This is the first book I’ve ever read by this author. It is an older book that I got at a discount store, and it sounded interesting.
It is the story of Eve Duncan, a forensic sculptor who reluctantly agrees to help a powerful arms dealer who lives in a compound in the Columbian jungle. Her husband, Quinn, does not want her to go. After he goes to work, with the help of the CIA, she departs for Columbia. When Quinn finds out she has left he is furious and goes after her. He thinks the situation is too dangerous and seeks to take her home one way or another. Unfortunately, he is injured in the process.
The story is good, but I did not find it thrilling. I found Quinn to be over the top. I understand the character is supposed to be a macho tough guy, but I also saw him as overbearing, arrogant and perhaps somewhat psychotic. His fear of not being seen as an alpha male made me think he was a very insecure person. If Eve should ever leave him, I could envision him as a stalker.
I rate this as a four. The story was not hard to read but I never felt that excitement to turn the page is see what happened next.
This author is a best seller with millions of copies of her books in print, nearly twice as much as I have, so my opinion may not count as much.
Okay, I may have insinuated that I’ve got more books in print than I actually have, so sue me. You wouldn’t get much.
I consider myself a writer. Not the best, but I'm working on it.