Defense attorney Brynn Holloran's mind is focused on the
upcoming trial of one of her cases when some disturbing news
hits the media. James Corby, a convicted murderer she once
helped prosecute, has escaped from a maximum-security
prison. Worse yet, he seems determined to seek revenge on
everyone he holds responsible for his incarceration as now
the former lead prosecutor on Corby's case is violently
murdered. Brynn's boss and the managing partner of the law
firm, Reggie Gunn, is determined to keep Brynn and the rest
of the defense team safe, determined enough that he hires
the security firm of Wolfe Security. Brynn doesn't
like the idea of the security, but she soon sees the need
Laura Griffin crafts strong female heroines and Brynn is a
perfect example of this. Despite the threat on her own life,
she's determined to do her job to its fullest as she
defends her client against a murder charge. I love her
resolve to see justice done. Laura Griffin does a splendid
job of showing both her strengths and her fears as the
danger level escalates.
And as for Erik Morgan, he's the kind of alpha male that
romance readers will swoon over! He's the perfect balance
of protective male without hindering Brynn's freedom. Erik
is used to providing security detail whereas Brynn is used
to doing her own thing, but I love how Laura Griffin handles
the differences between them!
DESPERATE GIRLS is yet another stellar romantic suspense
thriller from the very talented Laura Griffin. DESPERATE
GIRLS is the first book in the Wolfe
Security series. Laura Griffin fans familiar with
series will recognize a couple characters. It is not
necessary to read the Tracers series to enjoy
DESPERATE GIRLS. However, I can't understand reading one
Laura Griffin book and not wanting to devour everything
she's ever written- she's just that good!
With the grit, sex, and suspense of GOLIATH, New York
Times bestselling author Laura Griffinâ€™s DESPERATE GIRLS
is a tightly wound, fast-paced thriller that examines
intricate relationship dynamics in the wake of a killerâ€™s
symbolic revenge spree.
Defense attorney Brynn Holloran is right at home among cops,
criminals, and tough-as-nails prosecutors. With her sharp
wit and pointed words, she has a tendency to intimidate, and
she likes it that way. Sheâ€™s a force to be reckoned with in
the courtroom, but in her personal life, sheâ€™s a mess.
When a vicious murderer she once helped prosecute resurfaces
and starts a killing spree to wipeout those who put him
behind bars, one thing becomes clear: Brynn needs to run for
With no help from the police, Brynn is forced to take
matters into her own hands, turning to a private security
firm for protection. But when Brynn defies advice and gets
involved in the investigation, even the former Secret
Service agent assigned to protect her may not be able to
keep her safe. With every new clue she discovers, Brynn is
pulled back into the vortex of a disturbing case from her past.
As the clock ticks down on a manhunt, Brynnâ€™s desperate
search for the truth unearths long-buried secrets and
reignites a killerâ€™s fury.