Midnight Captive by Elle Kennedy

Midnight CaptiveKiller Instincts, 6Elle KennedyRomantic SuspenseSignetJune 2, 2015Paperback368

“For those who enjoy their romantic suspense on the dark and steamy side,”* here’s the blisteringly sexy new novel in the Killer Instincts series by the author of Midnight Action and Midnight Pursuits...

Former CIA agent Bailey Jones has spent months trying to forget her night of passion with mercenary Sean Reilly. An elite and methodical assassin, she has no room in her life for a reckless, rule-breaking Irishman, and she’s vowed to steer clear of the tempting bad boy who lured her into his bed under false pretenses.

When Sean is implicated in the robbery of a Dublin bank, Bailey knows something isn’t right. So what if she can’t trust him? There’s no way Sean would end up on the wrong side of the law. In fact, he’s stuck in the middle of a dark and dirty conspiracy that could put his twin brother’s life at risk with one wrong move. And Bailey’s life too when she agrees to help.

As the stakes are raised and Bailey finds herself torn between two brothers, the fine line between danger and desire is crossed…and it’ll take more than a killer instinct to survive.

*New York Times bestselling author Christina Reece

I liked this story a lot. Bailey and Sean are very strong-headed and have a lot of chemistry together. Their interactions with each other, and the supposed love-triangle involving Sean’s twin brother was super entertaining to read.

The plot was interesting, but nothing too memorable in my opinion (though the last 2 confrontations were pretty awesome). That doesn’t stop me from giving this fun story a solid 4 stars, though.

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