Title: Charlie Foxtrot
Series: Code 11 KPD SWAT #5)
Author: Lani Lynn Vale
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Foster made a promise in his hospital bed when his leg was taken from him that he’d get back to one hundred percent. Leg or no leg, he’d get back on the SWAT team if it killed him.
And he does get back. But he has a problem.
He can’t let go of the past.
The anger burns deep, making his emotions volatile at the best of times.
Then he meets Blake with her haughty attitude and inability to distinguish the difference between a pocket knife and a sword.
Little by little, she makes him whole again, one bad joke at a time.
She doesn’t see the revenge in his eyes, though. Doesn’t see the rage burning deep.
Rage so pure and all encompassing, that he knows it’ll explode.
It’s just a matter of time.
What Foster doesn’t realize, though, is that the love that Blake has for him is enough to fight his demons, one kiss at a time.
Foster never stood a chance.
Charlie Foxtrot by Lani Lynn Vale is about one thing: not giving up. In Foster’s case, after losing his leg, he made the promise to get back to 100% so he could be back on the SWAT team. In Blake’s case. she was trying to get her life back since it had been destroyed by her ex-husband’s cheating. Each of them are at a place in their lives where they need someone, but don’t recognize that fact until they meet each other. Their initial meeting is a bit rocky, but soon Foster starts trying to change her mind. With each of them facing demons that could make or break their relationship, I worried that they might not be the usual couple we see in Lani Lynn Vale’s books. And I was right; they were a completely different couple, but fantastic together in their own right. It just seemed that they had so much going against them and Blake’s inability to trust men and not judge each of them by her ex-husband was in my opinion their biggest obstacle to overcome. Of course, in Lani Lynn Vale style, they created their own type of couple and I loved them just as much as all the others I have read about.
I have been waiting for Foster’s book ever since he was introduced in Trance’s book. I loved all three of the brothers, but Foster pretty much stole my heart. When he lost his leg, my heart went out to him, ok yes I know he’s not real, but just the idea that a character so much larger than life was put into that situation; it made me super sad for him. Of course, I should have known he wouldn’t be held back by his injury. I also love that Lani Lynn took an issue that many people face and made her readers realize that even with such limitations; anything is possible. See what I mean…not giving up.
As always, I loved the story, the characters, and everything else associated with it…um including the cover lol. I give Charlie Foxtrot 5 stars and highly recommend it to anyone reading the SWAT series. And if you aren’t reading this series yet, get started…you will love every character and all their unique stories.
Amazon link for review by Melody’s Love 4 Books: https://www.amazon.com/review/R3KMIGIICW3XXU/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm
I’m a married mother of three. My kids are all under 5, so I can assure you that they are a handful. I’ve been with my paramedic husband now for ten years, and we’ve produced three offspring that are nothing like us. I live in the greatest state in the world, Texas.