Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Lockdown by Traci Hunter Abramson

Another amazing book from Traci Abramson! Another book I couldn't put down until I read the lat page.
A college girl name Riley was part of a massacre on a college campus in Virginia. She was one of three people who survived. She's trying to put the memories of that fateful day behind by helping put together a training session with SEALS to help authorities learn to deal with terrorist situations.
Love blossoms between the two main characters (of course), he must rescue his woman (goodie), and the bad guys don't win (yippee). All silliness aside, I liked this book. I enjoy the smartness in Traci's books, the clean romance and the happy endings.

Only twice had she set foot inside the building since the massacre. The first time had been just a month after the tragedy .. . . The second time she had returned to the scene of the crime had been two days ago when she forced herself to enter the building to check on the temporary office for the SEAL team. The counselor she had seen in the months after the shooting had encouraged her to face her fears, but now . . . Riley wasn’t sure she was ready to face them after all. Caught up in a hostage situation that is hauntingly familiar, Riley Palmetta once more finds her life hanging in the balance.
What starts out as a well-organized and highly intensive training course for the prevention of random acts of terror quickly turns into a real-life nightmare of suspense and intrigue that will test the faith and finely honed skills of Tristan Crowther and his elite group of LDS Navy SEALS.
For Tristan, this is not only a race to save lives; it is a deeply personal mission that moves relentlessly toward an irreversible crisis. And life—as well as love—is on the line.

Seasoned LDS author Traci Hunter-Abramson once again displays her skills and expertise in this fast-paced, suspense-filled novel. It is a story loaded with action and real-life parallels— guaranteed to leave you both breathless and satisfied.

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