Tuesday, November 4, 2014

The Job: A Fox and O'Hare Novel by Janet Evanovich, Lee Goldberg

Special Agent Kate O’Hare and charming con man Nicolas Fox are on a case together again.  They challenge each other's intelligence and have sparks flying between them romantically.  They also work on impossible cases.  What's not to like?

Bantam Dell and Net Galley allowed me to read this book for review (thank you).  It will be published mid-month, so make a note to grab a copy.  If you haven't read the first book in this series, you should.  This duo is a great team and it's a fun read.

When Kate gets called in and told Nicolas is back to his thieving ways again, she knows it can't be true.  The face that is showing is his but these are all crimes he's done before and he wouldn't return there.  That's not enough of challenge for him.  So who is doing it and why?  It's someone who needs Nicolas' help.

Kate is bounding across countries, dealing with all sorts of various nationalities, and finding Nicolas in her room when she hasn't invited him and didn't even know he was in the area.  When he's just showered and is only wearing a towel, it's hard to resist the temptation before her.  She does, but how long will be able to say no?

They set a con to draw an evil man to the surface.  They pretend they have found very valuable old coins; they want to sell them.  The man they are seeking has had plastic surgery and is no longer recognizable.  His greed is, though, and they know he will want this treasure.

The whole thing is risky and deadly but they do it.  It helps if you have friends like Kate's Dad and his buddies.  Ex-special force folks have secret talents and unusual supplies.

All in all, this is a good romp in the wilds with mercenaries, thieves, and even an FBI agent.  You won't be bored.  I'm anxious to read another in this series.  Evanovich and Goldberg do a good job of writing together.

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