Tuesday, October 22, 2019

ARC Review - Shelter For Penelope by Susan Stoker!


Dubbed the “American Princess” after her rescue from months in the hands of ISIS, soldier and firefighter Penelope Turner has struggled silently since her return to Texas. The media, the danger of her job, the pressure of knowing lives are in her hands…all of it and more has combined to slowly fill Penelope with seething guilt and doubt. Missing memories from her moment of capture cause even more angst. Is she responsible for the deaths of her Army patrol unit? And without knowing what happened, how can she be trusted by her fellow firefighters—or trust them in return?

Worse…how can she ever be worthy of the man who believes in her most?

It took seeing Penelope in the hands of terrorists—in viral videos seen around the world—for Tucker “Moose” Jacobs to realize just how much he loved his fellow firefighter. He died waiting for her rescue, then died all over again when Penelope abruptly left Texas, trying to outrun her past. Now that she’s returned, the kid gloves are off. Moose is a patient man, but even he has his limits. He loves Penelope, and he knows it’s past time for her to face her fears, and remember she has an entire tribe of friends who not only have her back, but need Pen to have theirs, as well.

In the end, Penelope will have to trust Moose, her friends, and most of all herself, if she’s going to make peace with her past…and have any kind of future.

** Shelter for Penelope is the 15th and final book in the Badge of Honor: Texas Heroes Series. Each book is a stand-alone, with no cliffhanger endings. Penelope’s story started in Protecting the Future, and over the years, she’s struggled with her inner demons. Read on to see her finally get her HEA.


The final Badge Of Honor book, Penelope's story, is a DOOZY! Fierce, intense, will-put-your-emotions-through-the-wringer, all consuming romance like I have NEVER read before! 

Penelope was a hell of a read. Penelope sure has been through some really tough stuff but instead of it making her seem weaker, I think it made her look stronger. She tries incredibly hard to work through everything and with the help of Moose and her friends, I think she finally comes out on top which sure has been a long time coming in my opinion. This particular romance has SO MANY FEELS along with mind blowing suspense and a plot that will have you reaching for those tissues. Moose and Penelope's romance still turned out to be awe-inspiring. Moose is strong, determined to help Penelope with her troubles and such all around stunning alpha male I couldn't help but to melt when it comes to this hero. 


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