The Defiant Hero (Troubleshooters, Book 2)
In The Unsung Hero, award-winning author Suzanne Brockmann dazzled readers with her remarkable cast of tough and tender U.S. Navy SEALs. Now her daring men in uniform return for THE DEFIANT HERO—a thrilling novel of steadfast courage, intimate passions, and the profound risks that are taken in... show more
In The Unsung Hero, award-winning author Suzanne Brockmann dazzled readers with her remarkable cast of tough and tender U.S. Navy SEALs. Now her daring men in uniform return for THE DEFIANT HERO—a thrilling novel of steadfast courage, intimate passions, and the profound risks that are taken in the name of love. . . ."The United States refuses to negotiate with terrorists." Meg Moore remembered the warning from her job as a translator in a European embassy. Those same words will spell out a death sentence for her daughter and grandmother who have been kidnapped by a lethal group called the Extremists. Meg will do anything to meet their unspeakable demands; anything—even kill—to save her child.When Navy SEAL Lieutenant, junior grade, John Nilsson is summoned to Washington, D.C., by the FBI to help negotiate a hostage situation, the last person he expects to see holding a foreign ambassador at gunpoint is Meg. He hasn't seen her in years, but he's never forgotten how it feels to hold her in his arms. John could lose his career if he helps her escape. She will lose her life if he doesn't. . . .
Format: Mass Market
Publish date: February 27th 2001
Publisher: Ivy Books
Pages no: 416
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...