Show No Mercy by Cindy Gerard


cvr9781416566939_9781416566939.jpg (153×250)Author: Cindy Gerard

Title: Show No Mercy

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Publication Date: 2008

Number of Pages: 359

Geographical Setting: Argentina

Time Period: Contemporary

Series (If applicable): Black Ops, Inc.

Plot Summary:  Jenna McMillan is a hotshot international correspondent that recently lost her nerve due to a story that got too personal.  She can’t stop thinking about Gabe, a former CIA special operative that now works for a private security firm.  They both find themselves in Argentina, the site of the former traumatic adventure, and are targeted by someone with an extreme grudge.  Somehow in the mayhem they fall in love.

Subject Headings:  Argentina, private security, CIA, special operative, adventure, romantic suspense, reporting Appeal:  fast paced, dramatic, romantic, sensual, straightforward

3 terms that best describe this book: suspenseful, sensual, thriller

Similar Authors and Works 3 Relevant Non-Fiction Works and Authors

  1. Mengele: The Complete Story by Gerald Posner:  Gerard does not describe this in detail, but the villains in her book are discovered to be performing human experiments on innocent victims, similar to infamous Dr. Mengele.
  2. The Rough Guide to Buenos Aires:   Provides history and context for the action that takes place in Buenos Aires.
  3. Argentina by Eyewitness Travel: Another travel guide with maps and information about other locations Gerard describes in Argentina.

3 Relevant Fiction Works and Authors

  1. Forget Me Not by Marliss Melton:  The first in a romantic suspense series about Navy Seal.
  2. The Darkest Hour by Maya Banks:  A thriller that also features military action and romance.
  3. Lie With Me by Stephanie Tyler: Who knew there were so many military romantic suspense series?  These are all well reviewed and popular on Amazon.

Name: Laura Melton


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