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His Mission:
When six canisters of a lethal nerve agent are stolen from a military testing lab, Admiral Jake Robinson must recover the chemicals - by any means necessary. He defies convention and decides to infiltrate the compound where religious fanatics have stored the deadly toxin.

His Partner:
Dr. Zoe Lange is a biological warfare specialist and an expert in espionage. Zoe agrees to assist Jake on the case, and, posing as husband and wife, they manage to gain access to the compound. But Jake fears his instant attraction to Zoe might compromise the mission.

His Crisis:
Their marriage may be a hoax, but Jake's growing feelings for Zoe are anything but make-believe. With each hour he's in Zoe's company, the stakes get higher, the game more real. And the dangers within the compound escalate out of control.

Now everything is on the line....

©2011 Suzanne Brockman (P)2011 Audible, Inc.

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Susan Brockman at her best!

This was a great story and I thoroughly enjoyed the characters, the story line and the narrator. There was enough suspense and danger to keep the story moving along and enough interplay between the characters to make it all interesting. The "Admiral" was introduced in several of her earlier novels so it had helped that I had read this one farther along in the series.
As I travel a great deal in my job, I have enjoyed the Navy Seal series and heartily recommend the novels of this author.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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LOVED IT...but you must read Hawken's Heart first

Again, Suz is amazing in getting you into the head of the characters. The way Suz makes you feel how Jake struggles to let go of Daisy is just incredible. You DO NEED to read "Hawken's Heart" first or you won't understand this book in its depth. I would like to see a bit more of the SEAL action that Suz usually puts in there, but it is great.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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What a story!

If you could sum up The Admiral's Bride in three words, what would they be?

The older man and the younger woman...can I find me one of those? Maybe not that age difference but wow, it wants you to root for them from the start.

What did you like best about this story?

You don't know how it going to play out. Some parts where going slow...I really wanted the action to pick up. I loved the last few chapters. It tells you all about team work, love, just the power of all of that, just drawls you in.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Actually, the beginning where the men where injured and thinking about the families back home. What they where missing about them...The story pulled me in from the moment the book started.

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  • Cyndi
  • GRESHAM, OR, United States
  • 03-16-12

I loved where the story took me...

I love this author... her characters are great and the different stories keep me completely involved through the entire book. I love the fact that the characters are depicted with intelligence... I find myself intrigued.

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Not my favorite by this author

Just started this series and look forward to the stories getting better as always with Ms. B s books.

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Better and better

Great narration finally! Jake and Zoey's story meant more since I already read Hawken's Heart. Already knew Jake was tough but had a heart of gold.

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Awesome

I love Suzanne Brockman books and this one was amazing!!! The narrator was awesome as well!

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  • Teresa
  • NAMPA, ID, United States
  • 04-05-13

Series is getting better.

Although this is no Troubleshooters it is pretty good. By the description I wasn't sure I was going to like it as much as the others and the fact that the hero's wife died in the last book made me a little leery to read this. In fact it is the best one yet in this series. This series is more dated since it was written in 1990's and there has been such a surge of technological advances since. Narrator was pretty good nothing spectacular though.

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Best of the Series.

I was very reluctant to purchase this book. I listened to the sample and just couldn’t figure out how it would tie in… I wish I would have purchased it sooner. It is one of the best in the series. It is a brilliant story. The characters are so likable and imperfect. What a beautiful love story with a fantastic dose of adrenalin.
Fantastic Narration.

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Solid Womens Fction about Navy Seals and Romance

I may not love love love all of Brockmans fiction but I do always like and enjoy it. This is one of her exceptional novels staring the reoccurring cast of Navy Seals Team Alpha and their lives and loves.

An excellent story arc, well written dialog and love scenes and great dialog gives consistent quality entertainment - even though this series is an older one, the story remains solid.

Allyson Johnson narrates very nicely-she manages to give some steamy love scenes the delicate handling they need and that takes a good narrator- She also does different characters very well.

Well worth my credit.