In the wake of a failed love affair, brainy beauty Jilly Lovitz takes off for Tokyo. She's expecting to cry on her sister Summer's shoulder, then spend a couple months blowing off steam in Japan. Instead, she's snatched away on the back of a motorcycle, narrowly avoiding a grisly execution attempt meant for her sister and brother-in-law.
Her rescuer is Reno, the Committee's most unpredictable agent. They'd met once before and the attraction was odd – tattooed Yakuza punk meets leggy California egghead – but electric. Now Reno and Jilly are pawns in a deadly tangle of assassination attempts, kidnappings and prisoner swaps that could put their steamy partnership on ice.
Can I just say that I devoured this book? So good. Reno is awesome. I mean, how can you resist a guy described as a "tattooed Yakuza punk"? I loved how fast-paced the story was. It was definitely the hero who was the focus of the book, and since he's so fascinating, that was just dandy with me. Anyone else read it? Just loved it. Yeah, had to say that again.