Blind Sided, Gwen Hernandez
A hacker framed for espionage. A sniper hot on her trail. Enemies who can't resist falling in love.
Framed for divulging state secrets, reformed hacker Valerie Sanchez has no choice but to run. Worse, when the proof of her innocence is destroyed, things turn fatal. She must decide if the sexy special operator who mysteriously turns up to protect her is an ally or the real threat.
Scott Kramer’s job was supposed to be easy. Follow the hot computer geek who stole plans for classified weapons until she meets her buyer, then let law enforcement take over. But when Valerie becomes an assassin's target, Scott's gut says she’s innocent. Now, he must risk his life—and his heart—to keep her safe.
I have a pretty high threshold for romantic suspense since it is the genre in which I primarily write, and I have to say that this story (my first by Gwen Hernandez) hits all the right notes. While I didn't quite get all of the front-loaded hacker stuff, the story jumped quickly into action and never quit. I liked the characters a lot and the story line was really good. This book happens to be in the middle of a series, but was easily read on its own. I will certainly find time to read the rest of the books in this series. Highly enjoyed this one!
Favorite Quote/Scene: Swallowing hard, he said, "You can sleep back here, I'll take one of the front seats."
"That's not fair to you. I'm sure we can both fit."
Especially if they spooned. Good Lord. Where was his legendary patience now? He bit back his protest. If he made too big a deal of this she'd know exactly what was going through his mind. Better to act like it was nothing.
"I trust you," she said.
He almost laughed. That made one of them.