Against the Sun (The Raines of Wind Canyon, Book 6) by Kat Martin
By Kat Martin
Thousands of lives are at the line. yet for him, just one really matters.
It's now not in bodyguard Jake Cantrell's activity description to proportion his suspicions along with his assignments. appealing govt Sage Dumont will be responsible, yet Jake's now not on her payroll. As a former distinctive forces marine, Jake trusts his intestine, and it's telling him there's anything off a couple of cargo arriving at Marine Drilling foreign. His intuition is aroused...in extra methods than one.
A savvy businesswoman, Sage is familiar with greater than to take a few employed gun's "hunch" as gospel. And but she is studying to not underestimate the guy her grandfather employed to guard her. made up our minds to turn out Jake fallacious, Sage does a few digging of her personal and turns up lethal information she used to be by no means intended to see.
Drawn right into a terrifying net of lies and deceit-and into emotions they can't find the money for to explore-what Jake and Sage discover should be frighteningly worse than they ever imagined.
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Sebastian remembered the feel of her slender body pressed against him. He imagined he smelled the heady fragrance of night-blooming jasmine as the heat of her wrapped about him. The smell of meat cooking on the grill outside, the sound of glasses clinking and people laughing, faded to nothing. For a few incredible minutes, standing there in a back hallway of his best friend's house, holding his best friend's fiance, Sebastian had felt an aching yearning that had gone miles beyond sexual desire.
The question was a gun to Sebastian's head. Shit. He knew she still had feelings for Cole no matter what she said. He was still a fucking idiot. "Not the only wizard with T-FLAC. " She shifted so her chin was propped on her palm, which lay uncomfortably over Sebastian's churning heart. " You won't do either, Sebastian thought savagely, rolling over to cover her body and pin her where she lay. Not "do some things" nor leave. Maybe, if he was very lucky, confirming her death for himself would eventually give him peace.
Michaela managed to get her mouth open just enough to bite down hard. She tasted his blood. Good. A knock-down, drag-out fight would deplete the surplus adrenaline surging through her body. But a fight wasn't what he wanted, and she was suddenly terrified he'd prevent her doing her last-minute sabotage to the nuclear device. Then everything she'd endured for two years would be in vain. She fought him like a wild woman. Teeth, nails, knees, and fists. "Jesus, it's m--" She wasn't in the mood for chatty.