Warner, Jul 2004, 5.99, 368 pp.
FBI Agent David Marshall knows he made a mistake when he recruited civilian public relations specialist at Fort Worth's Kimball Art Museum Cassie Cooper, but he had hope she would provide him the means to take down art thief Peyton Shriver. Once violent Jocko Blanco became involved, David decided to remove Cassie from danger, but she fails to show up at their meeting spot. Instead, he mistakes Cassie's twin Maddie for her.
Cassie and Peyton stole a valuable Cezanne and are now in the Grand Cayman Islands. Though he wants Maddie to stay behind so she is safe, she is used to bailing her sister out of trouble so she forces her way onto the investigation. As David plans to bring Cassie down and Maddie tries to prove she is innocent, they fall in love but Jocko insures the inquiries turn deadlier and dangerous.
This is an exhilarating romantic suspense that goes at a fast pace from the moment David realizes he accosted the wrong twin. Readers will take delight with the clever antics of Maddie has as she tricks and ultimately forces David to allow her to accompany him. Though the final clean up is too neat, fans will take immense pleasure with this FBI art theft romance.
This report prepared by Harriet Klausner