Blindsided by Chris Almeida and Cecilia Aubrey definitely lives up to its name. I was completely surprised by this book. It isn’t like any of the other Bytes of Life stories, and the time frame in which it is set is the same time as the end of To Russia With Love, so you get to see the ending of that book from a different point of view. It is just so very cool the way Chris and Cecilia wrote this one.
Blindsided shows us Nathan and Nikol’s last encounter from To Russia With Love. Holy smokes was it an eye opener. I learned so much about Nathan and Nikol from this short story that my opinion of both of them has changed considerably. I don’t want to give anything else away or the effect of the book will be ruined, but let’s just say, if you read To Russia With Love, you HAVE to read Blindsided. The next full length novel (which I believe is Alternate Connection) in the Countermeasure series is not out yet, but I think Blindsided sets us up for that one. I highly recommend you read Blindsided even if you don’t read any of the other Bytes of Life short stories (but I hope you read them all).
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About the Book:
Title: Blindsided (Countermeasure: Bytes of Life, #5)
Authors: Chris Almeida & Cecilia Aubrey
Publisher: Éire Publishing
Release Date: December 11, 2012
Category: Romantic Suspense
Source: Received from Authors
There are always two sides to every story. In BLINDSIDED, the fifth installment of Countermeasure: Bytes of Life, you will see the events of the early morning in Vyborg through Nathan Nelson’s eyes. Behind a stony façade, the CIA agent hides a troubled past, one he hasn’t disclosed to anyone.
When Nathan finds himself in a compromising position with Nikol Petrovna, things heat up on a grand scale. Presented with a tempting offer, Nathan has a choice to make. Will he lay his cards on the table or keep them close to his heart?