Gabe Renault doesn\'t know why he was in a prison camp. He has no memory of the past three years or of the Navy SEAL mission that went wrong. Only two things kept him going. thoughts of his wife and the certainty that he must escape.
I hadn\'t read this author before and I would like to read more of her books. Not too much sex and a good plot.
Helen Renault is shocked when her presumed dead husband is found alive. One year ago, Gabe was on a mission in North Korea that went terribly wrong. Now he has returned home with no memory of the last three years, including Helen and his step-daughter, Mallory. Helen is glad he is alive, but is not ready to resume their troubled marriage. She soon realizes that Gabe has changed drastically. He is no longer secretive and emotionally distant. He treats her daughter like his own and actually listens to Helen's concerns. With his memory slowly returning, Helen worries Gabe might become the same man he was before his disappearance. Gabe worries that not regaining his memory of the night he disappeared will endanger his family.
This was an interesting beginning to Marliss Melton's Team Twelve Navy Seals series. This book is about Gabe and Helen getting to know each other again, and not making the same mistakes they made in their marriage the first time around. Helen seems very cool and distant, but I could understand her not wanting to jump back into the relationship only to be hurt again. There is some suspense throughout the story, but most of the action takes place in the last few chapters. My rating: 4 Stars.
This was the first in a series. I read one of the other ones first though and it really didn't matter the order in which they were read it was easy to keep track. These were a series of romantic intrigue stories that I thoroughtly enjoyed. I have now read them all and none were disappointing. The characters were interesting and I really cared what happened to them. These are mid-romantic,. not too explicit but not too bland either.
AWESOME! The things our tortured hero went through and then to have amnesia when he is finally found. What an ordeal. Gabe Renault is a wonderful hero and a spectacular person. How come guys like this don't really exist? We could all use one just like Gabe. And in this series there are 12 of them. Hopefully a book for each one.
I found myself annoyed with his wife, Helen but also understood her reasoning. Thank God she eventually comes around. I can't wait to read In the Dark which features Luther another one of the amazing SEALs.