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The Assassin

(2005)
(The first book in the Selena McCaffrey series)
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Selena McCaffrey knows what it's like to fight for your life, to hone your body until it's sharp and to never let down your guard-for anyone. A beautiful artist with a dark, painful past, Selena also knows how to keep secrets. With a .40-caliber Smith & Wesson and a double-edged dagger packed in her bags, Selena is leaving Key West for the American heartland. She's going to kill a man.

Fourteen years ago, a chance encounter plunged Selena into the grasp of a criminal mastermind, William Davis, who became her protector and twisted father-figure. Now William has ordered her to move in next door to a Tulsa cop investigating a triple homicide. A man of quiet strength, Detective Tony Ceola is closer than he knows to bringing down William's criminal empire. But as Selena slowly gets to know her new neighbor, her past starts slipping away and a choice appears before her eyes: between the man who trapped her in a world of violence and lies-and another who can set her free....If she doesn't kill him first.

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Praise for this book

"The Assassin delivers the goods: fast action, surprise twists, and a heroine who's positively killer with a gun." - Lisa Gardner

"Taut, fast-paced suspense with a twist at every turn, The Assassin delivers one surprise after another all the way to the explosive ending - great characters, great fun, and a great read." - Tara Janzen

"Gritty and sexually charged. The cop and the killer are a dynamite duo." - Andrea Kane

"Wow! Fast-paced, sexy suspense: The Assassin is a thrill ride I didn't want to end." - Karen Robards


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