This was a great set of novellas from two of my favorite Love Inspired Suspense authors! Both stories were packed full of danger and the action never stopped. If you haven’t read these authors, this is a great way to test them out. Both stories were developed so they felt complete and natural, not rushed like some novellas can be.
Saved by the Lawman by Margaret Daley:
When off-duty police officer Chase Walker stops an attempted kidnapping of Kate Forster’s son, the two of them are determined to figure out who the culprit is. Someone from Kate’s past wants revenge, but as a family court judge, the list of suspects is long. Chase will have to put all his skills as a former Marine to use to keep them safe and track down a criminal.
This was a well-written story, with plenty of red herrings that kept me guessing until the end. I enjoyed the character’s development and the details of the investigation made it a page-turning read. I’ve not read a lot from Margaret Daley, but I really enjoy her LIS books.
Saved by the SEAL by Susan Sleeman:
After the suspicious deaths of her best friends, Bree Hatfield finds herself the guardian of their infant daughter. She’s determined to look into their deaths and prove it wasn’t an accident. When someone starts shooting at her house, Bree can only think of one place to go where she’ll be safe- her former boyfriend’s ranch. Navy SEAL Clint Reed is home on leave for some R & R, until the woman who still holds a piece of his heart shows up with her mother and a baby in tow. He will do anything he can to keep them all safe.
Having a character with a military background was a departure from Sleeman’s usual Law Enforcement heroes, but as always, she delivers a great story with well-researched details. I enjoyed every bit of it! I enjoyed how Bree and Clint had a history; it made their brief romance believable.
Recommendation: I’d highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys romantic suspense, especially those who may not be familiar with these authors. This was a great pairing of two similar writers, with both novellas packed full of action and danger. Don’t miss out on this great read!
Rating: 4.5/5 stars
I received a copy of this book from the author/publisher. This review is my honest opinion.