Deceived (Athena Force, Bk 7) (Silhouette Bombshell, No 26)
Deceived - Athena Force, Bk 7 - Silhouette Bombshell, No 26 Author:Carla Cassidy Athena Force: They were the best, the brightest, the strongest -- women who shared a bond like no other. — Who can Lynn White trust when the man who raised her, her trusted godfather, might be lying to her face? — How does she know what's real when she's used her highly unusual skills to retrieve stolen valuables from pla... more »ces no one else could enter -- under what she thought were government orders -- only to learn that she's on the FBI's Most Wanted list?
Will she dare choose to trust two strangers -- one claiming to be her sister, the other hoping to be her lover -- when the chilling stories they tell her mean the truth may be far more dangerous than any lie?« less
Directed by her godfather Uncle Jonas White, cat burglar Lynette White seemingly does the impossible when she steals the Star of Russia diamond from the heavily guarded home of Sebastian Tyler. Security thinks only a ghost could have done this as it is so inconceivable otherwise.
FBI Agent Nick Barnes is undercover as a security officer as he has been for several years working for Jonas in an effort to bring the notorious international criminal to justice. Nicks superiors decide it is time for him to play Post Office with Lynette, who seems like Jonas Achilles heel as he seems to care for the lass like a daughter. As Nick seduces Lynn, he finds he realizes that she returns to sender more than he gives; soon his concerns change as he has fallen in love with the goddaughter of his target.