national stage during a heated presidential campaign, she
doesn’t expect to become a media darling. She also
doesn’t expect to start to fall for her sexy new bodyguard, Marcus
Locke. But when threats start surfacing against the sitting President’s
campaign and all evidence points to Vivian, she doesn’t know who to
Force Operator turned FBI agent Marcus Locke is supposed to be investigating
campaign finance crimes. He’s not supposed to be checking out
the sexy, eloquent campaign spokeswoman Vivian Reese, who’s one of his prime
suspects! But when they are caught in the middle of a presidential race
that is quickly turning deadly, he is forced to put both his heart and his
job in the line of fire.
flare and passions ignite as the campaign gets dangerous, but when bullets
start to fly will either of them survive?
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stepped out of her car and smoothed down her black pantsuit and adjusted her
purple blouse. This isn’t that big of a deal, she told herself.
This was a trial run. Yeah, it was a national TV spot, but it wasn’t going to
be a hostile interview. They’d chosen her first foray on the national news as
the new spokesperson wisely. Or Abby had. And she would be doing the show via
satellite from campaign headquarters.
entrance and swore, realizing she’d left her credentials and badge in the car.
Oh well, someone there would know her. She’d spent a lot of her time lately in
the Florida office. Florida was a key swing state in the election. But now with
her unexpected promotion, she would be working out of the Washington, DC
office. A perk of working for a Senator from Virginia. Arthur had made the
strategic decision to set up shop there because he thought it made Nelson seem
more presidential. And while she was glad to be living back home in her own
condo, Viv questioned his position. She thought it made the Senator seem more
inside the beltway than he already was. That’s one reason she enjoyed working
in the South Florida office of the campaign. She felt connected to people in
the local community; real people, with real problems.
and ran into a human brick wall.
see your identification,” a deep voice said.
the dark chocolate eyes of the huge man blocking her way. Good grief, he had a
foot on her. At least. She hadn’t worn her highest heels today because she knew
she’d be sitting for the interview. Now she wished she had.
car,” she said. She tapped her foot with impatient nerves.
it.” His face remained passive, and he didn’t break eye contact.
looked down at her watch. “Crap, I’m going live in less than ten minutes. This
is a national TV spot. I can’t be late. Let me by.” She took a step forward,
and he blocked her path. Obviously she wasn’t going to get past him if he
didn’t want her to.
side. “I haven’t seen you around here before.”
either. I’m taking over for Gene.”
His eyes widened.
shifted his weight. “Anyone around here who can vouch for you? How do I know
you’re not here to harass the Senator?”
She was exasperated by his tactics, but she couldn’t help but look closer at
him. His arms bulged under his tailored navy dress shirt. His dark brown hair
was cut short, and a hint of tiny stubble covered his jaw.
Abby’s voice rang in her ear.
didn’t get your name?” She motioned to the security hunk.
he said, his eyes twinkling.
private security.” Abby grabbed her arm. “We’ve got to get going.”
the one for you.
suddenly finds herself in trouble she needs to allow Marc Locke a security
specialist with the Nelson Campaign to watch over her.
be protecting. But he has another problem, he’s supposed to be investigating
the Nelson Campaign. Will him being undercover for the FBI cause him to lose
the possibility of wonderful things in the future?
and the Nelson Campaign up will have you guessing the whole time. First off Viv
has a stalker that suddenly is killed. Then, she is accused of vandalizing the
Viv. When the truth of what he is doing comes to light will Viv’s life be put