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Posted April 21, 2013
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is #10 in the Always a Marine series by He
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is #10 in the Always a Marine series by Heather Long, it is a stand alone novella/short novel and can be read as such.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Heather Long once again shows why she is the queen of the Marine romance genre with a deeply moving story about two people who are battered but not broken, one physically and one emotionally. Joe is what you dream about when you fantasize about a Marine, he is handsome, honorable, funny, kind to his mother and siblings, good with children and sexy as sin. Melody may have taken some damage during an abusive marriage but she is still a fighter and an extremely devoted mother.
I think that Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is my favorite Always a Marine book yet. It may be the tamest when it comes to the heat factor with only one intense sex scene but the story is so amazingly well done that I just wanted to put my arms around both Joe and Melody and hug them, I felt connected to them on that level.
Once again Ms. Long shows that she is able to give you a well written and emotionally compelling story in a short novel/novella length book. I look forward to many Marine stories in the future, oorah!
I received this book in exchange for my honest review.
Posted February 11, 2013
Posted January 8, 2013
I laughed, I cried, and I sighed
This IR military romance takes place at Mikes Place a complex dedicated to the care of military men and their families suffering trauma from their time in service. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is NOT a 1NS story. Where the 1NS stories have the sex leading to love this story travels the more traditional route of love leading to sex.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Marine Captain Joe Cooper is recovering from injuries received in the line of duty. His new neighbor, marine widow Melody Carter, has a very ill baby that cries all the time. Joe, being the middle child of 7 children has experience with his siblings and their babies, knocks on Melody’s door and offers his assistance. Melody is afraid of men especially marines as her husband changed from the loving boy she married to an abuser who got worse with each tour. She feels guilty because she is relieved he died. Can she learn to trust Joe? Can they help each other heal?
I don’t know how Heather Long packs so much into such a short story. I laughed, I cried, and I sighed. Each of these stories speaks to me in a different way but this one really got to me. If you haven’t discovered Heather Long yet go forth and read. This book can be read as a stand-alone.