Book Review~ Protecting Caroline

Title: Protecting Caroline
Author: Susan Stoker
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 231 Pages
Purchase: Amazon

**Protecting Caroline is a stand-alone love story. It’s Book 1 in the SEAL of Protection Series.** 

Matthew “Wolf” Steel hated flying commercial. Luckily his job as a Navy SEAL meant he didn’t have to do it very often. He’d been unlucky enough to be assigned a middle seat on the cramped jet, but fortunately for him, the woman next to him was willing to switch seats with him. Hoping for a relaxing flight, Wolf was pleasantly surprised at the good conversation and sense of humor the woman had as they flew 36,000 feet over the countryside. 

When Caroline boarded the plane to Virginia to move across the country for her new job she never expected to be seated next to the hottest guy she’d ever seen. She also never expected he’d be so easy to talk to. She knew he’d never be interested in talking to her if he hadn’t been trapped in the seat next to her, but it was a nice way to spend a long plane ride. 

Neither Wolf nor Caroline were prepared for a terrorist hijacking of their plane, but if Caroline thought that would be the last time she’d see, or need, Wolf, she’d be sorely mistaken. 

Start the SEAL of Protection Series with Caroline and Wolf's story
I really enjoyed this one. I love how strong and smart Caroline is. How independent and loyal she is. I love the whole team really. This is one that will have you flipping pages in anticipation and wanting to read more about the supporting characters. I enjoy a smart heroine, whose intelligence we actually get to see played out. We're often just told they're smart and expected to believe it. Caroline proves it. I enjoyed just about everything about this one. Except the excessive use of the word "terrorist"

If the word terrorist appeared one more time in this book I would probably have screamed. Seriously. How is it possible to make such a fear-inducing word seem so benign? Oh, you use it five gazillion times. That's how. I really don't know what other word she could have used, but terrorist was so much that it lost all meaning by the end of the book. 

That's my biggest complaint. Other than that, I found it enjoyable and suspenseful. I think fans of military romance will especially enjoy this one.

*At the time of posting, this ebook is free!