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Rescuing Casey by Susan Stoker

Kidnapped in a jungle.  Held captive for who knows what reason.  Left in a hole to die.  Casey Shea is in a heck of a spot and she can only use her brain to save herself and hope her brother comes and gets her.

Title: Rescuing Casey
Author:
Susan Stoker
Series:
Delta Force Heroes
Publish Date: January 2, 2018
Genre:
Military Suspense Romance
Narrator:
Stella Bloom
Source:
Audible
Publisher’s Description:
One minute Casey Shea was minding her own business, doing her job, teaching entomology to college students, and the next she was in the middle of the Costa Rican jungle fighting for her life.

Troy “Beatle” Lennon had watched his friends fall head over heels in love, but never thought it would happen to him. Until he sees a picture of one of his teammates’ sisters. That was it. The absolute joy in her eyes calls to him in a way he can’t understand.

But that joy is currently being threatened by an unknown person who’d had Casey kidnapped and hidden deep in the jungle. It’s up to Beatle to find her and keep her safe until the threat against her can be neutralized. Surviving the dangers of the jungle turns out to be the easy part…staying ahead of the killer is much more complicated…and deadly.


Nervous Nellie’s nervousness necessitates knowledge of the novel. In some cases…spoilers. *BEWARE*


Nervous Nellie says…

No cliffhanger, standalone military romance.  No graphic sex but there is violence.

Casey and her students are captured and held hostage for unknown reasons.  Luckily, there is a high profile person in her group that is missed right away.  Help descends but no one knows what happened to Casey.  She’s stuck in a hole in the middle of the jungle and left to die.

Troy and the rest of his team, including Casey’s brother are bound and determined to find Casey.  It’s impossible, but with luck and intuition, they find her. This story starts out harsh, but when the romance starts then it lightens up some.  It feels weird to have a romance bud in the middle of a high tension situation, but it happens.  And then they go home…

I guess the romance that happens back in the states is a little too cut and dried but the ending is fantastic.  The suspense part comes to the reader in a flash of “Oh, no! She didn’t!!”  It was great.

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Rescuing Bryn by Susan Stoker

Imperfect hero and heroine.  Heroine has a heart as huge as her brain, and that is BIG.  Join Bryn in her adventure of getting Dane’s attention and then helping through his own tragedy.

Title: Rescuing Bryn
Author: Susan Stoker
Series: Delta Force Heroes
Publish Date: October 3, 2017
Genre: Military Suspense Romance
Narrator: Stella Bloom
Source:Audible
Publisher’s Description:When you’re a Delta Force soldier, you see a lot. Often too much. But nothing can ever prepare you to see your entire team die before your eyes…

The loss of his Delta brothers—and his arm—has Dane “Fish” Munroe still struggling months later. He’s moved to Idaho, where an isolated lifestyle is making things worse, not better. Not that there’s anyone left to care.

Actually, Bryn Hartwell cares. In fact, she tries to surreptitiously make life just a little easier for the mysterious man who comes into the grocery where she works late at night, only to get a tongue lashing for her trouble. Still, he’s obviously hurting; someone has to worry about him, spurring Bryn to nurse Dane when he hits a particularly low point.

Intrigued by the quirky, kind, socially awkward woman, Dane allows himself to get close to someone for the first time in ages. A potentially epic mistake—because when her interest in the prepper lifestyle puts Bryn in the hands of a homegrown terrorist, losing her could put Dane’s mental recovery permanently out of reach.


Nervous Nellie’s nervousness necessitates knowledge of the novel. In some cases…spoilers. *BEWARE*


Nervous Nellie says…

This is a romance series, hot military guys, standalone story.  No cliffhanger.  No graphic sex. I have not read these books in order and it doesn’t mess up the overall arc much.

I enjoyed this book.  I seem to really get into the hero/heroine that isn’t perfect.  Bryn isn’t gorgeous and perfect.  Bryn is genius level smart but that intelligence hinders her in the real world.  I could relate to her very easily (not the intelligent part, just the caring part). Dane is surrounded in a cloud of tragedy.  He lost his arm to an IED and is suffering from severe PTSD.  Neither of these two are looking for love, but somehow found it anyway.

The story is similar to all the military romances out there, but I like to read these series because each story involves a member of a family that I can belong to for a short time.  All these people are there for each other and each care for the other and what is going on with them.

The narrator of this story is female, but she does a really good job at diversifying the characters.  I like her so much that I’ve listened to a lot of her audios.

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