The Golden Valkyrie

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The Golden Valkyrie

When Honey Winston left the police force to become a P.I., she never dreamed that one of her cases would end up changing her life. Honey is hired to steal love letters from the hotel room of Prince Lance Rubinoof, also known as Lusty Lance to the press due to his many affairs. But when Honey's cover is blown and the Prince and his friend, Alex, find her in the motel room Honey finds out that there are no letters, that everything was a setup by Alex's ex-mistress. 
When Prince Lance Rubinoof first sets eyes on Honey, he is floored. He finds himself surprised to find that she wants nothing to do with him. He is use to women throwing themselves at him and into his bed. When he tries to hire her to be his personal bodyguard she turns him down. He is forced to resort to blackmail to get what he wants.
The only question is can Honey protect Lance while trying to stay out of his bed? Will she become another conquest for him or something more?
This is a reissue of a 1983 story by Ms. Johansen. This is one of her early Romances. Even from the beginning of her career she wrote phenomenal books.  No matter if it is the first or the tenth of Ms Johansen's books, they are always worth the time to read. So, if you didn't have the chance to read this the first time it was publisher or would like to get reacquainted with her work pick this wonderful book up. Johansen knows how to write an enthralling story.

Book Blurb for The Golden Valkyrie

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen comes a classic tale of opposites attracting—and finding love in the most unexpected places.

When P.I. Honey Winston is hired to steal incriminating letters from visiting dignitary Prince Rubinoff, she’s prepared for a dangerous mission that could end her career. But when she blows her cover, she finds that the amused prince is everything the media have made him out to be: part Adonis, part playboy—and irresistibly charismatic. The problem is, the feeling is mutual. Intrigued, the prince is determined to keep his gorgeous young trespasser by his side as long as possible.

For he’s never met anyone quite as daring, or breathtaking, as Honey. With the tables turned, Prince Rubinoff has Honey appointed his personal bodyguard. The official reason is an assassination plot. The truth is far more dangerous….

About the Author

Iris Johansen is the New York Times bestselling author of Killer Dreams, On the Run, Countdown, Firestorm, Fatal Tide, Dead Aim, No One to Trust and more. She lives near Atlanta, Georgia.

Night Owl Reviews Sep, 2008 4.50