Tessa Lancaster’s skills first earned her a position as an enforcer in her Uncle Teruo’s Japanese Mafia gang. Then they landed her in prison for a crime she didn’t commit. Now, three months after her release, Tessa’s abilities have gained her a job as bodyguard for wealthy socialite Elizabeth St. Amant and her three-year-old son.
But there’s a problem or two … or three …. There’s Elizabeth’s abusive husband whose relentless pursuit goes deeper than mere vengeance. There’s Uncle Teruo, who doesn’t understand why Tessa’s new faith as a Christian prevents her from returning to the yakuza. And then there’s Elizabeth’s lawyer, Charles Britton, who Tessa doesn’t know is the one who ensured that she did maximum time behind bars. Now Tessa and Charles must work together in order to protect their client, while new truths emerge and circumstances spiral to a deadly fever pitch.
Factor in both Tessa’s and Charles’s families and you’ve got some wild dynamics—and an action-packed, romantic read as Tessa and Charles discover the reality of being made new in Christ.
Protection for Hire was the first book I read from Camy Tang and it won't be the last. It was neat reading something a little different having some of the Japanese culture mixed in. This book is full of action, supsense, romance and so much more that you will just have to read it to find out. The depth and dynamics of the character will keep you wanting more all the way to the last page. This is a book full of love, God's will, family, faith and choices and includes something for everyone. This book is the beginning of a new series and I am looking forward to reading the next. Book two, A Dangerous Stage will be out sometime in 2012. Great job Camy Tang on a great book!
*I received this book from Zondervan for the purpose of this review.