*Warning* The use of the phrase “Towel Head” is used in this review to extenuate a feeling for one of characters. This represents a derogatory slur that has been put out there by the world and does NOT represent my feelings towards Arabs in any fashion.”
Kris Caldera worked in a forgotten office of the CIA. Then September 11, 2001 and now he’s become one of their most valuable assets; a young, Puerto Rican, gay man who never hid his true self from the white boy club aka CIA.
Once deployed overseas Kris meets David. At first he doesn’t understand David’s angle. Why is always around? So close? Almost protective? David has wall’s up that even Allah can’t see into let alone Kris. Until they start to crack, quake, and fall.
David and Kris travel all over the middle east in search of terrorists. To avenge those lives lost, create important allies, and try to not lose their lives while falling in love in the one place on earth that would kill them for it.
Eventually a plan is foiled and everything goes to hell quickly. Kris is the lone survivor of an attack and David is….gone.
Brianna and Josh became best friends in kindergarten. That when their love for the other started too and just continued to grow. Brianna knew that Josh was supposed to be the love of her life. They were to grow old together. Then Josh’s dad got hurt and Josh became head of the house in high school; making the money the only way he knew how, quick and easy.
Eventually Josh had to make a choice. Military or jail. He cut all ties to his past life, including Brianna, and left for the military. He told her to live her life and forget about him.
Now he’s back and is ready to claim his girl and live the life he’s dreamed. When he shows up at Brianna’s door she’s not alone, nor has she been alone for a while. Only Josh knows that Brianna’s his girl and he’s not going to sit by and watch her be by someone else’s side.
The military once upon a time created werewolves. Generations later, even if the gene has been silent since inoculation, people are still turning. When they do, the person, and only them, are transported to a secure reservation dedicated only to pack land.
This is how we meet Ward and Ava. Ava is Ward’s four year old daughter and on her first day of school she turned. Ward received the call and before he could arrive she was already taken. All the government would give him was a check and some advice to forget she existed. Ward refused, called in favors, and almost died getting to his the fence that separated himself and his daughter. Now he had to find a way inside.
Henry was the the pack’s alpha. All alpha’s were obligated to join the military and perform special ops missions. He was on said mission when Ward shows up at the compound. His second in command has to make a last minute decision.
When the two men meet it’s definitely not love at first site but while the story is a darker take than many paranormals Ward brings a light to Henry’s life but it might be too late for the military leader in charge of all the alpha’s. He’s had enough and Ava’s time might be at an end if she won’t change back to a human.
Apollo is in a constant state of grief since his husband died. He was left with their twin daughters and though he’s tried to provide them with everything, he’s still in the dark trying to find some light.
When Dylan was younger he was in unrequited love with Apollo. They were both gay: the same. Dylan would chase his brother and Apollo everywhere, until Apollo married. Then Dylan grew up.
When Apollo’s mom decides to spend her summer abroad Apollo must come to the realization that he needs help. When Dylan is thrown back into his life he realizes he needs help in more ways than one and it’s frightening.
John Davidson is Chuck’s youngest brother. He’s in the army and has a crush on the waiter at his local diner. Only he doesn’t act on is affections for fear of someone finding out that he’s gay.
Heath Kane once ran away from the small town only to come back after a family tragedy. He’s openly gay and all too well understands the repercussions of not hiding.
After visiting his brother John decides to make his move. Heath is not exactly what John expected but it’s a pleasant surprise. A glorious rainbow on a stormy day that is John’s current position in life.
Book #3 of the Executive Office Series and YEASSSS!!! We have an ending folks, but when one door closes another opens. 😉
If you have no clue what I’m talking about fret not. Just know that you HAVE to read Enemies of the State and Enemy of my Enemy before you can read Enemy Within.
Ethan and Jack have been reunited, Sasha is gone, Sergey is grumpy, Faisal refuses to let Adam leave without him, Scott’s joining the insurgency with Ethan and Jack, and Levi has once again been left back at the White House.
Tal takes us on another adventure. Traveling the Siberian landscape, flying across the world through many ports, riding in submarines, being chased, shot at, blown up, taunted, and betrayed at every turn.
When betrayal and spies live within your inner core who can you trust? Or do you lose the ability to trust and suspect everyone, trust no one?