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Ancient Danger

(Mata Hari Series #3)

4.52  ·  Rating details ·  29 ratings  ·  12 reviews
A Single Woman... A Double Life
International, super-model Sadie Stewart meets her Dutch lover, Sebastian Wilde, in Venice to celebrate their six month anniversary. But having lived a double life as a CIA operative for ten years, her life is never simple.
During a costume ball in an ancient Venetian palace, an assassin tries to kill her. As a result Sebastian gets
Paperback, 300 pages
Published April 27th 2015 by Jo-Ann Carson Terpstra (first published April 1st 2015)
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Sadie has left the life of the CIA and has enjoyed six months of just being herself (international model and girlfriend). Life is good and she's enjoying herself along with her Viking boyfriend, Sebastian, at a charity ball when she's attacked by an assassin. Before she can get him to talk, he swallows arsenic and dies right on the spot.

"We're watching you."

Sadie shivers at the threat and contacts the only person who can answer her questions... Jeremiah from the CIA. She has a sit-down and
Jacqui Nelson
Sep 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ms. Carson's Mata Hari Series always delivers a sensual, suspense-filled adventure to vibrant locales brimming with danger and intrigue. Her complicated heroine spy, Sadie, is challenged once again by familiar friends and foes, including her super-hot Dutch warrior boyfriend, Sebastian. Then there's Casanova and Beatriceperfect additions to an already captivating cast of characters. Can't wait to see what happens next in this series!
Jun 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
Sexy Sadie has a problem. She's addicted to the excitement and danger involved with being a spy. But now shes fallen for a man, Sebastian, who wants to keep her safe. Who wants her to lead a quieter life. Well, she tried. After the first book in the Mata Hari series, Covert Danger, Sadie gave up the life for six whole months. Its not her fault this time trouble found her.
The first page of Ancient Danger, set at a masquerade ball in Venice, draws you into Sadies exciting, jet setting life. From
May 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Sadie has been trying to stay away from the dangerous world of spying and the CIA, but it seems that is not going to be possible. Someone attacks her at a fancy dress ball, but he can not be questioned. The CIA are the only ones who might help her find out who is after her. Sebastian, her VERY over protective lover doesn't want her to go back to that world. She must choose between the exciting life of a spy and her love for Sebastian.
This is a really exciting story that draws you in from
Helena Korin
Apr 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Sadie Stewart, a high fashion model,is pulled back into her undercover life as a CIA agent when she's stalked at a masked ball in Venice. Her attacker, a member of a fanatic sect sworn to protect the arcane knowledge of Egypt and Greece, takes cyanide before he can be questioned. Sadie's involvement with the CIA doesn't sit well her lover, Sebastian, a gorgeous Dutch art dealer. He wants to keep her safe at all times. But spying is in Sadie's blood and she can't say no to a new assignment. She ...more
Nicole Laverdure
Jan 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Jo-Ann Carson has done it again!

Ancient Danger, starts with a very fast pace, thrills and danger. Ms. Carson's third story still involves Sadie Stewart, a model by day and a spy by night!

This time, Sadie, hasn't completed her last mission with Bakari, the arms-dealer! Bakari is on a mission too, to retrieve a famous artifact to save his daughter! The chemistry between Sadie and her Dutch lover, Sebastian, becomes complicated, because he's becoming over-protective, which a spy, like her, don't
Gina Smith
Sep 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Sadie Stewart is on the case again. This is the third installment in this sexy, suspenseful series. Sadie intended to cut ties with the CIA and explore her relationship with Sebastian, but they want her back. Now arms dealer Bakari al Sharif has his sights set on stealing an Egyptian Scarab that he hopes has healing powers. Because of Sadie's past dealings with Bakari the CIA feels she is perfect to get close to him and find out what his plans are. But if she returns to the CIA will she lose ...more
Henry Gómez
May 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
It's a very interesting history with action and suspense. Try to know the mind of the characters urges to the reader to finish the history.
Jan 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Sadie and Sebastian have a good and hot thing going on but being a spy isn't easy in that type of relationship.Sadie loves the danger and thrives on adventure.Sebastian has and brings his own into the picture.Read the book to see what happens.Well worth it.
Action packed thriller! Sadie has tried to retire as a CIA operative, building a new life with her modeling and with boyfriend Sebastian. But an attempt on her life drags her back into working with the agency. She's again after Egyptian bad guy Bakari al-Sharif now that its been discovered he is going to try and steal a valuable ancient artifact. Lots of jet setting all over the world, and a new wrinkle with some mysticism through Bakari's recently discovered son Kalid. Some sexy times with ...more
InD'tale Magazine
Fast paced and thrilling, a reader is immediately drawn into the action and suspense right from the opening chapter!

Read full review in the 2015 September issue of InD'tale Magazine.
Kathy Crouch
Nov 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book

An intriguing story woven into with love and espionage. Mix the two sides and you can never find a better read. Grab a copy and see for yourself.
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Jo-Ann Carson
~ fantasy, adventure and romance ~

Reports of Jo-Ann Carsons death on a Gulf Island are greatly exaggerated or, at the very least, premature. An award-winning fiction and non-fiction author, blogger and podcaster Jo-Ann loves to tinker with words. Her latest two series the Ghost & Abby Mysteries and the Gambling Ghosts feature eccentric characters, such as a Viking ghost with

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