Caught in the Act

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Caught in the Act

In CAUGHT IN THE ACT, Jill Sorenson created two characters that reached out and grabbed a hold of me, plus the plot tore me up. On the conflict side Adam and Kari both fought internally and against each other, they were so emotionally tormenting. This is a book that I gobbled up, resenting all interruptions, as I just couldn’t get enough, and I was so on edge, worried how things were going to play out between the pages.

I loved how Ms. Sorenson spun this storyline, pushing the characters right over the edge and compromising their ethics. It didn’t hurt that the sexual tension between Kari and Adam was off the charts, yowzer! Kari knew that she was breaking the law, but to save her sister, she was willing to do whatever was necessary, no matter how much anguish and guilt she felt. Adam couldn’t help her because he didn’t know the extent of her involvement, and circumstances kept him from doing more to aid her. Kari struggled to maintain a distance, while Adam worked too move in closer.

Jill Sorenson has found a space on my auto-buy list, and I can’t wait for whatever she has coming next.

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Store owner, Karina “Kari” Strauss, is willing to do anything to ensure her sister’s freedom from drug lord, Carlos Moreno, including smuggle drugs or people across the Mexican boarder. Though it goes against everything she believes in, saving her sister trumps all of her moral convictions.

Boarder patrol officer, Adam Cortez, suspects the tempting entrepreneur of illegal activities after he spots known gang members coming from her home. He doesn’t hesitate to infiltrate her life, knowing that to do what is necessary, he needs to gain access to her personal life.

Both of them are willing to exploit their sizzling attraction, but what neither of them count on is the emotional entanglement that they can’t seem to stop.


Book Blurb for Caught in the Act

Some desires are too dangerous to embrace.

As the owner of a flourishing Latin American crafts boutique, Karina Strauss should be basking in her success. Instead she’s worried about her troubled sister, the girlfriend—and prisoner—of drug lord Carlos Moreno. Kari wants no part of that life, but when she helps a friend cross into the United States illegally, two men on opposite sides of the law take notice: Moreno and Adam Cortez, the handsome border protection officer who lets Kari off the hook. It’s not just Kari’s tantalizing flash of skin that catches Adam’s attention—her drug cartel connections bring back the demons of his past.

Moreno demands that Kari smuggle a package for him in exchange for her sister’s freedom. Adam also gets dangerously close, tempting her to surrender and fulfill her wildest desires. As Kari prepares for the drug run, dark secrets, violent criminals, and deadly consequences lurk around every corner. But concern for her sister drives Kari toward a terrifying act, despite Adam’s warnings, despite her overwhelming fears—and despite the odds against coming out alive.


Night Owl Reviews Oct, 2012 5.00