Monday, November 9, 2015

Book Review: Dying for Keeps

Dying for Keeps

By:  Seleste Delaney

Publish Date:  November 9, 2015

Publisher:  Ignite Entangled

Format:  eBook

Genre:  Contemporary Romance

Series:  4th in Agents of TRAIT series; 1st Book ~ Gaming for Keeps, 2nd Book ~ Conning for Keeps, 3rd Book ~ Fighting for Keeps

Impression:  Recently paired agents on a mission to find 'the mission' that will solve all the troubles stirring, and fall for each other in the process.

Synopsis:
Greta Gallagher is TRAIT's secret weapon. With her uncanny ability to sense trouble before it even happens, she's an invaluable asset to the team and her partner, Nico Tancredi. Except that ever since she botched the last mission, her “gift” has been completely MIA...and she needs Nico's help to find it again.

Nico has the ability to manipulate anyone except Greta. His challenge is to figure out how her mind works, without letting their attraction—unspoken and untried—get in the way. It does...and it's more intense than either of them imagined. But deep in the waters of the Bermuda Triangle, a terrifying secret waits for them both. A secret that doesn't just threaten their love, but their lives...and the very heart of TRAIT itself.

First Sentence:
Josh Marron thumped his fist on the desk.

Purchase At:
Amazon  /  Barnes & Nobles


My Thoughts and Summary:
Again, the synopsis does very well by the book so I'm not going to reiterate what's there.

Greta is special. She might have issues socializing and a few OCD's but she's got a knack for finding cases TRAIT needs to follow through on. Greta's ability to see patterns tells her something is off in the cases lately. But she has no evidence of a mission to go on to stop it, and prove it's really something going on. Greta's determined to find that something and solve what's going on. Greta references all three cases we've read in the series and that they shouldn't have fallen to TRAIT to solve. I like the quick touch of memory for the previous books, especially since this is the last of the series.

Now, pair Greta with Nico who is special in his own way. He vocally can influence people to do what they already want to do, but stop from doing it. He has a grand ability to communicate!

These two don't seem as they should be a perfect pair at first, but as I read I felt they were the heads and tails of the same coin. They completed the others ability were the other was a bit lacking. Their personalities compliment each other well too.

In this story we get the tie in of all the previous stories along with seeing each character for a few. This is definitely Greta and Nico's story but it's a bonus to see the others one last time with them.

I smiled the whole way through this story. I enjoy the chemistry between the characters as they stand their own as an individual, love each other for it, and compromise with the one they come so close to. And the geek references are always awesome!

The series are HEA books for the characters, which makes me happy too. It's sad to see the series end as I've enjoyed the fun of it each time.

11 comments:

  1. Ignite entangled? Is that the same as entangled?

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    1. It's Entangled's romantic suspense imprint :)

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    2. Thank you Seleste for answering. :) Yeah, they are affiliated, just different branches. :)

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  2. Like the sound of this one. Will have to look into the other books in the series :D

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    1. Oh LilyElement, I do hope you like what you see. :) I find them fun and light reads. Perfect fun. :)

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  3. Oh I love a good character book like this. I really need to read this one.

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    1. Melissa (B&T) I hope you get to give them a try. They are quick reads and just fun to relax into. :)

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  4. Feel good romances, that's always a winner

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