A James Bond-meets-Austin Powers spoof about the gadget maker for a crime-fighting organization run by women. Jane Spyrus likes nothing more than devising new inventions, but even she knows her shrink-wrap prophylactic constraints, spray-on truth serum and her other...rather innovative creations won't help save her kidnapped neighbor from the evil Ensecksi family.
Born in Southern Ontario, Lynsay Sands is the New York Times bestselling author of the Argeneau Vampire series. She has written more than 40 books and 12 anthologies since her first novel was published in 1997. Her romantic comedies span three genres—historical, contemporary, and paranormal—and have made the Waldenbooks, Barnes & Noble, USA Today, and New York Times bestseller lists.read more
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Comic and campy, this James Bond-meets-Austin Powers spoof from Sands (The Key, etc.) is the third in Love Spell's series of romances involving B.L.I.S.S., a crime-fighting organization run almost entirely by women. Gadget girl Jane Spyrus works in B.L.I.S.S.'s Creation and Development department, inventing such oddities as shrink wrap condoms and mini-missile launchers shaped like vibrators. Though trained in the martial arts, Jane, a techno-geek at heart, has never had a chance to put her skills to use. But when her friend Edie Andretti is kidnapped by a family bent on world domination, Jane and her zany, ex-secret agent grandmother jump into action. Edie's dashing brother, Abel, rounds out the team and strikes up a steamy, often side-splitting romance with Jane. Armed with knock-out lipstick, dart-shooting shoes and truth-serum perfume, the intrepid trio attempt to stop the villainous Ensecksi family from inflicting their mind control technology upon the world. Jane is no Bond: she stumbles rather than strides and can't lie to save her life. But as the adventure unfolds, she believably turns her shy, size 12 self into a seductive super spy. Abel and Jane complement each other nicely, and together they bring some sanity to this madcap escapade. (On sale Apr. 15) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved