Review of Slater’s Leverage (The OPAQUE Task Force) by Claudia Shelton

Slaters Leverage

Its hard to overcome the past when he is a protector!

Genre: Romance Suspense

Book Length (Est.): 254 pages

Book Description/Synopsis:  

Protector Agent Josh Slater has spent years working for the secret government-sponsored agency known as OPAQUE. All the while hoping to find the man who paid his father to bring down a plane killing the then head of OPAQUE. Now, Josh’s new assignment brings him back face-to-face with the one woman he ever deserted. His life would have been easier letting Mackenzie continue to hate him for leaving, but she’s been targeted as leverage and he’ll do anything to insure her survival. Even face her anguish over his family’s shame.

Mackenzie Baudin has been over Josh Slater for years, so the idea of her uncle sending him to be her protector meant only a slight hiccup in her steel resolve emotions. But her uncle’s promise that within the next twenty-four hours she would know the complete truth about her life hit her like the plane crash ten years ago. The day her mother and father were killed.

Mindy’s Review: 

*I received an ARC of this book free from Barclay Publicity in exchange for an honest review* 

Josh Slater has spent years working for a secret government agency known as OPAQUE. He is the type of agent that everyone wants protecting him. His new assignment will be the one that truly tests his abilities and his heart.

Mackenzie Baudin inherited her parent’s fortune when they died. She has no idea why her Uncle is calling saying that he is sending an agent to protect her until the threats against her can be resolved. Being an ex-cop she understands the potential of danger. That is until her protector turn out to be the one and only Josh Slater. The man that broke her heart and walked away forever.

Mackenizie has been told that her past holds some secrets. Within twenty four hours she will know the truth about her Uncle, parents and Josh. Having him so close has her emotions spinning out of control and her heart unguarded. She really wants the answers as to why he walked away all those years ago when she needed him the most.

Josh Slater has felt guilty for years. Trying to hide what his father had done to Mackenzie’s family all those years ago finally starts to take its toll the more that he is around her. But eventually the truth will come out. If all else fails he wants her to understand that he did not walk away by choice.

This was a very interesting read. I loved that this book was full of twists and turns that you did not see coming. The relationship between Josh and Mackenzie is very heartfelt. You feel the pain that she has had to live with for so long. Josh feels very guilty for the way that this all had to play out. Both still love each other dearly but they have to face the past before they can try at a future.

My Favorite Moment: I really liked when Drake told Josh where he was going and who he was protecting. 

Mindy 4 Star 

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