Duke Reagan’s mission went to hell. His SEAL teammates dead, abandoned by Command in the middle of an African warlord’s territory, he’s wounded, blind, and on the run with a terrified American, Coreen Prince, a doctor who was supposed to be collateral damage. Somehow, they survive, but not before they lose a bit of their hearts to each other.
Dr. Coreen Prince struggled to put her life back together after her African ordeal, but a slight detour one night in Key West offers her the chance to apologize to the man who saved her at such great cost to himself. Too bad Duke didn't recognize her.
It takes a year to restore Duke's vision, and the return of his sight comes with the opportunity to join the Hard Target team, a not-quite white hat organization doing what government coalitions can’t. His first mission as the team’s sniper puts a drug cartel boss in his sights, but a familiar face that’s haunted Duke since Africa crowds the scope.
On special assignment in South America, Cory once again finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time. But rescue comes from the last man she expects to see, the one man she can’t forget. Will they get a second chance at love or will he just see her as another double cross…
The HARD TARGET Team: Judge, jury, executioner. The multinational Hard Target special operators hunt the worst of the worst, and each brings their own brand of special to the mix. Genetically enhanced Navy SEALs. Wolf shifters from the SAS and Irish Marines. An Israeli Oketz officer. And a team of former USAF pilots and pararescue jumpers whose humanity doesn’t keep them from the fight. All corralled by Mother Goose, who commands the undercover group with steel-toed combat boots and cold beer.
Release Date: July 1, 2015
Hard Target #1
Silver James Books
Copy personally purchased from Amazon
I've been a fan of Silver James since her very first book was published. I love her wolf shifter books and was excited for her newest spin-off series.
Double Cross is very fast-paced story with lots of curve balls thrown around. I absolutely loved both Duke and Cory and I loved they kept getting thrown together. They are both such strong characters and even in a life or death situation, I found myself laughing a bit as they picked on each other.
Seriously awesome chemistry between Duke and Cory as well, even though neither was looking for a romance. In fact, if you aren't a fan of steamy, hot books, you will need to skip over some pages as you read. I found myself thrown a few times not seeing where Ms. James was taking the characters and absolutely loved that she kept me guessing. There are so many rich characters in this series and I'm excited to see each of the team members get their stories.
I highly recommend Double Cross to any reader who loves shifters, action and adventure, and super steamy, sexy times. Double Cross was a great start to a new series and I can't wait to see where Ms. James takes us next.