About the Book
Ex-FBI agent Riley Scott lives each day with the scars of her former career. After the murder of her husband and the recent attempt on her own life by the Russian mafia, her heart is irrevocably broken. Agate Island seems like the perfect place to begin building a new future for herself and her teenage son, yet even before the ferry docks at their new home, Riley realizes there will be no escape for her. There, on the boat, is mafia boss Maksimillian Petruso—the man who took everything from her. The man she killed.
Matthew Taggart knows who Riley is and understands her reaction to his resemblance to Maksimillian Petruso. But Matthew is nothing like his estranged criminal father. So far, he has been able to hide from that evil world. However, he's afraid Riley's appearance on the island may lead his family's mafia connections to his doorstep. After all, she is the agent who took down his father.
Matthew needs to leave town. Fast. Unfortunately, when the family wants to find him, there is nowhere he can hide. Now he and Riley are thrown together in a dangerous connection, and learning to trust each other is their only hope of survival.
About the Author
Kathi Oram Peterson was born in a small town in Idaho. Since childhood she has loved reading and writing stories. After raising her family, she put her writing on hold to earn a BA in English and a minor in Sociology. Upon graduation she worked for a curriculum publisher writing and editing concept and biography books for children. She writes romantic suspense and young adult.
Author Kathi Oram Peterson has crafted an intense and suspenseful story that from page one will have readers on their toes, as well as the edge of their seats. Readers will immediately become invested in the characters and the events in their lives as scene after scene unfolds, some expected and some not. This story is about an ex-FBI Agent and the illegitimate son of a head Russian Mafia, which definitely puts yet another a fun twist on the story. This action-packed novel is one that readers will absolutely not want to put down. Oram has a way of writing that makes readers want to keep coming back for more.
Genre: contemporary, suspense, romance
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Publication date: February 1, 2018
Number of pages: 232
A review copy of this book was provided by Covenant Communications. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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