About the Author
After years of newspaper reporting, Bonnie became a writer for a major international charity. She travels to destitute countries such as Haiti to write about famine, disease and other issues affecting the poor. When the emotional strains of her job demanded a diversion, she turned to her childhood dream of writing romance novels.
She lives in Florida with her husband Frank and two dogs, where she happily writes books amid an ever-growing collection of dust bunnies. She loves to hear from readers therefore please visit her website above or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Political unrest, harassing incidents, and constant danger is threatening the lives of innocent, and bringing two lovers back together, at least for the moment. The story has a lot background to the charity, and its benefits, that Lacey created, and is now running. Also, the political unrest and the troubles it has brought into the characters daily life is front and center of the tale. The danger that is upon the charity, Lacey, and her daughter, is constant. The attacks in a different form keep everyone on alert, and tense. The unexplained disappearances, the deaths around the compound, all are signs, that their lives are in danger. I liked the connection Lacey and Jarrett have. Despite their divorce four years ago, and the heartbreaking events they went through right before it, there's no bitterness and anger towards each other. Soon they find a way to communicate and work together, to keep everyone as safe as possible, and the charity running. The bond between Jarrett and Lacey's daughter is adorable, and her trust in him speak volumes of his good character. The passion between Jarrett and Lacey never died, and soon flames again. Yet, they have issues they have to deal with, things they never solved in between them, and the quiet conversations, opening up to each other, built their new, fragile relationship more than all the sexy times they have. The story touches your heart with all the loss, sorrow, and pain of the past. It is humorous, with the witty dialog between Jarrett and Lacey, sweet when it comes to Lacey's daughter, dangerous when the action picks up, and completely swoon worthy with new flame developing between Lacey and Jarrett. All around entertaining story ~ Four Spoons
An exciting start to the SOS Agency series. “Navy SEAL Seduction” by Bonnie Vanak is the first book in the ‘SOS Agency’ series. This contemporary military romantic suspense story features the complicated relationship between Navy SEAL Jarrett Adler (Iceman) and his ex-wife Lacey, who has established an NGO on a tiny island in order to provide support and employment for oppressed women by making them self-sustaining. Unfortunately, not everyone supports her efforts, including her ex, who is determined to remove her from the unstable and dangerous nation before it explodes. Once again, they are at odds, complicated by their painful shared past which may prevent them from being able to move forward before time runs out. This exciting story gives an intriguing glimpse of an exotic locale peopled by folks who are struggling to survive in a harsh society. The tragedy of the struggle for women to support their families, their maltreatment by men, and their hopelessness that Lacey is trying to combat by providing them with gainful employment and a chance at a positive future is nicely balanced by the challenges faced by Jarrett and Lacey who made several mistakes during their marriage and must find a way to move past their pain and distrust to find a future of their own. There are poignant interludes as each main character finds a way to open up about fears and disappointments and lovely growth as they try to rectify and move past the painful events that tore them apart. I love the insight that reveals the sacrifice made by those who are serving in the military as well as those who are left at home to worry about them. The challenge of reintegrating into civilian life is also touched upon and the genesis of the SOS Agency is revealed. There is a fair amount of violence reflecting the harshness of life on the island but there is also a delicious and sensuous connection between the main characters and a heartwarming look at the bonds of family that has formed. This was an exciting yet touching story and I look forward to reading about the other military men who become active members of the Agency. A copy of this story was provided to me for review