Vengeance: The SSU Book 1

· The Surgical Strike Unit Book 1 · Vanessa Kier
72 reviews

About this ebook

Niko Andros became a criminal to protect his family. 

He served his years in prison and now he’s earning redemption one mission at a time with a secret military strike force.

He thought his family was safe, but when an old enemy resurfaces, his aunt is caught in the crossfire and he’ll do anything to save her.

Double-crosses lurk around every corner. Niko’s boss has him playing babysitter for the whole team, including a brash, young female agent who’s only after vengeance and liable to get them all killed.

New agent Jenna Paterson is too close to the mark and her traumatic past threatens to ruin everything, including the growing attraction between them. Niko knows all the training in the world won’t stop Jenna’s demons from getting the better of her, but he refuses to lose the woman he’s grown to love.

But if she doesn’t stop her quest for vengeance and learn to trust Niko’s experience, Jenna’s life won’t be the only thing that’s lost. Niko’s heart is also in danger.

If you like gritty, edge-of-your-seat action, international intrigue, and characters forced to confront the darkness within themselves, then you’ll love the first book in Vanessa Kier’s action-packed SSU romantic thriller series. Get Vengeance today to begin the adventure!

Ratings and reviews

72 reviews
Tajuna Sharpe
July 26, 2016
Action-filled, love story. Niko is hot, driven, sexy and family oriented. Jenna is wounded, impulsive, strong and driven by rage and vengeance. Hot couple.
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Linda Munoz
February 27, 2019
Good book but if I had one complaint it would be with the heroin being so annoying. But definitely worth the read
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Divyani Bhushan
September 6, 2016
After reading the novel really have a desire to be in army .... with all that action love to have a life similar to it
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About the author

Vanessa Kier spends way too much time thinking up ways she can torture her characters. A worst-case scenario thinker, she's been creating stories in her head since childhood. Now she channels her persistently dark what-if questions into writing romantic thrillers that combine intense emotion with action-packed plots. The author of The Surgical Strike Unit series about a privately run special operations group, she has set her new series WAR in West Africa, where she lived for a time.

When she’s not writing, listening to music, or playing puzzle games on her mobile device, Vanessa helps writers learn Scrivener and takes long hikes in the nearby hills.

For more about Vanessa and to sign up for the KierDevils newsletter and receive access to exclusive content, please visit her website She loves to hear from readers.

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