Samantha Wyatt heads up one of the most powerful private protection agencies in the world. As a former naval interrogator, she knows firsthand what danger looks like. But when the head-turning, savvy, and challenging Jack Roman comes into her life like hot lightning, she's drawn to him like she's never been to anyone before.... She craves his touch, even though it weakens her.
Mogul Jack Roman was perfectly happy living the life of a high-powered and charismatic philistine. He had time, money, women, and a penchant for the fast life. Until he met his match in Samantha Wyatt, and his obsession with her would take him to hell and back....
Listen to This, which takes its title from a beloved 2004 essay in which Ross described his late-blooming discovery of pop music, showcases the best of Ross’s writing from more than a decade at The New Yorker. These pieces, dedicated to classical and popular artists alike, are at once erudite and lively.
Former military interrogator Samantha Wyatt may have won the battle, but she hasn't won the war against Lucien Lightner, her most cunning nemesis yet. For the first time in her life, she's forced to acknowledge she can't do it alone, but who can she trust? The first man she ever loved or the man she never planned to fall for. Chicago tycoon Jack Roman has risked everything to protect Samantha. But he's been holding onto a secret that threatens to destroy his future with the love of his life.
In Listen to This, Alex Ross, the music critic for The New Yorker, looks both backward and forward in time, capturing essential figures and ideas in classical-music history as well as giving an alternative view of recent pop music that emphasizes the power of the individual musical voice in whatever genre.