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Operative (Ganzfield #5)

4.25 of 5 stars 4.25  ·  rating details  ·  145 ratings  ·  26 reviews
Maddie and the rest of the team must catch the person selling classified information to terrorists--before they become the targets.
Paperback, 231 pages
Published March 15th 2012 by Spencer Hill Press (first published January 1st 2012)
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Brandi Kosiner (Brandi Breathes Books)
Operative is as full of amazing as I've come to expect from Kate Kaynak. She did not disappoint, and the only complaint I have is that I have to wait for Soulmate.
Maddie is brave as ever, and I continue to admire her initiative and her concern for others. I'd really love to be more like her, and that would be true even if the hotness that is Trevor wasn't part of the package deal. Their relationship is so sweet to watch, and I love how it keeps developing, even though they had me a bit nervou
Kate Kaynak
Mar 09, 2011 Kate Kaynak rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
This is now scheduled for release in March of 2012. It gets back to more of the action of Adversary, and there's a HUGE twist coming.

hee hee
Nikki (Wicked Awesome Books)
Five books into a series, a reader tends to develop some expectations about writing and characters and storyline. I’m happy to say that Kate Kaynak has no clue how to disappoint. Operative has just as much action, just as much depth, and the fantastic storytelling that I’ve come to expect from the Ganzfield series.

The last book left off on a bit of a cliffhanger. It ended with a bang and I wasn’t sure what to expect after. Well, Operative was not what I expected at all, but it was so much better
I am finding that the more books that are added to series that I love, the harder and harder it gets to write a review on it. It seems like I have already mentioned everything I love about the books and it is pretty consistent from book to book. Each book has been filled with passion, emotion, action, danger and thrills that keep my heart racing. Each book the connection between Maddie and Trevor has developed more and more and their love grows more fierce. The characters are always well written ...more
Reading Teen
Oh, so much to say about these books. I feel like I have such a personal connection with each of them because I've loved them for so long, and they just keep getting better and better. Operative begins with a very interesting turn of events, this time Maddie ends up working with the government (very unlike her situation in Accused). But everyone is still in just as much danger. Maddie's whole team takes a trip overseas where they drive Ferraris, charm government officials, and kill bad guys, and ...more
Kelly Hashway
Operative is the fifth book in the Ganzfield series. It picks up with the high emotions left off on in book four, Accused. Maddie has to rescue Trevor before she can concentrate on a new case, which involves catching spies only Maddie can see. The relationship between Maddie and Trevor is key to this mission, and the pair makes an amazing team, despite the limitations their abilities can place on them.

By far, my favorite part of the book, other than Maddie's snarky internal monologue, which she
Kendra /Books Complete Me
Feb 12, 2012 Kendra /Books Complete Me rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone capable of reading
Ok, I have decided not to mention anything in the book. I don't want to give away anything. And there is so much going on, I might inadvertently spoil something.
So this is my review: This book is amazing. These Ganzfield books just get better and better. Kate Kaynak is an amazing writer (and I am not just saying that because I work for her.LOL). The detail she goes into, and the time and research she puts into writing the best story possible comes through with ever sentence read. She is a no hol
Stephanie Bibb
I'll admit, the past couple books in the Minders series fell short of my expectations, and I had considered not reading the rest of the series. However, I'm glad I read Operative (a happy thanks for inter-library loans!).

Though the beginning of the book is a little slow, nothing really stuck out as jarring any pet peeves I didn't like from the previous books. I didn't mind the (view spoiler) between Maddie and Trevor. I think the romance between them (and so
I have to admit that this wasn't my favorite book in the series. The Russian mafia wasn't doing it for me and I missed Ganzfield.

Thank the Gods Trevor and Maddie (view spoiler) not too far into this book because the ending of the last book broke my heart. Every Team Trevor and Maddie fan will LOVE what happens later on... yay! Take that Cecelia! (Can't stand her and that offensive mouth.) Now I want to see how far they can go past soul mating, if that's even possib
I am so excited to bring you my review of Operative by the amazing YA paranormal puppeteer - Kate Kaynak! Kate will guide you step by step on a paranormal adventure with the precision of a marionette master in this fifth book of the Ganzfield series. She brings an entirely unique element to Young Adult Paranormal - so new that no other YA authors can touch it. This novel is riveting! Magnetic! Sir, Yes Sir!

It's so great to be back with my Maddie and Trevor (and all of the private thoughts of e
Sheri (Tangled Up In Books)
Originally posted on my blog!! :) :)

I was lulled into a false sense of security with the ending of Accused (#4). No wait, let me rephrase that. I was prepared for another massacre. Hey I wasn't the only one! Everyone in the book spent a good deal of time prepping and planning for a military attack. It was building up and I was dreading the incoming attack. How many were going to die this time? Would it be any of the people I care about....AGAIN? So many questions. So much anxiety. Thankfully to
Franny (Mind Reader)
7 months without an instalment of a series are too many, especially if it's the Ganzfield series, and I basically glowed when I started reading the book. It picks up where it left us off, Trevor in shock of having killed someone, and Maddie about to start a Government mission.
I have to admit it wasn't epic like the previous four, but I read it with equal eagerness, like I usually do when I have a Ganzfield book in my hands.
We come to learn that G-positives have a new ability, and we are left to
Just finished the latest book in the Ganzfield series, and I have to say - it was over too soon! Kaynak drops us easily and effortlessly into the world of Maddie and the other Ganzfield residents; you don't have to have read all the previous books to understand what's going on (though they're just as exciting!), and the action picks up right away.
I love Maddie and Trevor's interaction - sweet without being cheesy and I'm constantly impressed by how Kaynak keeps track of all the characters' abili
Darby Karchut
OPERATIVE by Kate Kaynak (Spencer Hill Press, March 2012)

Be prepared for some rocking action. Maddie, Trevor, and the rest of the team’s adventures continue in the fifth book of the Ganzfield Novels. OPERATIVE has loads of plot twists, a tip of the hat to the Cold War, and the addition of an adorable new character: Velcro. Kate Kaynak just gets better and better.

The Ganzfield series include MINDER, ADVESARY, LEGACY, ACCUSED, OPERATIVE (March 2012) and SOULMATES (December 2012) all from Spencer H
Tyler Jolley
Operative was a great read. It has fresh new content yet manages to keep with the original storyline. In this fifth edition of Ganzfield Maddie and the gang travel to Europe to find out who is stealing sensitive information from our government. Lots of twists, turn and new characters make this book a quick read. This book is a young adult, sci-fi, thriller and romance novel all rolled into one. Fantastic. Cant' wait for Soulmate!
I just found out I won this book on the Goodreads First read program!!!!

I won an ARC of Operative. I am going to GIVE IT AWAY! Yes you heard me right..GIVE IT AWAY! BUT you have to work for it :)

Stay tuned to for contest details

*JUST A NOTE: I did notify the author and the publisher and they gave me permission to hold this giveaway.
Lisa Rogers
I don't know what I can say about this book without spoiling it for those who haven't read it yet. What I can say is... If you are a Ganzfield fan run--don't walk to go get this book. It is that good!!!
Michelle Pickett
Kate Kaynak has done it again! The Ganzfield series just keeps getting better and better. Operative was one of my favorites out of the series. I'm SO looking forward to reading Soulmate!
There are no words to describe it other than you must read it, there is plenty of action and surprising twists. Review to come closer to release date.
Another great read from Kate!!! It is always so easy to fall back into the world she has created!!!! This book was no exception!!
OMG Kate has done it again! Stay tuned to my review of Operative, book 5 in the Ganzfield series on !!!!!
Keshia Swaim
Kate has done it again. An excellent addition to the series. Full review at
Jamielee Prue
Finished with book number 5. Now I have to wait for number!!I hate waiting....
This is one of the best YA Series out there!!! I can't wait for Soulmate!!!!
Great series love the characters an their abilities
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