Hit Man: A Sexy Action-Packed Alpha Adventure Romance

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He always gets what he wants.

The seasoned seducer, who probably charms the panties off of every woman he meets. Diego is handsome. Arrogant. Dangerous. Far more dangerous than anyone I've ever met. And with one look from across a crowded room he has me; hook line and sinker, I'm his for the night.

Diego is not a man to mess with, I know that. I just can't seem to resist his kiss, his touch. But can I trust him with my heart, with my body?

I'm being hunted for something I may or may not have seen, and Diego is my only way out of a world of death and destruction. If only I can believe his dark promises.

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About the author

Michele Mannon is an avid fan of traveling, skinny cinnamon lattes, and gawking at shirtless men on television--jocks, MMA fighters, vampires, bikers alike. With a love for different cultures and rich "characters", she earned a degree in French, taught English in Japan, and worked in the NYC fashion industry. Now, she puts her experiences to pen, by creating sassy heroines and oh-so sexy Alpha males, and throwing them into the situations they'd never dreamed of being caught in. Michele lives in New Jersey with her family, and three wicked cats.
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Macmillan
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Published on
Dec 6, 2016
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Pages
300
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ISBN
9781250110459
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English
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Fiction / Romance / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Romance / Military
Fiction / Romance / New Adult
Fiction / Romance / Suspense
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