Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Night Watch by Susan Sleeman, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!
About the Book:
Title: Night Watch
Series: Nighthawk Security #5
Author: Susan Sleeman
Publisher: Edge of Your Seat Books, Inc.
Release Date: August 20, 2021
Genre: Christian Suspense
Everything points to suicide or accidental death…
Underwater crime scene investigator, Kennedy Walker is shocked when her mother dies and the police rule her death a suicide or an accidental overdose. Her scientist-mother was on the verge of a scientific breakthrough, and Kennedy knows her mother would never end her life, but the detective won’t listen. Kennedy moves back to her home town and commits to finding her mother’s killer and finishing her work.
And she must prove them wrong.
Kennedy digs deeper, garnering the killer’s focus, and he puts her in his cross-hairs. She can’t give up on such an important project, so she swallows down her unease over the tumultuous breakup with Erik Byrd in college and hires Nighthawk Security, not only to protect her, but to help find her mother’s killer. It takes only one look for both of them to know their feelings for each other haven’t gone away. With so many people counting on her to complete the project, giving in to old feelings is a distraction neither she or Erik can afford, and they both need to keep watch. Especially in the darkest hours of the night, when the killer comes out to play.
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Another thrilling book to add to the Nighthawk series! This is the last book about the Byrd brothers, and Erik, the baby of the family, finally gets a book. He has a lot of issues to work out first though, especially with his ex-girlfriend. This was a second chance romance which I always think is really cute. But it also has plenty of suspense and action in it too!
Kennedy Walker is not obsessed or crazy even if everyone seems to think she is. She knows her mother’s death wasn’t an accident or sucide. Her suspicions are confirmed when a man breaks into mother’s home and almost kills her. She ends up being saved by her ex-boyfriend, Erik Bryd. Erik has never forgiven Kennedy for breaking his heart, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t determined to protect her. As more and more secrets come out though, will Erik be able to not only protect Kennedy but also open up his heart again?
I loved Kennedy’s character! She was so strong without ever losing her compassion and kindness. I loved how practical she was too. Sometimes, in these sorts of series, the women try hard to be included in various dangerous situations. While I admire their strength, I feel like it’s not always very wise. The Bryd brothers’ jobs are to be bodyguards, so I love how Kennedy trusted and listened to them.
Erik was a sweetheart too! While he understood why Kennedy had to break up with him, it was still hard for him to trust her. But I felt like it was a believable fear especially since he had recently been cheated on too. I loved how much he cared for Kennedy though. I was really happy that they avoided keeping secrets from each other too. It always causes more problems, so I’m happy they avoided that unnecessary drama!
I had a harder time staying interested in the story this time, but it was still a fascinating plot. There were a lot of different things going on, and I was quite surprised by who the real villain was. I would have loved a stronger Christian thread, but I’m happy to say this was still clean. There was a brief mention of an individual having sex with someone who they were not married too, but other than that the romance and action are all clean. I would recommend this book to anyone who’s into romantic suspense! I can’t wait to see where Ms. Sleeman takes Malone’s story next 🙂
I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book which I received from the author. All views expressed are only my honest opinion.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Susan Sleeman is the bestselling author of over fifty novels with more than one million books sold. She writes romantic suspense novels that are clean with inspiring messages of faith . Readers love her series for the well-drawn characters and edge-of-your-seat action. She graduated from the FBI and local police citizen academies, so her research is spot-on and her characters are real.
In addition to writing, Susan also hosts TheSuspenseZone.com. She has lived in nine states but now calls Oregon home. Her husband is a retired church music director, and they have two beautiful daughters, two terrific sons-in-law, and two adorable grandsons.
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