Desperate and Deceptive

Desperate and Deceptive

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The Desperate Game and The Chilling Deception, together for the first time! Meet Guinevere Jones a woman with a talent for love and trouble and Zac Justis her sexy and dangerous partner in crime in the first two books in the New York Times bestselling series. The Desperate Game It s hard to keep a small business afloat just ask Guinevere Jones, owner of a struggling temp agency. And security consultant Zac Justis isn t making her life any easier. After he blackmails Gwen into helping him solve a computer crime, she finds herself caught in a web of suspense, danger, and love. The Chilling Deception A temp job as an executive secretary gives Guinevere Jones access to high places and sets her instincts for danger tingling. Convincing Zac Justis to provide security for her client during a meeting on the wintry San Juan Islands gives her peace of mind, but brings them face-to-face with a dead man determined to avenge the past."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 369 pages
  • 137.16 x 205.74 x 30.48mm | 294.83g
  • Berkley Publishing Group
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0425271838
  • 9780425271834
  • 29,430

About Jayne Castle

Jayne Castle is a pseudonym for Jayne Ann Krentz, the author of more than fiftyNew York Timesbestsellers. She writes futuristic romance novels under the Castle name, contemporary romantic suspense novels under the Krentz name, and historical romance novels under the pseudonym Amanda Quick. There are more than 35 million copies of her books in print."show more

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Praise for Jayne Ann Krentz writing as Jayne Castle "[A] spectacular read that'll have you reading nonstop for hours."--"Fresh Fiction" "A devilishly imaginative plot, spiked with plenty of thrilling twists and turns."--"Booklist "(starred review) "Appealing, effervescent romance mildly spiced with paranormal fun."--"Publishers Weekly" "Witty, upbeat action, lively sensuality, and appealing characters."--"Library Journal" Praise for Jayne Ann Krentz writing as Jayne Castle "No matter who she's writing as, whether it's as Castle, Jayne Ann Krentz or Amanda Quick, this is one author who never, ever disappoints."--"Fresh Fiction""Jayne Castle, one of the pioneers of the futuristic subgenre, continues to set the standard against which all other such books are judged."--"Affaire de Coeur""Writing under Jayne Castle, Jayne Ann Krentz takes her trademark combination of witty, upbeat action, lively sensuality, and appealing characters to [a] unique, synergistic world."--"Library Journal"show more

Rating details

168 ratings
3.76 out of 5 stars
5 26% (44)
4 39% (65)
3 25% (42)
2 6% (10)
1 4% (7)
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