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Nowhere to Hide

3.48  ·  Rating details ·  66 Ratings  ·  17 Reviews
An American doctor meets an Australian soldier in the wilderness of Darfur, and soon their passion burns hotter than the desert sun.Doctor Mark Hamilton working for Doctors Who Care International and stationed at a refugee clinic in Darfur, never thought he'd meet and fall in love with someone like Sergeant Major Jack -Boomer- Caruthers in the middle of the strife torn ter ...more
ebook, 149 pages
Published January 24th 2011 by Total-e-Bound (first published January 23rd 2011)
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Jun 03, 2017 rated it liked it
I think all the 3-stars reviews have said what I am going to say.
I have few tips for anyone who wants to read this story, though:
1- It's full of hot love making scenes. Don't have doubts about that
2- The plot is quite interesting with few twists. It's a combination of action/adventure and murder/mystery which has been wrapped up in a thriller formula.
3- If you like a smart child in an MM romance, there is a lovely character here, named Ghali.

I also have some points for the people who love realis
Serena Yates
Jan 25, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: gay
This book is an interesting mix between an action/adventure, almost a thriller, and a very hot m/m romance. Neither one nor the other completely, it cleverly combines the elements of both genres into an interesting new whole. Personally, I really liked the fact it didn’t get too gritty – that wasn’t what I expected when I picked it up and I am glad the promise made in the blurb was kept. ‘Nowhere to Hide’ contained just enough tension and a few interesting twists to keep me interested, and more ...more
Lexi Ander
Feb 09, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: novella
This was not as intense as I thought it was going to be. Mark was kidnapped and sold into slavery in a Darfur. Darfur is one of the dangerous and bloodiest regions. So I expected more grit which it didn't have and caused this to fall flat for me. The Villains have some really campy lines which I would have appreciated more if this was anywhere near dark.

The chemistry between Mark and hunky, Aussie Jack was smoking. Everything about Jack was right for me and where most of my enjoyment came from.
A good read on the whole but a few things kept it from rating higher for me:
1. Being an Australian myself, I found the Australian-isms so contrived it was uncomfortable - eg., most of us don't call Kangaroos Boomers - much more likely to just shorten it to roo,
2. Mark was almost TSTL for an intelligent guy - (by definition, doctors have to be fairly smart)
3. The instant bonding/love between various characters was annoyingly blatant.

The plot was quite good but the end product wasn't what it coul
Sep 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Hot and fast-paced book!
Loved Mark and Jack together, all the action/adventure twists and turns and the sweet HEA :) I for one liked that the story wasn't too dark or gritty, since I'm not much of angst lover. Light and enjoyable read!
Nov 03, 2011 rated it really liked it
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Stacey Jo
Nowhere to Hide by JP Bowie is a good mix between an action story and a steamy romance. Mark Hamilton is a doctor working in a refugee camp, stationed in Darfur, with Doctors Who Care International. Some special ops soldiers make an emergency stop to treat one of their men and this is where he meets Sergeant Major Jack 'Boomer' Caruthers. It is instant attraction between the two. After a passionate evening together, they know they what more evenings together. Because this is Darfur, it is a very ...more
Jan 27, 2011 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed reading about Mark, a young physician stationed in Darfur, Sudan with Doctors Who Care, and Jack, a Sergeant Major with the Australian Special Ops serving on the UN peacekeeping task force. I thought they were very hot together and the sparks flew from the very beginning. The story also brought home the dangers for people living and working in such an unstable and volatile part of the world, and the humanitarian workers there are to be commended for their bravery and selflessness. Whil ...more
Don Bradshaw
Fans of J.P. Bowie will enjoy this sexy action book. Dr. Mark Hamilton is working at a refugee clinic in Darfur, Tunisia. Once a rich, party boy in California, Mark had to prove himself as a real man and a capable doctor. Happily helping those in need, Mark was finally at peace until Sergeant Major Jack Caruthers turns his world upside down. Jack is part of the Australian arm of the U.N. Peace Keeping Force and blows in with a wounded comrade who needs medical attention. Mark and Jack go at it ...more
Nov 22, 2011 rated it did not like it
Soldiers, doctors, action, adventure, sexiness! All things that I love in a story. Well, let me tell just how thoroughly this book has cured me of that love. I could enumerate all the things I didn't like/found preposterous/was offended by, but that list would likely be longer than the actual book. Which is only about 150 pages long. Suffice it to say that this book was really hard to take any kind of seriously.
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J.P. Bowie was born and raised in Aberdeen, Scotland. He wrote his first (unpublished) novel – a science fiction tale of brawny men and brawnier women that made him a little suspect in the eyes of his family for a while.

Leaving home at age eighteen for the bright lights of London, he found himself in the midst of a “diverse and creative crowd” that eventually led him to the performing arts. For th
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