Unlawful Contact (I-Team, #3)
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Unlawful Contact (I-Team #3)

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When a young woman disappears, journalist Sophie Alton investigates and is led to the woman's brother, a convicted killer who is running from the law. Together, they follow a dangerous path toward the truth-and unforgettable passion.
ebook, 341 pages
Published 2008 by Berkley Sensation/Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
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UniquelyMoi ... So I Can Shine...

While writing this review, I kept asking myself, how does Pamela Clare do it? How does she write book after amazing book, each one getting better than the one before? When I was sure she couldn’t possibly top Extreme Exposure, I read Hard Evidence and was blown away. Then, when I’m certain there’s no way she can beat Hard Evidence, I read Unlawful Contact and found myself literally sitting on the edge of my seat, unable to put it down, and staying up until the wee hours of the morning to finish...more
 Lady Jayne *~*The Beach Bandida*~*
Jan 13, 2011 Lady Jayne *~*The Beach Bandida*~* rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Any Romance Lover, Especially of Great and HOT Romantic Suspense
Recommended to Lady Jayne *~*The Beach Bandida*~* by: Dhestiny and Zosia
5+ Stars!!! - Also reviewed at: Lady Jayne's Reading Den

I’ve been trying to read Surrender by Pamela Clare, but Marc Hunter keeps telling me he wants his day in Court…so, here goes…I hope I can do him justice!!

THE PEOPLE OF ROMANCELANDIA v PAMELA CLARE [2010] SCRR 6996 (31 October 2010)

SUPREME COURT OF ROMANCELANDIA

UNLAWFUL CONTACT

Judgment of the Honourable Justice Isabith McHardup

Accused: Pamela Clare

Complainant: Lady Jayne

CHARGES:

Charge 1: Causing addiction to a book series through grippingly...more
Karla

5+++ Stars!!! Again, and again, and again!!

I've read this book in paperback and ebook, many times, and now I listened to it on audio!! Crazy good!

Most of my friends have read this, so let's reminisce about my favorite scene, no real review here, just me having fun.

Remember the part where Marc "re-connects" with Sophie and he says...
"It was like falling dick first into paradise"
and then he picks her up off the floor...still connected mind you...and they crash their way into the bedroom and th...more
Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)
5+++ STARS!!!!

Check out my review/fantasy cast on Under the Covers

Dear Julian,
I love you, I love you, I love you. ..But I may love Marc Hunter more.
His piercing green-eyed stare, that killer sense of humor and the fact that he knows how to handle a gun may just trump that sucky-swirly thing you do with your tongue.
I’m sorry. Please don’t kill me.
Love,
Ann


Oh my god! So I’ve just finished Unlawful Contact minutes ago and I’m still recovering.

Okay, but in all seriousness, Pamela Clare has gone a...more
Dija
Meet Marc "Hunt" Hunter:

The resident bad boy who everyone knows will end up in jail, Hunt believes Sophie to be the prettiest girl in school, but never approaches her because he thinks there's not way he stands a chance with someone as sweet and smart as her. He secretly dreams of becoming an astronaut but joins the army instead.

Meet Sophie Alton:

After her parents' death, Sophie comes to live with her grandmother and dreams of becoming a reporter. In her new town, the straight-A nerd covertly cr...more
Shawna
5 stars – Romantic Suspense

This is another intense, gripping, smokin’ hot read in Pamela Clare’s intelligent, thrilling, and steamy I-Team romantic suspense series about a group of investigative reporters who put their hearts and lives on the line for the sake of uncovering the truth and seeking justice.

Investigative journalist Sophie Alton is trying to find answers about the disappearance of a young mother with a history of drug abuse, Megan Rawlings, who escaped a halfway house with her baby d...more
Allison ❤️Will Never Conquer Her TBR❤️

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Marc Hunter is serving life in prison without parole....convicted of murdering a fellow DEA officer in cold blood to supposedly cover up his own drug use. He lives day to day trying to survive life behind bars...trying to stay alive. He has, after all, put some of these inmates behind bars himself. He dreams of the one girl he had for a night...a special night back when he was a troubled teen. And her name was Sophie. One night under the stars. She gave him her virginity. He gave her his heart....more
Buggy
Opening Line: “Sophie Alton walked through the party, wishing she’d stayed home.”

Well another great addition from the I-Team series, it seems that Pamela Clare can do no wrong. And holy hell with the heroes, just when I think she’s written my absolute favourite out pops another keeper from the recesses of Clare’s enviable mind. Where does she keep all these guys anyway? Each one is yummier than the last. How does she get anything done with all that awesome manliness living in her head?

Unlawful...more
Auntee
Apr 05, 2008 Auntee rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Romantic Suspense fans
What a fantastic romantic suspense! I enjoyed this book so much, I didn't want it to end, yet I desperately wanted to see how it played out! I was not disappointed in the least about anything in this story. It had a smart, beautiful heroine; a sexy, courageous, selfless hero; a taut, exciting plot, and wonderful characterizations throughout. Add a sexy, beautiful love story, a couple of big surprises leading up to an explosive ending, and a touching epilogue, and what more could you want? This i...more
 Danielle The Book Huntress (Angels Weep For Goodreads)
Unlawful Contact is another example of Pamela's Clare's ability to write top notch romantic suspense that satisfies both the heavy-duty romance fan who wants a true love story and the analytical reader who looks for realism in her fiction. In this case, her story is about Sophie and Marc aka Hunt, who met in high school, parted for twelve years, and came back together in a very explosive fashion.

Incidentally, I couldn't help but think about Arrested Development as I read this, since that is a ve...more
J *I did it all for the nookie.The book nookie*
4--Suspenseful--Stars!!

I only dabble in romantic suspense, but I have to admit this was one of the better reads.

NOTE: This is the first book I have read in the series....and while I didn't get the other characters back stories, I don't feel like I was missing out on anything. So if you are hesitant to read this book for that reason, I feel like it can be read as a standalone.

Sophie and Hunt first met when they were in high school. Sophie a shy, quiet "nerd" and Hunt the troubled, bad boy. Soph...more
K.
We are at book three of this incredible I-Team series. Now let's review:


1) SmileyCentral.comThird book in a series with ever-increasing pressure on the author by way of rising expectations of readers to compare to absolutely outstanding predecessor books in the series/other books by this author -- Meets and exceeds!

2) SmileyCentral.comSuper sexy hero with hard shell on the outside, yet mushy, sweet center on the inside while championing little sister, women in trouble everywhere, and especially the heroine. The proverbial Man's...more
Julie (jjmachshev)
Smoking! "Unlawful Contact" is Pamela Clare's third contemporary about a group of investigative reporters as they find love and danger while searching for the truth. These stories grab you by the throat and you can't put the darn book down until it's over. Fast-moving and packed with thrills and chills...Clare is now a must-buy for me!

Sophie has never forgotten the 'bad boy' she gifted with her virginity. Over the last twelve years, she's had several opportunities to recall the event with fondne...more
Jess-i-ca ~The Gif Witch~
4 STARS....


This book starts out with a young Sophie. Sophie had a wonderful night in High School when she lost her V-card to the school bad boy, Hunt. He was two years older than her and HOT HOT HOT! Unfortunately he was leaving for the Army the very next day. He wanted to go out and make something of his life.



So twelve years later she has compared every guy to him. They didn't have a relationship even but there was just something about him that she missed and wanted. Sophie is now an investigat...more
Stephanie
Second read 5/28/12-5/29/12

WOW! WOW! WOW! Amazing read, just simply amazing. Just as good the second time around. Marc Hunter is my favorite hero of the I-Team series, ha so far...


First Read 2/22/10-2/23/10

Uggg I don't even know what to say about this book. It was truly amazing just doesn’t do it justice.
I am not sure that anything I say will do. Well except, READ IT! READ ALL OF PAMELA CLARE’S BOOKS!!!
I don’t think that I have ever pulled more for a hero and heroine as much as I did for Marc...more
KarenH
I think if I could sum up this book with one word it would be...brilliant!...or beautiful!...or (absolutely freaking) amazing!

The road to happiness for Marc Hunter and Sophie Alton is probably the longest, most difficult and improbable road that a hero & heroine (truly deserving titles) have had to travel; but from the Prologue to the Epilogue, you will cheer this couple on for every hard-fought mile they gain.

I have only read a handful of novels termed "romantic suspense" but I have no dou...more
AH
Unlawful Contact is the kind of book that once you start reading, it is almost impossible to put down. It’s one of those edge of your seat books, where you look at your watch and realize that you should have gone to bed hours ago. Who needs sleep?

Unlawful Contact is the third I-Team series book by Pamela Clare. The book focuses on Sophie Alton, an I-Team investigative journalist and Marc Hunter, a former DEA agent that has been in prison for the last six years. Sophie and Marc share a past but h...more
~J~ Riverina Romantics
Is anyone really surprised that I gave this 5 stars?? If you are please feel free to take a few steps closer so I can give you a good firm slap across the face to make you wake up to yourself.

This was another flawless masterpiece from the fabulous Pamela Clare.

I have a mental scaling system when it comes to Authors'.
1. There's the authors' who write half rate novels and make me think "I could write something better than this"
2. There's some of my favourite authors' that I really love to read an...more
Rhonda


Let me start by saying how much I love Pamela Clare’s work. She brings so much to her stories, from the suspenseful knot I get in my stomach, the kind of plots I can sink my teeth into, the sizzling, toe curling sexiness of her heroes, to the emotional wreck she makes of my heart. And she does this time and time again, and I repeatedly come back for more.

Book Dedication
This book is dedicated to the memory of Leah Rhiann Clifton,
who died in her mother’s womb in a prison cell.
( This alone put a lu...more
Kathleen
LOVED IT!!!! At first I did not think this book was as good as Hard Evidence and then BAM, the story took off full speed, grabbed me and hooked me big time. Marc and Sophie where fantastic character's. I just loved how much they wanted to protect each other from harm. Especially Marc, he was so caring, protecting and loving to Sophie and his sister Megan. There was plenty of action happening to keep this book very interesting I kept reading because I just had to know how things would play out. I...more
Lady Heather

First read March 12-13, 2011

Again Ms. Clare has created amazingly strong, dedicated, loyal, and charismatic characters. I loved the first chapter with Hunt and Sophie, and then how the story picks up again 12 years later and what has become of their lives.
I was on the edge all through this book wondering if this would end as a HEA, because it just seemed that no matter where Sophie and Marc turned.. they just couldn't catch a break!
I really like how the characters from the previous books are in...more
Maldivianbookreviewer
5++ Stars Romantic Suspense - my favorite in the series so far

I don’t know how she does it but Ms. Clare rocks my world every time with her delectable characters and engrossing storyline. I’ve never experienced a dull moment nor encountered a scene which I had wished would have gone differently since I started on the I-Team series. Its a testament to Ms. Clare’s creativity and talent that each of these stories have wormed their way into my heart, never to be forgotten, to be revisited sometime...more
♥  Sam ♥ ~S2~Im made of awesomness
Apr 30, 2011 ♥ Sam ♥ ~S2~Im made of awesomness rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: the entire GR population
Recommended to ♥ Sam ♥ ~S2~Im made of awesomness by: Rhonda W. and Elena
Unlawful Contact – Can I start by saying, I freaking love this series so much, that I would contemplate divorcing my husband to marry Pamela Clare. This woman is a genius! I’m just....gobsmacked.

To begin with when I read the blurb on the back of the book and discovered that the book is about that of a convicted killer breaking out of prison and taking our heroine with him, I was a little put off and worried that I wouldn’t be able to have any feelings with the character – just not my kind of her...more
Mirjana ***Let's Sound It Out - - - Mary-On-A***
LOVED IT!!

I'll admit I've been a little skeptical about this series. It had a weak start, and the second book was definitely better, but this one just blew everything away! I'm not sure how the remaining books will top this!

I think the main reason I loved it so much was because Sophie and Hunt had a history.....and what a beautiful history it was......sigh.

The plot will keep you guessing until the very end. My scooby senses were asleep due to swoony satisfaction so some revelations I did not s...more
Christa
After reading Unlawful Contact, I can still say that I love this series by Pamela Clare. I had doubts that I would enjoy this one as well as the first two since the premise is that of a convicted killer breaking out of prison and taking the heroine hostage. At the outset, that didn't sound like my kind of hero, even if he was trying to save his sister, but the author did a great job of creating a caring, anguished character out of him.

In this book, journalist Sophie Alton is trying to find a yo...more
Holly
WOW! I don't even know where to begin!! First of all I HIGHLY recommend this series and this one was my favorite!! I have never rooted for a Hero and Heroine more than I did for Marc and Sophie! This book was like a roller coaster ride and I LOVED IT!! I laughed and cried and wanted to jump for joy when they got their HEA!! All I can say is READ THIS BOOK!! Read all of Pamela Clare's books!!!!
Kathrynn
May 10, 2008 Kathrynn rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fans of the Series
Recommended to Kathrynn by: Auntee
The way this one started, I didn't think I was going to like it. Convicted felons, bad cops, and poor judgment had This Reader wrinkling her nose. This is book #3 in the I-Team series and because the characters and their families all come together here, you should read them in order--lots of updates from previous characters....

I thought there was too much filler throughout the book. By filler, I'm referring to useless information, recapping scenes as characters worked out "what if" scenarios in...more
Dee
Originally read in May 2011 Re-read September 2013

This blew me away the first time I read it and despite remembering practically all of the events it still managed to blow me away again...This is a gritty and very memorable story with some heart breaking events that Ms Clare has bought from her own life as an investigative journalist.

I accepted long ago that no matter what Ms Clare wrote I would buy/read without even looking at the blurb, her name is enough to grab my attention. The only shame i...more
Celeste
The first book I read by Pamela Clare was a historical, which I absolutely loved. Sometimes, I find, that if you're a really good historical writer, then you can't really be a good contemporary writer as well. Obviously I have been sadly deluded!! Becuase Pamela Clare seriously nailed this Romantic Suspense, right on the head!! I've said it once before, but this books deems it be repeated: I don't know why I waited so long to read a book by Pamela Clare! This is my second book I've read by this...more
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USA Today best-selling author Pamela Clare began her writing career as a columnist and investigative reporter and eventually became the first woman editor-in-chief of two different newspapers. Along the way, she and her team won numerous state and national honors, including the First Amendment Award and the National Journalism Award for Public Service. This year, she was honored by the Colorado Pr...more
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