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Defensive Tactics by Steve Westover
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Dec 11, 2010

it was ok
Read in December, 2010

** spoiler alert ** Really slow at the beginning. The plot action picked up after about age 120...so keep reading. Emily and Paul work for the FBI. Paul as a financial analyst and Emily as a field agent. They both are active LDS members and that is how they met and started dating. Jimmy is an old high school acquaintance of Paul's who is down on is luck after making life choices that allowed him to have no life motivations after a tragic family accident causing the death of his two sisters and unborn baby. His relationship with Emily and Paul lead him to see more hope in life and of his families ability to be "together forever," along with showing him that he can make changes in his life to make it better.
Emily gets up on a team for a case involving organized crime and a dirty judge. She becomes the decoy and puts herself in danger when threats are made to her, her family and friends if she doesn't play along. She takes a chance and tell Paul about the assignment. He puts his job on the line to acquire info regarding the case and her team members revealing a dirty team member and finding the real danger that Emily is in with a new player in the mob boss struggle for top dog.
Jimmy also help in the process of rescuing Emily and Paul see that the two have become good friends. He asks Emily to choose between them, but still offers friendship and roommate status to Jimmy. Emily chooses Paul and all ends well.

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