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Designated Target

(To Protect and Serve #2)

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Criminals want her mind… Her protector wants her love.

Special agent Vincent Fitzgerald's mission is to find missing naval scientist Dr. Skylar Baang. The brilliant Filipino American beauty has been kidnapped for her knowledge and research on top secret projects. But even after Vin rescues her from a dangerous group, he knows they'll be back.

A long-ago promise has kept Sk
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published November 4th 2014 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2014)
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Carmen
Nov 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Romance fans
Recommended to Carmen by: Harlequin
Vincent Fitzgerald was a Marine. Now he's a special agent. He is assigned to protect designated target Dr. Skylar Baang. She is a Filipino naval scientist who is a genius. Attended university at age 10 kind of genius. She is being hunted by some Russians for reasons unknown, but since she is working for the U.S. government on a top secret submarine project, she is going to have the best protection.
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This book was fun. Amazing sex, cute characters, and action-movie-style fight
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Me pareció tierna la pareja, pero me perdieron con todo el contexto político/social. Claro, EEUU son tan buenos y civilizados mientras los rusos y el gobierno chino son los villanos, unos bárbaros. Dale, déjame de joder 🙄🙄
Amelia
Oct 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The ideal balance of danger and passion makes the latest book in the To Protect and Serve miniseries continuously enthralling. Whether the main couple are fleeing from ruthless kidnappers or enjoying a moment of sensual intimacy, the scene is always believable with genuine emotions conveyed. Karen Anders makes her suspenseful story particularly convincing by creating true-to-life characters whose reactions come across as very realistic. DESIGNATED TARGET has adrenaline-pumping scenarios where ou ...more
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Designated Target by Karen Anders
Source: ARC from author
My Rating: 4/5 stars
My Review:

Dr. Sky Baang has been, since age of six a tool anyone and everyone wants get their hands on. Both her mother and her father gave their lives to protect Sky and keep her out of reach of those who would abuse Sky and take advantage of her vast intelligence. As such, Sky has devoted her life to her work and honoring the sacrifice made by her parents. Her name and abilities are well-k
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Susan
Good suspense and romance. Skylar is a brilliant scientist who has been kidnapped by those who want to use her intelligence for their own ends. Vin is the NCIS agent sent to find and rescue her. Though he saves her from immediate danger, he knows that those who took her will try again. When another attempt nearly succeeds, the only way to protect her is to take her into hiding while the rest of the team tries to discover who is behind it.

The cabin is isolated and the perfect place to
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Pam
Oct 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Designated Target is a romantic suspense by Karen Anders. It is in the To Protect and Serve series.
Dr. Skylar Daang is a genius. She was kidnapped by the Chinese government when she was six years old. Her Mother, an American, and her Father, a Filipino engineer, worked very hard to get her back. Six months later, her Mother was killed in an automobile accident. When her Father was charged with her murder, he took his daughter, Malaya Matapang, to Washington DC to a good friend and they changed
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Paula Legate
This was a fast moving, action/suspense packed book. I also loved that it was equal parts romance.

The book starts out with Dr. Sky Baang being kidnapped by Russian mercenary's. She was able to escape with the help of special agent Vin Fitzgerald, and his team. Sky is a genius, for she attended university at the tender age of 10. She was kidnapped at age 6 by the Chinese government to be used as a tool. Now she works for the U.S. Government on a top secret project as a scientist. Her parents gav
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Sue Stewart
Nov 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Sky and Vin are such awesome characters! And what a "protection mission"! The suspense, the action, the clever sexual banter and those HOT sex scenes - romantic suspense at it's Absolute Finest! And the Epilogue - "sigh' Loved it!

Can't wait for the next book in the To Protect and Serve series - Joint Engagement with NCIS agent Beau Jerrott!


Doesn't get any better than this:

"I am a badass, lethal marine."
Leslie
Been wanting to read this one for months - it was very steamy and though you knew they end up together, you just weren't quiet sure it would happen in this book! Don't pay attention to the page number we you get close to the cliffhanger......or ending!
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"With plenty of action, steady pacing and an intelligent heroine at its center, this story is truly entertaining" (RT Book Reviews, 4 stars).

Miniseries: To Protect and Serve
Janelle
Jan 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow! I bought this book a few years ago and finally read it. Oh wow, I loved it! It is a romantic suspense, and it was very romantic (sexy!) and very suspenseful! I loved it that Skylar was so "nerdy" as she and Vincent would say. I love a brilliant heroine! And tough and sexy Vincent - oh man! I really loved the part at the end in the sub where she goes all "brainiac" and saves the day with her intelligence. I won't say more & give it away. Read it yourself. This is such a good book!!
Sue Stewart
Aug 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sky and Vin are such awesome characters! And what a "protection mission"! The suspense, the action, the clever sexual banter and those HOT sex scenes - romantic suspense at it's Absolute Finest! And the Epilogue - "sigh' Loved it!

Can't wait for the next book in the To Protect and Serve series - Joint Engagement with NCIS agent Beau Jerrott!


Doesn't get any better than this:

"I am a badass, lethal marine."
Wendelah1
Aug 12, 2016 rated it did not like it
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Award winning, bestselling author Karen Anders is a three time National Readers’ Choice Award finalist, Romantic Times Reviewers Choice finalist and has won the prestigious HOLT Medallion. Two of her novels made the Waldenbooks Bestseller list in 2003. Published since 1997, she currently writes for the Harlequin Romantic Suspense line. Karen’s love of reading is what ultimately led her to writing ...more

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