"A sexy, action packed romantic suspense"
Reviewed by Angela Haley
Posted March 12, 2014
Gay / Lesbian Mystery | Gay / Lesbian Romance
Part of her Extreme Escapes world, FREE FALLING tells
story of Mick and Blue. After reading both of her releases
in the closely related Hell and High Water series, I was
interested to find out more about this couple and how they
Blue is a very talented thief who meets his match in Mick
and after losing a bet in a cat and mouse game agrees to
the consequences. Which means a meeting on Mick's terms in
his hotel room. But after getting stood up he decides to
never let anyone else make the fool of him again. It's not
until a year later when the undercover Mick must come to
Blue's rescue that these two finally meet and come together
The action never stops as this couple work to put aside
their insecurities and differences to overcome the odds.
Their romance is extremely sexy and I was thrilled with how
well these two tough guys complimented each other. While
there is an instant attraction and love, I was so taken
with how well Ms. Jakes allowed these men to work through
their baggage that I didn't mind that feel to it. Blue and
Mick have a very sexy physical relationship that worked for
me on all levels.
The heavy suspense plot and love story are packed into a
novella sized story, so it all moves very quickly, but I
felt it was all rather well done to be contained in such a
small amount of page time.
The glimpses of Prophet are sure to entrance long time
readers of this author and intrigue those who aren't
familiar with her other series. SE Jakes excels at writing
strong, alpha men who set the page on fire as they fall in
love with other strong, alpha men. Full of suspense,
intrigue and action FREE FALLING is a romance sure to
romantic suspense lover's attention.
Sometimes falling in love is the most dangerous thing of
Blue is a thief who lives for adrenaline and
danger. And when he meets Mick, a mercenary, he’s hit with a
buzz of attraction like the rush of a high-rise job without
a safety rope. But after making plans to get together, Mick
leaves him hanging, and Blue vows never again.
year later, Mick watches helplessly as Blue stumbles into
the middle of one of Mick’s jobs. Risking his cover and
their lives, Mick saves Blue and cares for him as he
recuperates, but neither man has any idea how to handle the
intimacy this forces them into.
Once Blue is safe,
Mick redoubles his efforts to take down the drug lord
responsible—and disappears. Blue goes after him, determined
to return the favor and rescue the man he loves, no matter
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