Defenseless (The Salvation Series Book 5)

Defenseless (The Salvation Series Book 5)

by Corinne Michaels

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Defenseless (The Salvation Series Book 5) by Corinne Michaels

From New York Times Bestseller, Corinne Michaels, comes an enemies to lovers Salvation Series STANDALONE romance novel.

The moment our eyes met, I knew she'd be mine.

Charlie thinks she can resist me, but I'll wear her down. I can see how badly she fights herself. It's in her eyes, her voice, and the body responds to my touch.

My chance to prove how right we are is so close I can taste it. She'll falter, and when she does, I'll be ready to win her heart.

My entire life has been focused on one thing--my job.

I never allowed a man to distract me from my goal, until Mark Dixon.

Now, he's invading my thoughts, my life, and my heart.

This can never work, though, we're both too stubborn, too calculating, and too controlling.
I fight to resist the temptations of his delicious body, seductive smirk, and sarcastic mouth. But I know I'm defenseless against him, and in the end, he'll force me to surrender.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151193405
Publisher: BAAE Inc.
Publication date: 01/19/2016
Series: The Salvation Series , #5
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 300
Sales rank: 15,786
File size: 389 KB

About the Author

Corinne Michaels is the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author of The Salvation Series (Beloved, Beholden, Consolation, Conviction & Defenseless) and Say You'll Stay. She's an emotional, witty, sarcastic, and fun loving mom of two beautiful children. Corinne is happily married to the man of her dreams and is a former Navy wife. After spending months away from her husband while he was deployed, reading and writing was her escape from the loneliness.
Both her maternal and paternal grandmothers were librarians, which only intensified her love of reading. After years of writing short stories, she couldn't ignore the call to finish her debut novel, Beloved. Her alpha heroes are broken, beautiful, and will steal your heart.

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Defenseless: The Salvation Series, Book 5 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 21 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was all over the place didn't like it book one and two were the best.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome read. While I’m not a fan of military romance, I have found this story to be very unique and entertaining; with fully/well developed characters and an intriguing plot. I should have read this book a long time ago. Now I need to read the other books in the series, because I’ve realized that I would be missing out if I didn’t. Corinne Michaels always delivers. I would certainly recommend this book to
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This series is so wonderful!! A must read if you love a military hero!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Mark is my new book boyfriend. Love his sense of humour and sexy manly ways. I like the chemistry between him and Charlie.
Amanda_Marie3 More than 1 year ago
This is my first book by Corinne Michaels and what a way to start. I loved this book from the very first page. It was so, so good. I absolutely adored Mark. He was sarcastic and witty, sweet and sexy, protective and loyal. He was perfection. I loved Charlie. She was a badass while still loving her shoes and handbags and I want to be her best friend. I loved the relationship between her and Mark. The whole story had me spellbound, from the blooming romance between Mark and Charlie to the mystery of what was happening around them. It was perfectly played so that I wasn't able to figure out what was happening. In many books it's fairly easy to guess what's going to happen, but not here. This story is the perfect blend of humor and suspense, action and sexy times. It was an excellent read and I'm so looking forward to reading the rest of Corinne's books. This is a definite must read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Past books were exciting and had me laugh and cry. This book I put down so many times I read 33 pages in days to much military talk. This book has taken an amazing character like mark and destroyed him. I felt like a different author wrote it. I can't finish it. It's so disappointing
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed this book. I loved the quick wit and banter between the H&h. The characters were well developed and it was nice to see how some of the ones from previous books were doing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love love this story. Mark's sarcasm is hilariously quick witted no matter the situation. Charlie is just as bad and is a softie under her hard exterior. Love it!
Emily-SBDR More than 1 year ago
This book in completely stunning. An effortlessly perfect mixture of suspense, sex, and love. This is the second Corinne Michaels book I've read and you can gaurantee I will be revisit the books that I missed in between. Defenseless meets up with the the group that has fought together and found love together, yet with all of the happily ever afters there is unspeakable heartbreak and danger still hovering over them. In order to give everyone closure and safety Mark, the resident dirty-humored and mouthed bad boy teams up with Charlie, a CIA operative on leave. Both have too much to lose to not complete this mission, and day by day the passion they spark in one another becomes more impossible to deny. Mark and Charlie are dynamic together and apart. But of course I loved it better when they were together. I sincerely could not get enough of the story and the smexy times. Defenseless offered all of the good stuff in one neat heart achingly wow-ing book. I HIGHLY encourage anyone who has not read a Corinne Michaels book to get started with this on ASAP. I promise you will NOT be disappointed. It's just not possible. Mark and Charlie will have you laughing, sighing, and searching for a fan (or 10). Defenseless is a true winner this year, and made me a fan of this author for life! Happy Reading! *ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it, loved it. Read the whole series. Great writimg
sugarpine721 More than 1 year ago
“That’s crazy,” I say as I wipe my eyes. “So are we. I’m crazy about you, Charlie. I can’t explain it. It’s ridiculous, because half the time I don’t even like you.” If you have read the previous books by Corinne Michaels you have already gotten a taste of Mark...he is just basically hilarious! This book does him justice and gives you more behind the arrogant, tough exterior. I especially like his being the "Reverend"... While suspense romance isn't on the top of my reading list, this was a nice change of pace. If you haven't read the other books by Corinne Michaels, I suggest you do so. "The Consolation Duet" and "The Belonging Duet" are four of my very favorite books. While you can read Defenseless without reading the others, you will miss the background stories which make the reading of Defenseless so much better.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved this can't wait for her next book she never disapoints!
Naughty_Book_Blog More than 1 year ago
Secrets, seduction and danger! This was an edge of your seat kind of read, ending with a twist I never saw coming. The dynamic of the alpha-male and alpha-female is intense. I loved the back and forth, push and pull, love-hate relationship. It made for not only an engaging read, but an entertaining one as well. I sort of felt that I was at a bit of a disadvantage as the secondary characters had their stories told in previous books that I haven’t read, but this book is a standalone and you will make it through just fine without reading them.
VeraMachado More than 1 year ago
Loved Defenseless! Corinne Michaels takes you in a rollercoaster ride with emotions with Defenseless. One moment you're laughing and then you're crying, while in between you screamed a lot and held your breath in suspense. You won't be able to stop reading this amazing book! I love her writing style. It is flawless and the reader easily connects with the characters and the story. I also loved that the story was told from Charlie's and Mark's POVs. Mark is a hero. At first he seems to be a funny, sexy and charming guy, but he his also very loyal and hard working. You can't help but fall in love with him. Charlie is a strong and fierce woman. She is a badass with lots of charm and sass. I loved Mark and Charlie together. They are explosive together! If you love a romance full of drama, suspense, laughter and sexy scenes, Defenseless is the book for you!
shannybaby1 More than 1 year ago
Mark and Charlie are off the charts Hot! The chemistry is fantastic and their banter is entertaining! I love Mark, he is sweet but naughty and he knows what he wants and will stop at nothing to get it. Will Mark and Charlie be able to figure out the threat to both of their lives before it destroys them both? Will Mark be able to break through Charlie's walls and show her what love and trust is all about or will the danger surrounding them destroy it all? Loved it, it was entertaining and full of hot and sexy scenes, characters are fabulous both main and supporting. I love this group and hope their will be more!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a definite must read. So much passion, love, anger and happiness goig on at thw same time that you cant't put this book down! Love the whole Salvation Series but Defenseless is the best one yet!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love, Love, Love! Once again I couldn't put down. Mark is hilariously hilarious! And steamy sexy to boot. #team twilight.
RadicalReads More than 1 year ago
This is my first ever read from Corinne Michaels and I loved it. I am totally hooked and have a lot of catching up to do. Mark and Charlie's story is incredible. I was not even half way done with Defenseless and I was so intrigued with the character of this story and the bond that they have developed I had to get the other books right away. Yes , this is a standalone, and it can be read, loved, and understood without reading the prior books, but once you read Defenseless you will be hook. Defenseless is all about trust, friendship, love, loyalty, sacrifice, and battling your fears. What I loved the most about the story is the unbreakable bond that this amazing group has. This is a must read. ***ARC Provided in exchange for my honest review***
kgagnon More than 1 year ago