The Defiant Hero

The Defiant Hero

eBook - 2003
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"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...
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2003
ISBN: 9780345464286
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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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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