Personal Target by Kay Thomas
Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
Date Read: February 2015
AEGIS: an elite team of ex-military men working under the radar of most governments. If you have a problem no one else can handle, they can help.
A former SEAL and Black Ops specialist who left the CIA, Nick Donovan gave up a life on the edge to work in the private sector. But that didn't stop his enemies from coming after him—or his family. In a case of mistaken identity, a drug cartel kidnaps his sister-in-law's best friend … a woman from Nick's past.
One minute Jennifer Grayson is housesitting and the next she's abducted to a foreign brothel. Jennifer is planning her escape when her first "customer" arrives. Nick, the man who broke her heart years ago, has come to her rescue. Now, as they race for their lives, passion for each other reignites and old secrets resurface. Can Nick keep the woman he loves safe against an enemy with a personal vendetta?
Publisher: Avon, HarperAudio
Series: Elite Ops #2
Also by this author: Easy Target br> br>
Also in this series: Easy Target
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Listened for Fun (Audible)
Overall Rating: 4.00
Story Rating: 4.25
Character Rating: 3.75
Audio Rating: 4.00 (not part of the overall rating)
First Thought when Finished:Personal Target by Kay Thomas had me wishing I had started at book 1 and that book 3 was already out. It was that good!
Overall Thoughts: The action was intense! I really like when a RS is heavy on the suspense and action so this was right up my alley. Also I am partial to stories about rescue surrounding human trafficking (aka my love of the LCR series by Christy Reece). It is a global issue so the locals also were interesting (Africa, Mexico). The romance was strong and with their history easy enough to fall in love with them. My only character complaint was the middle part of the story Jennifer was edging that TSTL line and Nick was pent up angry man. They both redeemed themselves though and that is all that matters. I will be picking up book 1 and counting down to book 3!
Narrated By P.J. Ochlan / Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
Holy number of accents! P.J. did a great job considering the number of accents in this story (Mexico, African, Southern) and still managed to keep the main characters unique. His male characters were stronger than his females but didn’t take me long to warm up to those. I would listen to his narration again.
25%: “#Listening Best Quote So Far: “As closed as a nun’s knees”. So far really liking it–though gotta give it up to Jenny she seems to be a little more together than the professional Nick.”
50%: #Listening Oh Thanks God she realized (hopefully) that she really was being a TSTL leading lady. Though they do need to talk!”
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