"Secrets and deception, strangely lead to love!"
Reviewed by Annetta Sweetko
Posted January 19, 2019
Romance Military | Romance Suspense
Leighton Cannon of Redemption Harbor Consulting has his eyes
set on getting their enemy, Alexei Kuznetsov, but he is
about to take a little side trip to help a woman in need.
FBI agent and friend Hazel Blake asks for help in rescuing a
young woman caught up in sex trafficking, and it does have a
tie-in to the enemy. Leighton is more than willing to play a
few COVERT GAMES but is in for a surprise in the form of
Lucy Carreras, the manager and niece of the owner and the
man behind the trafficking.
Lucy Carreras worked as the manager of "The Sapphire" a
restaurant and casino in New Orleans for a number of years.
She isn't naive she knows bad things happen, after all her
parents had died by murder/suicide when she was young, but
she has no idea who her uncle really is. When she comes
face-to-face with Spencer Johnson (Leighton) she is
intrigued by the "trust fund jerk" that was spending time in
her city. She has no way of knowing that he is about to
bring out some truths that will shake up her world and send
COVERT GAMES is an edge of your seat, can't wait to turn the
page read. Author Katie Reus knows how to do covert that
seems so real, with a danger that will take your breath away
and a romance that will have your heart pounding. There is a
lot of intrigue, surprises, and action but it is also a team
effort, so we get to get a look at other characters who make
up RHC and the sneaky things they work hard at to make the
My heart broke for Lucy who had believed one lie for years
only to find the truth was so different. Sorry, you will
have to read to find out what that lie/truth is. There is an
insta-love that turns off some people, but I am a firm
believer in love at first sight, so it is perfect to me.
Leighton had a few memories that weighed him down but seemed
to be able to get through it all with Lucy, which means that
she is the perfect choice for him.
If you want redemption, a romance that is sweet and steamy,
good vs. evil, strong, brave characters doing what they
believe is right then you have to read COVERT GAMES.
From USA Today bestselling author Katie Reus comes the
next story in the explosive Redemption Harbor series where
sparks fly and so do bullets…
She was supposed to be a means to an end…
Redemption Harbor Consulting’s greatest enemy, Alexei
Kuznetsov, is in their sights. For RHC cofounder Leighton,
toppling the treacherous criminal’s empire is one more small
step toward making up for his own past. To destroy
Kuznetsov, he’ll go through the Russian’s niece, a woman
Leighton suspects may also be guilty of dirty deeds. A woman
he doesn’t count on wanting…who boils his blood and makes
Leighton want things he doesn’t deserve with someone he
Now she’s everything to him…
Despite other prospects, family loyalty has Lucy Carreras
running one of her uncle’s prosperous hotels. But the longer
she observes its operations, the more she believes the
elegant establishment is host to some shady exploits. When
her suspicions are confirmed by Leighton—a dangerous man
straight out of her fantasies—Lucy’s entire world explodes
when she learns just how evil her uncle’s sins are. Now she
can’t stand by and let it continue. She and Leighton will
take Alexei down together…if they can survive the deadly
storm hurtling toward them.
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