Charlie Montgomery kept the birth of his daughter a secret from Reece Morgan in order to bring down a ruthless terrorist cell, but now that their child’s life is in jeopardy she needs his help to protect her. She knows she’ll face Reece’s wrath for her betrayal but keeping their daughter safe is her first priority.
Covert Existence, a romantic suspense by M. O. Kenyan, has an intriguing plot. Charlie was the love of Reece’s life and all he wanted to do six years ago was to marry her. However, practically the day after his proposal she disappeared from his life. What he didn’t know was that Charlie, affectionately known as Lee by Reece, left him to join a Homeland Security task force to apprehend arms dealer and terrorist Alexander Corisi and his brother Dominic. While undercover in the Corisi organization Charlie discovers she is pregnant and hides the birth of her daughter from everyone except her father, a General for the Joint Chiefs, and best friend and partner on the DC police force, David. Now, six years later, her daughter is kidnapped by the Corisi clan and Charlie must go to Reece and his resources in the FBI to rescue her.
Because she had the resources of the FBI and Homeland Security at her disposal and could protect the child, I still didn’t understand why Charlie kept RJ’s existence from Reece. But I thoroughly enjoyed Covert Existence as a romantic suspense with its fast-paced action, spunky, headstrong heroine and devoted hero. Reece is so devoted to his feelings for Charlie he keeps her engagement ring in his nightstand and doesn’t even change the décor in their apartment over the six year period. When all was said and done, he was very forgiving and they lived happily ever after….as they were meant to be.
– Reviewed by Angela