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Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Review: Intimate Enemies by Joan Swan

4.5 Feathers
Intimate Enemies
by Joan Swan
(Covert Affairs # 1)

Intimate Enemies is an impressive novel that got me hooked right from the first few pages. This action packed, heart-pounding suspense, love story played like a great movie in my head. The plot, characters and dialogues were portrayed realistically and definitely engaging.

Mafias in Mexico and various gangs rule the streets and most are involved in drugs, kidnapping, human trafficking, and murders. This book is full of corruptions but, truth be told, this story is of fiction but still holds a fraction of truth about this country, unfortunately.

Fortunately for us, Ms. Swan has given us a super sexy undercover cop to save the day and boy, did he ever. Rio Santana exudes confidence and reeks of alpha traits. It was so hard not fall in love with him. I found a picture of Ms. Swan’s Character Inspiration of Rio in one of the social medias and I just had to share. This man is hot and I had him in my head the whole time.

Of course, with a beautiful hero comes a beautiful heroine. Cassie Christo is not only beautiful she is also smart, independent, proud but hardheaded, jaded and the stepdaughter of the man Rio plans to put away. Yup, Ms. Swan doesn’t make it easy on Rio but they were great together!

Heavy on the romance element but the suspense is just as strong. Ms. Swan had me at the edge of my seat from the plot and had me holding my breath from the sexual tension and the steamy sex scenes. Overall, a highly recommended read and I cannot wait to see what she has next for this series.

*Review copy provided by author

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Maria D. said...

I have to say I agree that Ms. Swans inspiration for the hero is YUMMY! Thanks for the review - I'm adding this series to my list

Julie said...

I, too, fell in love with Rio. He is deliciously hawt! Cassie is a great female lead. The two of them together is fabulous. I loved the ending, as well.

Timitra said...

Will definitely check this out!

Sophia Rose said...

I loved her Fever book so I'm really interested in this one. Thanks for sharing your review!