do is in that gray area just beyond entirely legal.' Ranger, High Five by Janet Evanovich. For me, that sentence from another favourite book sums up Calista St James ¿ heroine of Olivia Gates¿ debut Bombshell, Strong Medicine - perfectly. It was the 'hook' that dragged me into the story ¿ knowing that Cali (I love the way Ayesha shortens Calista¿s name!) has been shaped in some way by something that has happened in her past. The prologue shows what I thought was 'the' incident that shaped Calista but it turns out I was wrong. The real reason this tough as nails heroine is like is she is revealed later in the book. Much later. I don¿t want to spoil it. You¿ll have to read it to find out and understand. It¿s tough stuff. I know what she did like ¿ De Luna, another tough as nails character in the book! The Ranger quote also sums up De Luna. I can¿t call him by his first name ¿ Damian ¿ because I like the forceful way his name sounds when Calista says it. De Luna. It sounds so yummy! And believe me, De Luna is yummy! He¿s also a bit of an pig at time but then he has to be to survive and I¿ll forgive him for it. I am already dying to read the next Calista St James adventure. It surely was an adventure. I was there through the ups and downs. I want more! Olivia Gates has made a perfect transition from M&B Medicals to Silhouette Bombshell with yet another 'keeper' book.
harstan More than 1 year ago
Working on a military mission cost Global Crisis Alliance Dr. Calista St. James her medical license as she endangered her side and disobey a direct order from team leader Damien DeLuna to provide help to the innocent in a terrorist filled region. Still this does not stop the caring physician from practicing her chosen profession. She changes her name and provides medical care to the neediest in backwater dangerous regions of the world like Los Angeles. However, her former boss at GCA Sir Howard Ashton calls telling her they need her help on a rescue mission. This means Calista must work for Damien, who was the reason she lost her license in the first place. Though she wants nothing to do with the man she is in love with, duty calls. Damien knows he did the right thing on the mission and in his after action report, but feels guilty anyway and hopes to make it up to Calista while keeping her safe is his prime personal agenda. --- Olivia Gates provides a strong romantic thriller that grips the audience once Damien and Calista begin the quest together. The tension between them is extremely high and not just because of the previous escapade. Fans will want a full dose of the action-packed STRONG MEDICINE that never slows down as the lead couple fights, fusses, and loves. --- Harriet Klausner
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is under a hollow tree with warm rabbitskin across the floor and walls, the entrance just large enough for a large cat to fit in.