Book Of The Day – Hidden Steel-Making The Rules

by Greg on July 7, 2011

For today’s Book Of The Day we have a double feature and both books have perfect ratings! Hidden Steel / Making the Rules — Action Romance by Doranna Durgin by Doranna Durgin both have a perfect 5.0 star rating and the cost for both is $4.49!

“HIDDEN STEEL is a pulse-pounding suspense…Full of mystery and interesting characters, HIDDEN STEEL will grab readers from the beginning and is a book you don’t want to miss.”
–Jennifer Bishop, Romance Reviews Today

“Doranna Durgin’s BEYOND THE RULES is action-packed from start to finish. Kimmer is so strong that readers won’t doubt for even a minute that she’ll come out on top in the end. And Rio is a hero any woman could love.” –Romantic Times, Four Stars



Hidden Steel / Making the Rules — Action Romance by Doranna Durgin
by Doranna Durgin
Rating: 5.0 Stars
Price: $4.49

 

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HIDDEN STEEL ~ MAKING THE RULES
Clever, strong, high-action heroines formed the backbone of the former Silhouette Bombshell lines from which these books came–a taste of Alias, Buffy, Xena, and Covert Affairs, including heroes who are strong enough to capture these wild hearts.

HIDDEN STEEL

Steve Spaneas doesn’t have a clue.

Who’d have thought that the woman who stumbles her way into his gym, looking and acting so very much like a street person off her meds, is really a CIA case officer whose memory has been obliterated by experimental drugs used by some very bad people?

And seriously, who’d have thought that her attempts to untangle the few clues she’s got would lead him right into her world of spies and counterspies, death and deception–and holy cow, stockpiled nuclear weapons?

But Steve had better figure out who he trusts–his years of experience on the streets, or the heart of a gritty woman determined to reclaim herself–and he’d better figure it out fast. Because suddenly there’s a body out behind the gym, surveillance teams lurking, and a series of unsavory goons following the trail of a woman temporarily named Mickey right through his life.

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MAKING THE RULES
A Stand-Alone Book from the Hunter Agency series (also available in eformat via booksellers)

Kimmer Reed is a Hunter Agency operative, a street foundling escaped from an abusive family and raised to be code-name Chimera–a fierce, savvy loner with a natural gift for reading people. Now on her first assignment with the one man she trusts–the one man she can’t read–she finds herself overseas in the Basque countryside, framed for the theft of the very antiquity she has been sent to guard and doubting her ability to work with a partner at all–never mind the man she loves.

Rio Carlsen, former CIA field officer who left the agency with scars both physical and emotional, joins Hunter Agency field operations with reservations–and only because his partner is Kimmer. Now he’s caught in the schemes of a woman from Kimmer’s past. Political terrorism, antiquities theft, and revenge–this woman wants it all, and she’s on her way to getting it.

Framed, cut off from the agency, and tangled in Basque Nationalist splinter terrorist groups, the biggest challenge Kimmer and Rio face is coming to terms with their pasts and with each other–so they can live through the day on the way to saving it.

Here’s what the reviewers have to say:

Hidden Steel
“Mow your lawn, finish doing the wash, and walk your dog BEFORE starting this book!” — B&N Reader

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“Another trademark Durgin, full of realism, deft strokes of humour (and pop culture), plenty of sizzle, compassion, action, and a heroine you not only believe, you want to be. Grab this one.” –Julie Czerneda, Stratification series

Making The Rules
“I’ve been a Doranna Durgin fan for years, and she consistently delivers all the things I like in a book…she doesn’t disappoint in this, her first self-published book, either.” –Karen Gould, B&N Reader

*******

This is a fast paced book. It keeps your interest from the start and is hard to put down If you are looking for a story to help you fall asleep, don’t pick this one. Kimmer and Rio are a good match, work well together, worry about each other and get the job done. Doranna Durgin has given us another great book.

Get Hidden Steel and Making The Rules here: Hidden Steel / Making the Rules — Action Romance by Doranna Durgin

About The Author


Doranna responded to all early injunctions to “put down that book/notebook and go outside to play” by climbing trees to read & write. Such quirkiness of spirit has led to an eclectic publishing journey, spanning genres over 30 novels to include mystery, SF/F, action-romance, paranormal, franchise, and a slew of essays and short stories.

But after all that, mostly she still prefers to hang around outside her New Mexico mountain home with the animals, riding dressage on her Lipizzan and training for performance sports with the dogs. She doesn’t believe so much in mastering the beast within, but in channeling its power. For good or bad has yet to be decided…

Dun Lady’s Jess, Doranna’s first published fantasy novel, received the 1995 Compton Crook/Stephen Tall award for the best first book in the fantasy, science fiction, and horror genres. When she’s not writing, Doranna builds web pages.

Thank you for considering today’s Book Of The Day – Doranna Durgin and ENT appreciate it.

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