For the seven years after Operation Slam Dunk went south, Mike Brown got drunk on each anniversary. The eighth year was no different–until he was drugged by a woman and woke up to her questions about what had happened eight years ago in Afghanistan. CIA attorney Eva Salinas has her own theory behind what happened to Mike’s team–which included her husband–in Afghanistan eight years ago, and she’s determined to prove foul play. Though she doesn’t trust him, Mike is the only person she can turn to for help. Under an assumed name, Eva convinces Mike to assemble a new team and go after the traitor who screwed up both their lives. As they track down the rogue who started it all, Eva and Mike discover they can’t live without each other. But can they stay alive while an enemy is still on the loose?
10 Things Readers Should Know About The One Eyed Jacks?
#10. Mike is H.O.T. HOT!!!
#9. You won’t see what happens coming!
#8. Eva is kick ass – possibly the most kick ass heroine I’ve ever written.
#7. Some of the BOI team members make cameo appearances.
#6. You’ll meet the heroes from the upcoming books in the series RUNNING BLIND (Jamie – Hondo – Cooper) AND TAKING FIRE (Bobby – Boom-Boom – Taggart)
#5. Mike and Eva are likes two cats under a blanket – always wrestling with emotions and power and control. And, yeah, maybe they do another kind of wrestling too. :o)
#4. Get your passports out – we’re going to Peru!
#3. If you’re not a fan of action, adventure and intrigue, or of hot, emotional romance, then do not read this book. Just sayin’
#2. KILLING TIME is possibly my favorite book of all the books I’ve written. Does that make me a bad person?
#1. Least you didn’t get the message: MIKE IS HHHHHHOOOOOOOTTTTTTTT!!!
Connect with Cindy:
The only thing Cindy had in mind when she started writing her first book was finishing it. The issue of actually selling it came much later. Only after she made that life-altering first sale did she realize that one book would never be enough. Now, over 20 books and numerous awards later, Cindy laughingly admits that she can barely remember life before…well, was there life before writing?
Actually, yes there was, and still is. A professional career woman, Cindy is a trainer for the Iowa Department of Human Services, a position she states is both challenging and rewarding. “Human Services is a front-line, real-life event. Everything about the job is immediate, from serving families in crisis, to assisting staff with difficult situations, to meeting tension-fraught deadlines.”
Cindy’s writing has netted her spots on bestseller lists, numerous RT nominations and awards, the Colorado Romance Writers Award of Excellence, a National Reader’s Choice Award and two RITA nominations.
Between writing and working full time you wouldn’t think Cindy would have much time for anything else. And while she does find her work and her writing rewarding, there does have to be more. Cindy has more. Much more. She is happily married to the perfect man. Tom’s a cowboy, ladies!
Both Tom and Cindy enjoy gardening and have recently expanded their annual beds into a perennial garden. Cindy says she can hardly wait for spring and the promise of all that reawakening and the colorful blooms.
In addition to the horses, the Gerards have two dogs, Ellie and Boomer, who pretty much get anything they want. Tom and Cindy have one son, Kyle, who, after years of keeping them in suspense, found Eileen, the perfect woman.
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