[EBOOK/EPUB] Defender for Hire by Shirlee McCoy
Shirlee McCoy ↠ 4 ReadO keep This secret dates back to the massacre that she went through when her and her late husband were serving as missionaries in Africa She has a
goofy big dogbig dog avorite character and works as a physical therapist I elt or her because she was so afraid and Naples! felt like she couldn t trust anyone She d survived but she was not living At some point however I became incrediblyrustrated with Tessa Someone was obviously after her They d tried strangling her in chapter three broke in her house and had been stalking her "What Frustrated Me Was "frustrated me was utter denial and complete lack of planning on her part when it came to her safety while the hero might be overbearing staying in her home was not an option I wanted her to get a gun change the security system make a choice that involved her own safety instead of constantly saying she didn t want to leave and that there wasn t a problem Just because she didn t want to see certain incidents as being connected didn t mean that they would completely disappear I could understand wanting life to get back to normal but at some point it s time to buck up and be smart Someone leaves a black rose The Curious Cases of Cyriack Skinner Grey for you every year and you don t possibly think the threat may have escalated Tessa continued to stall the investigation by not telling the entire truth due to her big secret I remember thinking that this better be a darn good secret indeed because I was beyond annoyed at that point I wanted to be on Team Tessa so badly and kept being denied that again and again by her terrible decision making Seth didn t annoy me as much in the beginning but he worked his way up there eventually He is a security expert and Tessa s patient He was definitely take charge but not overly so He cared about Tessa and once he realized there was a problem he was not about to leave her alone He knew that he shouldn t get involved with her troubles but what self respecting romance hero would ever walk away or let the police do their jobor that matter It was apparent uickly that he was attracted to Tessa and that he would like to pursue that but he was able to respect her need Itsuka for space in that regard He was able to help Tessa in a lot of ways because his own wife had died and heelt responsible He understood the kind of guilt that she experienced and the scenes where they discussed that were ull of emotion i wish there would full of emotion I wish there would been of those moments He reached his TSTL moment when his injured self ran after the stalker along with the injured puppy The sheriff also left his post to go tearing after the stalker I don t think either of them have ever gamed or read enough suspense because hello No backup on the scene and nobody thinks the stalker can t just circle around back to the heroine I was not convinced of the romance between these two characters They spent so much time being attracted to one another and in Tessa s case eeling incredible guilt and not wanting to rely on anyone that they never really had a chance to just be a couple Nger content to deliver roses her stalker wants her dead When ormer soldier Seth Sinclair becomes her bodyguard he encourages her to stand her ground even if it means lett. ,
I was completely taken with this book Tessa has been hiding or ive years Each time she thinks she has escaped the past it Live Bait finds her Now it is obvious there is someone out there watching her that wants to do than just remind herthey want to kill her Seth likes his new physical therapist but never expected to become involved in her personal issues When he sees her in trouble he can t just walk away and heills the role of bodyguard The closer the danger the closer Tessa and Seth becomeI loved Seth He was a great male lead He was "STRONG CAPABLE A BIT BOSSY AND "capable a bit bossy and caring Tessa has a rough past with a secret she has to keep The No Strings Attached fact she has to decide if the secret is worth dyingor is a bit much but I can see how she could get to that point The author does a great job with the characters making them real and "Believable I Liked The Police Officers Involved And The Fact "I liked the police officers involved and the Fancy Strut fact she showed the differences in police work and bodyguardsI rate this one a 55 I loved the charactersThank you to the publisheror the review copy of this book via netgalley I received this book in exchange or an honest review and the opinions stated above are 100% mine I hate that this is the last book in the series Have enjoyed all the books so much This one was A Really enjoyed this book Review originally posted at Harleuin Publication Date out now How I got this book ARC via Netgalley Someone was watching her No matter how many times Tessa Camry moves her mysterious tormentor always inds her and leaves a grim watching her No matter how many times Tessa Camry moves her mysterious tormentor always Unbreathed Memories finds her and leaves a grim of all she s lost But this year no longer content to deliver roses her stalker wants her dead Whenormer soldier Seth Sinclair becomes her bodyguard he encourages her to stand her ground even if it means letting go of long held secrets Seth realizes that Tessa may be his second chance at love but their uture depends on inding the man determined that Tessa never Graduates in Wonderland: The International Misadventures of Two (Almost) Adults forgets the past blurb takenrom Goodreads Defender A Sally Lockhart Mystery 2 for Hire was one of those books I really lookedorward to reading because of the premise Stalker villain plus heroine in trouble plus hero who is a security expert should eual an amazing reading experience I had a I Love My Dad few reservations about the book because it is in Harleuin s love inspired line and Iound that the All about Us few modern day inspirational romance titles that I read were often two preachy and wrapped everything up in a neat little bow without having a lot of emotional depth Interestingly enough theaith element of the book was the best part and the rest ell completely lat Noni Speaks Up for me The main problem that I had with this book is that there were so many too stupid to live TSTL moments and many times I would put down my EReader and say not again So let s start with our heroine Tessa She has been movingrom town to town Handbags and Gladrags for the pastive years because on the anniversary of her husband s death someone An Egg-cellent Easter! (Barbie) finds her and leaves the gift of a black rose She lives in a perpetual state ofear and has a secret that she eels she needs Someone was watching herNo matter how many times Tessa Camry moves her mysterious tormentor always inds herand leaves a grim reminder of all she's lost But this year no lo. .
Eth was in marriage mode not ready to "just date to see what could come "date but to see what could come it Then they would spend time second themselves so that by the time they Wish Upon a Wedding finally did make that commitment I wasn t certain that it would stick We didn t get to see enough time with them just getting to be a couple When they were together they could laugh and banteror a little while but then usually Tessa would think she was doing the wrong thing I just wanted to smack their heads together and tell them to stop all that madness
I DIDN T GET TO SEEdidn t get to see enough of Tessa s other ualities ualities that I would have really appreciated I was both happy and disappointed with the interweaving of We Got the Neutron Bomb: The Untold Story of L.A. Punk faith in the story First I did noteel like I was being preached to at all Seth s Renovations: A Father and Son Rebuild a House and Rediscover Each Other faith was stronger than Tessa s but I loved the way that she began to dig roots in what she believed She came to her own understanding of what happened in her past and it was beautifully well written All of the problems on the Earth weren t solved by God but this book certainly showed the human struggle to rely on the unseen I loved it I was completely disappointed with the church scene in this book however Seth and Tessa go to a potluck and she basically has I m struggling please be myriend written across her chest Instead what do we get We get Peggy Sue the girl who is desperate Richard Nixon: The Life for a man and is clingy and passive aggressive This is the kind ofemale to I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo! female interaction thatrustrates me This woman was painted as someone who was so desperate so hungry or a love s Defender For Hire Heroes For Hire by Shirlee McCoyFive years ago Tessa Camry was on a mission with her husband Daniel when an insurgent group attacked wounding or killing 20 people including Daniel Each year since someone has been leaving a black rose or Tessa on the anniversary of the massacre And each time she moves to a new place But Pine Bluff Puppet Master feels like home and she is tired of moving Seth Sinclair works private security and has been put on desk duty until his shoulder heals Sent to Centennial physical therapy he meets Tessa and he knows a woman in trouble when he sees one Seth is strong smart and than able to kick some butt when needed No longer content with sending black roses The mystery person has now sent a package with a live animal in it And Tessa has been attacked while jogging Seth has made it a point to keep Tessa safe and he will do whatever it takes I really enjoyed both of the main characters I thought this was the perfect match of two people who have both loved and lost loved ones I loved that they got their second chance at love I also thought the author did a really good job of keeping me guessing on this one It isilled with mystery suspense and is action packedThis is the second novel by Shirlee McCoy that I have read and I have really enjoyed both books now I look Swoon: The Heartthrob Activity Book for Good Color-Inners as Well as Beginners forward to readingrom her in the Janae (Blacktop, future 55 starsI received an ARC of this bookrom NetGalley in exchange or an honest review. Ing go of long held secrets Seth realizes that Tessa may be his second chance at love but their uture depends on inding the man determined that Tessa never orgets the pa.