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Author: Karen Robards
When rookie lawyer Jessica Monaghan gets the call from John Riordan, the senior partner at the illustrious law firm for which she works, she thinks the plum assignment he offers her might be a life-changing moment. And she?s right, it is ? only not in the way she hopes. It?s late on Saturday night, and Riordan is busy ? and, Jess can tell, well ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781423368380
ISBN-10: 142336838X
Publication Date: 3/31/2009
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 11 ratings
Publisher: Brilliance Audio on CD Unabridged
Book Type: Audio CD
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover
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reviewed Pursuit on
Helpful Score: 2
This book was well written and very fast-paced. If you like intrique, mystery and a little action this is a must read. I liked the fact that you had to keep guessing who the actual perpetrator was until the very end. I absolutely loved it.
MELNELYNN avatar reviewed Pursuit on + 669 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This novel is very reminiscent of her earlier novels. I thoroughly enjoyed it. In these times it was more believable than it would have been 20 yrs ago. The mystery was excellent and the romance was good. This is what a Karen Robards novel should be like.

Jessica Ford is a young lawyer working her way up in a dog eat dog world. She has decided she will do what it takes to get ahead at the prestigious firm where she is employed. Jessica comes from a working family and if it takes working 24 hours a day she will do it. The rest of her family is made up of gorgeous women including her mother, but Jess feels left out in the looks department she is small and wears glasses. Nevertheless, her brains and determination are better than most, and so when her boss calls late at night and asks her to pick up the first-lady and see her home in a limo, Jessica hurries out to the hotel to pick her up. Nothing goes right, the first-lady is drinking heavily and seems scared and determined to escape the surveilence of the Secret Service. The next thing she sees is a fire and feels unable to move toward it. Laying on the ground she is found by the head of Mrs. Cooper's Secret Service. The limo is totally destroyed by fire and everyone in it are dead except Jess. Jess is quarrentined from the press and almost as soon as she opens her eyes she sees a man dressed like the SS trying to inject something into her IV. She screams and rolls off the bed just as Mark Ryan runs into her room. No one believes her and she doesn't know who to trust. She remembers things that tell her the accident was no accident. But who to trust, and who to tell? Definitely not the SS.

Mark Ryan is the head of the SS assigned to the first-lady, Annette Cooper. He knows she has a drug problem, so he thinks the accident was due to her wanting to score some drugs. However, little things do bother him. He trusts the SS and they have never had a traitor working for them. He knows Jess is lying when she says she doesn't remember and so he will watch her closely. Then people around Jess and the first-lady start dying and Mark wants to know, what is going on? But the more he pushes her the more Jess doesn't trust him. Mark is used to covering up for the president and his wife and is determined that whatever happened, it will not touch the President or the SS.

The action is fast, the story is interesting, and I did enjoy it, very much. I recommend it highly if you enjoyed her earlier books.
auerrotts avatar reviewed Pursuit on + 16 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
If you like Karen Robards this is a must read!!! Very well written and fast paced. I really enjoyed this book.
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legz avatar reviewed Pursuit on + 507 more book reviews
I was caught up in the twists & turns of who to trust & trying to figure out the "who did it". I had already read the 2nd book before I read the 1st but it was fine. I hope this series continues with more books
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Pursuit is one of the best books by Karen Robards I have read in a while. The characters are interesting and well fleshed out. The story keeps moving and there is just enough suspense to make you want to read well into the night. Can't wait to read the follow-up, "Justice"!
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Loved this book. The fast-moving plot started out on the first page and continued until nearly the last page. Not even a clue "who done it" or why. Loved it!
BookwormMary avatar reviewed Pursuit on
TERRIBLE narration. What might have been an ok story was completely ruined by the narrator's monotoned, breathy growl. She tends to swallow entire syllables and mutters through some words so badly that you actually can't understand her. The word "puzzle" was pronounced "puh-hull", "speed" became "suh-pee". The male character, Mark Ryan, is supposed to be hunky, but the narrator gives him a voice that sounds like Katherine Hepburn doing a Bill Clinton impersonation - badly.
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Great story!


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