When U.S. Navy SEAL chief Wes Skelly was sent to L.A. on assignment, he agreed to go on a blind date with beautiful single mother Brittany Evans, sister-in-law of a fellow SEAL. After all, he had been secretly in love for years, albeit with a woman who belonged to another man. So what did he have to lose?
Plenty, it turned out. Because suddenly the woman he'd thought he could never have was available. However, so was Brittany - and not only that, she was in danger. Because of him. He knew he could keep her safe. But why was he increasingly certain that he was the one in danger?
©2011 Suzanne Brockmann (P)2011 Audible, Inc.
U.S. Seal Wes Skelly, who you've met in previous books, goes on a blind date with Brittany, sister-in-law to U.S. Seal Harlan "Cowboy" Jones and sister Mel. Both dread the date and it begins with Brittany putting him at ease by saying "Let's just say we're not going to be interested in each other and enjoy the night out." With the pressure off, they become friends, learn a lot about each other and work together to catch the stalker of the sister of Wes's long time crush. A lot of good romance, insight into their own characters with a mystery/thriller in the background. Reminds me of some of Jennifer Crusie/ Bob Mayer co-written books like "Don't Look Down."
I liked the book, but sometimes it dragged....also the Skully voice could of sounded more like a man than a munchkin. But good read.....good ending
always enjoy S. Brockman. narrator Hendrix however had her female characters sounding like grandmothers and the male's like great grandmothers straining, yuk.
Good story, as are all Suzanne Brockmann stories.
Iliana Kadushen, Renee Raudman, They have great, light voices. Hendrix's voice is a bit dire.
I've read the book umpteen times and love the story. Now I can listen to the characters. The plot line is believable, especially in this day and age of crazy people. Wes Skelly, the conflicted Navy Seal, has a compelling back story. Britney Evans, the ER RN and mother of an adopted son is pretty determined to not get involved. There are twists and turns and sub-plots as they travel their different ways but manage to end up realizing the same thing is important to both of them.
When Wes realizes Britney is in serious trouble and he races to get to her. Then she is the one to save him from the crazy fan/stalker.
She does a pretty good job of vocalizing differently for each character. I've listened to books where you have to read the paper edition to figure out who is saying what; e.g. the men all sound the same as do the women.
When Wes finally opened up about the death of his younger brother.
Good book. Get it!
It is good, but the story line is similaqr to others of her book.
It is a continuation of other books of SB with Navy Seals as hero. The story is good but the canvas is known from her other books. One does wonder if all Navy Seals are good in bed, we already know that they are intelegent and superb fithers. It is a nice story.
Naration is very good, you feel the story
Give me water to swim and surf in. That with a glass of white wine and the sun. That's heaven.
Very well written and at the end I made myself a promise to read more by this author.
I usually love to escape to Brockmann but the narrator didn't fit with the story this time. It isn't Brockmann's best, either, so the unappealing performance coupled with the slightly disappointing character development drops the score for me.
Hello, my name is Teresa and I'm an addict.
This is the last Tall, Dark, and Dangerous book. I enjoyed them all, they were good, but not great. I wouldn't classify this one as one of my favorites in the series it had too much therapy like instances for me to really enjoy this book. This book does fall in line with the rest of the series and is similar. So obviously if you are listening to this book you should have read the first 10 to the series and know by now what they are like. I have continuously said to read the Troubleshooter books, Suzanne Brockmann defiantly has improved her writing skills and action scenes for her book as she goes. I thought the narrator was okay.
But there's nothing wrong with predictable. It took me awhile to figure out that Brittany and Andy were from another book in the series which would have made it a little less confusing. The author could have pulled that connection together a little better in the beginning. Some of the dialog was a bit "fake" or hokey from Wes or maybe the narrator didn't deliver it very well. Overall, enjoyed the storyline and the characters. Hope there's another one at some point.
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