Book 9, Decorah Security Series
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From New York Times and USA Today Best-Selling Author, Rebecca York
After a billionaire's daughter, Camille Norland, is kidnapped by a Russian mobster bent on matrimony, Decorah Security agent Nick Cassidy is her best hope of rescue. Nick's never admitted his feelings for Camille. Now he's desperate to save her before the wedding night. But can they escape from Victor Zanov's heavily fortified island paradise?
Using his special powers, Nick sneaks onto the island where Camille is being held. After killing a guard, he mingles with the guests at the wedding ceremony.
Nick drew in a quick breath as he caught sight of Camille, standing in the doorway by herself, looking achingly beautiful and vulnerable in an expensive wedding gown. The makeup she wore enhanced the perfection of her face, but makeup couldn't hide the raw nerves simmering below the surface of her polished exterior. Feeling his protective instincts surge, he flicked his gaze away, struggling to detach himself from the scene, knowing that if he didn't keep himself under strict control he could get them both killed.
She walked down the aisle alone, between the rows of folding chairs, her hands clutching a graceful bouquet and her gaze fixed straight ahead as though she was walking to her execution. When she reached the wicker archway, Zanov stepped up beside her and took her arm, the gesture speaking volumes. Maybe she flinched. Nick couldn't be sure. But Zanov leaned over and whispered something to her, and she straightened her shoulders and looked toward the man who was standing with a large leather-bound book. Not a bible, Nick decided. It looked like a loose-leaf binder.
He read the traditional marriage ceremony, pausing for the bride and groom to say, "I do."
Zanov had a ring for Camille, but apparently he didn't plan to wear one, so it wasn't a double ring ceremony. Maybe he liked to pretend he was single when he stepped out on his wife, which Nick was sure he was intending to do.
The farce of a ceremony was over all too quickly. Camille stood stiffly when Zanov kissed her. Not a passionate kiss, but just enough to let everyone know that she officially belonged to him now.
She looked shell-shocked when she turned around to face the crowd, her eyes scanning the smiling men and women as though she was hoping for rescue. Her gaze swung past the guests, and for a moment she zeroed in on Nick.
**More stories in Rebecca York's Decorah Security Series:
#1 On Edge - Paranormal romantic-suspense novella - introduces founder of Decorah Security Agency
#2 Dark Moon - Paranormal romantic-suspense novel
#3 Chained - Paranormal romantic-suspense novella
#4 Ambushed - Paranormal romantic-suspense short story
#5 Dark Powers - Paranormal romantic-suspense novel
#6 Hot and Dangerous - Paranormal romantic-suspense short story
#7 At Risk - Paranormal romantic-suspense novel
#8 Christmas Captive - Paranormal romantic-suspense novella
#9 Destination Wedding - Paranormal romantic-suspense novella
#10 Rx Missing - Paranormal romantic-suspense novel
#11 Hunting Moon - Paranormal romantic-suspense novel
#12 Terror Mansion - Paranormal romantic-suspense novella
#13 Outlaw Justice - Paranormal romantic-suspense novella
#14 Found Missing - Paranormal romantic-suspense novel
#15 Preying Game - Paranormal romantic-suspense novel
**The Decorah Security Collection includes Chained, Dark Powers, Hot and Dangerous, and Ambushed.
**For more sexy, action-packed thrillers from Rebecca York, check out the science-fiction romance stories in her Off-World Series:
#1 - Hero's Welcome - Sexy science-fiction romance short story
#2 - Nightfall - Sexy science-fiction romance novella
#3 - Conquest - Sexy science-fiction romance short story
#4 - Assignment Danger - Sexy science-fiction romance novella
#5 - Christmas Home - Sexy science-fiction romance short story
#6 - Firelight Confession - Sexy science-fiction romance novella
**The Off World Collection includes Hero's Welcome, Conquest, and Nightfall.
PRAISE FOR REBECCA YORK
"Rebecca York delivers page-turning suspense."
(Rebecca York) is a real luminary of contemporary series romance
--Michael Dirda, The Washington Post Book World
Rebecca York’s writing is fast-paced, suspenseful, and loaded with tension.
--Jayne Ann Krentz
"A true master of intrigue."
"Rebecca York's fast-paced suspense, innovative stories and sexy characters set the standard for paranormal romantic suspense."
--Ann Voss Peterson