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No One Lives Twice by Julie Moffett {Kelly’s Review}

Smart girls always save the day!

No One Lives Twice (Lexi Carmichael Mystery #1) by Julie Moffett

Genre: Romantic suspense
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Book order

1. No One Lives Twice
2. No One to Trust
2.5. No Money Down
3. No Place Like Rome

Synopsis

I’m Lexi Carmichael, geek extraordinaire. I spend my days stopping computer hackers at the National Security Agency. My nights? Those I spend avoiding my mother and eating cereal for dinner. Even though I work for a top-secret agency, I’ve never been in an exciting car chase, sipped a stirred (not shaken) martini, or shot a poison dart from an umbrella.

Until today, that is, when two gun-toting thugs popped up in my life and my best friend disappeared. So, I’ve enlisted the help of the Zimmerman twins—the reclusive architects of America’s most sensitive electronic networks—to help me navigate a bewildering maze of leads to find her.

Along the way, my path collides with a sexy government agent and a rich, handsome lawyer, both of whom seem to have the hots for me. Hacking, espionage, sexy spy-men—it’s a geek girl’s dream come true. If it weren’t for those gun-toting thugs…

Thoughts on No One Lives Twice

Heh. Geek girl gets thrown in the middle of international craziness and finds her social life taking off when all the men around her are of the hunky variety. I CAN GET BEHIND THIS IDEA!

First off, Lexi goes from having a dating life that’s a social wasteland to drowning in hot, smart, sexy men. Sure, most of them are keeping secrets from her and she’s understandably upset about it when she finds out but the man-candy parade seems well worth it to me. On the other hand, having your life threatened and getting shot at a time or two don’t seem as fun. But Lexi takes it in stride. She has the occasional meltdown (and who wouldn’t!?!) but when she starts to understand what sort of shenanigans her best friend has been unintentionally dragged into, she rallies and starts plotting and planning.

With the sexy hacker guys. *slow thumbs up*

I was in the mood for something fast-paced and fun and this book delivered. Lexi is pretty clueless when it comes to men but that doesn’t stop the hunks from gathering. She’s good with computers, but has no field experience and she’s smart enough to play to her strengths. I like a girl with smarts. I also like a girl who goes out and buys news clothes when she can’t stomach the idea of doing laundry. Oh, Lexi. Don’t ever change.

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6 comments… add one

  • I’ve really enjoyed this series — just finished the newest one. I like Lexi’s goofy brilliance and, of course, the sexy hacker guys. Hard to go wrong with smart geeks. Even if they’re completely nerds. I love nerds.

  • I like how the first words that popped out at me were “sexy hacker guys”. *pats self on back for being awesome* I’m a complete fail with computers other than checking my email and my various design programs, so I kind of want to be Lexi. And not just because of the hordes of men she apparently has interested in her. Okay, not ENTIRELY because of that ;-)

  • This sounds like a cute book! I too have been known to buy clothes instead of do laundry.

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