Out of Control

Out of Control

eBook - 2002
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Bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann knows how to push the limits of romantic suspense to new, breathtaking heights. Potent, gripping, and explosive, OUT OF CONTROL is a roller coaster ride of a novel– as a single act of loyalty becomes a desperate struggle for survival. . . .

Savannah von Hopf has no choice. To save her uncle’s life, she goes in search of Ken “WildCard” Karmody, a guy she barely knew in college who is now a military operative. She must convince him to help her deliver a cache of ransom money into the hands of terrorists halfway around the world. What she doesn’t expect is to end up in WildCard’s arms before she can even ask for his help.

WildCard has always had a soft spot for beautiful women. But when he discovers Savannah’s hidden agenda, he is determined to end the affair. But Savannah is bound for Indonesia with or without his protection, and he can’t just walk away. When her plan goes horribly wrong, they are trapped in the forsaken jungle of a hostile country, stalked by a lethal enemy. As time is running out, they scramble to escape, risking their lives to stop a nightmare from spinning even further out of control. . . .


From the Paperback edition.

Baker & Taylor
To save her uncle, a hostage kidnapped by terrorists, Savannah von Hopf sets out to persuade military operative Ken "WildCard" Karmody to help her deliver the ransom money to the abductors, but when their rescue plan goes horribly wrong, they find themselves trapped together in a hostile jungle, stalked by a dangerous enemy. Original.

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2002
ISBN: 9780345455086
0345455088
Characteristics: 458 p. ; 18 cm

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May 10, 2012

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Another gripping installment in the Troubleshooters series: I couldn't put this book down. I had a few moments of annoyance with Savannah, but she ultimately won me over. I love WildCard/Ken, even when he IS being a prick. Likewise with Jones/Grady, and I was cheering Molly on the whole time. My heart is aching for Sam, Alyssa, and Max, but their sections are written beautifully. I really appreciate that Brockmann doesn't force pat solutions on her characters, nor do the troubles they face seem excessive (even when I don't like them). And Rose! Another awesome WWII heroine and adventure. Brockmann is one of my favorite authors of all time, and the TS series just keeps getting better and better. I've gotten to the point where I put in hold requests for the next two of the series at a time, so I can have minimal lapse time. I'll be screwed when I get to the short stories that haven't been added to the BPL Overdrive collection yet...

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vloveg
May 10, 2012

5 stars
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Another gripping installment in the Troubleshooters series: I couldn't put this book down. I had a few moments of annoyance with Savannah, but she ultimately won me over. I love WildCard/Ken, even when he IS being a prick. Likewise with Jones/Grady, and I was cheering Molly on the whole time. My heart is aching for Sam, Alyssa, and Max, but their sections are written beautifully. I really appreciate that Brockmann doesn't force pat solutions on her characters, nor do the troubles they face seem excessive (even when I don't like them). And Rose! Another awesome WWII heroine and adventure. Brockmann is one of my favorite authors of all time, and the TS series just keeps getting better and better. I've gotten to the point where I put in hold requests for the next two of the series at a time, so I can have minimal lapse time. I'll be screwed when I get to the short stories that haven't been added to the BPL Overdrive collection yet...

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