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Spy Hard (SDDU Series #12)

3.83  ·  Rating Details  ·  59 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
Being deep undercover in a drug lord's compound, Jase Campbell can't afford to be anything but ruthless and mission-oriented. But it doesn't take trained instincts to see that pregnant Melanie Key needs his help to escape an increasingly lethal situation…whether she wants it or not. Jase can certainly understand why the once-naive widow insists on relying on herself and wi ...more
Paperback, Large Print, 288 pages
Published June 5th 2012 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2012)
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Mandi Schreiner
May 29, 2012 Mandi Schreiner rated it it was ok
Heroine who is eight months pregnant, flees a drug lord's compound with an undercover agent (hero) a small village boy and a three-legged puppy.

She literally runs through the jungle with little water and food for a few days (8 months preg). At one point she hits a hornet nest, gets stung more than a dozen times, including both eyes which swell completely shut.

Hero kills a snake for her to eat, and then finds steak sauce in an abandoned building.

At the end she is throwing grenades in between con
Julie Miller
Aug 30, 2012 Julie Miller rated it it was amazing
For my latest reading binge (between deadlines!), I've been on a Dana Marton kick. She's an author who knows how to write action-packed romantic suspense, and this addition to her SDDU series is no exception.

For those of you who like more steam to your romance, this one might not be for you. However, I found it to be one of the most "romantic" romantic suspense novels I've read in a while. Certainly, the 8-month pregnant heroine doesn't lend herself to sex scenes (although there is one at an app
Paula Legate
I like this book so much, that I just finished reading it for the second time. It is a action packed, heart racing kind of book. the suspense was really good. Jase had the need to protect the weak, to stand up for women and kids, it ran deep in his Texas blood. He was deep undercover on a mission. He didn't need any distraction from his mission. He was pretending to be a drug running, so he could gather intel about the drug camps. When he meet Melanie, he wanted to turn his back, but he couldn't ...more
Good book. I liked Melanie and the way she was determined to escape from Don Pedro before she had her baby. She first tried to seduce Jace to get him to help, but then decided to set out on her own. Jace was there undercover to try to get the info that the government needed to shut Pedro down and find out who he was supplying. He didn't need to get involved with rescuing someone that might end up blowing his cover. But when he finds out that a rival drug lord is about to attack, he takes Melanie ...more
Jun 10, 2012 Lisa rated it really liked it
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I am a fan of Dana Marton Harlequin Intrigues. This latest release falls right in with Dana's other Intrigues. Spy hard features of course a hot, tall, dark and handsome spy. Under cover in the jungle pretending to work for a drug lord Jase is trying to get into the hacienda where Pedro the drug lord let's his most protected men in. So far he hasn't been able to make it happen. Then passing by the hacienda looking for his chance in he spots a figure on the balcony. A woman crying? An American wo ...more
Jun 01, 2012 Yazmin rated it it was amazing
Another great book by Dana Marton. This book is about Jase Campbell an undercover agent in a drug lord's compound in South America, and a very pregnant Melanie Key. In the beginning Jase thinks that Melanie is the Don's girlfriend, but then he finds out that she is his sister-in-law and is carrying the only living blood-relative that the Don has in the entire world. Melanie scared for her well being and that of her child is looking for escape and sees that in Jase. He is different than the other ...more
Cindy ~ SnS Reviews
Sep 06, 2013 Cindy ~ SnS Reviews rated it really liked it
Spy Hard takes us back to the South America jungle where this time Jase Campbell has been sent in undercover in the continuing fight to bring down the drug lord Don Pedro . In this adventure Jase not only has his hand full keeping his cover but is saddled with a 8 month pregnant woman and 6 year native boy whose family was slaughtered and a 3 legged dog.

Jase only wants to get his job done. But his conscience keeps getting in the way and the next thing he knows he is traipsing through the jungle
Brenda Rumsey
Jun 05, 2012 Brenda Rumsey rated it it was amazing
He lives by his wits and staying one step ahead of the danger that surrounds him. So how does our hard as nails hero find himself running through the jungle with a small boy, a three legged dog, and a woman that is eight months pregnant? Pregnant and trapped by her dead husbands brother, who just happens to be a drug lord, our heroine will risk it all to save her unborn child. But can she trust this man who works for her enemy to help her escape a fate worse than death? Romance sizzles at every ...more
Jun 14, 2012 Jennifer rated it liked it
This story didn't really make me love the two lead characters. The little boy was adorable, but you didn't feel connected to any of the characters. The female lead was a little on the annoying side. She's almost ready to have her baby and she is trying to grow up. Hmm...maybe she should have done that before she got pregnant. The author tried to give you something to connect to the female lead, but it was such a small section, less than a page that I felt more like she was a spoiled child and di ...more
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Debbie Heaton
Jun 29, 2012 Debbie Heaton rated it liked it
In Marton’s romantic suspense novel, Jase Campbell was deep undercover in a drug lord’s compound when he meets a very pregnant Melanie Key. It doesn’t take much to realize that she needs help escaping a very lethal situation. With courage and strength, the widow joins Jase to face extreme obstacles to reach safety only to find that together they found each other.

Jo-Ann Carson
Jun 05, 2012 Jo-Ann Carson rated it liked it
Marton's writing is smooth and it's easy to get lost in her story, but I found the 8 month pregnant heroine less than romantic. Probably, just me.
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Dana Marton writes fast-paced action-adventure romances that take her readers all over the globe. She is a Rita Award finalist and the winner of the Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence. She loves writing stories of intrigue, filled with dangerous plots that try her tough-as-nails heroes and the special women they fall in love with. Her books have been published in seven languages in eleven coun ...more
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Other Books in the Series

SDDU Series (1 - 10 of 13 books)
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  • Secret Soldier (SDDU, #2)
  • The Sheik's Safety (SDDU, #3)
  • Camouflage Heart (SDDU, #4)
  • Rogue Soldier (SDDU, #5)
  • Protective Measures (SDDU, #6)
  • 72 Hours (SDDU, #7)
  • Tall, Dark and Lethal (SDDU, #8)
  • The Socialite and the Bodyguard (SDDU #9)
  • The Spy Who Saved Christmas (SDDU, #10)

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