Date published: July 2012
Reviewed by Gabrielle
Obtained via publisher
In this latest installment to the Ghost Walker series we get to meet Azami who was one of the children Dr. Whitney experimented on. Finding that she did not meet his standards he discards her and promptly forgets about her like so many others. Luckily a wonderful man who teaches her many things, which include how to be a samurai, adopts Azami. Azami has never forgotten the torture and pain that she went through and vows revenge on the man who made her young life a horror. So when she gets the chance to infiltrate a Whitney compound she jumps at the chance. Only this Whitney is not the man that she seeks, it is the Ghost Walkers compound and Azami is found by Sam another of Dr. Whitney’s cast aways. Will the two be able to work together and fight the common enemy as well as find out just where they fit in?
I am a big fan of this series and was excited to read this story. Once again Christine Feehan brings the reader into her world and does not let you go until the very end. The emotions that are felt in this story are strong. Sam’s life is his job until he meets Azami, then he realizes there is much more to life than just doing his job. Azami is a strong and independent woman who finds herself learning to trust. Watching the relationship build between these two was a nice read. I enjoyed seeing all the gadgets and skills that Azami has. I love seeing a woman being able to take care of herself and not have to always rely on the hero to save her.
This book is fast paced and action packed, there were a few twists and turns in this story that kept me turning the pages. I loved being able to return to the first Ghost Walker team in this book and I enjoyed visiting with some of the characters from past books. Some questions are answered while others are left unanswered. It was nice to see that two of the children that were discarded ended up being two of the most powerful threats against Dr. Whitney. It was nice to see the bond that Azami forms with the rest of the Ghost Walkers. She has finally found a place where she can feel comfortable and at home. There did not seem to be a build up of the next couple so I cannot wait to see whom the next story is about.This is an objective review and not an endorsement of this book.