The Defiant Hero

The Defiant Hero

Book - 2001
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The United States refuses to negiotiate with terrorists, it could be a death sentence for Meg Moore's daughter and grandmother who have been kidnapped. When Navy SEAL Lieutenant, John Nilsson is summoned to Washington, the last person he expects to see holding a foreign ambassador at gunpoint is Meg. He could lose his career if he helps her escape, she will lose her life if he doesn't.
Publisher: New York : Ivy Books, a registered trademark of Random House, Inc., ©2001.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780345465627
0345465628
Characteristics: 390 pages ;,18 cm

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Apr 27, 2012

Another great book by Brockmann! I admit that I had problems with Meg (the primary heroine) throughout, but I suspect that's because I can't identify with the intensity if her love for her daughter and the lengths to which she would go. I adore John Nilsson and Eve (Meg's grandmother). I've really enjoyed the historical tie-ins in the Troubleshooters series. Sam & Alyssa's story was also fun to watch as it developed. It was a bit dizzying at times to jump from thread to thread (there are a lot of storylines and perspectives to track) but the pacing was well-managed. Brisk action, unexpected but believable twists, and the amazing but flawed characters one expects from Brockmann make for an absorbing read.

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vloveg
Apr 27, 2012

Another great book by Brockmann! I admit that I had problems with Meg (the primary heroine) throughout, but I suspect that's because I can't identify with the intensity if her love for her daughter and the lengths to which she would go. I adore John Nilsson and Eve (Meg's grandmother). I've really enjoyed the historical tie-ins in the Troubleshooters series. Sam & Alyssa's story was also fun to watch as it developed. It was a bit dizzying at times to jump from thread to thread (there are a lot of storylines and perspectives to track) but the pacing was well-managed. Brisk action, unexpected but believable twists, and the amazing but flawed characters one expects from Brockmann make for an absorbing read.

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