“Kill Without Shame” by Alexandra Ivy is an exciting story that centers around Mia Ramon, who has rebuilt her life and has to find a way to cope with the return of Lucas St. Claire, who is determined to protect her from an unspecified threat. There is an intriguing mystery that accompanies a frightening escalation of danger but the heat that is rekindled between Mia and the man who broke her heart is mesmerizing. Even better, there is another relationship that starts to flourish as the story progresses. This is a great addition to the series, providing glimpses of the sexy men who combine their talents to protect those who are important to them. I was disappointed that not much progress was made in the ongoing investigation of the threats to Hauk, and a little incredulous that fifteen years had been allowed to pass without a resolution of the painful parting between Mia and Lucas, but their exciting adventures involving kept me turning pages to find out what was going to happen next. The gradual revelation of the painful pieces of each main character’s past was deftly done, and the exciting climax was an excellent resolution to the story. The introduction of Detective Cooper adds yet another alpha male to the mix, and I am hopeful that he will be featured in a later story. If you’re looking for an exciting tale with resourceful men and women who face danger head-on and work together to defeat evil, this is a delicious example to add to your library, and I am sure there are more stories to come.
Part of the ‘Ares Security’ series, this story features Lucas St. Clair, who returns to his hometown to protect his ex-lover after more than a decade and a half. Mia Ramon has worked hard for her success and doesn’t need a ghost from her past disrupting everything she has built. Unfortunately, there may be other factors at work to sabotage her success and a killer could have her in his sights.
Five brave military heroes have survived the hell of a Taliban prison to return home—and take on civilian missions no one else can. They’re the men of ARES Security. Highly skilled, intimidating, invincible, and one by one, tested again and again . . .
Lucas St. Clair’s prestigious family had a political future neatly planned out for him—one that didn’t include his high school sweetheart, Mia Ramon. Under their pressure, Lucas gave her up. But since surviving captivity, he’s a changed man—and a crucial member of ARES Security. When he discovers a dead man clutching a picture of Mia that bears a threatening message, his fiercest protective instincts kick in, and he knows he must go to her.
Mia has never forgiven Lucas for breaking her heart, and she’s convinced her feelings for him are in the past. But it’s soon clear that isn’t true for either of them. Now, determined to solve the crime and keep Mia safe, with his ARES buddies backing him up, Lucas will have to reconstruct the murder victim’s last days—and follow a lethal trail that leads right back to the fate of the woman he still loves . . .