I must say that Ms. Kat Martin has given us an extremely entertaining suspense romance. This book is the first sequel to her equally enjoyable Raines’ Brother trilogy. Trace Rawlings, ex-ranger and now Private Investigator, meets Maggie O’Connell while working on a case as a bodyguard. Maggie, a successful photographer, was taking pictures of the events and Trace knocked out the bad guy, confiscated her camera, and erased the pictures. Someone is stalking Maggie and based on the way Trace handling this case, her friend encourages Maggie to solicit Trace’s help in identifying and stopping her stalker.
Maggie shows the harassing and alarming notes to Trace and he accepts her case. Maggie has not been very forthcoming about her past to Trace and this compounds the problems in getting police help to stop the stalker. From this point, the rollercoaster adventure is on. There are so many twists and turns in this book that you be on the edge of your seat until the very last page. The chemistry between Maggie and Trace is palpable and it is nicely interwoven in their resolution to stop Maggie’s stalker. Both Maggie and Trace has to work through their past baggage and trust issues so that they can stop the stalker and accept that they are meant to be together.
When you pick up this book to read, make sure that you have allocated plenty of time to enjoy this excellently written story. Ms. Martin has a winner with her “Against” series and I for one can’t wait for the next installment.