A steamy romance in the heart of a political thriller.
Revised and edited eBook edition with an all-new ending. Fallon Hughes is like any young attorney suffering through her first year in a white-shoe Washington, D.C. firm: overworked, exhausted, and lacking a social life. She's also the daughter of the President-Elect of the United States.
Tom Bishop is the Secret Service agent assigned to protect her. After losing his wife on 9/11, he is not prepared to find himself attracted to the sexy, smart protectee. The ethics questions alone are explosive and despite the red-hot tension between them, he will not risk his career or Fallon's reputation on a tryst that he is sure they will both regret.
When Fallon receives a phone call from a frantic young man who tells her he has information regarding a grave national security threat she agrees to meet him, but he never arrives. The next morning, she hears on the news that he jumped off the roof of a building and killed himself.
Fallon suspects Antoine Campbell did not commit suicide and launches an investigation. Despite a growing sense of paranoia, Fallon is determined to prove Campbell was murdered. At first, Tom tries to dissuade Fallon from becoming involved, but as it becomes obvious this is a murder case, Tom and Fallon must expose the conspiracy in her father's administration before Fallon meets the same fate. And with the tension already sky-high between them, working this close together is surely going to get one of them to cross the line from a strictly professional relationship to intimately personal.
Set against the backdrop of Washington, DC, At Any Cost sets up a smoldering romance as it takes readers into the super-secret world of the Secret Service, the NSA, and ultimately the most private reaches of the White House.
©2012 Catherine Meredith (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
This narrator is just terrible. There's really no emotion in her reading and Tom's voice sounds exactly like Fallon's. If a narrator can't even try to deepen her voice to sound like a man then she sucks at narrating. I can't listen anymore. The book is ok but I don't find anything romantic when a woman's vagina is referred to as a pu**y. I don't read books that don't have sex but I like romantic sex not something that feels dirty. Sorry..
I gave it 3 stars because I'm not finishing it and I want to be fair to the author because it might have been a decent book, except for the narrator and the wording when it comes to the sex act.
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