Tall, Dark and Daring: The Admiral's Bride / Identity: Unknown
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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann has thrilled audiences with her tall, dark and dangerous series. Experience them here, with two classic tales of heroes who face the most daring adventure of all—falling in love.
The Admiral's Bride
When six canisters of a lethal nerve agent are stolen from a military testing lab, Admiral Jake Robinson must recover the chemicals—by any means necessary. With Dr. Zoe Lange at his side he defies convention and decides to infiltrate the compound where religious fanatics have stored the deadly toxin. But Jake fears his instant attraction to Zoe might compromise the mission.
Navy SEAL Mitchell Shaw woke up one morning with no clue as to who he was. The items hidden in his possession were no help: an address and a .22 caliber sidearm. But the address led him to the Lazy 8 Ranch—and its beautiful manager, Becca Keyes, who made him believe he might have a future. Even if he wasn't sure about his past.
wounded men and seven SEALs,” he said. “Against thirty-five-hundred Vietcong? Come on, Lieutenant.” The chief didn’t need to say what he was thinking. This wasn’t just a tough mission, it was insanity. And the chief had called Jake by his true rank, a sign of his disapproval. It was funny how accustomed he’d become to the nickname this team of SEALs had given him—Admiral. It was the ultimate expression of respect from this motley crew, particularly since he’d gone through BUD/S cursed with the
been talking about the big party they’re having in New York City. How the big party’s going to get covered by CNN. I figure we’ve only got about a week and a half before they’ll try to move the T-X. We need to find it before then, for obvious reasons.” The CRO could carry it out of state in plastic baggies, in small amounts. And then the team would have a hell of a time tracking it down. They could recover most of the Triple X and thousands of people could still die. They had to find it. Now.
knelt for anyone before in her entire life. He kissed her softly, gently, trying to reassure himself as well as her that none of this was real. She clung to him then, and he closed his eyes and held her close. Wishing…what? He didn’t even know. “I’m sorry,” she breathed into his ear, barely loud enough for him to hear. “I’m so sorry, Jake. I know how hard this must be for you.” He pulled back to look at her in surprise as he realized that the tears in her eyes were for him. The crowd in the
laughing about in here all by yourself?” Jake hit his head on the showerhead, quickly turning so that his back was to her. “Zoe! Jeez!” He still had shampoo in his hair but he shut the water off, reaching for the towel that was hanging on the back of the bathroom door. But she reached past him and turned the water back on. Soap ran into his eyes and he swore sharply as he wrapped the towel around his waist despite the water streaming down on him. “What the hell?” She leaned against him,
his stomach hurt. “Zoe, I—” She held up one hand. “No, don’t answer that. I know I was way out of line, and that’s not something that can be fixed by only an apology.” Jake had to smile. “It would help at least a little if you actually did apologize.” “Oops.” Zoe’s answering smile faded as she gazed into his eyes. “I am sorry, Jake.” “But not sorry enough not to do it again if you had to.” Her eyes were completely subdued, level and sober as she looked at him. “Sitting out here like this,