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Nike's Wings

4.19  ·  Rating details ·  108 Ratings  ·  19 Reviews
With all she'd been through, her skills at parkour and freerunning, for the top secret group within the CIA Nike Tallent was the perfect candidate for training as the assassin's assassin. Until she walked away.
All Nike wanted was to be 'real' again, whatever real was...
Ty Connor, ex-CIA, has just been named to head a new branch of Homeland Security, a fast-response group c
Published August 8th 2011 by Smashwords Edition (first published August 7th 2011)
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Mike Bove
Nov 11, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"Nike's Wings" is the perfect title for this book. At first I was thinking Fantasy or Sci-Fi, but this book is neither. It is a thriller-romance. I had to look up "parkour," but became intrigued with it and it's use by the heroine, Nike. The title and cover both offer a fantastic representation of this character and her story. Although Nike develops unrivaled, perhaps exaggerated skills, she is mostly a believable character the reader can sympathize with, as she struggles to find her true self a ...more
Joan Reeves
Gripping and Emotional

Looking for a rip-roaring action thriller with great characters and emotion? You can't go wrong with Nike's Wings by Valerie Douglas.

I didn't know quite what to expect when I bought Nike's Wings by Valerie Douglas. You see, Ms. Douglas doesn't just cross genres -- she leaps over them. With books from classic fantasy to erotic romance, she has books in multiple genres. Even her so-called single genre books are a melange of elements from other genres.

I purposely did not read
Jun 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I didn't expect to like this book as much as I did. The story was very compelling and hard to put down. It's different from the author's other works, which aren't really my style. I can't wait for the sequel.
Sep 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the second book I have read by this author. I thoroughly enjoyed both books and will continue to read this author. Nike's Wings was fast-paced, exciting, scary, sexy and engaging. It has adventure, romance and plot twists. I highly recommend this book!
Jan 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of the best action books I've read in a while including a little romance and a little humor here and there. Nike's Wings is heart wrenching and very will have you wanting more.The only thing that really bothered me was I felt like the ending was unfinished.
Jun 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I like this book, action, bad vs. good guys with the CIA involved and a post 9/11 spin. also a little romance. a very good read, with the action involved I think men as well as women will enjoy this book.
May 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: cops-military
Was an amazing read! Emotionally moving but packed full of action and adventure. I hope that there is another one coming!
Sharon Michael
Jun 22, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

The author takes a fairly classic framework for action/adventure and covert 'black ops' and builds great characters into a well crafted plot. There are many common threads to the genre but the characters come alive vividly, with interesting concepts and uniquely 'damaged' main characters and suitably nasty opponents.

I would definitely like to see more books with these characters and hope that the suggestion of unresolved issues mean there are more coming.

The only thing that became somewhat of a
Tabitha Ormiston-Smith
A fast-paced action spy thriller, this book charges along like a souped-up car. Action fans will love it, I feel sure, and the occasional snide reference to America's shameful behaviour in recent years is calculated to gain the reader's sympathy. The book is well constructed and written, although I thought the ending a little rushed; more could have been made of the Torrance episode.

The one major fault in this book was the sudden switch from time to time into patches of pornography. These sudden
Apr 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book! I got it free on amazon and wasn't really expecting much, but omg it was amazing!! I loved Nike/Niki/Callie, she was awesome and so strong, and her relationship with Ty was so great and hot! I loved the ending too it was awesome! I also loved all the other cops like Buck, Mitch, and Andy! I would love to read more by Valerie Douglas!
It was really good

I wasn't sure about the story at first but as I started reading in was drawn in by the action and the main character. I think if you like action intrigue and romance this is your book.
Kimberly Landry
Dec 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved it

Loved it. Left me wanting more. Characters are well thought out. Callie, Nokia, i.e. Nike is a wonderful heroine. Bravo
Jun 16, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Kick ass chick. Solid story.
Zarith dol
Oct 31, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Let just say the author knows the stuff around romantic suspense genre.. I cried in the middle of the story for the heroine and cried again as she gets her HEA. One of the best couple so far
Jun 23, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle
Interesting story. Quick read. Could have been tighter in my opinion.
Jul 09, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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3.5 stars
Khandi Tumeo
Dec 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Jun 16, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-ebook
strangely familiar........ Anyone else seen this cover before? Possibly a version of Andrew Davidson's.... THE GARGOYLE!!!!
Feb 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
That was a good read and I really want more. Is there more? If there is, I hope it'll give more focus on the romance side but still keep the action/thriller part of the story.
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Valerie Douglas is a prolific writer and a genre-crosser. She writes classic, epic, and historical fantasy, suspense, thrillers, and romance. Her book Song of the Fairy Queen was nominated by Top Shelf Magazine for a Best Indie Author Award.

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Happily married, she's companion to two dogs, four cats and an Afric

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