Doctor Olivia Strotim is a transplant surgeon. She is abducted by a terrorist group known as DMH, Dead Man's Hand. They force Olivia to work in their illegal hospital performing transplants. The hospital deals in black market organs. Most if not all of the doctors are there for the money. Olivia finds out that the hospital is wired to blow if they are ever raided by the police. She waits until there are not many patients and staff at the hospital then she triggers the explosion. In all the confusion she escapes. DMH is after Olivia and anyone who helps her is in danger. Olivia keeps on the run going from village to village, giving medical aid to anyone who needs it. Zane Scott, navy seal, was part of a failed attempt to rescue Olivia before she was taken out of the country. Ever since then Zane has been haunted by Olivia's scream. When he sees a picture of her, he finds himself falling for her. The more he learns about Olivia the more he is deterred to bring her home. Then he gets word that Olivia managed to escape and is hiding out in the wilds of Africa. The main problem is that Olivia does not want to be rescued. She belives that if she goes home the DMH will kill her family in order to get to her. Zane has not been back to Africa since his childhood where he lived on the street. He has bad memories of that time in his life that he has to deal with. Zane will have to convince Olivia that he can keep her safe. Zane will have to stay one step ahead of DMH in order to keep doing that.
This is the second installment in Ms. Tyler Shadow Force series. This book has it all from action to romantic suspense. As an added bonus there is a second romance with Zane's middle brother and the woman he is trying to protect from DMH. This is a great series. This author is one for your auto buy list. The next installment of the Shadow Force series will be out in August 2011 titled In the Air Tonight. To keep up with the series check out her website at stephanietyler.com.
On the run, in each other’s arms, with one last chance to survive
A rugged Navy SEAL, Zane Scott was part of a failed mission to rescue Dr. Olivia Strohm from abduction by the terrorist group Dead Man’s Hand—and her anguished screams have haunted him ever since. So when he gets word that the beautiful physician has escaped from her captors in Africa, he’s got personal reasons to storm the continent and save her.
Like her would-be liberator, Olivia carries the burden of a dark secret from her past. Ruthless and relentless, the DMH has threatened to hunt her down—and to systematically hurt anyone she’s close to. The last thing she wants is to be rescued—even by someone as shockingly handsome as Zane. Yet the hotheaded special ops hero has come for her, and together she and Zane just might have a shot at not only stopping DMH’s reign of terror, but also saving what’s left of their souls.