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Book Review of At Risk (originally published as The Bane Affair)

At Risk (originally published as The Bane Affair)
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Helpful Score: 1

Good read. The Smithson Group [SG5] series starts here. If you're coming in from her Girl Gear books you may not be comfortable with this series. SG5 is a private spy group - they're the good guys bringing down the bad guys and not worrying about due process or political correctness, only justice. There's an overreaching bad guy group known as SPECTRA IT which is usually the puppet master. It has some of the same feel as Cherry Adair's TFLAC books.

The hero for this book is Christian Bale, a damaged warrior trying to move beyond his past. The heroine is Natasha Gaudet, someone Christian really want to believe is an innocent pawn of her genius-level scientist godfather. Working undercover as a representative of SPECTRA IT, Christian is trying to find out just what the 'deal' SG5 knows is going down is for and who is involved in making it happen. The book has a suspenseful plot, gritty action, hot romance, strong chemistry, and characters you'd want to know. I'll be looking for more in this series.

Smithson Group SG-5
1. The Bane Affair (2004) which was re-released as At Risk

2. The Shaughnessey Accord (2004)
3. The Samms Agenda (2004)
In Danger is the re-release of 2 & 3 bundled together

4. The Beach Alibi (2005)
5. The McKenzie Artifact (2005)
Deep Trouble is the re-releast of 4 & 5

6. Larger Than Life (2005)
7. Deep Breath (2006)
8. Beyond a Shadow (2006)
9. The Perfect Stranger (2007)
10. Maximum Exposure (2008)
11. No Limits