A Necessary End
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When 23 year old Katie Maguire graduated from the Miami police academy, she was ready to begin her new career with the South Beach Police Department. That's when Sergeant Steve Callaghan approached her for a special undercover assignment . . . as an underage prostitute. An easy detail, with very little danger. That is, until Murphy's Law took over. Suddenly, the FBI and CIA were involved, as was the mysterious Mr. Smith and his team of mercenaries. The previously routine South Beach vice investigation had now become an international incident involving hostile governments and weapons of mass destruction. Unaware of what was going on, Katie got caught in the middle of the whole mess, finding herself being held captive aboard a luxury yacht, heading halfway around the globe. Her captor was dashing and handsome, and despite her predicament, Katie found herself falling for him. Unfortunately Death had finally caught up to Katie and, with a tenacious grip, was preparing to drag her... More > into oblivion.< Less
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Feb 2, 2014I thoroughly enjoyed reading this novel! I had a hard time putting it down. I definitly plan to read the other two books. I would give this 5 stars!
Oct 15, 2009"good debut novel" Any book that starts with, “Where’s my hooker?” as a first line has promise. A Necessary End is the debut novel of Gerry Mackay, a former Miami Beach police officer, introducing a blonde bombshell of a character named Katie Maguire. Katie is a twenty-three year old rookie police officer, with a black belt and a cutting sense of humor, recruited for a simple undercover assignment as a teenaged prostitute, hence that interesting opening line. Of course, the assignment goes awry when the CIA gets involved and Katie finds herself halfway around the world making some new friends, and some new enemies along the way. It’s hard to tell the good guys from the bad guys. Mackay gives a few interesting plot twists, and turns making the reader wonder what’s going to happen next. Through the engaging story, Katie’s past is revealed in an interesting parallel story line and the reader comes to not only root for the heroine, but also want more of her. Fortunately, the... More > author leaves a nice little lead-in for the next novel. A Necessary End is a good debut novel and I recommend it. Be careful, you may find Katie Maguire addicting.< Less
Dec 18, 2008"Fun to read" Would make a good X-Mas Present. If you like a good mystery, this is your book. You won't be able to put it down.
Nov 9, 2008"Re: Great Way to spend some time" Hi, thanks for the great review. Unfortunately, I don't know who you are as there is no member name listed with the review. Otherwise, I would have thanked you in a more personal manner. Gerry Mackey
Nov 2, 2008"Great Way to spend some time" A Necessary End is a fun book to read, you fly through the pages and the author keeps you wanting more when you finish. Great way to spend a day when you need a break from the distractions in life and just want to relax.
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- Gerry Mackey
- September 3, 2007
- Perfect-bound Paperback
- Interior Ink
- Black & white
- 0.88 lbs.
- Dimensions (inches)
- 6 wide x 9 tall
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