An introvert, Special Agent Francesca moves to Las Vegas to escape her powerful, domineering mother. On arrival, multiple obstacles challenge her. She needs to approach a father she’s never met, a man who doesn’t even know she exists. Then she must play the role of a loving fiancée with a stranger. One who makes her question every unexpected emotion he provokes. Craving the chance for real undercover work, she grabs the opportunity to be involved in cleaning up gang corruption in a nasty neighborhood. When she poses as the new owner of a hotel, the deadly-dangerous situation ramps up and she’s forced to fight her way from one conflict to the next.
Sean Collins, Psychiatrist and LVPD Profiler, has never known anyone like Francesca Donovan. From first sight, he believes her to be a screwball but her beauty and maddening personality attracts him. Despite her prickly disposition, which gets them into a load of trouble, her rotten driving skills and her constant battles, he’s hooked. Once he’s roped into a mock engagement with her, his desire to make it real takes precedence over everything else in his world.
Undercover FBI Series:
Special Agent Finnegan – Undercover FBI Series Book #2
Finn’s a cop who adores his quirky dad. He knows this soft core leaves him vulnerable, so when he meets his new partner, Reneé, the thought of her in danger drives him crazy. Going under cover to find New York’s suicide killers ensures constant conflicts, and through it all, a solid thread of love entwines all three of the main characters.
Special Agent Maximilian – Undercover FBI Book #3
Nik Baudin discovers an identical twin - one he never knew existed. Taking over his brother’s identity, he becomes Special Agent Maximilian and gets embroiled in a case where high jacked young girls and trafficking of illegal drugs endangers his life and that of Max’s gorgeous partner, Maya.
Special Agent Kandice – Undercover FBI Book 4
Special Agent Kandice wants to be tough like the others on her team. And she wants to impress her new aloof boss, Dan Black. Being the chief hostage negotiator at a bank heist starts the process. Being stalked, kidnapped and beaten helps see it through. In the end, pulling the trigger comes easy…
Special Agent Booker – Undercover FBI Book #5
Sloan Booker has multiple quirky dads & a vehicle restoration shop that keeps him away from his job as an FBI agent. When terrorists threaten his neighborhood, he’s back in the game. This time, with a partner - a gorgeous chick who looks like a super model, has a little boy she needs to protect and exhibits a disposition that’s downright cranky.
Detective Mitch Gates is sworn to protect the one woman he can’t have.
Mitch – When my best friend and brother in blue was killed in the line of duty, I swore an oath to protect the woman he meant to marry. Stella. She was never mine, but I’ve loved her since the day I met her. Now she’s back. Targeted by a dangerous crime syndicate, I have to keep her close to keep her safe. Ten years haven’t dulled the passion I feel for her or my guilt at knowing how badly I still want to act on it.
Now her life is on the line.
Stella – Mitch made me feel whole again after everything fell apart. He was also the only man I knew I couldn’t want. His code of honor and my fear of losing him too made us turn away from the growing heat between us. I thought time would heal old wounds. I was so wrong. I never wanted to need Mitch again, but I have no choice. Only he can help me stop the monster who stole my identity and framed me for a crime I didn’t commit. But fighting back just might bring me into the arms of the one man I’ve tried so hard to forget.
Author’s Note: Each book in the Tortured Heroes series is a full length, standalone romantic suspense novel They can be read in any order and DO NOT contain cliffhangers. They DO contain dark themes and elements.