Monday, November 9, 2015
Book Review Hidden Impact (Safeguard #1)
Title: Hidden Impact (SafeGuard 1) Author: Piper J. Drake Stars 3 1\2 out of 5 Review: This is the first in a series so the reader in introduced to the future books in the series and since there were not to many it made it easy to keep up with the different characters. The author tried and did a really good job of convincing the readers that the bodyguards at Centurion were not just a team but friends making it very easy to get excited for the next books in the series. As for the book as a whole in a nutshell a brilliant girl goes missing, girls sister (Maylin) approaches a bodyguard (Gabe) for help, bodyguard is handsome and grudgingly helps. Girl's sister and bodyguard fall in love (Shock Right). They find sister and save the day! Ex lover turns up adding a weird part to the story that kind of works. The book wasn't bad but things didn't flow as easy as I had hopped it would. I enjoyed the Chinese phrases thrown in throughout the book. Gabe was your typical Alpha and didn't really set himself part from any other character in any other book I have read recently. I needed something from the male character I haven't read in other books but it was lacking. Maylin's passion was cooking and it was fun to read and in some ways made me want the recipe's so I could try some of the meals out. Sexy time was sexy with out being outlandish and flowed with the book. However things just didn't quite flow right and I just can't put my finger on it. Again in a nutshell It is a middle of the road Romantic Suspense series. ARC by netgalley Synopsis: As part of the elite Centurion Corporation team, military-veteran-turned-mercenary Gabriel Diaz is a natural defender. He'll do anything to ensure a mission is successful. Anything but get emotionally invested—he learned the hard way that can be deadly. Easy bodyguard jobs in between the more challenging missions are all he's interested in now. Maylin Cheng is desperate and running out of time. Her younger sister has gone missing but no one seems to take her concern seriously. Her last hope lies in asking an aloof bodyguard for help. He dismisses her outright, but all that changes when she is almost killed in a not-so-accidental hit-and-run right before his eyes. As Maylin leans on Gabriel, she begins to rely on him for more than just her safety. But as their attraction grows, so does the danger surrounding them. When the elaborate web they're trapped in unravels, Gabriel will do anything to protect them. Even if that means putting his heart in the crosshairs. Book one of the Safeguard series Kindle Edition Expected publication: November 9th 2015 by Carina Press About The Author: Piper J. Drake (or "PJ") spent her childhood pretending to study for the SATs by reading every interesting novel she could borrow from the local and school libraries. She was introduced to the wonderful world of romance by her best friend and dove into the genre. PJ began her writing career as "PJ Schnyder" writing sci-fi & paranormal romance and steampunk. She has recently received the FF&P PRISM award for her work as well as the NJRW Golden Leaf award and Parsec award. Now, PJ is exploring the complexity of romantic suspense, incorporating her interests in mixed martial arts and the military into her writing.
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