on August 1st 2017
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Who knew battling international terror would lead to ravenous passion?
When Navy SEAL Commander Logan Rodgers winds up on a botched mission in the Gulf of Oman, his quick action in saving MI6 asset, Olivia Hamilton, brings him to the attention of the international espionage arena.
Recruited by the mysterious and elite International Clandestine Enterprise (ICE), Logan faces Olivia again, but this time they're on the same team. Sparks fly as the two compete in a clash between skill and keen intellect, until a French girl is kidnapped by a suspected terrorist.
Posing as a married couple, steam erupts between the pair while Logan and Olivia dive deeper into an ISIS kidnapping ring. But when Olivia becomes the kidnapper's next victim, she enters a madman's hell. And as Logan races against time to save her, one thing ravages his soul. If he fails, the woman he loves will be lost to him forever.
~~Reviewed by AnnMarie~~
Hunt for Evil is the first book in the ICE series by Amy Jarecki. Known for her Scottish Historical romances, this is a break from the norm for this author.
Logan Rodgers is a Navy Seal, top in his game and a well respected commander. When he comes to the attention of the elite International Clandestine Enterprise, ICE, they decide that they want him working for them. A powerful organisation they get the Navy to give him an honourable discharge and then offer him a position with them.
Olivia Hamilton is a valued asset to MI6. She too has come to the attention of ICE and finds herself discharged from her job and offered a position with ICE.
Logan and Olivia had met once previously when Logan had to rescue Olivia from a terrorist owned yacht, one that the Seals were about to blow up, not knowing that there was an MI6 operative onboard. Olivia had spent two years infiltrating the terrorist group, and within 24 hours she would have had the leader of the group in her hands. She was less than pleased when the mission was ruined thanks to Logan and his mission!
Their first meeting at ICE headquarters is a tension filled one, and that only escalates when they discover that they have to work undercover together posing as husband and wife. They may act like they don’t like each other, but lust is rife for them both. Lust that can go nowhere though considering they work together in a job where relationships aren’t encouraged.
Logan and Olivia also have very personal baggage to deal with, with Olivia also having the added trauma of seeing her parents killed by the very man that they are now charged with finding and arresting. The same man that she nearly got hold of when she worked her last mission. Her need for revenge is barely restrained.
Intel have discovered that blonde hair young pretty women are being kidnapped, and it is Logan and Olivia’s mission to discover where they are and rescue them.
What follows is a thrilling story of special ops filled with danger, excitement, and intense moments. Add to that the growing feelings between Logan and Olivia, and the fabulous way their romance didn’t take over the story, but only enhanced it and you have a very believable story. I have read many of this authors Historical Romance novels, and it was with a little trepidation that I decided to read this book. It’s not a genre I normally read, and I was worried that I wouldn’t like it. I am happy to say that I need not have worried. This book kept me hooked from beginning to end, there was never a dull moment, and I couldn’t read it quickly enough, especially after Olivia makes sure she is one of the kidnapped women. The way the women suffer at the mercy of their captors brought tears to my eyes! The author has certainly proven to me that her talent not only lies in Historical Romance and I am very much looking forward to the next book in this ICE series.
I voluntarily reviewed an advanced readers’ copy of this book.