Wednesday, December 16, 2015

"Kill Without Mercy" (ARES Security #1) by Alexandra Ivy

Kill Without Mercy (ARES Security #1)

From the hellhole of a Taliban prison to sweet freedom, five brave military heroes have made it home—and they’re ready to take on the civilian missions no one else can. Individually they’re intimidating. Together they’re invincible. They’re the men of ARES Security.

Rafe Vargas is only in Newton, Iowa, to clear out his late grandfather’s small house. As the covert ops specialist for ARES Security, he's eager to get back to his new life in Texas. But when he crosses paths with Annie White, a haunted beauty with skeletons in her closet, he can't just walk away—not when she’s clearly in danger…
There’s a mysterious serial killer on the loose with a link to Annie’s dark past. And the closer he gets, the deeper Rafe’s instinct to protect kicks in. But even with his considerable skill, Annie’s courage, and his ARES buddies behind him, the slaying won’t stop. Now it’s only a matter of time before Annie’s next—unless they can unravel a history of deadly lies that won’t be buried.

Kill without mercy is a good book with the right amount of suspense and romance. After reading a particularly emotionally draining book I was glad to read this book as it was light, fun to read and had a really good plot.

Rafe Varga covert ops specialist, Max Grayson trained forensics, Hauk Laurensen a sniper weapons expert and Teegan Moore a computer wizard

It should have broken them. Even the most hardened soldiers could shatter beneath the acute psychological and physical punishment. Instead the torment only honed their ruthless determination to escape their captors.

And so ARES Security was born.

Rafe Vargas is on his way to Newton, Iowa to clear out his estranged Grandfathers house. He doesn’t want to but he knows he has to.

Annie White is the daughter of the Newton serial killer. Her visions of women being taken have picked up again after 15 years so she travels from Denver back to Newton to see if her fears have come true. Unfortunately they have.

Now there are loads of former military opening their own security firm but I really enjoyed this one. Rafe had so many opportunities to hook up with other women but he solely focused on Annie. They were really good together.

There were good twists and turns that were unexpected.

I can’t wait for the rest of the series to come out. 3 solid stars.

Book received by Kensington Books via netgalley in exchange for a honest review.

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