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Black at Heart (Black CATs #3)

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A group of elite FBI special agents has been brought together to form the Cyber Action Team, aka CAT - and they have one mission: to solve Internet-related murders.

Even as he devotes himself to catching the Internet's most despicable criminals, Wyatt Blackstone has become a master of detaching himself from his work. But now, after the loss of a vulnerable young agent for
Mass Market Paperback, 345 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Signet (first published August 29th 2009)
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Oct 31, 2009 jenjn79 rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to jenjn79 by: continuation of a series
Third and final book in Leslie Parrish's Black CATs trilogy and even though I still enjoyed it a lot, I think I'd have to say that it was my least favorite of the series. It didn't click with me quite at much as the first two. But it was still a good book.

Series note:
As mentioned above, this is the last book in a trilogy about the Black CATs, an FBI Cyber Action Team and I'd highly recommend reading the series in order. This book references a lot of past events and happenings and directly ties i
On the night of Lily Fletcher's memorial service, someone dialed Wyatt Blackstone's number, a voice from the grave begging for help...

Now, seven months later, someone is offing in-the-closet pedophiles, luring them to out-of-the-way motels through known deviant websites, using very familiar names. The murder scenes are similar, the evidence of murderous rage, no usable fingerprints, no possible DNA samples, but the killer always lives a lily blossom beside the victim's body.

Wyatt Blackstone, the
Two-haiku review:

She's been in hiding
After kidnapped and tortured
He's her former boss

Glad she wasn't dead
Loved both of these characters
Great romance, suspense
Mrs. Badass
I liked Lily and I liked Wyatt throughout the series, but wasn't completely sold on their romance/HEA. The plot was pretty good, and I'm glad that Lovesprettyboys was dealt with, and the twists were interesting and a little unexpected, although not too far out from what would make someone into a child molester. I was a little irritated at the ending, it wasn't concrete, and for a trilogy I wanted a solid ending for the Cats. I guess maybe she could always add to the series. Maybe that is w
My favorite installment of the Black CATs series. I didn't know if I'd love Lily and Wyatt, but I did. Lily's ordeal changed her into this amazingly strong woman who was exactly what Wyatt needed...even though Wyatt figured he never needed anyone. The case resolution was fraught with twists and turns and the resolutions were well planned and unique. Lots of characters who you love to hate balanced by those who you love to love.
Rosario (
This is the third in a series whose first two books I really liked a few years ago, about an FBI team investigating cyber-crimes. In the previous book, Lily decided decided to go all vigilante and try to catch a paedophile the team had come across in an online investigation (her nephew had been killed by a paedophile, so her work was always really personal for her). Lily went outside her team to do so, and was captured by the man she was after, who kept her captive for days. Her team, including ...more
The book, 3rd in the series, did not disappoint me. I love the way this author writes and love her storylines. I can't wait for the 4th in this series to come out, 'Black Out'. These books have a lot of suspense, romance, and thrilling. You really need to read the first 2 in their order, 'Fad to Black' and 'Pitch Black'. The characters are built from book 1, thru book 2 and into book 3. I loved how the stories are different but each book moves to the next. Each book does solve the crime and the ...more
Cyber Action Team Leader Wyatt Blackstone is known for his icy control and being able to detach himself from his work. Now he is beginning to fall for a woman who is under his protection...a woman who may be brutally murdering criminals who she believes deserve to be executed.

This book was a surprise for me. From the identity of the woman Wyatt is protecting, to the great twists in the murder mystery, this book kept me glued to the pages. This is the 3rd book in the Black CATs series. I highly r
Erster Satz: Noch nie zuvor hatte Special Agent Wyatt Blackstone dem Begräbnis eines seiner Teammitglieder beiwohnen müssen.

Ich habe lange auf dieses Buch gewartet. Nicht nur, weil ich die Black Cats Reihe sehr gut finde und sie die erste Romantic Thrill Buchreihe war die ich jemals gelesen habe, sondern auch weil Wyatt und Lily von Anfang an eine gewisse Faszination bei mir ausgelöst haben. Das miteinander der beiden war voller Spannung und Distanziertheit und dennoch hat man deutlich gemerkt d
♥ Vonda M. Reid ♥
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Jane Stewart
Average, ok, solid mystery with a little suspense, and a small amount of sort-of-romance.

Lily was a member of the FBI Cyber Action Team (CAT) whose targets were internet criminals. While doing surveillance on a sexual predator, Lily was shot, held prisoner and tortured for a week. The kidnapper made it look like she died in a car going over a bridge. Everyone thought she was dead, and a funeral was held. She managed to escape and called her boss Wyatt for help. She lived in secret in
In diesem Buch dreht sich wieder alles um Wyatt Blackstone und sein Team: Die Black CATS. Die Black CATS sind eine Sondereinheit des FBI, die Mordfälle mit Internetbezug bearbeiten und bestenfalls auch lösen. Bei einigen grausamen Hotelmorden rückt die FBI Agentin Lily Fletcher in den Kreis der Verdächtigen - doch scheint daran faul zu sein: Lily Fletcher kam etwa 7 Monate zuvor bei einem Einsatz um's Leben! Dies ist zumindest der Stand, auf dem sich ihre ehemaligen Kollegen befinden, denn
Inhalt: Wyatt Blackstone ist der Leiter des CAT Teams und wird nach dem Tod seiner Kollegin Lily Fletcher aus vielerlei Gründen seelisch gequält. Nicht nur, dass er sich Vorwürfe an dem Tod der jungen Frau macht, auch ein perfider Mörder treibt sein Unwesen. Bei den Opfern des Mörders handelt es sich um pädophile Männer, die allesamt auf der Internetplattform ‘Satans Playground’ angemeldet waren. Männer, denen Lily Fletcher vor ihrem Tod auf die Schliche kommen wollte. Doch das ist nicht die ein ...more
Michele bookloverforever
agent returns from near death...framed for murders she didn't commit and pursued by a spurned would be lover...
This is the 3rd book and what appears to be the final book in The Black Cats series by Leslie Parrish. The heroine is Lily, the FBI agent that everyone believed was killed at the end of book 2. The hero is Wyatt Blackstone, the enigmatic leader of The Black Cat's division.
This was probably the best book of the 3 in the series. The action was tight and the romance that had been hinted at in the other two books fully came to life in this story. We also get more of the back story on Wyatt and how
Started really well, it's an FBI internet related crime team suspense story but it had a lot of back story and even though I hadn't read the previous books it covered enough ground for me to start here but it took ages for the story to get going. There was too much background and back and forth between who each character was and what the story was about and what happened in the previous book that I just gave up. It's well written but I just got frustrated with it. I keep thinking I might come ba ...more
Shannon C.
Aug 23, 2011 Shannon C. rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: contemporary romance fans, romantic suspense fans
Shelves: suspense-mystery
Great book, couldn't put it down! It was full of suspense and had a good mystery. I also liked the way the romance developed. Great characters! If you haven't read the earlier books, it's best to read these in order. They are all good reads and they build on each other.

I liked this as well as other books from popular romantic suspense authors like Cindy Gerard, Suzanne Brockman, Pamela Clare, Cynthia Eden, Roxanne St Claire, etc.
From the first book itself, we were reading about Lily and Wyatt and so how can i miss this book....this one is the story of Wyatt and Lily!! A really enjoyable romance!
Also, you should read the books in the same order....some mysteries which are unsolved in the previous books are solved in this! The suspense was exciting and thrilling....a page-turner!
Recommended as a good romantic suspense thriller!
I enjoyed this portion of the series. Glad it picked up right where the previous book left off. Finding out what happened to Lily and why, not only held my attention but I couldn't put the book down until it was done. We got to see into Wyatt's past and how it shaped him into the man he is today. The Black Cats's all worked together to put the pieces together to solve the open cases.


As other reviewers have said- this is the best book of the three in the series. Wyatt and Lily were already very well defined, but their personalities just shone through in this book. I hope there is a fourth book in the series.
I loved this series. I am so glad I was gifted the first book. The characters are so....Hmmm,intense, interesting, strong, loyal. And the twist and turns...awesome!!

I'm hoping the author will write more stories for the series. I'm now off to read her other series!!
CJ - let me hold both your hands in the holes of my sweater
I had been waiting for this book because not only does it deal with Wyatt but it deals with the fallout of book two re: a certain CAT member that we've all grown to like.

Let's just say the transformation is well worth it.
Laura (Kyahgirl)
I didn't enjoy this book quite as much as the first two but overall it was a good series and I'd recommend it. By the third book it felt a bit bland and maybe there was too much predictability.
The third book in the Black CATs series by Leslie Parrish. Pretty good trilogy. Wyatt Blackstone believes Lily Fletcher was killed during an operation but suddenly he gets a call from her.
Aiza Chaudry
Awesome....better than first two.... Lily survives n transforms into a strong woman....n i knew it that Clair was the un-sub haha!
Quite a thriller! I was surprised by the identity of the hidden person at the end. Hard to put down!
♥ Nell ♥
A good conclusion to the series. I hope there are going to be more.
Kathy Rodgers
Very good to read
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Leslie A. Kelly is a New York Times Bestselling author of more than fifty novels in various genres. She writes contemporary romances--usually funny and sexy--as Leslie Kelly. The middle initial--A.--means a thrilling, dark suspense novel, like one of her Black CATs or Veronica Sloan titles.

She lives in Maryland with her husband and their daughters.
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