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Slater's Revenge

(Shades of Leverage)

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4.33  ·  Rating details ·  30 ratings  ·  27 reviews
Former vice cop Mackenzie Baudin is at the top of criminal organization Coercion Ten’s hit list. If they get hold of her, she’ll be leveraged against her uncle, director of OPAQUE’s special ops force. She’s now saddled with agent-protector Josh Slater. He might be hotter than ever, but she’ll never forgive him for walking out on her ten years ago. Unfortunately her penthou ...more
ebook, 341 pages
Published March 26th 2018 by Entangled: Amara
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Maria11
Mar 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
Action packed with lots of twists and turns. You can’t trust anyone so it seems. Josh and Mackenzie had a past that the.y both haven’t forgotten even though they want the other to not know. MacKenzie is tough and can hold her own. Josh is the brooding hero with issues. Lots of kinda far fetched stuff and espionage, but with all the fake news and outside influence who knows,

Good action read. Lots of drama and turmoil. First book by this author may check out her other stuff

Received a copy from t
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Ayekah
Mar 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a fantastic read this book is and kept me flipping those pages! The suspense was over the top.
Josh Slater is a man of many talents, which you read in the blurb on the book. His boss sends him on a special assignment, one that is the last thing he would ever want in his life. Returning to his hometown. The bad guys here at known as CT, CT has found a new way to get what they want, leverage. They find something that is near and dear to the person they want to bend and go after them. In this c
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Kelly Hawkins Solomon
Apr 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow! This….I can’t form the words to explain how good this book is. It is so suspenseful and quite the page turner! Incredibly intense with tons of action and angst between Josh and Macki will keep you turning the pages. Macki is a former vice cop and Josh is part of OPAQUE. Everyone thinks OPAQUE is a security firm but little does everyone know that OPAQUE is out fighting the bad guys, Coercion Ten. Coercion Ten is a top of the line criminal organization and Macki ends up on the top of the hit ...more
Pelusa Rivera
Apr 02, 2018 rated it liked it
Rcvd an ARC at no cost to author. (netgalley) I have never read this author before and I enjoyed it I mean i kept turning the pages. I also figured somethings things out before the end but 'all on me. Macki was threatened by a sinister group who unfortunately they are law enforcement in the wrong side, so we don't know who the leader is and who all is involved. Josh Slater was sent by her uncle to protect her because she could be used as leverage for them and they are the OPAQUE group, (the good ...more
 Reading In Pajamas
Mar 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
✦Review: SLATER’S REVENGE (Shades of Leverage) by Claudia Shelton https://wp.me/p3d0RZ-aFF
Publication Date: March 26, 2018
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Donna
Rated 4 Stars

I enjoyed this book. It was full of suspenseful danger and a who-done-it mystery that kept you guessing until the end. I liked Josh and was rooting for his happily-ever-after, but sadly, I didn’t quite take to Macki until about 2/3 of the way through the story. She was a bit witchy and some of her act
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Bette Hansen
Mar 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic read! An action packed romantic suspense that kept me on the edge of my seat all the way through. This is a new to me author and she definitely gained a new fan with this one. There's a nice easy flow to her writing and the characters are well developed and intriguing. There's so much going in this book making it difficult to summarize without giving anything away. I'll just say you don't want to miss Mackenzie and Josh's second chance story as they fight through the ghosts of the past ...more
Ann (Fanni Ann)
Mar 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Wow, this is a new for me author and I loved this story, it's got action, danger, suspense and was so thrilling it kept me entertained throughout

I received a complimentary copy from Netgalley and I am voluntarily leaving my own honest opinion
Bec

OPAQUE agent Josh Slater hasn't seen Mackenzie 'Macki' Boudin in years, but when he's sent to protect her, he knows he has to face the past. However, he knows protecting her won't be easy, especially after the way he left her at a time when she needed him most. Still, he's determined to keep Coercien Ten from doing her any harm. Will Joshua be able to find a way to get Mackenzie to forgive him for what happened in the past, or will the secret he's keeping from her tear them apart for good and lo
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Teresa
Mar 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
**I received a copy of Slater's Revenge from Net Galley in exchange for a voluntary and honest review**

Slater's Revenge is the first book by Claudia Shelton that I've read but its actually a continuation of Slater's Leverage by the author. I felt that in order to understand more about Coercion Ten and their hold on Riverfall it would've been recommended to read the first book prior to this one. Because at times I felt very lost. All in all I'd give this book 4 stars for the action packed and plo
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Elizabeth Neal
Mackenzie, a former vice cop, is being hunted by criminals, her name on their top ten list. She knows if they catch her, she'll be the leverage they need against her uncle, director of OPAQUE, a Special Forces team. To ensure she's protected, she's given a bodyguard, the man that broke her heart ten years ago.

Josh, a member of OPAQUE, has never forgotten Macki, but he had to let her go for reasons he never shared with her. Now that he's home and watching over her, his past comes rushing back as
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Linda Gilman
Mar 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Claudia Shelton is one of my favorite romantic suspense authors. I was given an arc copy for an honest review.
Slater's Revenge, was a page turner that kept you guessing who the bad guys were to the very end.
OPAQUE special agent, Josh Slater is assigned to protecting a love interest from his past, Mackenzie Baudin. This is an assignment poses conflicts he'd rather avoid, but since his boss insists he's the only one that can do the mission the best, and for the security of OPAQUE and country, Josh
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Miriam Wolfe
Mar 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is a voluntary review of an advanced copy.

What an action packed book full of intrigue and romance! When Macki's uncle finds out that her life is in danger, he sends her ex-boyfriend and OPAQUE agent, Josh to keep her safe.

Slowly throughout the book, we find out more about their breakup and other events that happened during that time that are important to figuring out who is the key player in Coercion Ten's side.

There are a few twists and turns in the story and it was hard to put the book do
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Cathy Skendrovich
I really enjoyed Slater's Revenge. First of all, both the H/h were truly likeable and believable. I'm not a huge fan of second chance romance, but Macki and Josh's back story was realistic, and I found myself wanting them to get back together.

The action in the story was well-drawn. It was like a thriller movie, where you didn't know what to expect next. I never guessed the bad guy, which is major, since I have a 98% accuracy (at least I think so), though I did guess his second in command.

Josh
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Ellen Parker
Jun 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Undercover Emotions
Mackenzie (Macki) Baudin, former undercover cop on the Riverfalls, IL police retired after suffering a very personal attack. Now she runs the best hotel in town and supervises charity work. Her uncle, the only family left after her parents died, insists on a high security level and justifies it by family history.
OPAQUE agent Josh Slater fears the emotional history apt to be released while he works to protect Macki. Will the past between them prove the distraction necessary for
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Denise Van plew
Mar 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
I was on a roll when I went into this one due to its promise of suspense. I soon found out to this is a second chance romance that adds to the spice. One former cop Mackenzie and agent-protector Josh give you one energizer of a ride in this one once they come together thanks to what is after her. I soon realized also a few years ago I had read one by this author after reading this one. She knows how to fill it to the brim with the suspense that keeps you on your toes.
Rebecca Velez
Feb 14, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Keeps your interest

It started off interesting and kept my interest but I had no problem laying it down and coming back to it. Enjoy any book where the female lead is strong and carries a gun. But she needed to be more actively involved and he needed less low points or being hurt so many time.
Reading
Apr 27, 2018 rated it liked it
The story has potential. The right bones are there, but it has a B-Movie quality to it that needs some brushing up, such as lines like “Leave me. Save yourself.” I’m not quite sure how a rich and presumably prominent hotel owner actively involved in that work is able to pretend to be a prostitute. Lots of things like that detracted from the story, but it was still an interesting read.
poppy
Aug 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was a good action-packed read. It had plenty of twists and turns and I found myself pulled in and hooked from the very start and while I just loved the chemistry between Mackenzie and Slater I did think he was a bit of a jerk at times but I think that had a lot to do with his issues about going back to his hometown other than that I really enjoyed it and would recommend it.
T.C.Winters T.C.Winters
Mar 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Josh and Macki are thrown together when Macki's life is in danger, but their past still burns between them. Slater's Revenge is a fast paced romantic suspense involving dirty cops and special op agents from OPAQUE, a private security group that has secrets of its own.
Sue
Mar 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow! My first book by Claudia Shelton but not my last! Full of suspense and romance. Loved it!
Karla Andrews
Mar 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow!! I was on the edge of my couch. And I totally didn’t see that coming. What a great book. Lots of action. Lots of attitude. And add in a touch of sexy scenes.
Tami
Mar 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
4.5

I didn't bond with the heroine so much, but the action was outstanding in this romantic suspense. I'm looking forward to reading the rest of the series.
Samantha Brody
rated it really liked it
Jan 07, 2019
Melinda
Mar 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is a new author to me and I will definitely be coming back for more in the future. This book had it all, there was plenty of action and romance throughout this story and I couldn’t get enough of it. Caught my attention from the blurb and held my attention the whole way through the book. The characters is what had me glued to the pages as they where superb and written so well. Their interactions as well as the chemistry between them really made the story in my opinion and will definitely bri ...more
LoRee Peery
rated it really liked it
Jul 06, 2018
Camilla
Apr 01, 2018 rated it liked it
This book is action packed with stuff that’s happening, some intense love scenes and chemistry between the couple.
Pat
Jul 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
OMG! This book was packed with so much drama, action and suspense that I could not put it down! Add to that a strong sexy hero and an equally strong and sexy heroine and you have a suspense romance story that will knock your socks off! I became totally engaged from start to finish and loved every minute! Great action, lots of suspense and some nice twists made this story a winner for me! I highly recommend this book.
Brandi
Jun 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
He was called to protect her when she was a target. A liability to someone who loved her. Returning to his home town was something he never wanted to do but for Macki he would make that sacrifice. Someone is involving her in their cat and mouse game and the suspense continues to rise. Great story!
Shakespearetobe
rated it really liked it
Apr 11, 2018
Scrap
Mar 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Josh Slater goes back home to Riverfall and the only woman he's ever loved Mackenzie at the request of his boss and leader of OPAQUE. He and Macki left after he found out what his father did to her parents and now she's been targeted by CT which will use everything they have on her to get her Uncle Drake. After several cryptic texts to Macki it will take everything to keep her safe from those high ranking officials even his own love that never stopped for her.
Mackenzie Baudin is a heiress runnin
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Award-winning author Claudia Shelton could write her name before the first day of school, but now she writes romantic suspense, contemporary romance and thrillers. In addition, she presents workshops for readers and authors. Her debut novel, Risk of a Lifetime, released to 5-star reviews, reached Amazon's Best Sellers Romance Series Top 100 and was named one of eBooks Galore top reads for 2014. Sh ...more