Shadow Unit may have overturned the illegal arms cartel in Kuala Lumpur, but the harrowing undercover op left emotional scars on Sergeants Shawn Weller and Connor Finley. Slowly, patiently, they piece their partnership back together, closer now than ever before.
But the arrival of Julian Montgomery, Shawn’s former CIA handler and lover, threatens to tear them apart. Julian knows all of Shawn’s secrets as well as the past Shawn has kept hidden from Connor. Now the self-serving Julian wants Shawn back-with the CIA and with him. No one will get in his way. Including Connor.
When the joint Shadow Unit/CIA mission to stop the supplier of a deadly biological weapon goes sideways, Connor is captured, tortured, and used as a human test subject. It’s a race against time to save his life. But who can Shawn trust? And who has gone rogue?
Oh Connor and Shawn! You encounter so much but you came out ahead in the end. I couldn’t put this book down. I was on the edge of my seat as I read. I struggled to not look ahead to see who the rogue soldier actually is. I kept thinking it was one guy, then thinking that was too easy and it was someone else. Back and forth and back and forth! I was a little shocked at how far the rogue soldier wound up going. I didn’t expect how it all ended up happening but it was so well written.
Connor is his same sweet self. He’s willing to do anything for Shawn and makes sure Shawn knows he’s loved and there to support him. The way he cares for Shawn and handles Shawn’s past, when he learns it, is so wonderful to see. I adored how selfless he is and how handled himself during the mission.
Shawn broke my heart a tiny bit. You could tell he had a past in the previous books but when it all came out I was a little shocked at some of it and I loved Shawn as a character just a little bit more for all he had overcome. The way he devoted himself to Connor and loved him wholly and completely was beautiful. You can feel his emotions coming out of the page as you read.
The mission in the story was so good! There were twists and turns. It was a ride from start to finish. I love how much research went into the story. You feel like you’re there on the mission as you read. I loved ow Connor and Shawn’s relationship grew in this story. You can tell they’re finally in a place where they’re secure in their feelings and at a place they’re going to overcome any obstacles that gets thrown in their path. I would love to see more of them because I enjoy them so much.
Jamie Lynn Miller has been writing male/male fanfiction stories for nearly fifteen years and decided to take the plunge and go pro in 2008. She’s a romantic at heart, and her stories reflect the desire we all have to find “the one”, persevering through trials and heartache for that happy ending.
Jamie has a degree in Fine Arts and has spent the last thirteen years working as a Graphic Designer. She was born in Chicago and still lives there today, with her husband and their furry, four-footed “children”.
Besides writing, Jamie enjoys traveling, softball, reading, science fiction, hanging out with friends, and just being creative.
She is eternally thankful for all of the love and support her husband has given her over the years with her writing and other endeavors.