Publisher: Smite Publications
Publication Date: March 1, 2013
Origins: From Author for Review
Order Links: Amazon / Barnes & Noble
Synopsis: Anonymous. That was Jennifer’s life. But when she survived a domestic terrorist attack and her last-minute escape became the iconic image of the event, that life was over. Wanting only to disappear and become just another face in the crowd, she cashed in on her unwanted fame and moved to a small town, hidden away and safe.
Retired. That was Sean’s life. A former covert operative – the kind the government denies exists – he’d been pushed unwillingly into a life of suburban peace and quiet. But his retirement ended when he saw Jennifer’s rescue; from then on he only wanted to find those responsible for the attack, even if it meant turning rogue.
What Jennifer and Sean will both find is that nothing goes to plan, and their paths will cross in a way neither could have foreseen.
Ashes is the first in a two-book suspense series.
Review: Jennifer Thompson’s life was ordinary and the day her life was irrevocably altered she just wanted to get to work on time. She was the last person out of the federal building where she worked after the bomb exploded, unintentionally becoming an iconic image on every magazine, newspaper, and website. All Jennifer wanted to do is pick up the pieces of her life and live anonymously. When Sean Kincaid, a former black-ops agent, sees Jennifer he makes it his life’s mission to find the one(s) responsible and bring them to Jennifer so she can have closure. Both Sean and Jennifer’s best laid plans go as awry as possible and it brings them together in a most unexpected way. Ms. Cozy has a remarkable way with words and has made ‘Ashes’ a definite must-read novel. Without being graphic the author has captured all of the palpable emotion of a terrorist attack and its aftermath. There just aren’t words enough to describe the effect reading ‘Ashes’ had on me, but I recommend it most highly. With the wicked cliffhanger, I can’t wait to read the next book to see what happens!
Series: Ashes (1)