on June 1 2011
Genres: Romance, Suspense, Contemporary
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"He lurks in the shadows, waiting and watching . . . And once he has you, all you can do is. . . "
BEG FOR MERCY
Megan Flynn thought she was falling in love. Cole Williams wasn't just handsome and passionate, he was one of the good guys. Or so she thought, until he arrested her brother-the only family she has left-for a murder she knows he couldn't have possibly committed. Now, with her heart broken and her brother's life hanging in the balance, Megan will risk everything to prove his innocence. Even if that means throwing herself into the path of a sadistic killer with a hauntingly familiar MO.
Seattle Detective Cole Williams had given up on making Megan see reason where her brother is concerned. But when she insinuates herself into the most shockingly brutal case Cole has ever worked, he can't stand idly by. Plunged into a secret world where the city's elite indulge their darkest desires, Cole will do whatever it takes to bring down a madman who has made Megan his most coveted prey.
5 Stars! Excellent romantic suspense/thriller!
This had everything I love in this genre of book. A twisted villain committing gruesome murders, nail-biting suspense, an intense romance, and great secondary characters. Nothing sugar-coated here, pretty graphic descriptions of the deeds and the aftermath of the crime.
Although the killer was easy to spot, it did not take away from the story. There was still that desperation to solve the murders, and the hopelessness of the situation if it was left unresolved.
What I really loved about this book is that although it wrapped up nicely, the circumstances of the crimes had far reaching effects on other characters and some issues remain unresolved. We already know which direction the next book will take and what characters will be involved. Oh, and it has the potential to be as good, if not better than this book. So I could see this series moving ahead, but the crux of the books always relating back to the original crimes that were committed and the characters that were unfortunate enough to be involved. I’m looking forward to it.
This the first time reading this author and it certainly won’t be my last.