My rating: 4 of 5 gargoyles
Mmm, one of Tawny Weber’s SEALs and the ugly duckling trope. What could be better?
Answer – not much. I adore Ms. Weber’s SEAL novels and this was definitely no exception. IMO, regardless of accuracies or inaccuracies (which I wouldn’t recognize if one stood up and bit me), she does a great job honoring the brave men and women who serve in our military.
As in most of her Uniformly Hot series, we get to see some familiar faces along with new ones, and it was awesome to see the newly involved SEALs’ women try to hook up The Wizard, whether he wants to be hooked up or not. And of course that’s where Cat comes from – his desperate attempt to avoid being match-made.
Of course it doesn’t go like he expects because Cat has a few surprise of her own, including a smokin’ body and the fact that she cleans up REALLY well. Doesn’t hurt either that she’s crushed on Taylor most of her life. She’s a handywoman who very much wants to take over her father’s (long dead) business, but is having trouble wresting control from her uncle. I like how Ms. Weber resolves this issue in the course of the book.
I like these kind of books. They may involve the military, at least the service men and/or women, but they don’t have a lot of booms and shootings. Taylor is a good man and not an idiot, even if he tries to dodge the fact (like most romance heroes) that he’s actually falling for the girl until he has no choice but to grab her or lose out for all time.
I can’t wait to read more of Ms. Weber’s books, and hope you’ll give it a shot too.