Denver homicide cop and shooting survivor Beck Stryker lives to solve the case that left him with PTSD, chronic pain, and killed his co-investigator four months previous. Now his career hinges on his ability to work with the man who shut down his advances two years ago. After last parting ways... show more
Denver homicide cop and shooting survivor Beck Stryker lives to solve the case that left him with PTSD, chronic pain, and killed his co-investigator four months previous. Now his career hinges on his ability to work with the man who shut down his advances two years ago.
After last parting ways with Beck, psychiatrist-turned-FBI profiler Zach Littman never anticipated seeing the detective again. Being sent to Denver to work on a series of killings that have continued after the only suspect died is bad enough. Discovering the detective in charge is Beck leaves Zach gritting his teeth and girding his loins.
The last thing either of them needs is romantic entanglement with a fellow investigator, but danger is a powerful aphrodisiac. The case heats up, and friction between them ignites a fire neither can ignore, first at work and then in the bedroom. As they zero in on the plot behind the murders, the crosshairs zero in on Beck and Zach.
Publish date: 2013-09-09
Publisher: Loose Id LLC
Pages no: 329
Edition language: English
Series: Concepts (#1)
*** 3 good, but long stars *** This is a "cat and mouse" based story, where the investigation of the case is in forefront and the romance second. There are several POVs, including both main characters and the bad guy. I liked the change of POV, it made the story interesting and the mystery intrig...
In terms of a mystery novel: 3.5 stars In terms of a romance novel: 2 stars (Originally, I was going for 3 stars for the romance, but then one of my biggest pet peeves rose its ugly head at the end: a stupid and totally unnecessary misunderstanding, which could have easily been avoided with a si...
This is one of my older TBR pile books by Loose-Id which started out well in the beginning and became incredibly boring in the middle part. I probably won't buy any more Loose Id titles as they are simply too expensive and with the exception of Cherise Sinclair rarely get a higher grading than a C b...
4 stars. I really really loved this!I appreciate that we get to know the characters a bit before they meet each other and that things are done in a way where we're not being told as much as experiencing or recognizing their reactions and such.I enjoyed both characters, they each had issues-- with wo...
Power-hungry murderous villain left bloody trail on his way to win leadership of the state. Denver PD Homicide detective John "Beck" Stryker teamed with Minneapolis FBI Profiler Zachary Littman to solve the case. The mutual attractions from the past ignited amid the shooting, murder-frame, ex's bash...
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