Romance Books

Thrill Ride by Julie Ann Walker

Thrill Ride by Julie Ann Walker
Book 4 in the Black Knights series

My rating:
3 stars

Book Description from
He’s Gone Rogue
Ex-Navy SEAL Rock Babineaux’s job is to get information, and he’s one of the best in the business. Until something goes horribly wrong and he’s being hunted by his own government. Even his best friends at the covert special-ops organization Black Knights Inc. aren’t sure they can trust him. He thinks he can outrun them all, but his former partner—a curvy bombshell who knows just how to drive him wild—refuses to cut him loose.

She Won’t Back Down
Vanessa Cordova hasn’t been the team’s communication specialist
very long, but she knows how to read people—no way is Rock guilty of murder. And she’ll go to hell and back to help him prove it. Sure, the sexy Cajun has his secrets, but there’s no one in the world she’d rather have by her side in a tight spot. Which is good, because they’re about to get very tight…(from

My review:

I had high expectations of this book based on the prior three books in this series and how good they were.  I was disappointed in this book.  I am not a fan of detail heavy books, and this book definetly was, so much so that it made the book hard to read.

This book is told in the third person, which is not my personal preference, but throughout this book, Rock uses french terms (oui, mon ami) which were not only ridiculous given that he was from Louisiana, but utterly unnecessary and made the book less enjoyable for me.

One thing I do like that Ms. Walker does is she kind of builds up anticipation for the next book by starting to hint at who it will be about.  It was obvious that Born Wild will be about Bill and Eve.

Overall, I thought the story was good, and it was a decently good mystery, but I had a hard time getting past the french (which didn’t bother me as much in book three as it did in this one).

I love this series though, would highly recommend it, and will continue reading this series, hoping for many more to come.

Read in July 2013

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