Finally! I’ve FINALLY read a book by Lori Foster. Â I see her stuff everywhere,Â deliciouslyÂ muscled torsos plastered on her covers. Â Mm. This was my first exploration into her Men Who Walk the Edge of HonorÂ series, a series featuring bounty hunter-type men who work with the law to track down the bottom dwellers of crime.
The stars in A Perfect Storm Â are Arizona, a feisty, former victim-turned-kickass crime stopper and Spencer, a stoic and no-nonsense bounty hunter reluctantly intrigued by the woman that keeps popping up on his radar. Â When Arizona shows up in his house, unannounced, and asking for his help to bring down what she suspects is a local human trafficking ring, he agrees. Â But with terms. Â Arizona wants to charge in, undercover, offering herself up as bait. Â Spencer would rather take it slower, carefully canvasing and enlisting the help of Arizona’s crime-stopping buddies. When things get uber-complicated, i.e. they start really feeling the attraction to each other, both are forced to take a step back and reassess themselves and their desires.
Arizona has some serious baggage. Â She was a victim of human trafficking for years until her rescue. Â While she’s healed herself pretty well, she still has some serious emotional scars that she won’t let anyone see. Â Except Spencer. Â And Spencer? Â He’s ridiculously awesome with her. Â He doesn’t coddle her, yet somehow manages to find that in-between that isn’t quite “I FIX YOU” yet sorta is at the same time. Â Their chemistry is evident, and though they both recognize it and try to keep their cool, they don’t really…well…deny it. Â In fact, they’re blatantly open about it. Â And when they finally find themselves in a good place to act on it? Â HAWT.
A Perfect StormÂ is an adventurous contemporary read featuring some fascinatingly flawed characters.
A Perfect StormÂ by Lori Foster, 3/27/12
Romance: 2/5 Â Â Â Â Â Raunch: 3.5/5