Defending Raven

Mountain Mercenaries, Book 7
Narrated by: Stella Bloom
Series: Mountain Mercenaries Series, Book 7
Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
Categories: Romance, Military
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A missing woman leads the alpha heroes on their boldest mission yet in New York Times bestselling author Susan Stoker’s searing Mountain Mercenaries novel.

It’s been ten years since Rex’s wife, Raven, disappeared from a Vegas casino. Never losing hope, he even formed the Mountain Mercenaries to help find her - and other missing wives, sisters, and children. Now Rex and his fearless team are following a lead to Lima, Peru, where the rescue operation is greater than they imagined. 

A day at a time. That’s been Raven’s motto for a decade. Once held captive by an elusive sex trafficker, she has an indomitable will to survive. But Raven’s not ready to leave Peru. She can’t. Not yet. Because her liberation from the barrios comes with devastating consequences. One wrong move and all hope will be lost to an unimaginable hell. 

For the Mountain Mercenaries, the stakes have been raised. The threats are escalating. But Rex hasn’t searched this long, risked so much, and come this far to lose Raven all over again.

©2020 Susan Stoker. (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.
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Awesome!!!!

I love all Stoker books but of the books that have come out since Shelter for Penelope this is my favorite. Holy smokes. Without giving too much away, it is slightly different with so much of the book taking place away from home and the road to togetherness isn’t smooth at all despite finding each other early on but soo worth the rough ride. I always hate when a series ends but this was a great series finisher letting us in on years later for Raven & Dave but also clueing in to the fact that the other mercenaries and families are thriving. Well done!!! Loved it. When I started this series this book was not listed as coming soon so I wasn’t sure we’d get Rex’s story. I’m SO glad we did!

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Great ending to this series!

I have been looking forward to this book since the preview at the end of ‘Zara’...and was not disappointed!! Lots of bad guys and drama but the Mountain Mercenaries came through in the end and Rex/Dave finally got his wife back! The extended epilogue put a neat bow on the series. Narrator’s work on all of the characters helped to make this a series ending to remember.

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Great book

This is a wonderful book. The story is fantastic. the characters are excellent and well devwliped

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I love this series!

Rex is the glue that pulled the Mountain Mercenaries together with a purpose. It only seemed right that he get his wife back. The troubles they discovered while trying to bring Rex's wife home seemed insurmountable but The Mountain Mercenaries gave Rex the front row seat in how they handle an op. I love the way Susan Stoker ends this book. This group of men and their families are so familiar that I feel like a beloved neighbor. Susan, the topics are hardcore and difficult to get through but Thank You for bringing light onto an evil world. You are the best!!!

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OH MY GOD!! YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED THIS BOOK IS #1

This is the best book I ever read. I cried, laughed. I don’t know if Susan Stoker will be a able to write an other book as beautiful as this. Every time I read on of her book I’m speechless. Susan I don’t know how you come up with these ideas. I love all your books. I would definitely recommend this book. I will describe the book to you readers out there, but I can tell you will not be disappointed. If you were not a # team Stoker# y’all be definitely after reading or listening to this book. Susan Stoker you have such beautiful mind.

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So AWESOME

What a great conclusion to my favorite series. If you haven't read the Mountain Mercenaries series do it! You'll fall i love with all the characters.

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amazing!

I loved this series! This book was the best of them!! Keep up the awesome writing!

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wow

such a great book. susan did it again. great series. cannot wait until next one. mountain mercenaries rocked

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Perfect ending!

What a satisfying ending to this series. I have waited forever for this story and I couldn’t have been happier with how it ended. Rex’s love for Raven was so beautiful and pure. The lengths he went for her showed such a strong unbreakable bond. It was amazing how the Mountain Mercenaries came together for the battle of Rex’s life. And David....OMG I love that kid. I love how the epilogue took place over many time periods so you can see how life ended up. We never get an epilogue like that. What a great book!

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Defending Raven

This was an epic end to a fantastic series. I didn't want it to end. Love this series.

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  • 07-07-20

Great series

Loved this whole series and this final installment was probably my favourite, I would highly recommend it.

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  • Claire
  • 07-01-20

oh my heart ♡

i dont always cry at books but this one i was in floods of tears, beaufiful, inspiring & heart warming. i deffo rec this serise, book & serises connected ♡♡♡♡

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  • Tayiba shaffa
  • 06-30-20

great finish

i love this book. i was a great ending.. i wish love like this did exist...