Julie Ann Walker is no stranger to military heroes who know how to get the bad guy and win a woman's heart. A USA Today bestselling author of almost a dozen romance novels starring military or former military operatives, she's best known for her Black Knights Inc. series featuring a covert special-ops team who use a motorcycle shop as a front as they track down baddies. Her newest series, Deep Six, pits former Navy SEALs against the violent and the corrupt. Her most recent Deep Six novel is the action-packed Devil in the Deep.
Below, Walker shares her top five picks for those who like their heroes bold, brave, and loyal and their heroines able to go toe-to-toe with tough guys:
The Fourth of July has passed, but that doesn't mean you can't feel patriotic all year round. Whether they are current members of the military or former SEALs like in my new release Devil and the Deep, sexy soldiers are the hero of choice for many romance readers. In my recommendations below, these stories have all the steamy tension of a swoon-worthy romance, the whodunit of a page-turning mystery, and the action and adventure of a nail-biting thriller.
On board? Great! Here are some suggestions on where to start.
A Covert Affair (Deadly Ops) by Katie Reus - A wounded NSA agent and a successful restaurateur confront old feelings as they hunt for a predator preying on the poor and the weak. This book is an edge-of-your-seat read.
Heart Strike (Delta Force) by M.L. Buchman - A spunky heroine and a tech-guru who is a genius when it comes to everything but women go undercover is the sultry Colombian jungle. M.L. writes some of the toughest female protagonists you'll ever read.
Do or Die: Reluctant Heroes (Troubleshooters) 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." For years her award-winning Troubleshooters books have been must-reads for fans of sizzling stories of action and adventure.
Taking Fire (One-Eyed Jacks) by Cindy Gerard - A covert security mission in Oman unexpectedly reunites Bobby Taggart with Talia Levine, and the danger and passion of their reunion is explosive. Cindy Gerard writes romantic suspense the right way.
Seduction Game (I-Team) by Pamela Clare - CIA officer Nick Andris wants revenge. Holly Bradshaw is in a lot of trouble. Being thrown together could tear their worlds apart. Danger, intrigue, and action are Pamela's forte. If you love reading about those things (and who doesn't?) grab a copy of this book today!
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