The Defiant Hero
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: June 3rd 2003
Publisher: Ivy Books
Pages no: 390
Edition language: English
Series: Troubleshooters (#2)
The story within a story within a story got old the first time around. This time, it was already smelly and shriveled. Is it so hard to keep it simple? The present-time suspense would've been great in itself, the Meg-Nils and Eve-Amy storylines would've kept the pace going until they "united". But n...
Meg Moore is in an almost impossible situation, her mother and daughter are being held hostage in order to ensure that she delivers a man to them, a man who is willing to die. She asks for help from Navy SEAL Lieutenant John Nilsson as she negotiates, knowing that he could help and then she jerks h...
This book took some risks, but I can't say I enjoyed the main plot particularly. Most of the romance between hero and heroine was in the past, and their present was an exercise in frustration (Dammnit, Meg, you're not a SEAL, just *trust* the damn man!). I did enjoy Alyssa's background story as we...
I do like it, but I don't like that so far both books have flashbacks. It's not that they're bad, but I'm fearing the overuse of them as the series goes on.
Not my favorite in this series. I really didn't like Meg and never warmed up much to Nils. In fact, my favorite part was Eve and the WWII flashbacks This is the first time I've read one of the WWII story lines in this series that had a happy ending and I was glad for it.. It also felt pretty repe...