The Defiant Hero Paperback
Part of the Troubleshooters series
Troubleshooters: They Never Let You Down. The second addictive romantic suspense novel in New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann's Troubleshooters series, filled with thrilling adventure, excitement and passion.
In THE DEFIANT HERO, when Meg Moore risks everything to protect her family, Lieutenant John Nilsson finds he is willing to risk everything to save her. '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 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 forgotten her.
John could lose his career if he helps her escape. She will lose her life if he doesn't...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 480 pages
- Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 30/09/2010
- Category: Thriller / suspense
- ISBN: 9780755371044
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Review by wyvernfriend
Meg Moore is in an almost impossible situation, her mother and daughter are being held hostage in order to ensure that she delivers a man to them, a man who is willing to die. She asks for help from Navy SEAL Lieutenant John Nilsson as she negotiates, knowing that he could help and then she jerks him around. Some of it is understandable but some of it is plain annoying. However John is deeply in love with Meg and he's willing to cut her a lot of slack.Meanwhile you hear her mother's story of World War II and love while she plays a Scheherazade type gambit to keep one of her captors interested in them, convinced that she's a person and wanting to know how the story ends, while at the same time keeping her grand-daughter distracted.Overall an interesting story, nothing too deep but reads quite well and I found it enjoyable.