Sunday, 29 January 2017

Contract Signed - Marie Harte - Review Tour

Contract Signed (Triggerman, Inc. Book 1) 

by Marie Harte

Date of Publication: January 17, 2017

Three assassins and a… baby?

How many assassins does it take to change a diaper?

Three assassins have met their match…and it wears diapers.

Triggerman, Inc., Book 1

Noel "Ice" Cavanaugh's method is foolproof. Get in, do the job, get out, melt away without a trace. Chill out until his next mark is assigned. Neat. Tidy. No mistakes.

This time, though, something isn't right. Two somethings. First a random attack that feels not-so-random. Then he discovers someone's left a baby on his doorstep with a note claiming it's his. And the sexy neighbor who found the boy first has too many questions in her eyes to ignore.

When her handsome, mysterious neighbor suddenly asks her out on a date, Adeline Rose has suspicions he's fishing for "help" with his bundle of…joy? By date's end, she's convinced NOel's just as distant as he seems—until a scorching goodnight kiss ends with sex against the nearest wall, the heat between them burning away all thoughts of careful.

Now Noel has more than one problem on his hands. Splitting baby duty between three badass assassins, figuring out how to fit more time with Addy into his no-room-for-error schedule…and keeping both of them safe from the danger he's increasingly sure has followed him home.

Warning: Beware a killer with a heart of gold, a baby who needs constant changing, and unrequited love that's actually quite…requited.

4 Stars 

Contract Signed is the first title in the Triggerman series.  It's a romantic suspense, told from multiple points of view, including the hero and heroine.  Overall Contract Signed is an entertaining and engaging read with elements of intrigue, mystery, action, suspense and humor. 

The story line revolves around Noel Cavanaugh and Adeline Rose.  Noel is an assassin, a shadow operative, with the code named ICE.  When he returns from a job he finds his neighbor waiting on his doorstep with a four month old baby claiming he is the father.  A fun, humorous and suspenseful tale ensues with Noel and two of his colleagues sharing the task of caring for the baby.  Whilst Noel is attempting to woo his neighbor Addy, and determine who is the father, and who is causing a range of accidents around the pair, a range of secrets and lies are revealed.  Their budding romance leads to quite a bit of fun, entertaining and engaging banter, and hot and steamy love scenes. 

I look forward to reading the following titles in this series. 

About Marie Harte

Award-winning author Marie Harte has been writing professionally since 2005. She's both a NY Times and USA Today bestselling author and has written over 100 books and counting. Marie writes books with heat, humor, and character.

She writes independently and for several publishers, to include Sourcebooks and Samhain. Though currently writing contemporary romance, she also writes paranormal and romantic suspense.

Before turning to writing full-time, she earned a B.A. in English from Pennsylvania State University and spent several years in the United States Marine Corps as a communications officer.

Marie currently lives in Central Oregon with her family. There's nothing she likes more than finding a good book to read and a great cup of coffee to drink.