Is he a hero…or the villain?
When Elizabeth Ward sees Saxon Black rushing into the backroom of The Blade—a low end bar in Miami—she isn’t sure if he’s there to save the day…or just to raise some hell. But she’s being held hostage, and he’s her best hope of survival. Within minutes, she’s away from the jerks with the guns and riding fast and hard on the back of Saxon’s motorcycle.
Death stalks them.
Saxon has been working undercover for far too long. When he finds sexy Elizabeth—with a gun to her head—he knows he will do anything to keep her safe. But once he gets her away from her abductors, the threat to her isn’t over. Someone has put a price on Elizabeth’s head, and if Saxon can’t keep her safe from the danger stalking her, then she’ll be dead.
Their lives are both on the line.
As their enemies close in, Elizabeth and Saxon must go on the run. And the longer they are together, the hotter their attraction for one another seems to burn. Saxon vows not to let anyone hurt her, no matter what he has to do, because he’s falling fast for Elizabeth. He’ll stop the killers on her trail, and then he’ll have her. Forever.
From the very first scene there is no doubt Saxon is going to be a very strong alpha male who will stop at nothing to get what he wants. He is an undercover FBI agent doing what he hopes will be his last assignment. Saxon is beyond tired of all the subterfuge and downright filth he deals with everyday but he has a plan. Just do this one more job and then that's it, he's out of there and off to start a new life. The only problem? Getting in and out with the hostage puts him not just in the firing line but in front of the most beautiful pair of green eyes he has ever seen! Elizabeth has absolutely no idea why she has been kidnapped and even less idea why there's a gun to her head! When the door is broken down by a behemoth of a man demanding to spend an hour with her, should she be grateful or even more afraid? Elizabeth doesn't want to die but she's somehow caught between a rock and a hard place. This stranger seems as if he might just be able to save her, but who will save her from him?
Saxon is such a dichotomy! Yes, he is officially FBI and that should make him the hero but he has spent so long working in the seedy underbelly that he is no longer sure he isn't one of the bad guys. He has seen and done things to make your grandmother's hair curl but meeting Elizabeth makes him want things he never thought possible. Elizabeth may be caught up in something beyond her control but that doesn't stop her from trying to escape. I loved that she's tough enough to stand up to Saxon and the chemistry between them is off the charts! There's just something about this growling male that itches to lay his hands (mouth and anything else!) on Elizabeth that had me turning the pages and not wanting to put this book down.
The only thing I didn't like was the instant love/lust, as I prefer more of a chase with buildup. What really surprised me though was the actual story filled with greed and corruption. This was so much more than I expected with a really great storyline that's action packed and pulsates with passion. I'm only sad I have finished it but will certainly read more from Ms Eden.