FORSAKEN DUTY (The Red Series Book 9) by Elaine Levine
Publication Date: November 30, 2017
Romantic Suspense/ Contemporary Romance
The only truth Owen Tremaine’s certain of is that everything in his life has been a lie. Not only is his former fiancée alive, but so is their son…a child he never knew existed. Raised as a fighter in the resistance against a violent and secretive cult, Owen abandons his team, his family, everything to extract the woman he once loved and the son he’s never met from the clutches of his enemy.
Adelaide Jacobs has only loved one man…Owen Tremaine. She grew up in the long shadow he and her brother cast, toddling after them as much as her brother tolerated. Owen’s visits were the best memories of her childhood…until the day he saw her as a woman. They had one night together before hell took over her life in a war that’s framed her world ever since.
Now she’s a fighter too, battling an unknown disease that consumes a little more of her each day. She’ll never forgive her brother for bringing Owen into her hell. Is there enough time to find the cure so they can have the future they both thought they’d never have? Or is now—this very moment—all the time they’ll have?
I had big plans to do some baking today, but that fell by the wayside when I picked this book up. I love the closeness of the Red Team and their families, it pulls you in and won’t let you go. I did have to work hard in the beginning to get back on track with all the players, groups, factions and relationships – but soon found myself immersed in the story. Owen is the perfect hero to face the turmoil of Addy and her sons. He’s romantic, determined and capable in everything thrown at him. Addy’s character was harder to connect to, due to her life’s circumstances – but they made a great pair and blended in great with the team. Danger, intrigue and romance…it had it all, and I loved it.
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Red Team Reading Order:
- The Edge of Courage
- Shattered Valor
- Honor Unraveled➢Review 4.5 Stars
- Kit & Ivy ➢Review 4 Star
- Twisted Mercy➢Review 5 Star
- Ty & Eden ➢Review 4.5 Stars
- Assassin’s Promise ➢Review 4.5 Stars
- War Bringer
- Rocco & Mandy: A Red Team Wedding Novella
- Razed Glory
- Deadly Creed
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Elaine Levine lives on the plains of Colorado with her husband, a middle-aged parrot, and a rescued pit bull/bullmastiff mix. In addition to writing the Red Team Contemporary Western series, she is the author of several books in the Historical Western series Men of Defiance.
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