FBI special agent Julianna Jameson is called in to negotiate a hostage situation in a courtroom involving the sister of a former sniper with the 75th Ranger Regiment in the second novel of the series following Life Flight. Original. - (Baker & Taylor)
FBI negotiator Julianna Jameson has never lost a hostage--until now. As the death toll rises and the killer's motive becomes clear, Julianna knows anyone she loves will get caught in the crossfire. It will take all her courage, and the help of Former Army Ranger Clay Fox, to bring this negotiation to an end. - (Baker Publishing Group)
She's never lost a hostage. Surely she can manage to take care of her sister.
FBI special agent Julianna Jameson is a top-notch negotiator, but when her much younger sister, Dottie, needs a place to live while she finishes high school, Julianna's skills will be put to the test.
Former sniper Clay Fox left the army after a tragic incident that he can't get past. Until he can figure out what to do with the rest of his life, he's working as a resource officer at a school. Dottie's school.
When Julianna is called in to negotiate a courtroom hostage situation involving Clay's sister, he's impressed--and, if he's honest, a bit intimidated--by the calm, capable woman with the dark hair and blue eyes, and invites her to speak at the school.
But as the anniversary of a school shooting from Julianna's past approaches, it becomes clear that her perfect record is about to be tested and that Dottie is at risk. If Julianna and Clay can't figure out who's behind the attacks, more innocent people will die--and Dottie is next in line.
Praise for the Extreme Measures series
"An edge-of-your-seat suspense thriller from start to finish."--Library Journal on Life Flight - (Baker Publishing Group)
Publishers Weekly Reviews
The hair-raising second installment of Eason's Extreme Measures series (after Life Flight) pits a hostage negotiator against an unhinged killer. After three assailants take a Charlotte, N.C., courtroom captive, FBI negotiator Julianna Jameson saves the hostages with the help of Clay Fox, a former Army Ranger whose sister, Reese, was among the hostages and sent him intel from inside the building. Julianna takes a liking to Clay, and they go out for a meal with Reese and Julianna's teenage sister, Dottie, after the incident. A week later, a copycat holds up a bank and asks for Julianna by name to lead negotiations, causing Julianna to suspect the culprit might be a figure from her past. The perpetrator escapes, but not before killing several hostages, leading Julianna and Clay on a cat-and-mouse chase that compels Julianna to lean on her faith and lands Dottie in the killer's crosshairs. In between the action, Julianna discusses her views on God with Clay and helps him to rediscover his Christian faith, which he has doubted since he mistakenly killed a fellow U.S. soldier while posted in Afghanistan. Expertly plotted and relentlessly paced, the narrative drives home its message that "God is there to get us through whatever we have to face." This high-octane thriller keeps up the momentum through the final page. (Aug.)
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