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Evening Shadows

(Agents of HIS #1)

4.63  ·  Rating details ·  91 ratings  ·  53 reviews
When deception leads to vengeance, it’s only your heart you can trust.

From Romantic Suspense BEST-SELLING and AWARD-WINNING Author • When his life depends on the woman who holds secrets, can he trust their love will be enough for her to seek the truth? In Sheila Kell’s thrilling novel of deception and second chances, two operatives embark on a dangerous journey that will t
Kindle Edition, 401 pages
Published September 17th 2019 by Cunningham Books
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Nadene  (Totally Addicted to Reading)
Evening Shadows by Sheila Kell is the first book in the Agents of HIS series. It is also a spinoff of the author’s hit series HIS. The books can be read independently of each other; therefore, readers can jump into Evening Shadows with no need to read the first series.

Being familiar with the author’s work, I expected to be taken on a journey filled with suspense, action, and romance. She did not disappoint. From the moment the story began, I was hooked and had a hard time putting it down. I was
Janice Vantrease
Aug 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This story will grip you at page one and keep you to the last page. I read it in one sitting. The characters are well developed and the tension increases until you have white knuckles. Sheila Kell made me like Ken in previous HIS books, but Evening Shadows will have you fall right over the edge into love with him. I can't wait to see the next AGENT OF HIS to get his/her HEA.
Helen McNabb
Aug 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What can I say?
You are going to love this story, if you are familiar with the HIS series you will be aware of the characters featuring. You will need a box of tissues. As usual Sheila has written a fantastic story that will have you sitting on edge and unable to put the book down.
Michelle Johnson
Aug 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Love this book. It was hard to put down
Linda Dossett
Aug 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow, after a hiatus Sheila Kell comes back with a “bang”. This book is stuffed with fast paced action, a touch of mystery, romance and is spun into an exciting, unputdownable read. The tactical layout, knowledge, the betrayal by a friend, who is certifiably crazy and the straight forward romance between Ken and Sam, who fight their way through danger, adverse conditions and mayhem takes this story to the top of your TBR list. Don’t miss this one.
Aug 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I was excited to read the next story from the HIS organisation, and I wasn't disappointed! This one had the danger a little closer to home and Sheila managed to included the right amount of suspense and the right amount of romance.
Aug 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I was totally enthralled from the very beginning with the great character and storyline development that I remained totally engaged as I turned each and every page until the very end! I can't wait to read what this author writes next!
Sep 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 5000-2019, sept-19
Evening Shadows is the 1st book in Sheila Kell's new series, "Agents of H.I.S.".
Ken and Samantha's story is suspenseful and hot. A great combination!

I look forward to the next book in the series.
books are love
Sep 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Received in exchange for a honest review.

I loved the HIS series and was excited to see Sheila Kell was going to write about the other agents. She did not disappoint with this first book in the new series.

Here we see Ken and Sam take center stage. Ken is a kind and caring guy. He had demons in his past he dealt with the best he can and was trying to keep a promise that was hard to do. When we start, Ken is struggling and at a crossroads. He is about to do something that will affect his future an
Sophie Ruthven
Nov 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A page turner

Yet another fantastic book from this author.
Loved the previous series and characters so I'm glad we still get to see them in this new one
Sep 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
I was first introduced to Ms Kell when she began writing her HIS series. She took a little break from writing and is now back with her new Agents of HIS series. Evening Shadows is the first book in this new series and focuses on Ken Patrick and Samantha Milton. Ken and Sam are agents in the HIS agency. Sam married Ken’s best friend Lance, and while on a military mission an ambush unfortunately killed Lance. A mortally wounded Lance made Ken promise to look after Sam. Years later, Ken, who has al ...more
Jennifer Pierson
Sep 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
"When his life depends on the woman who holds secrets, can he trust their love will be enough for her to seek the truth?" I really believe that this sentence pretty much sums up the book, so I won't be really going into much more detail, just how I felt about it all in very simplistic terms so I don't give anything away. I'm going to start out with how Sheila Kell is seriously amazing, and her writing style pulled me right in, was very exciting, and highly addictive. Like I'm saying that I was o ...more
Kentucky Bohemian (Grace)
Oct 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: fans of romantic thrillers
HIS Returns With a Vengeance
I've been missing those fabulous men (and women) of HIS. As the Hamilton brothers have all settled down into domestic bliss and are raising the new generation of strong, smart and sexy Hamiltons, it's time for us to hear more about the other staff members at HIS. This first story featuring Team Leader Ken (AKA- Boss) and the company's best sniper, Sam (AKA- Sugar), is an awesome start.

Sam is one sharp cookie: she's as tough as any of the guys, strong, independent, a
Sep 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Evening Shadows is the first book in the Agents of HIS series. Ken and Sam have known each other for years, but their time has never been perfect, until now. But when an op brings up old and painful memories, and starts going wrong, will Ken be able to trust Sam, even though she holds his heart?

Oh my goodness, this book is jam packed full of danger, suspense, tension, trust, and a whole lot of love. This story just jumps right in and Ken and Sam just captured my attention right from the very be
Sep 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
He was supposed to be the hero...the protector.

You have to love hero's who when they fall, fall completely with everything in them. Ken has loved Sam for years, is she finally ready for him and his love? Can she prove herself and do the right thing when Ken's life hangs in the balance?
Neither Ken or Sam would hesitate to give their life for Cody's...but first they have to find him and what a puzzle they have been given to solve.
We have waited a long time for this first book in the Agents of HI
Sep 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
An amazing start to a new series, Agents of HIS, with new characters as well as known characters making appearances. Ken has been in love with Sam for many years, she’s the widow of one of his best friend’s and now she is on his team. He does everything he can to protect her from the job as he doesn’t want her hurt...ever. Sam has been alone since her husband’s death and joins the Agents of HIS as a sharpshooter. She lost her husband years ago along with her best friend Bev, who also lost her hu ...more
(4.5) I struggled with the rating of 4.5, because even though we met Ken in the original H I S series, hear me out, now. I wasn't loving the "she can't work here, she needs to be safe" - understand yes, as women we feel that way to about men in risky jobs. All's I could think of is I would break the authors heart when I gave my honest review. Than wham, she slapped me upside the head with all the events taking place and Ken was a man I could love and respect. What about Samantha? Woohoo one guts ...more
Oct 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
When HIS series came to an end, I was so disappointed. I loved that series and the way that HIS is run with everyone being treated as family. So when this series was announced I was overjoyed and eagerly waiting for this to hit my kindle. It did not disappoint. It has all the hallmarks of the HIS series and I lapped up every word like a kid in a sweet shop.

Sam and Ken's story had me on the edge of my seat, biting my finger nails. Ken is very definitely in love with Sam and has been for a really
Kathy Wideman
This is the first book in the spin off of the HIS series. This book is a bit emotional. I have read some of the HIS books but not all and didn’t feel confused. There is cross over with the other series. Ken and Samantha have a history and this book focuses on that history in depth and gives you more of their story moving forward. Samantha’s first husband died in action. Ken was part of his team. Her friend lost her husband in the same incident. However, she hasn’t never moved on. Now her friend’ ...more
Pat Adams
Aug 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
She's done it again! I wish we could give more than a measly five stars.
Without giving the plot away, the story is crisp, thoughtful; probably provocative to those that don't like losing control to anyone or men that have protective instincts to those they care about but caring is just that, whatever sex you are; you want to protect without stifling and SK does a masterful job of explaining that while weaving another exciting story.
What can I say other than if hot guys, action and suspense are y
Yvonne Cruz
Sep 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
A spinoff of her very successful series H.I.S., this first story was worth the wait.
If you read the H.I.S. series, you met Ken and Sam. These two had a history from their previous lives, he as an Army Ranger, and she as the wife and then widow of his best friend and Ranger, Lance.
Now working together in H.I.S., Ken wants to take their friendship further, but Sam still has doubts. Especially when her friend Bev finds incriminating against Ken and his boss and former commander, Jesse about their i
Sep 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019
Evening Shadows is the first book in Sheila Kell’s new series, Agents of H.I.S. I was a fan of Ms. Kell’s original HIS series. It was fun catching up with the characters again. I have to be honest. I had a difficult time getting into the storyline. I felt the first part dragged as Ken went back and forth about his loyalty to his friend Lance, and the feelings he had for Sam. While he was searching for his own answers, I felt his thoughts were quite repetitive as he faced her being a member of hi ...more
Lucii Dixon
Oct 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
You can tell this is a HIS novel from the level of drama that permeates the pages. This how story was incredibly well out together and researched. Excellently executed and extremely intense.

Love the two main characters for this one. Sam is one of those woman everyone wishes to be; she’s a hardnut, she’s deadly but she’s also kind hearted and loving. Ken didn’t do it for me much, I think the way he was described just didn’t visually appeal to me but his personality was fabulous. He’s a man with
Kathryn Linke
Oct 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
I love Sheila Kell’s Hamilton Investigation and Security series, and was eager to read the first title in the spin off series, Agents of His featuring Ken and Samantha. Evening Shadows can easily be read as a standalone, although I highly recommend the HIS series as well.

If you love a title full of action, intrigue, danger, suspense, drama and sexual tension, then Evening Shadows may just be the book for you.

Ken is a former Army Ranger, and team leader for HIS. He’s kind, caring, and protectiv
Aug 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely Sensational .
I volunteered to read and review an advanced readers copy of Evening Shadows .
I will start by saying I never get tired of reading the HIS series and now we
have Agents of HIS . This is outstanding . This is Ken and Sam's story . This story took off from the start and was a heck of a rollercoaster ride of suspense and Intrigue thru the entire story . I couldn't put it down . It was action packed from HIS thru the Jungle's of Mexico back to HIS . A definite 5 star read . Th
Tammy  Paterson
Sep 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is another five star book from Shelia Kell. I have to say she did a fantastic job at giving us a spin-off from her HIS series. I loved the way she brought in several of the main characters from the HIS series. I thought the love story of Ken and Sam was developed through out the book in a very natural way not rushed. It was nice to see them grow together thru all of the obstacles in their way. Shelia did an awesome job at keeping me intrigued thru the entire book with lots of twists and tur ...more
Aug 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed reading this book. The constant plot twists really had me on the edge of my seat and I could not put the book down until I finished.

Relationships are always complicated but with Sam and Ken, there is also a deeper element that is explored as more information is revealed. As it is revealed that Sam and Ken have known each other for years and more of their past is revealed, I find my heart going out to both of them. They have both been through so much and are betrayed by someone w
Aug 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
It has been so long since I've read a HIS story, and I have definitely missed this team! I love a good unrequited love/friends to lovers story, although this one was a little different than expected. Ken has been in love with Samantha since they met, but she married his best friend. Now a widow, she is part of Ken's HIS team. The romance was great and had a slow build to it. There was also lots of action, mystery, and intrigue to keep things spicy. They go on quite a journey here, but I loved ev ...more
Sep 08, 2019 rated it really liked it
I really enjoy the books by Sheila Kell. This one was the first not directly about the Hamilton family, but they do play a role in this one. There were more characters to meet and I look forward to more stories about them. This one focuses on Ken and Sam. They've known each other for a long time and both seem to be ready to make the jump to being more than friends. But then the unexpected happens. The book is full of adventure and is quick paced. Ken is a fabulous hero - I'd take one of him! Sam ...more
Sep 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book in the series for the agents of H.I.S and what a journey it was. I don't know what I was expecting but this book pleasantly surprised me and checked all of my must-have boxes for an enjoyable read -- romance, mystery and suspense, fast-paced action, interesting characters, and a plot that keeps you guessing. I also appreciated knowing a bit more about Jessie's time in the military. Even though this was Ken and Sam's book, Ms. Kell kept us connected with the Hamilton family ...more
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