Having recovered from a serious childhood illness , Olivia Mackenzie is determined to live the rest of her life with her 3 close friends, also survivors of illness, as her only relationships. Her goal is to see her father, who is running a ponzi scheme, put in jail. Olivia unwittingly becomes involved in an FBI sting operation, where she meets agent Grayson Kincaid. After attempts on her life and despite her objections, Kincaid takes on the job of protecting Olivia. Several suspects could be the assailant, and the plot twists and turns lead the reader from one suspect to another. Sweet Talk is a blend of complicated mystery and a satisfying romance, with likeable, complicated, strong characters and a fast-paced plot.