Hart Attack (Titan, #5)
by: Cristin Harber
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: November 18, 2014
Source: Publisher ~ Mill Creek Press
Outside of Titan Group, there are few people that Roman Hart would die for. He’s a soldier, a protector, and he’s haunted that one of the people he should’ve been able to protect didn’t let him. That was years ago, and now a hardened heart and a cocky attitude are his impenetrable shields, until one woman—one challenge—drives him to distraction.
On the outside, Beth Tourne has it all. Luxury car, gorgeous condo, and a job partying with the rich and famous. It’s a plush CIA cover, but she wants more. Anything for an adrenaline rush that can override her guilty numbness and let her forget the tragedy she never saw coming.
Their scars make them perfect operatives. Their mirrored pasts give them deep, wounded reasons to stay alone. But the more they ignore the tension, the more vulnerable they become. Survival means trust. In one another, behind closed doors, and on the job. The only way they’re making it out alive is if they find peace while waging a war.
Considering the fact that Hart Attack was the next installment in the Titan series, I had expected there to be a lot more gun battles and explosions. Instead, the battle was more of a psychological nature. Elizabeth “Beth” Tourne and Roman Hart had to fight their inner demons in order to finally realize that they were meant to be together. Oddly enough, Roman’s team members at Titan knew that well before they did. Beth works for the CIA and is a really good friend of Roman’s younger sister, Nicola, who is also a member of Titan and was a former member of the CIA. Titan is a black ops team that does secret missions for the U.S. government.
Beth and Roman couldn’t be more different. He puts his life on the line regularly while her cover requires her to mix and mingle with the elite looking to purchase fine pieces of art. After some poor intel prevents Titan from securing a nuclear bomb, Roman ends up playing the role of bodyguard for Beth while she is trying to get close to a money launderer. The harder that they try to deny their feelings for each other, the closer they become. Unfortunately, this could also affect their missions. While they are battling their feelings, they must keep in mind that they still have jobs to do. They have some explosive sexual encounters that are far more interesting than any actual gun battles that come into play.
Hart Attack was yet another great installment but don’t expect to be riveted. I did enjoy their mind games but would have loved to see more fireworks outside of the bedroom. This was a definite example of love being a battlefield.
**Copy received courtesy of Mill Creek Press for an honest and unbiased opinion.**
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The Titan Series:
Winters Heat ~ Review
Garrison’s Creed ~ Review
Westin’s Chase ~ Review
Gambled ~ Review
Chased ~ Review
Savaged Secrets ~ Review
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