Kiss Me While I Sleep

Kiss Me While I Sleep

Paperback CIA Spies

By (author) Linda Howard


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  • Publisher: Random House Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 384 pages
  • Dimensions: 107mm x 173mm x 36mm | 227g
  • Publication date: 26 April 2005
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0345453441
  • ISBN 13: 9780345453440
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 142,911

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A CIA assassin matches wits with a fellow agent sent to terminate her in the latest New York Times bestseller from the author of Cry No More.

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Linda Howard is the award-winning author of many "New York Times" bestsellers, including "Cry No More," "Dying to Please," "Open Season," "Mr. Perfect," "All the Queen's Men," "Now""You See Her," "Kill and Tell," and "Son of the Morning." She lives in Alabama with her husband and two golden retrievers. "From the Hardcover edition."

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"If you sense someone's watching you from afar, or if you feel a shadow other than your own at your back, I might as well pack it up and call it a day. It's a job that makes a killing. Efficient, professional, and without apology, Lily Mansfield is a hired assassin, working as a contract agent for the CIA. Her targets are the powerful and corrupt, those who can't be touched by the law. Now, after nineteen years of service, Lily has been drawn into a dangerous game that hasn't been sanctioned, seeking vengeance for her own reasons. Each move bolder than the next, she is compromising her superiors, drawing unwanted attention, and endangering her very life. Though stress and shock have made her feel somewhat invincible and a little cocky, Lily knows that she too can be taken out in an instant. And if it's her time, so be it. She intends to go down fighting. A CIA agent himself, Lucas Swain recognizes the signs of trauma in the line of fire. His orders: either bring her in or bring her down. Yet he too is drawn into the game with Lily Mansfield, dancing on a tightrope as he tries to avoid a major international incident while still battling a tenacious foe who is dogging their every step. Keeping laser focus on the task at hand while vigilantly watching her back, Mansfield never sees the lethal peril that lies directly in her path . . . and how loyalty has a price. Chock-full of the intrigue, breathless action, and sensuality that have made Linda Howard the master of romantic suspense, "Kiss Me While I Sleep is a daring thriller of passion, sudden twists, and richly imagined characters who live and breathe in readers' hearts. It is the most gripping and complex novel of LindaHoward's career. "From the Hardcover edition.