|Dash of Peril|
(Love Undercover #4)
March 25, 2014
A no-nonsense female cop reluctantly teams up with the one man who makes her lose control in a deliciously sensual new novel from New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster...
To bring down a sleazy abduction ring, Lieutenant Margaret "Margo" Peterson has set herself up as bait. But recruiting Dashiel Riske as her unofficial partner is a whole other kind of danger. Dash is 6'4" of laid-back masculine charm, a man who loves life—and women—to the limit. Until Margo is threatened, and he reveals a dark side that may just match her own.
Beneath Margo's tough facade is a slow-burning sexiness that drives Dash crazy. The only way to finish this case is to work together side by side…skin to skin. And as their mission takes a lethal turn, he'll have to prove he's all the man she needs—in all the ways that matter.
I have been a fan of Lori Foster's work for so long, I'm always drawn to any new work of hers. I had a few disappointments lately though, and while this one and the previous one (Rowdy's story) are definitely a step up, they just aren't quite up to par with her earlier stories that I fell in love with. Here we have Dash, who is just about as perfect a hero as you can get, and Margo who typifies the strong female lead. I liked them both, just didn't feel the chemistry between them was there. Maybe that's because we miss their initial interactions (which were in earlier books) and then immediately go to them having sex and practically living together. I liked getting to see some of the old favorites and Cannon again, and am still looking forward to his story which I'm assuming is coming.
Dash of Peril: 2.5/5 stars
Note: I received a copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley for review purposes.