The Moscow Deception
The second electrifying novel in the Guardian series, by New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards.
Bianca St. Ives makes her living as a high-end thief and a genius of disguise, conning criminals out of the money they stole - and all for the greater good. A femme fatale Robin Hood, she's learnt everything she knows from her father. Now that she's taken over runni...more
Aside from calling Mason, her "not-father" way too many times to count, we don't learn anymore about him.
We don't really learn any more about the project that created her.
We get anot ...more
This is the second novel in the Guardian series and the storyline picks up just a few months from where the first one left off. Although I found the start a little slow, the second half quickly veers into the author's signature explosive action scenes and intricate swindles. The Moscow Deception is a riveting addition to the series and I am looking forward to reading the next one! ...more
This offering has Bianca evading CIA hit teams, assassins interested in earning a million dollar award if they can kill her (and prove it), and Interpol (who presumably wants her father ...more
Series: The Guardian, Book 2
Publication Date: June 12, 2018
You never see the bullet that takes you down.
I am really enjoying The Guardian series. Its action-packed series with plenty of twists and turns that kept me reading on.
Most romantic suspense novels have a strong alpha hero, and a helpless female protagonist who needs to be protected and rescued from dangerous situations. Not in this one! Bianca is strong, skilled and kickass heroine who has f ...more
This book series is probably interesting and intriguing to some new Robards fans. But, for her long time faithful devotees, this is not the Robards book I look forward to and I suspect you look forward to, for a year! Typically she writes one book per year. I attempt to wait patiently for the next year for her next book. I know it will be worth the wait! Robards is one of the few authors that has always been my “I’ll buy whatever she writes w ...more
Bianca manages to help out neighbors and friends, all while looking over ...more
What disappointed me about The Moscow Deception is that The Fifth Doctrine , book #3, isn't coming out until 2019. Nooooo... I wanna read it nowwwwww. Especially after this ending!!
This was so amazing, and Bianca is such a softie, when needed *grin*. That first chapter is like a short story, as Bianca sails in to save the day. It's such a simple ploy for all the complexity ...more
Karen has been writing since she was very young, and was first published nationally in the December 1973 Reader's Digest. She sold her first romance novel, ISLAND FLAME, wh ...more