Sunday, November 17, 2013

Review for DO OR DIE by Suzanne Brockmann






Suzanne Brockmann’s seamless blend of heroic military action and intense passion inspired USA Today to call her “a superstar of romantic suspense”—and for years her award-winning Troubleshooters books have been must-reads for fans of sizzling stories of action and adventure. Now the New York Times bestselling author shoots to thrill again with Do or Die, an electrifying new novel that is certain to win Brockmann new readers and delight devotees.

Navy SEAL Ian Dunn went rogue in a big way when he turned his talents to a lawless life of jewel heists and con jobs. Or so the world has been led to believe. In reality, the former Special Ops warrior is still fighting for good, leading a small band of freelance covert operatives who take care of high-stakes business in highly unofficial ways. That makes Ian the hands-down choice when the U.S. government must breach a heavily guarded embassy and rescue a pair of children kidnapped by their own father, a sinister foreign national willing to turn his kids into casualties. Shockingly, Ian passes on the mission for reasons he will not—or cannot—reveal.

But saying no is not an option. Especially not for Phoebe Kruger, Ian’s beautiful and unexpectedly brash new attorney. Determined to see the abducted children set free, she not only gets Ian on board but insists on riding shotgun on his Mission: Impossible–style operation, whether he likes it or not.

Though Phoebe has a valuable knack for getting out of tight spots, there’s no denying the intensely intimate feelings growing between Ian and Phoebe as the team gears up for combat. But these are feelings they both must fight to control as they face an array of cold-blooded adversaries, including a vindictive mob boss who’s got Ian at the top of his hit list and a wealthy psychopath who loves murder as much as money. As they dodge death squads and play lethal games of deception, Ian and Phoebe will do whatever it takes to save the innocent and vanquish the guilty—or die trying.

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Another awesome book by Suzanne Brockmann.  She is one of my favorite authors and her books never disappointment.  They are full of action and mystery.  This book is no different it kept me intrigued from beginning to finish.

Pheobe Kruger is a lawyer who is new to a firm and is given Ian Dunn's file.  She's thrown into quite a conundrum. This prim and proper lawyer will do all she can for her client.  She just had no idea it would in tale so much.  Ian Dunn is in prison for a crime he didn't commit but plans to stay there.  The FBI has different ideas, they make it impossible for Ian to stay in jail.  They want him to save two children that are stuck at an embassy.  With politics being what they are they need someone who can work around the system to free the children.

Suzanne Brockmann did a superb job creating a web of lies and and characters to unravel it all.  I highly recommend you give this book a read because it will keep you on the edge of your seat.

5 STARS!!!


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