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Bait

(The Dangerous Distractions #2)

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There are good guys, and then there are highly trained good guys—the kind who make the world a safer, sexier place . . .

Former military and ex-FBI agent Ethan Worth is searching for a new way to serve and protect. On a break in Beaufort, North Carolina, he just may have found it. It starts with saving a tipsy damsel in distress from a shady troublemaker. But it ends with
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Kindle Edition, 279 pages
Published November 20th 2018 by Lyrical Liaison
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Bonnie
Sep 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. It really kept me on the edge of my seat and had me guessing who the kidnapper was. The story line was wonderful too. All I can say is buy the book you will not be sorry!!!!
Whispers From
Sep 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Riley moves back to her hometown after her best friend disappears. She lives in her house and after reading some of her friends journal, starts going to bars and trying to find the man she described. Ethan just quit his job with the FBI and is vacationing in North Carolina. He rents a house next to Riley and has rescued her twice when she’s been out and drunk. She doesn’t want rescuing but Ethan doesn’t know that. Riley finally starts to thaw towards Ethan, when he tells her he’ll help her look ...more
Jane
I want to thank Samantha Keith, author and Goodreads First Reads Giveaway for the eBook Kindle copy of Bait ~ The Dangerous Distractions ~ Book 2 that I won in the Giveaway.

Ethan Worth, an ex-FBI agent is in Beaufort, North Carolina to take some time to figure out the next part of his life. He left the military for the FBI but it wasn't a good fit with all the rules, restrictions and paperwork. He wanted to find something to do to help people.

Riley Jones was in Beaufort to find her childhood bes
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Christina
Nov 03, 2018 rated it liked it
Well...I was really hoping this book would draw me in more than it did. After really enjoying the first one, I found this one to be...less appealing. Maybe it was the fact that there was WAY too much recklessness involved....hmmm...

Ethan is a former FBI agent who is also one of Cal's friends from the first book in this series. After deciding to change his career, he moved in to a small town to re-evaluate what his next move would be. But he's been pretty distracted by his neighbor. She's not onl
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Laura
Oct 03, 2018 rated it liked it
Hmm, ok so we have Riley Jones who has decided to look for her friend and will do just about anything including become bait to find her. She meets a rugged and strong man named Ethan whom she of course starts to fall for even though it is not what she thinks she wants or needs at the time. The problems with this book were that as street smart as Riley was supposed to be, the writer seemed to make her pretty dumb when influenced by a sexy man. Second, the plot was pretty much laid out and the rea ...more
Katie
Sep 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
I won this book from a goodreads giveaways

**3.5 Stars** I enjoyed reading this book. It was well written and I loved the connection between Ethan and Riley (though it becomes another story of insta-love when the book ends). But the plot was something I had read before and I figured out who the guilty party was before I was halfway through the book.
Denise Van plew
Nov 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
First time in reading author but I was glad I opened this one up. In this one we meet Ethan whom will have us looking closely at him and Riley whom is on a mission. Good thing for her he is ex military and FBI that will be a plus for what she has to do. She will though disagree with my opinion and think she needs none of that. As you go in this you will be caught up in what is going on with not trying to miss any action. The suspense will slowly get to ya and you too will want answers soon. Page ...more
Book Him Danno
Sep 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
Samantha Keith creates a story that has potential but ends up needing more help than readers might be able to stand.

Questions

how man times can one woman get hit over the head, drunk, almost killed before someone steps in to help?

When reading this book please tell me I was not the only yelling at the Riley telling her to stop?

Why is Riley so hung up on a guy that she refuses his help over and over again.

Riley is suppose to me smart but she never once uses her head each for getting hit. She refuse
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Donna Repsher
Jan 21, 2019 rated it liked it
Bait is the second novel in Samantha Keith's Dangerous Distractions series, but it's the first one I've read, and while it wasn't a bad read, it wasn't a great read either--although it was fairly well-written, I found it so derivative, that as far as romantic suspense novels go, there wasn't much romance or much suspense, so for those reasons, and several others that I'll mention, I couldn't give this novel more than 3 stars.

For starters, Riley, the heroine, quit her job in Boston, and hurried t
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Suanne
Dec 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
Bait is Samantha Keith’s second novel. It follows the same set of heroes as her debut novel, Abducted. Bait is less steamy than Abducted because the heroine, Riley Jones, does everything she can to avoid the hero, Ethan Worth. She has come back to town after the disappearance of her best friend, Hanna. When the police essentially give up on the search, Riley takes matters into her own hands. Though reputedly an intelligent woman, she repeatedly does totally stupid things, with one TSTL (too stup ...more
Brooke
Dec 31, 2018 rated it liked it
**This book was given to my by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review**
So, this was an average read for me. I had a difficult time understanding how the heroine thought she was going to save her best friend by placing herself in danger. Her behavior wasn't just reckless, it was silly, irresponsible, and unbelievable. There were some good parts and overall, it wasn't a bad read...just nothing new or exciting. I will read another by this author as I believe there is definitely potential
Ramona
Jan 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a well written and wonderful book. I’d highly recommend this book to everyone. I’ve found another author that I look forward to reading more books written by. I won this book through a giveaway on Goodreads website.
Linda Morey
Feb 03, 2019 rated it liked it
Liked the developing relationship but I didn't think the actual detective skills were the greatest and Riley's risk taking not well thought out
Amber Jean
Feb 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
Great story line. I love protective Ethan is. Not a boring moment in this book
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