Intent to Kill by Ryshia Kennie

Intent to Kill

byRyshia Kennie

Kobo ebook | October 16, 2013

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“A very descriptive story that makes you feel like you have been transported to the thick humid airs of South-East Asia . . . reminded me of the movie Romancing the Stone, but serious and in Cambodia. A great read and a great escape to the wilds of the tropical jungles of South-East Asia, the beautiful ruins of Siem Reap.” —Hannah's Words Blog

A ruthless band of smugglers will stop at nothing to strip Cambodia of its priceless artifacts, even if it means using and killing female tourists. Journalist Claire Linton knows she’s on to the story of a lifetime. But for Claire, it’s personal too: long before her “Uncle Jack” came to the U.S., he was held captive in the nightmarish killing fields of Cambodia, and Claire senses there might be a connection between that long-ago bloody history and the dark crimes plaguing the country today.

Simon Trent is a burnt-out Interpol agent who quit the service and was forced to disappear after his last case turned fatal. But with the resurgence in smuggling and all signs pointing to the man who once escaped his grasp, he comes out of hiding to finish the job that’s haunted him for years. What he doesn’t see coming is Claire, the beautiful and headstrong reporter who may be a threat to his case—and to his heart.

As Claire and Simon reluctantly join forces to unravel a mystery that reaches deep into her family history and may be his only chance at redemption, they must fight to stay one step ahead of a brutal killer—and one step away from the dangerous feelings building between them.

About the Author:


Ryshia Kennie is an award-winning author of From the Dust (a romance set during the Great Depression), Ring of Desire (a magical romp into medieval England), and Fatal Intent (a romantic suspense set in the rain forest of Borneo). She lives on the Canadian prairies with her husband and one opinionated Irish Terrier. For more, visit her website at or her blog at

Title:Intent to KillFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 16, 2013Publisher:Beyond the PageLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1937349837

ISBN - 13:9781937349837

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Intent to Kill by Ryshia Kennie stars out with a bang just like the first book, Fatal Intent. I honestly did not think that she could do it again, but this is suspense romance at its best. Great Read From the cryptic warning to “Keep Safe”, the story unfolds in the rich complex world of Cambodia. Seeing this foreign world through the eyes of Claire, first time world traveler and Simon, the flawed, tired former Interpol agent provided the perfect contrast and contradictions that I imagined Cambodia to be. It was as if I too was able to travel with them and see the sights, hear the sounds, and experience this exotic place. Besides the strong sense of place that Ryshia Kennie immersed the reader in, there are also strong characters. Like the setting, Simon and Claire are intriguing and complicated. As their story unfolded, I was drawn in to the story, saving Claire, and the solving of the mystery. Like Claire, I wish things had ended differently for Jack. However, it ended as it should.
Date published: 2014-01-24