Never Give Up
Genre: Military Romance, Romantic Suspense
Book Length (Est.): 352 Pages
Five brave military heroes have survived the hell of a Taliban prison to return home—and take on civilian missions no one else can. They’re the men of ARES Security. Highly skilled, intimidating, invincible, and one by one, tested again and again…
Lucas St. Clair’s prestigious family had a political future neatly planned out for him—one that didn’t include his high school sweetheart, Mia Ramon. Under their pressure, Lucas gave her up. But since surviving captivity, he’s a changed man—and a crucial member of ARES Security. When he discovers a dead man clutching a picture of Mia that bears a threatening message, his fiercest protective instincts kick in, and he knows he must go to her.
Mia has never forgiven Lucas for breaking her heart, and she’s convinced her feelings for him are in the past. But it’s soon clear that isn’t true for either of them. Now, determined to solve the crime and keep Mia safe, with his ARES buddies backing him up, Lucas will have to reconstruct the murder victim’s last days—and follow a lethal trail that leads right back to the fate of the woman he still loves…
*I received an ARC of this book free from Kensington Books via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review*
Lucas broke Mia’s heart when he went off to the military leaving her alone to pick up the pieces. She rose above all and not only took over her father’s business, but had been steadily expanding it. Everything changed the moment Lucas walked back into her life with a determination she’d never known before.
Lucas had never gotten over leaving Mia, but he thought he’d done what was best for her. He didn’t want their different backgrounds turning her into someone she wasn’t. When an old friend winds up dead and he discovers it’s linked to Mia he’ll drop everything to protect her and find out what’s going on.
Mia is strong in every area of her life except when it comes to Lucas. No matter how strong and high her walls are he walks through them like they’re nothing. Lucas is almost funny in his determination. He’ll plant himself right in the middle of Mia’s life…and house…and not give a second thought to it until he knows she’s safe. Together they are a constant whirlwind of determination and passion.
Kill Without Shame is another fantastic book in the ARES Security series. It pulled me into the story and held me there until the final page.
My Favorite Laughable Moment is when Mia describes all the things Lucas’ ostentatious Porsche probably does.
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