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#57: I, Spy - Jordan McCollum

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Canada is probably the last place you’d expect to find an American spy. But even idyllic Ottawa has its deadly secrets—and so does CIA operative Talia Reynolds. She can climb through ventilation shafts, blend in at the occasional diplomatic function, even scale buildings (small ones). But there’s one thing she can’t do: tell her aerospace engineer boyfriend Danny about her Top Secret occupation.
It worked for a year, keeping Danny in the dark, keeping him away from danger, keeping her secrets. And then Talia finally catches a hot case: Fyodor Timofeyev. Russian. Aerospace executive. Possible spy?
She can make this work, too—until Danny needs her at the same time her country does. And when Fyodor targets Danny? Suddenly her schedule isn’t the only thing suffering. Now to save her secrets and her country, Talia must sacrifice the man she loves.


  • Paperback: 312 pages
  • Publisher: Durham Crest Books (April 27, 2013)
  • ISBN: 9781940096001
  • AMAZON US
  • AMAZON CA


Author Bio:
An award-winning author, Jordan McCollum can’t resist a story where good defeats evil and true love conquers all. In her day job, she coerces people to do things they don’t want to, elicits information and generally manipulates the people she loves most—she’s a mom. Jordan holds a degree in American Studies and Linguistics from Brigham Young University. When she catches a spare minute, her hobbies include reading, knitting and music. She lives with her husband and four children in Utah.


Review:
Reading this book felt much like watching James Bond, or espionage films like that. Books always feel like movies in my mind, and that is immediately where the book took me.
Talia is one tough cookie and I really like her. She had a habit of pissing me off too though, and I was asking the book, "why?", but got past it. She makes up for it when the other characters need her most.
The romance between her and Danny is sweet like sugar too! You can't help but swoon over him. 
The story is filled with tons of action, definitely worthy of any spy! 
So all-in-all it was a decent read. I think a ton of you will really dig it!


3/5

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