Title: Fair Game (All’s Fair, #1)
Author: Josh Lanyon
Publisher: Carina Press
Release Date: August 1st, 2010
Genre(s): Mystery/Thriller, MM Contemporary Romance
Page Count: 216
Reviewed by: LenaRibka
Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5
Rating: 4 stars out of 5
A crippling knee injury forced Elliot Mills to trade in his FBI badge for dusty chalkboards and bored college students. Now a history professor at Puget Sound university, the former agent has put his old life behind him—but it seems his old life isn’t finished with him.
A young man has gone missing from campus—and as a favor to a family friend, Elliot agrees to do a little sniffing around. His investigations bring him face-to-face with his former lover, Tucker Lance, the special agent handling the case.
Things ended badly with Tucker, and neither man is ready to back down on the fight that drove them apart. But they have to figure out a way to move beyond their past and work together as more men go missing and Elliot becomes the target in a killer’s obsessive game…
Josh Lanyon’s books and me are fully compatible.
We are harmonised together.
We were born to match each other optimally.
In Fair Game Josh Lanyon combined skillfully – as always – an exciting criminal case with the personal fate of its protagonists. The whole story was spiced up with a pinch of subtle humor, that made the reading even more pleasurable for me.
The well written mystery kept the pages turning – Josh Lanyon managed to maintain consistent tension up to the last chapter.
But not only the mystery part was great – I really enjoyed the romance between Elliot and Tucker. The personal developments between them were very real and believable, and their slow approach to each other, the slow build up, the sexual tension was the sweetest TORTURE!!!
Fair Game is a gripping engaging read, it has enough romance to satisfy the romance readers and has a great mystery, not to disappoint the mystery fans.
All in all- highly recommended!