DEA FAST Series #3
Release Date: June 29, 2017
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Format: ebook & print
Length: Novel (78,000 words)
To win this fight, they’ll have to make a stand.
DEA Special Agent Jaliya Rabani has fought long and hard to gain her independence, and she refuses to let anyone threaten that. Then the one man who entices her is suddenly thrust back into her life at the most unexpected moment, throwing her carefully controlled world off-balance. With persistent determination, her fellow agent slips past her guard as the danger mounts around them. But by the time she realizes what a coward she’s been for holding back, their time is up. A traitorous enemy has finally made his move, and no one is safe from the coming storm.
Even if it costs them their lives.
FAST Bravo member Zaid Khan is tired of looking for love in all the wrong places, so the last thing he expects is to fall for someone while on deployment in Afghanistan. His team’s sexy intelligence specialist is strong, driven, and unlike any other woman he’s ever met. When the murderous drug smuggler they’re trying to capture targets her team, Zaid’s protective instincts go into overdrive. He’ll guard Jaliya whenever possible, intent on proving that they’re meant to be together. But danger is closer than they imagined, and when the faceless enemy’s shocking identity is finally revealed, Zaid and his teammates find themselves plunged into the fight of their lives.
EXCERPT from STAND FAST (click here to read it now!)
Jaliya searched his eyes, suspicion creeping into her gaze. “Why are you doing this for me?”
“Because I care about you.” And he did. She’d flipped an invisible switch inside him. He’d sworn off relationships and women in general for at least a few more months, but somehow she’d shot that decision all to hell without even trying. He didn’t want his heart stomped on, yet he couldn’t stay away from her.
Surprise flashed in her eyes before she looked down again. “Well… Thank you.”
Zaid didn’t want her thanks. Something about her and this whole situation had triggered the protectiveness inside him and there was no shutting it off. Too many times over the past few weeks he’d imagined what it would be like to hold her. Taste her. Feel her arms twine around his neck as she reached for him.
He gentled his hold on her chin, cradling it. He’d whisk her out of this place in a minute. But first, he had to taste those soft lips.
In the stark silence he slid the pad of his thumb over the curve of her chin and up to that lush mouth he couldn’t stop staring at or dreaming about. Jaliya’s gaze darted up to lock with his, and the naked desire burning there sent a rush of heat through him, shooting straight to his groin.
Without giving either of them time to back out, he quickly holstered his weapon and took her face in his hands. A soft gasp fell from her lips and her lashes fluttered down as she put her hands on his shoulders and leaned closer.
That tiny signal that proved she wanted him destroyed the last of his control.
Bending closer, Zaid tilted his head and covered her mouth with his.