After the Storm (KGI, Book 8) by Maya Banks

By Maya Banks

The Kelly team foreign (KGI): A super-elite, best mystery, family-run business.

Qualifications: excessive intelligence, rock-hard physique, army background.

Mission: Hostage/kidnap sufferer restoration. Intelligence collecting. dealing with jobs the U.S. executive can’t…

Over the years, Donovan Kelly has fought relentlessly for justice, girls and youngsters consistently protecting a different position in his middle. operating aspect by way of facet together with his brothers, Donovan has witnessed firsthand the toll it’s taken—physically, mentally, and emotionally—on his family, and the blameless lives stuck within the crossfire. What he by no means expects is for his subsequent project to take place correct on his domestic turf—or for it to take a really own turn.

Picturesque Kentucky Lake is the ideal position for a soul looking for secure harbor. a stunning stranger has arrived—desperate, breathless, and at the run from a dismal earlier ultimate in on her and the more youthful siblings she has vowed to guard. Donovan needs to now draw on each source at his disposal—if he desires to retailer a girl and the kids who could end up to be his future.

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Christian died, according to legend, in Cumberland, where he was born. On the wall of Cockermouth Grammar School was recorded the fact that he was once a pupil, together with the poet William Wordsworth. Other than that, there is no monument to him. Neither is there on Pitcairn. M. ‘… I would rather die ten thousand deaths than bear this treatment any longer … I always do my duty as an officer and as a man ought, yet I receive this scandalous usage … I am in hell …’ Fletcher Christian, April 28, 1789, at the moment of mutiny Like an occasional fly on the chest of a sleeping man, the Bounty rose and fell softly in the Pacific swell.

Everyone jumped and was immediately embarrassed by their reaction. ‘Murder! ’ Christian pinned him again, driving his head up, the doubts he’d had washed away by the momentum of the events. ‘Aye, sir,’ he said. ‘There may well be murder. ’ Bligh stared back, balefully. He still wasn’t frightened, Christian knew. Damn the man: damn him in hell. He pushed back against those crowding into him. ‘Give me room, I say,’ he demanded. ’ Bligh appeared to be listening, expecting to hear the sound of his rescuers.

No captain could have taken greater care of his people, he told himself. He had imposed a special diet on the outward journey to keep them free from scurvy and even given over his own cabin when the gales soaked their quarters. Yet they had repaid him by insolence, carelessness and ingratitude. Even Mr Christian. Perhaps Mr Christian worst of all. Bligh opened his eyes again in the darkness, annoyance bunching in his throat. Why? he wondered, recognising the recurring question. Why had Fletcher Christian, whom he had made a friend not just on this voyage but on the Britannia as well, turned upon him?

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