Jul 102017
 
Wired by Julie Garwood

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A beautiful computer hacker and a bad-boy FBI agent must collaborate—in more ways than one—in the sizzling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood.

Allison Trent doesn’t look like a hacker. In fact, when she’s not in college working on her degree, she models on the side. But behind her gorgeous face is a brilliant mind for computers and her real love is writing—and hacking—code. Her dream is to write a new security program that could revolutionize the tech industry.

Hotshot FBI agent Liam Scott has a problem: a leak deep within his own department. He needs the skills of a top-notch hacker to work on a highly sensitive project: to secretly break into the FBI servers and find out who the traitor is. But he can’t use one of his own. He finds the perfect candidate in Allison. Only, there’s one problem—she wants nothing to do with his job and turns him down flat.

What Liam doesn’t know is that Allison is hiding secrets that she doesn’t want the FBI to uncover. But Liam will do nearly anything to persuade her to join his team, even break a few rules if that’s what it takes. A temptation that could put his job—and both of their futures—on the line…
and longing for more . . .

Hott Review:

What a ride!

What I liked: I really enjoy books about computer geniuses. And this series. So it was a no-brainer that I was going to read Wired. But I wasn’t prepared for how much I enjoyed it. Allison is a bit of a different type of a person. Plus, she’s an orphan and from a crazy home.

I loved how all of the pieces of Allison’s life pulled together to make for a story. I never knew where the next threat would originate and the red-herrings were great. This book is definitely a keeper!

What I didn’t like: I was smart this time. I read this on my day off! I enjoyed every minute!

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Author: Julie Garwood
Publisher Info: July 4th 2017 by Berkley
ISBN: 0525954465 (ISBN13: 9780525954460)
Source: Wired was loaned to me after I requested it through Netgalley
Grade: A+
Steam: Adult — a couple of pages but not too intense
Setting: Boston, Massachusets
Series: Buchanan-Renard #13

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Author Bio:

Julie Murphy was born in 1946 in Kansas City, Missouri to a large Irish family. At the age of six, Julie had her tonsils removed and complications from the surgery resulted in a long period of recuperation. She fell hopelessly behind in school and never caught up. “I was a slow, slow reader,” Julie says. “I hated it.” At the age of 11, her mother discovered her daughter’s secret and promptly enrolled her in a summer remedial reading class. “When I got there the nuns immediately realized I wasn’t even remedial, and Sister Mary Elizabeth was drafted to tutor me.” Julie came to know Sister Elizabeth as a friend and mentor. “She taught me to love the written word. Of course, some of the vocabulary was beyond me so I had to look up a lot of words. I sat on a large dictionary — got up, looked up a word, sat back down.” Julie jumped up and down like a jack-in-the-box all summer.

Julie married young and had three children. She began her writing career when the youngest of her three children entered school. After the publication of two young adult books, she turned her talents to historical romance fiction. Her first romance novel, Gentle Warrior, was published by Pocket Books in 1985 — there have been over 20 novels since then. Her name appears regularly on bestseller lists of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly, and her books are enjoyed in many languages around the world. Her reputation as a masterful storyteller is based on stories with appealing characters, powerful emotions, and surprising plot twists. Readers claim that it’s the humor as well as the poignancy of her novels that keep them laughing, crying and thoroughly entertained.

Julie lives with her family in Leawood, Kansas. When her schedule allows time away from family and career, she devotes her efforts to promoting literacy, and especially enjoys sharing her love of reading with student groups.

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