Title: The Hero
THE HERO’S HOMECOMING
Owen Loughman is a highly-decorated Navy SEAL who has a thirst for action. But there’s one thing he hasn’t been able to forget – his high school sweetheart, Natalie. After over a decade away, Owen is returned home to the ranch in Texas for a dangerous new mission that puts him face-to-face with Natalie and an outside menace that threatens everything he holds dear. He’ll risk it all to keep Natalie safe – and win her heart. . . .
Natalie Dixon has had a lifetime of heartache since Owen was deployed. Fourteen years and one bad marriage later, she finds herself mixed up with the Loughman’s again. With her life on the line against an enemy she can’t fight alone, it’s Owen’s strong shoulders, smoldering eyes, and sensuous smile that she turns to. When danger closes in, she holds close to the only man she’s ever loved…
Author: Donna Grant
Other books by this author that we've reviewed: Midnight's Lover, Midnight's Seduction, Midnight's Warrior, Midnight's Kiss Part I
Series: Sons of Texas #1
Other books in this series that we've reviewed: The Protector
Published by St Martin's Source: Publisher
Published: December 6, 2016
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Military Romance, Romance, Romantic Suspense
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After Owen left, Natalie fought hard to get where she is today. Seeing different parts of the world, working with the Embassy, and content with her life Natalie is happy. Or so she thought. One meeting with her high school sweetheart and only real love of her life’s father sets her on a path that she is not at all prepared for. At least this time, Owen will be with her every step of the way as they look for his father and the people responsible for the hit on Natalie.
As a fan of Donna Grant’s Dark King series (Dragons!!!), I was not totally sure how this novel was going to come across. Most of what I have read from Miss Grant has been amazing but going from paranormal to contemporary is a lot harder than most authors take into consideration. However, Miss Grant does an awesome job with this great introduction into Sons of Texas with The Hero.
Military romances hold a special place in my heart as they showcase just a little bit of what the military life is all about. Plus usually these men and women are very dedicated individuals whose loyalty, passion, strength, and heat never die. The Hero is no different. This “life” changes a person on the outside and hones their skills but it does not necessarily change the very core of a person and Miss Grant captured that beautifully.
Not many second chance love stories get my attention because of all the what ifs and back-and-forth with the should I or shouldn’t I when it comes to giving into the passion/lust/love. And yes that still put me off with this book but all the action, mystery, and constant drama it made me forget about the what ifs and the shoulda’s. The characters complimented each other very well and drew on each other’s strength and helped in times of weakness.
I will definitely be continuing this series but it hooked me from the very beginning and Wyatt has been calling to me throughout the book. However, he might be book 3 so now I must wait. But Cullen will keep me company while I wait.
I was gifted a copy of this novel from the JeepDiva in exchange for an honest review.
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The Sons of Texas Series
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Donna Grant has been praised for her “totally addictive” and “unique and sensual” stories. Her latest acclaimed series, Dark Kings, features a thrilling combination of dragons, Fae, and immortal Highlanders who are dark, dangerous, and irresistible. She lives with her two children and an assortment of animals in Texas.
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