Juno Rushdan’s ‘Nothing to Fear’ Toys with Our Personal Insecurities [REVIEW]

Clock ticking

The clock is ticking and lives are on the line in Juno Rushdan’s Nothing to Fear. (Photo courtesy Canva)

An accused woman. A secret operative. Together, they must thwart a deadly conspiracy before time runs out. But will they be able to protect the nation… or will they die trying? Find out in Juno Rushdan’s gripping second installment of her Final Hour series, Nothing to Fear.

Juno Rushdan's NOTHING TO FEAR

Sourcebooks Casablanca

Willow Harper is a cryptologist framed for selling deadly bio agents on the black market. Gray Box, an off-the-books agency of the United States government, is tasked with finding out the truth about her. But the operative on the case, Gideon Stone, still happens to believe that a person is innocent until proven guilty, and he’s convinced Willow is innocent.

Determined to protect her, Gideon knows she’ll be dead by morning if he doesn’t vigilantly remain by her side. As a result, the duo is thrust into the midst of an international conspiracy which may pit him against the very agency he works for. And even as both their loyalties are tested, they must hunt down the mastermind behind it all… a traitor who has both of them in his cross hairs.

In Nothing to Fear, Rushdan delivers a novel that packs a punch, even as it builds suspense on the international stage. Although she writes great action sequences, Rushdan’s real skill is in writing characters who are multi-dimensional and authentic, including Willow, a computer savant with an outrageous IQ. But is she truly as smart as she appears? After all, she has a certain naiveté about her and seems completely unaware of how she comes across when dealing with others. But it is this duality which breathes life into Willow and makes her complex, human, and ultimately a convincing heroine.

Rushdan also has a gift for understanding how others feel when they are on the outside looking in and readily acknowledges that the differences two people may have do not need to separate them, but can actually bring them together and enrich them both as individuals. And that’s what I love most about this book, how it highlights the ways our humanity can bridge the chasm between disparate individuals if only we are determined to find our commonality.

If you’re looking for a story that is as much a study of human nature as it is a rip roaring suspense yarn, you won’t be disappointed with Rushdan’s latest installment. Pick up Nothing to Fear and enjoy the ride, for this is a taut thriller that preys on our greatest fears and toys with our personal insecurities.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Juno Rushdan

Juno Rushdan

Juno Rushdan draws from real-life inspiration as a former U.S. Air Force Intelligence Officer to craft sizzling romantic thrillers. However, you won’t find any classified leaks here. Her stories are pure fiction about kick-ass heroes and strong heroines fighting for their lives as well as their happily-ever-after.

Although Juno is a native New Yorker, wanderlust has taken her across the globe. Fortunately, she is blessed with a husband who shares her passion for travel, movies, and fantastic food. She’s visited more than twenty different countries and has lived in England and Germany. Her favorite destination for relaxation is the Amalfi Coast, Italy for its stunning seascape, cliffside lemon groves, terraced vineyards, amazing pasta, and to-die-for vino.

When she’s not writing, Juno loves spending time with her family. Exercise is not her favorite thing to do, but she squeezes some in since chocolate and red wine aren’t calorie-free.

She currently resides in Virginia with her supportive hubby, two dynamic children, and spoiled rescue dogs. To find out more, visit her home on the Web at JunoRushdan.com, like her on Facebook, and follow her on TwitterInstagram, and BookBub. You may also join Juno’s Adrenaline Rush Club for exclusive content, giveaways, and sneak peeks. She loves to connect with readers!

NOTHING TO FEAR
By Juno Rushdan
448 pp. Sourcebooks Casablanca. $7.99

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About Heather Fink
Heather Fink is a writer, bibliophile and award-winning librarian who loves to introduce the next generation of readers to the wonderful world of books. She currently resides in Texas.

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