12 Days of Romance with @lovingthebook Day 10
Spy by Night by@jordanmccollum
story where good defeats evil and true love conquers all. She writes stories
about love, lies, secrets and sometimes spies, and she helps writers craft
their fiction to make their stories and their prose more engaging.
the novels in her Spy Another Day series were named finalists in the Whitney
Awards, a juried prize. Spy by Night is a prequel to the other novels in the
CIA operative Talia Reynolds doesn’t believe in “happily ever afters.” Besides,
her job entails eighty-hour weeks, juggling a dozen covers and disguises, and
tracking down a dangerous Russian spy ring. She hardly has time for romantic
entanglements, even if she could let her guard down enough to get close to
anyone. But all the rules she lives by could be broken when she meets aerospace
engineer Danny Fluker.
start over after a bad breakup. Dating definitely isn’t in his plans . . .
until beautiful and enigmatic Talia throws a perfect storm right in his flight
path. When he catches a glimpse of the real woman behind her façade, he has to
get to know her better.
she’s not who she claims, and failing to keep her two lives separate in the
process could mean the death of more than just her budding relationship. Danny
has to decide if a future with Talia — and facing the past — is worth the risk
of getting hurt again. If they can break through the barriers keeping them
apart (and avoid a major international catastrophe), they just might have a
chance at being happy together.”
commodities: those warm brown eyes. Describing someone’s eye color with food
terms is bizarre unless you’re a freakish eye-eating monster, though I suddenly
see the appeal. But it’s not the color—it’s the way that he looks at you, open
and inviting and utterly magnetic.
avoid romantic entanglements for excellent reasons. All of which escaped me