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Not Without Risk

(Undercover Cops #1)

3.81  ·  Rating details ·  370 ratings  ·  25 reviews
A heart-pounding romantic thriller from New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann, previously published in 1995.

Emily Marshall is enjoying a pleasure cruise on the Gulf of Mexico when she stumbles on a murder and a violent drug-smuggling ring. And the only person she can trust is the man who broke her heart so many years ago, Jim Keegan.

Jim had thought he was ov
ebook, 192 pages
Published November 1st 2018 by Mills & Boon Series Special Releases (first published April 24th 1995)
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Rating 3.5

Not Without Risk was enjoyable thought not without faults of course.

Emily is a high-school teacher in the tough part of town, that's a choice she has made. She isn't wealthy and has to count her pennies and is enjoying spending time on a yacht with a man she's dating who never has to worry about money when she hears something that shows her that her boyfriend is not the paragon of society as he pretends to be but instead deals drugs, so she goes to the cops.
There people don't seem to b
Originally published in 1995 this was a pretty good light romantic suspense, nothing remarkable and not one of my favourites but definitely still enjoyable -except maybe for all the crying but I`ll get to that later.

Emily Marshall is a high school teacher in a rougher area of sunny Florida. While on a date with her new wealthy boyfriend she inadvertently discovers that he’s quite the entrepreneur; importing and exporting the very drugs that she’s seen destroy some of her students. Calling it a
Krista (Miura Haruma-san, I will always miss you)
Eh, this book is shallow and not very good. Not terrible, but nothing special. The heroine is self-righteous to a sickening degree, and extremely stupid. The hero isn't much better. Nothing really stands out here. You could read this anywhere. It could be written by anyone. Why three stars? The characters are, if not likable, clearly defined. The side characters are just that--side characters. The plot is silly, sending a civilian in to esentially spy on a supposed drug dealer, possibly murderer ...more
May 09, 2010 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This is one of Brockmann's first published novels and you get hints of what she will become as a writer. This story had too many subplots for the confines of a category romance. School teacher Emily Marshall believes that wealthy man she's been dating is a drug runner. She takes that personally, seeing the results of drugs daily. She goes to the police where she discovers that the man she loved and who dumped her like radioactive waste is a detective in that precinct. The characters were all wel ...more
Enjoyable second chance romance/mystery suspense. A clever little story that works. I wish he better understood what happened in the past (a little lacking in the grovel department) but she doesn't instantly forgive him and makes him work for it. A good read. ...more
Tis Sayeski-Olesko
This books was told to me to be a suspense/romance book. There was romance but the suspense was stupid. I had it figured out way before the end. I did not enjoy this one. Will look for a new author to read.
Bonnie Moore
Jul 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Suzanne Beckman is one of my favorite authors. Even thou this wasn't one of her Seal series I still e joyed it. You have mystery ,drugs and past love. Now on to. The next Seal novel
Jul 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Such a great read

Every book by Brockmann is spellbinding and this book exceeded that Right to the end I couldn't guess what would happen next. Similar to her Fatal series in exciting surprises, the main characters, Emily and Jim, are endearing and somewhat flawed.
Feb 29, 2020 marked it as deals  ·  review of another edition
29 February 2020: $2.99 on Kindle ...more
Jan 31, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019
SIM #647
Apr 01, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Was finally able to finish this book; I had to put it down for a little bit. I thought that the book was a little boring at first then it started to pick up.
Jean Cable
Fun little read
Evanne Lorraine
Jul 09, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not as polished at the trouble shooter series, but still thoroughly enjoyable. And on sale! :)
Second Chance romance between Detective James/Diego and Teacher Emily met many years ago when he was assigned to her college to help catch a campus rapist. She was on the student safety committee. An un-wise romance given their age/stage of life differences. He pushed her away after getting shot as he didn't want her to waste her life on him.
7 or so years later after realizing the Super respectable guy she's dating might be a drug importer of the serious kind, James gets assigned to play her br
MB (What she read)
I liked the way Emily stuck up for herself. The indecisive and illogical Jim, (basically a user) --not so much.
Reissue as NOWHERE TO RUN, a combo with A MAN TO DIE FOR.

Early romance by Suzanne Brockman, but not as good as her other early work. This one is about Emily, a high school teacher in an poor school and Jim, an old boyfriend and detective with the police force. They meet up again after 7 years when she reports that the man she is currently dating is maybe smuggling drugs. Sparks fly immediately and it is clear that they both love each other and always have. He has a martyr thing going and refuse
Brockman, Suzanne - SIM-647

It began as nothing more than a day’s pleasure cruise on the crystal-clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico. But then Emily Marshall stumbled into a deadly maze of drug smuggling and murder -- and discovered that the only person who could help her was the man who had once torn her heart to shreds...

Jim Keegan was sure he was over this woman -- until a passionate interlude at an isolated beach house showed him the truth he’d been hiding from for so long.
เล่มนี้ให้ 3 ดาวครึ่งนะ
ชอบผลงาน ซูซานเป็นทุนเดิมอยู่แล้ว
เรื่องนี้พล็อต + การดำเนินเรื่องอ่อน ๆ ไปหน่อย
การสืบสวน .. ไม่ต้องไปสนใจเลยก็ได้ ไม่มีที่มาที่ไป

ชอบตัวละคร กับการเล่นกับปมของตัวละคร
แต่ถ้าจะบอกว่าดราม่าเลย มันก็ยังไม่ใช่ เกือบ ๆ เท่านั้น
แต่ก็อ่านได้เพลิน ๆ ดีล่ะ ไม่ถึงกับผิดหวังอะไร
When Emily Marshall overhears her boyfriend planning a drug smuggling operation, she goes straight to the police. The police get her to agree to continue seeing her boyfriend, and take along a cop posing as her brother. The big problem is that the cop they assigned to this investigation is the same guy who broke her heart years before.

Vintage Suzanne Brockmann. A great read. My rating: 4 Stars.
3.5 stars. Good, but not too deep, early Brockmann book.
Feb 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful Suzanne Brockmann as always...
I enjoyed this book right up to the ridiculous action-packed climax. Without spoiling, it was a little to cliche, and the heroine was a little too perfect.
Connie Carson-Rourke
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Sarah Camm
Enjoyable. Guilty pleasure
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After childhood plans to become the captain of a starship didn’t pan out, Suzanne Brockmann took her fascination with military history, her respect for the men and women who serve, her reverence for diversity, and her love of storytelling, and explored brave new worlds as a bestselling romance author. Over the past twenty-five years she has written more than fifty-five novels, including her award- ...more

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