Fifty years ago, Roland Mills belonged to a violent activist group. Now, someone is willing to kill to prevent him from publishing his memoirs. When ex-FBI agent Elliot Mills is called out to examine the charred ruins of his childhood home, he quickly identifies the fire for what it is - arson. A knee injury may have forced Elliot out of the Bureau, but it's not going to stop him from bringing the man who wants his father dead to justice. Agent Tucker Lance is still working to find the serial killer who's obsessed with Elliot and can't bear the thought of his lover putting himself in additional danger.
Straight-laced Tucker has never agreed with radical Roland on much - "opposing political viewpoints" is an understatement - but they're united on this: Elliot needs to leave the case alone. Now. Tucker would do nearly anything for the man he loves, but he won't be used to gain Elliot access to the FBI's resources. When the past comes back to play and everything both men had known to be true is questioned, their fragile relationship is left hanging in the balance. See how Tucker and Elliot's relationship began in Fair Game.
©2014 Josh Lanyon (P)2015 Audible, Inc.
Fair Play is a great sequel and I like Elliot and Tucker even more this time around as they go through their relationship dynamic.
The mystery and the history behind Elliot's father is also very interesting, with many twists and turns.
And the narrator is pretty awesome as well :)
In my opinion this one was better than the first book and I am so very happy this narrator was chosen rather than the previous one. The narration is very good and the story is much easier to follow so all in all a much better book.
Good job Josh...and J.F., good job...I still have the urge to b*tch slap Elliot, but I love him. Bless Tucker's sweet heart...I love him more...Listener, you don't "have" to listen to the first book, but it will help to understand the second one a lot more. I kept it. I want another one in fact. This was pure Josh...thank God.
The mystery started off strong, but lost me a little bit with the number of Roland's friends that were involved. I did, however, like getting a little more about Tucker's past.I loved Tucker. Every word he says, every action he takes is wonderful. Besides, he takes making up to a whole new level.
The mystery didn't engage me completely.There are a lot of side stories and extra characters. Not uncommon in a Lanyon book.
The story was really interesting, I kept wondering who the villain was, and there was a wonderful love story with surprisingly hot scenes. Furthermore, the story suddenly focused on a city which has been called ,A beautiful bruise on the North American monolith!"
Fair Play is definitely one of my prefered audiobooks but I haven't listened to a lot yet!
You know Josh Lanyon is really a good author mixing mysteries, love, a touch of sex and some deep reflexions about life... Very interesting :)
I like a lot the two main characters, Elliott and Tucker, who are fighting to build a long-term relationship through the mess of Elliott's life and feelings.
This is the background for a thrilling story involving people (but who?) wanting Elliott's father dead...
The narration was extremely pleasant. JF Harding adds his warm expressive voice to the well written story with great sensitivity. I prefered this narration to the one in Fair Game, the first opus of this story.
False deads can hide true ones...
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