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Alternative title: Elite SWAT
Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 WASP Team Series
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'WASP is the acronym for the (fictional) Western Australian State Protection team.

'WASP has brought together every elite police department: tactical response, dignitary protection, covert surveillance, bomb technicians, negotiators, snipers - and more - to protect Western Australia from crime. This super team recruits only the best of the best — the fittest, the strongest, the most highly-trained — to do what nobody else can.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.


  • Originally published as WASP Team; republished as Elite SWAT.


y separately published work icon Undaunted Leah Ashton , Australia : Leah Ashton , 2018 18377960 2018 single work novel romance

'A gunman. Five hostages. And her ex. Trapped. On a train.

'A disgraced police constable

'Luella Brayshaw is a great cop. Until she isn't.

'Dumped on desk duties and stripped of her firearm, Lou's first task is a civilian role in a covert training exercise for WASP. But when that exercise goes horribly wrong, she's stuck on a train to Fremantle with five terrified hostages - and the man who broke her heart more than a decade ago.

'An elite tactical operator

'Nate Rivers has dedicated his life to his career. That meant making tough choices — including walking away from Lou. But he's never doubted that decision... until now.

'Twelve years on, Nate is shocked to discover the connection between him and Lou is as electric as ever. But first — they need to get off this train.

'A desire they never forgot

'The gunman has no idea he has two cops on his train — but unarmed, can Nate and Lou keep everyone alive all the way to Fremantle?

'And if they do, Lou knows she can't make the mistake of trusting Nate with her heart again. But faced with a new threat, they must work together to survive as their passion ignites — and this time, there's no way Nate is walking away.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon Defiant Leah Ashton , Australia : Leah Ashton , 2019 18378128 2019 single work novel romance

'Wrong Place. Wrong Time. Wrong Man — yet he made her feel so right.

'A prim and proper high school teacher

'Recently divorced Bethwyn Banfield just wanted one out-of-character night on the town, and the tall, dark, tattooed stranger she meets is not what she was looking for. But their instant, electric attraction is undeniable.

'The cop with a bad boy past

'WASP Team Undercover cop Damon Nyhuis has spent two years infiltrating the notorious Notechi Motorcycle Club, doing whatever it takes to remain in deep cover. But when he sees his high school calculus teacher in a bar looking as hot as she did thirteen years ago, the last thing he is thinking about is his job. And that turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life.

'A race through the desert

'Kidnapped and dragged to the middle of nowhere, Beth and Damon must escape the murderous Notechi — but to do so is only the beginning of their ordeal. The desert is vast, desolate and unforgiving, and the Notechi are right on their heels.

'Their passion as hot as the sun

'In the cool of the desert night they run, but in the lethal heat of the day they must rest — and quickly, lust becomes so much more.

'First, they must make it home. But then — can there really be a future for the teacher who wants her own family, and the cop who makes certain he's always alone?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon Relentless Leah Ashton , Australia : Leah Ashton , 2019 18378582 2019 single work novel romance

'She doesn’t want a bodyguard. He doesn’t want to want her.

'Together they must fight for their lives.

'A politician’s daughter… and CEO

'Successful IT executive Emily Valente has no time for her estranged politician mother – so she is not happy when a threat to her mother leaves her with two WASP bodyguards on the biggest night of her career. Especially when one of those bodyguards is a tall, sexy, distraction.

'The bodyguard who never breaks the rules

'For WASP bodyguard Griffin Walters it was just a standard job – except for his unwanted attraction to the smart and stubborn woman he’s assigned to protect. But then the impossible happens, and suddenly Griff is fighting not only to save Emily’s life, but also his own.

'Corruption that runs deep

'With no idea who they can trust, Griff and Emily must work together to survive the night. Sparks fly and passion runs hot – but are they willing to break their own rules to risk a future together?

'Or will the last person they expect betray them before they ever get that chance?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon Beneath the Fear Leah Ashton , Australia : Leah Ashton , 2020 20946253 2020 single work novel romance

'She's at the heart of the biker club he's been tasked to destroy. 

'When the Notechi club president gifts Claudia Roux to the club's newest star recruit - unaware he's undercover Elite SWAT officer Noah Young - it's the last straw. She's had enough. Enough of being treated like a possession. Enough of being under a man's control. 

'But leaving the Notechi can be lethal - and then there's the man she knows as Jed. Hot, strong, and fiercely protective, their chemistry is insane. However she knows Jed’s hiding something from her – and she’ll let nothing risk her escape.

'Noah, as Jed, has a job to do. So he mustn’t touch the feisty and mysterious Claudia…but Claudia has him desperate to break all the rules.

'And when he finally does, that decision has consequences. Suddenly, together, they are in for the fight of their lives.'

Source : publisher's blurb

y separately published work icon Hold True Leah Ashton , Australia : Leah Ashton , 2021 24263165 2021 single work novel romance thriller

'It’s not easy being the only woman on the Elite SWAT sniper team.

'And that’s before someone wants her dead.

'When newly qualified police sniper Molly Blakely accepts a transfer home after a family emergency, she’s dropped straight into Lucas Hogan’s Elite SWAT sniper team. It’s been nine years since her ill-fated attempt to seduce her brother’s best friend, but Molly’s determined their new working relationship will be 100% professional – risking zero damage to her career, or to her heart.

'Focussed and driven, Lucas Hogan keeps his emotions closely guarded – except when it comes to Molly. He’s never forgotten that night at her 21st birthday, but back then he wasn’t even close to the man she deserved, no matter how much he wanted to be.

'Immediately thrown onto a critical Elite SWAT assignment, Molly and Lucas must work together to gather evidence against the murderous Notechi biker club – while also fighting the undeniable attraction between them.

'But they quickly discover not everything is as it seems – and suddenly the snipers find themselves in the crosshairs.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

y separately published work icon Defy the Storm Leah Ashton , Australia : Leah Ashton , 2021 24263301 2021 single work novel romance thriller

'A single mother. An Elite SWAT hero. A deserted island. Only one blanket…

'Hard-working single mother Rose Frederick really needs a holiday. But instead of a luxury tropical cruise, Rose finds herself stuck on a fishing boat with a tall, tattooed stranger.

'Tactical operator Oscar Shepherd loves his job at Elite SWAT. In fact, it’s all he cares about. But after a week waiting to intercept a drug shipment that never arrives, this fishing tour was supposed to be a brief respite. The sexy, reserved woman who unexpectedly joins the tour is a very welcome surprise.

'But when the tour is propelled into the path of murderous bikers a fight for survival begins. Unarmed, and without his team, it’ll take all Oscar knows to keep Rose safe. With desperate bikers and a tropical storm to combat, it’s soon clear that Oscar and Rose will need to work together – and the intense connection between them can’t be ignored.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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