Lust, Money & Murder - Book 1, Lust - A Female Secret Agent Takes on an International Criminal

Rated 4.45/5 based on 11 reviews
Born in the worst suburb in Pittsburgh, Elaine Brogan is bright, beautiful and bold. When her father is falsely arrested for passing counterfeit $100 bills, Elaine fights her way into the Secret Service, determined to punish the man responsible. Join Elaine on a dangerous, romantic journey that takes her halfway around the globe and into the hands of the most ruthless counterfeiter in the world. More
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About Mike Wells

Mike Wells is an American bestselling author of more than thirty "unputdownable" thriller and suspense novels, including Lust, Money & Murder and Passion, Power & Sin. He is also known for his young adult books, such as The Mysterious Disappearance of Kurt Kramer, The Wrong Side of the Tracks, and Wild Child, which are used by English teachers in high schools and colleges worldwide. Formerly a screenwriter, Wells has a fast-paced, cinematic writing style. His work is often compared to that of the late Sidney Sheldon, with strong and inspiring female heroes, tightly-written scenes, engaging action/dialogue, and numerous plot twists. He currently lives in Europe and has taught in the Creative Writing program at the University of Oxford.

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About the Series: Lust, Money & Murder
Bestselling, "unputdownable" series of international crime novels featuring Secret Service Agent Elaine Brogan

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Virchvosky reviewed on on April 26, 2019

Unputdown as they say and an unforgetable story.Loved it ....thank u Mr Wells for such a great read.
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Francois Keyser reviewed on on June 18, 2016

Very easy reading and an enjoyable story. Mike's style is similar to Sidney Sheldon which makes the book unputdownable.
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Osman Welela reviewed on on Aug. 20, 2015

Interesting description of settings. Suited for crime book lovers looking for a quick read.
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Shawna Ireland reviewed on on April 27, 2013

My favorite lines:

“Got your service pistol with you?”
“Yes, of course.” Elaine started to open her satchel.
“Leave it here.” With a faint smile, he said, “I read the note in your file.”

I found myself reading one chapter after another. Though the book was shorter than I hoped, it had excellent flow. The subtle humor, lack of over-dramatic dialogue, characters you are able to relate to, and the authors ability to write without adding unnecessary content to reach a specific word count are just a few of the reasons I intend to read more from Mike Wells.
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Inspirational Fiction/IF Mystery reviewed on on July 14, 2012

A real page turner. I just purchased the rest of the series. I have to see how it turns out! The author is obviously very well traveled.
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misfit reviewed on on June 3, 2012

I wasn't overly impressed with this book. I don't think I'd be reading the rest of the series either
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Renee Benzaim reviewed on on April 14, 2012

I loved this book so much, I immediately bought the other two in the series and practically read non-stop until I finished all of them! Mike Wells is an extremely talented writer.
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Lisa V. Proulx reviewed on on Nov. 4, 2011

Forgot to give a rating! 4 Stars! :)
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Lisa V. Proulx reviewed on on Nov. 4, 2011
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The whole time I was reading this story, I envisioned Tom Cruise in the Mission Impossible series! This could be a movie! Well-written and factual in detail, I enjoyed this face-paced thriller and look forward to reading more of Mike's work!
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RJ Parker reviewed on on Oct. 12, 2011

I read Book 1 in one setting, just couldn't put it down...and, I downloaded books 2 and 3 to read next. Awesome storyline, great characters, fast-paced, amazingly written. I totally recommend this series.
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