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Private Eye

(The Spies Who Loved Her #2)

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Every Thursday night Kenny logs into Maya's camroom for a private, steamy session that leaves them both giddy, breathless and hungry for more. Their online relationship is complicated. She's a sex worker and he's her client. He's a spy and she was once his surveillance subject. Technically there are only two degrees of separation between them, but only Kenny knows that. Wh ...more
Kindle Edition, 306 pages
Published January 7th 2019
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Jazmen
Jan 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
One of the things I love about Katrina Jackson as a writer is that she doesn’t even know how good she is. Humbled writers tend to write the best books and they don’t even know it.

This addition to the series was just as fun as the first book if not more fun. It was also just as sexy if not *ahem* *clears throat* sexier. Think Fifty Shades of James Bond--but classier and way less misogynistic (I'm referring to Fifty Shades when I say that, of course.)

I don’t know what it is but these books have dr
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The_Book_Queen
A fucking delight from start to finish!



A sex positive, queer friendly, body positive, and diverse sexy spy rom-com that you need in your life. Trust. Me.



I didn't start with book one, because I'm horrible like that, but I am positive that it is also an amazing read and would probably give you a better insight into some of the characters (especially, of course the throuple for that book, Monica, Lane, and Kierra). You bet your ass I'll be reading it soon though.



I can't say enough good things about
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M
Mar 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I still struggle to articulate in words how much I'm loving this series. I love the characters, the flirting and the sexy scenes. But also the suspense, the thrills and the danger. It's an irresistible combination for me that just gets better and better - and makes me fall in love more with each and every character in this cast.

Maya and Kenny were perfect together, and I loved their push and pull as much as the deep connection they shared throughout all the sexy and the dangerous and the angsty
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S.A. Crow
Feb 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: thriller, romance
So hot. So full of feeling. Love all the characters, happy for them to get their own stories. And the plot is enough to be believable and keep things moving ('cause it's really not the point).

That scene where she comes across a fan in the plane! So happy with that.

Also, I love it when characters talk real about their work so I loved that aspect in this.

My favorite of her books so far.
Maz Hedgehog
Jan 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Hopelessly cute

Its cute and sexy and actiony and I adore everyone in it.

Maya and Kierra are everything i wanna be, Monica is life goals, Kenny is bae and Lane is now my book boyfriend.

Katrina is one of my perpetual insta-buys for a reason.
b.andherbooks
Maya is a cam girl, a profession she didn't set out to have but one she is awesome at and one she loves. She loves her body and she loves letting others see that. It pays the bills and supports herself and her family and she has no regrets.

Kenny is Maya's favorite client, a client she knows only by his user name (Asian### random numbers, sorry can't remember it exactly). Kenny has good reasons for never showing Maya his face, even in their private chats. Kenny is a spy and he also kind of knows
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Book  Minx
This is a great book that got in its own way a bit too much and became a good book. It could *really* have benefited from tighter/sharper editing.

I love that Maya is an unapologetic cam model. She’s smart, full of entrepreneurial zeal, and a professional who knows the tools of her trade. Major props for the positive portrayal of SW - and to the concept that she discovered cam modelling from a flyer denouncing porn - and cheers for Kenny at no point asking her to give it up.

Honestly, I loved May
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natalie
loooved this book. the characters really make the story. i laughed so damn much because eachh character is so unique and interesting. I need stories for alll of them and i'm pretty sure we're getting it (Chante and Asif !!)

I loved that at no time did Kenny every try to change Maya or try to make her feel guilty for being a cam model. I loved how much he adored her from the beginning. :) and he's so easily flustered! poor guy ;)

Maya is the best and she and her bestie Kierra are forces to be rec
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Terri Jones
Jan 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I wasn't sure the second book in this series could possibly match the first, but IT DID. Plus, it managed to amp everything to 11. I pre-ordered book 3, it comes out in a few days, because I am invested in these characters. :) Great sexy scenes, great action and tension versus great humor for a brilliant prose balance. Diverse cast (race, temperaments, sexualities, body types, etc) and just enough reality to sharpen the tension.
Laura
Fantastic romp!

I love Maya with my whole heart and I love how much Kenny loves her! I love this book and I think it really improves the balance of spy shenanigans and sexy shenanigans from Pink Slip. I also really love Maya’s familial bonds and hope to see more of her brother and sister. And Lamont!! I am intrigued! Would not be adverse to more of his history with Kenny! This just really is such a fun, sexy romp and I love Maya’s confidence and unapologetic self love!
Cam Likes Books
Mar 07, 2019 rated it liked it
Loved the main character’s’ chemistry, but I think the author tried to do too much with POVs. We were let into even the most inconsequential characters’ heads. I think altogether I counted seven? It lacked focus. You can introduce characters that will get their own book later without jumping into their POV.

Also, though I really enjoyed the first book in the series, the 3 MCs from book one read like they were spoofs of themselves if that makes sense? Still, I enjoy the author’s writing style.
Joanna
Feb 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Best spy romance ever! I adored Maya and Kenny and ok the sexual tension between these two was incredible! I also love how basically everyone is bisexual it’s awesome. Seeing Lane, Monica and Kierra again was also a delight and I hope that Chante and Asif get their story soon too? Pretty please with lots of sugar!!!!!????
Mary Saha
Mar 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Kid this

Katrina Jackson writes some of the best relationships. I inhale both these and the welcome to seaport books. I love how are positive and diverse her characters are. The dialogue is always so quick and witty too, like the comebacks you think of an hour after you needed them. 💕
Jodie Slaughter
Feb 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I'll start by admitting that, while I 100% plan on reading all of them, I'm going through this series a bit out of order. I started with Private Eye, mostly just because the concept made me one-click within seconds. I wasn't at all disappointed in my purchase. Kenny and Maya had me hooked immediately. Their interactions were equal parts sexy and swoon-worthy. I love that Maya's SW profession wasn't portrayed in a way that was degrading or steeped in shame or misogyny. I honestly wasn't sure how ...more
Mel
Jun 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This series continues to be a delightful revelation. The story of Maya, a cam girl and Kenny, a spy is initially built on a house of lies and deception but you can't help but feel for Kenny and the choices he made. Maya is fantastic, the supporting characters (all from Pink Slip) are endearing and amusing and I can't wait to read more of this really excellent series.
Ryede
Jan 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
So Cute I Cannot

The cutest love story about a fat, Black sex worker falling for one of her clients that I ever did read.

I would have preferred less everyone else and more Kenny and Maya, but still I liked this a lot.
Melissa
Jul 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I am on board with Maya and Kenny. She can paint a scene and I love being able to imagine my body in a romance novel. Now for Asif and Chante. But next Lamont.
Betsy
Jan 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: triads
I continue to love these stories and will read anything that Jackson writes. I look forward to more exploration of the side characters in this world.
Jacqueline
Aug 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
I liked this book better than the last one!! I feel like I got a better idea of who the characters are
Adriana Martinez Figueroa
I love Kenny and Maya!! I will marry kenny.
Luci
Feb 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2020
So much fun
Sam
May 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
Still good but I'm already starting to get bored.
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Mar 20, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-in-2019
3 ⭐️

i like how supportive everyone is of maya’s job and that they took it seriously like when they (view spoiler)
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S  Artemis
Jan 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
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Really enjoy the spies series the author has written. For some reason was way more into the secondary character plus kierra and Monica and lane than maya and Kenny. Really looking forward to Chante’s book.
Cande
Love this book, these awesome characters and everything Katrina writes.
Holly
Jan 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: owned-ebook
I would die for every single one of these characters.

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Katrina is a seasoned spinster with an active imagination, a love of romcoms and a keenly critical nature. She's a college professor by day who writes romances by...weekend. Right now she also happens to be on summer vacation. She enjoys yogurt, sparkling water and her three cats, who don't appreciate her love.

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