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Hero of My Dreams by Kat Bammer

Hero of my Dreams

Posted on December 1, 2022 by Nadene @ Totally Addicted to Reading in Reviews / 4 Comments

Prior to picking up Hero of my Dreams book one in the Sec Ops Group series, I never knew of the author. My decision to read this book was based primarily on the synopsis. It ended up being a good decision. I enjoyed the story and I am looking forward to reading the other books in the series.

 

Hero of My Dreams by Kat BammerTitle: Hero of my Dreams
Author(s): Kat Bammer
Series: Sec Ops Group #1
Published by Kilo Bravo Sierra Press on July 20, 2021
Pages: 287
Genre(s): Romantic Suspense
Source: Author
Format: eBook
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Purchase: Amazon
Rating: One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star
Series Rating: One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star
Heat Level: One FlameOne FlameOne Flame

I'm Carter. I'm a warrior. A shadow fighter. And she's like a blinding light in this dark world.
The outside world knows me as a shallow billionaire. Jet-setting around the world.But that's a cover.My team and I work in the shadows, because that's where our enemies operate.Our enemy is strong and ruthless.Defeating them is our mission.Not lusting after a woman, even though she's sexy and funny and intriguing.I refuse to think she's part of this world. But then why is she there?
Edith:The sexy guy who kissed me and carried me up the stairs suddenly pops up everywhere.Why?Why is he suddenly involved in every aspect of my life, involved with the people in my life.Why is he always there to protect me?I hate being weak. I am not weak.I don't need protection or a knight in shining armor.So why does it feel good to be protected? Why do I feel like it's okay to be weak in his arms?And why do I feel like I need and want him in my life?

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Hero of my Dreams delivered what I would expect from a romantic suspense. A protective and swoon worthy hero, a strong and independent heroine, a romance to warm your heart and a suspense thread which will keep the reader on the edge of their seat.

The romance featured here was authentic and relatable. Edith and Carter, despite their strong personalities, feared surrendering their hearts. Edith never had luck with relationships in the past, while Carter never met a woman who wanted him for himself rather than his millions. The feelings growing between them were a novelty for them both. They had difficulty navigating these desires as a result, with their biggest challenges being communication and the need to control every area of their lives.

The suspense thread was well done, and it had me on tenterhooks. A feeling which intensified when the heroine at one point made a careless decision. Unlike the romance thread, the suspense angle has yet to be tied up. The threat has yet to be neutralized.

The secondary characters stirred the ingredients of the story, which aided in enhancing the flavor of the story. It also made me curious about their stories.

While reading, I discovered this series was a spin-off of the author’s Moon Lake series. A series which I plan to pick someday.

Set in a small town, Hero of my Dreams delivered a solid read which will appeal to fans of the genre.

 

Story Evaluation
Plot
4
Characters
4.5
World Building
4
Writing Style
4
Pacing
4.5
Cover
4
Enjoyment
4
Ending
4
Overall: One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star

About Kat Bammer

I write kick-ass books about strong women and the heroes they fall in love with. I write contemporary romantic suspense in rural small-town settings. My books feature strong heroines who fall madly in love with their men in uniform. Join the wild ride to Happy-Ever-After, jam-packed with heart-wrenching dark pasts, exciting obstacles, and sizzling chemistry. When I’m not writing, I’m busy being a mom to the world’s best kids or trying to keep my home under control (somehow I can’t seem to make that one work). I’m an IT-Tech by day and by night I love to lose myself in a good romance book with a swoon-worthy hero and a kick-ass heroine.

Nadene @ Totally Addicted to Reading

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