Play Nice by Gemma Halliday
Ana Danielovich, an assassin for the Russian mob, fakes her own death to become Anna Smith. After settling in San Francisco, she carefully constructs a new identity to create a simple and more peaceful way of life. Anna works in an animal shelter, but is always looking over her shoulder for the dangerous people she betrayed and left behind in her former life.
Danger finds her as hired assassin, Nick Dade, attempts to kill her, but finds he is one of two assassins hired to eliminate Anna.
Nick and Anna find themselves thrown together and running for their lives as they unravel the mystery of the second assassin, and why they are now both targets. Even though they don’t trust each other, they develop a bond that ultimately saves both of their lives.
This thriller romance breezes along with quick dialog and lots of action and will entertain chick lit readers. Halliday’s other best selling series are High Heels Mysteries and Hollywood Headline Mysteries.