Countdown to Zero Hour Author:Nico Rosso Former Special Forces agent Artem "Art " Diaz is tattooed, muscular and undeniably dangerous. He's also deep undercover, posing as mob muscle for a deadly bratva boss. His mission: gain Russians' trust. Then lead the strike team that will take them down. — Chef Hayley Baskov knows better than to get involved with someone with such close mafia ... more »ties, but the handsome bodyguard who brought her to this sprawling estate full of ruthless mobsters I inexplicably kind. A little flirtation may keep her safe amid the growing menace.
As Art's timetable for action escalates, so do his encounters with Hayley. Stealing what illicit pleasure they can keeps them both sane in the face of evil. But when things get dangerous, Art has to tell her about his assignment, bringing her deeper into the shadowy world of black ops... and putting her life on the line.
Now Art has anew objective: protect Hayley from the man who'd see them both dead.« less