Thursday, June 16, 2011

Wicked Pleasures-Tori Carrington

Wicked Pleasures
Tori Carrington
Harlequin Blaze, Jun 21 2011, $5.25
ISBN: 9780373796274

Lazarus Security Lincoln Williams is tracking down Billy “the Bank Robber” Johnson. He knows his best bet to capturing the escaped convict is through Billy’s former girlfriend, Regina Dodson. However though he understands duty being a former marine and ex FBI agent, Linc wants Regina.

He rationalizes that he can watch her much closer if he sleeps with her. After a chili powder shower, Linc realizes he will never have enough of this woman even after the surveillance is done and Billy is caught but fears how she will react when he confesses to her.

The lead couple heat up the sheets and a full other hot spots in this engaging romantic suspense as both find Undeniable Pleasures (see Reckless Pleasures) with each other. Although at times the sexual encounters supersede the Billy subplot in which kidnapping and breaking and entering occur. Sub-genre fans will enjoy the match-up of Linc and Regina though he breaks the rule of surveillance (mindful of the Dreyfuss character in the movie Stakeout) while also wondering can their relationship survive Billy and after chili what next?

Harriet Klausner

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