FBI Special Agent Kate O'Hare is known for her fierce dedication and discipline on the job, chasing down the world's most wanted criminals and putting them behind bars. Her boss thinks she is tenacious and ambitious; her friends think she is tough, stubborn, and maybe even a bit obsessed. And while Kate has made quite a name for herself for the ...
FBI Special Agent Kate O'Hare is known for her fierce dedication and discipline on the job, chasing down the world's most wanted criminals and putting them behind bars. Her boss thinks she is tenacious and ambitious; her friends think she is tough, stubborn, and maybe even a bit obsessed. And while Kate has made quite a name for herself for the past five years, the only name she's cared about is Nicolas Fox - an international crook she wants in more ways than one. Audacious, handsome, and dangerously charming, Nicolas Fox is a natural con man, notorious for running elaborate scams on very high-profile people. At first he did it for the money. Now he does it for the thrill. He knows that the FBI has been hot on his trail - particularly Kate O'Hare, who has been watching his every move. For Nick, there's no greater rush than being pursued by a beautiful woman ...even one who aims to lock him up. But just when it seems that Nicolas Fox has been captured for good, he pulls off his greatest con of all: he convinces the FBI to offer him a job, working side by side with Special Agent Kate O'Hare. Problem is, teaming up to stop a corrupt investment banker who's hiding on a private island in Indonesia is going to test O'Hare's patience and Fox's skill. Not to mention the skills of their ragtag team made up of flamboyant actors, wanted wheelmen, and Kate's dad. High-speed chases, pirates, and Toblerone bars are all in a day's work ...if O'Hare and Fox don't kill each other first.
Publishers Weekly, 2013-10-28 This first book in a new series by Evanovich and Goldberg follows hard-nosed FBI agent Kate O'Hare, who is on the hunt for charismatic conman Nick Fox, who besides being her query is also (unfortunately for Kate) her "dream man." Kate finds Nick, catches him, he escapes, and the next thing she knows, they're teamed at the FBI to bring down an even bigger threat. Scott Brick does a fine job narrating the book-his reading is brisk and clear. Brick especially excels at depicting the sexually charged banter between Kate and Nick. He imbues both characters with distinct personalities. Kate is uptight, struggling with her baser instincts around Nick. And Nick is magnetic-both coy and wisecracking. For readers who want a breezy adventure, this is the perfect production. A Bantam hardcover. (June) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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