ARC Review: Guardian Ranger by Cynthia Eden

Posted February 10, 2013 by Angela in Reviews / 8 Comments

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ARC Review: Guardian Ranger by Cynthia Eden
Guardian Ranger
by Cynthia Eden

4 Stars

BOOK INFO


Released: February 5, 2013
Series: Shadow Agents #2
Published by Harlequin
Pages: 288
Format: ARC
 

 

“I have come to expect great reads from Ms. Eden, she has yet to disappoint me.  But I will admit that I’m beginning to think her Romantic Suspense is soaring more than the PNR I love so much.” ~Under The Covers

The Elite Operations Division aka the EOD continues to exist, off the grid of course and this time the mission is to find a killer targeting their very own.  Jasper and the crew are on the hunt.  The problem is the man in question is no other than Cale Lane, a colleague they all once trusted.  And even worse, his sister is now involved.  Veronica Lane is determined to find her brother and her last option is to hire someone who knows him. She doesn’t know that Jasper is already on the case to find him and most definitely not the reason.  This totally puts Jasper in a “conflict of interest” situation but this will give him full access of what she knows including Cale’s files and possible contact with Cale.  But right off the bat, you know there’s more to it than that.

I was actually a bit worried that this “conflict of interest” will take a toll on their relationship but Veronica was a big girl and took it better then I thought.  I really liked Veronica in that aspect.  She knows what she wants, trusts her instincts and she is loyal to the bone.  Jasper is the same.  Boy, he knew exactly what he wanted and was not afraid to get it.  I have to admit there was some hesitation on both ends but it was done well and it was definitely realistic reactions to any relationships.

The conflict of the story is not so much on the romance though but more on the suspense element.  Oh yeah, it was a nail biting suspense that led me to believe one thing and surprised me with a betrayal I least expected.  Ms. Eden really did keep me guessing.

I have come to expect great reads from Ms. Eden, she has yet to disappoint me.  But I will admit that I’m beginning to think her Romantic Suspense is soaring more than the PNR I love so much.

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About Cynthia Eden

Award-winning author Cynthia Eden writes dark tales of paranormal romance and romantic suspense. She is a New York Times, USA Today, Digital Book World, and IndieReader best-seller. Cynthia is also a two-time finalist for the RITA® award (she was a finalist both in the romantic suspense category and in the paranormal romance category). Since she began writing full-time in 2005, Cynthia has written over thirty novels and novellas.

Cynthia is a “hybrid” author. She has published extensively with New York (her New York publishers include Kensington, Grand Central, and Harlequin), and she has also enjoyed success in her indie writing career.

Cynthia lives along the Alabama Gulf Coast. She loves romance novels, horror movies, and chocolate. Her favorite hobbies including hiking in the mountains (searching for waterfalls) and spelunking.

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I am young at heart and a die hard romantic living in California.I am happily married to a man who understands my love for reading, blogging and my book boyfriends. I have two beautiful girls who are also avid readers but forbidden to any of my books.I like running, CrossFit and eat healthy but not necessarily good at it.My motto is “I have the right to choose my calories” and often, my choice of poison is a bag of Flammin’ Hot Cheetos.

I coblog and review here at Under the Covers and occasionally review for Hot Listens.I love to read PNR, UF, Contemporary, New Adult, and Romantic Suspense. Occasionally, I will venture to Erotica, BDSM reads and rarely Historical Romance. There are some sub-genres that I don’t always enjoy, but I’m open to stepping out of my comfort zone.For the most part, as long as there’s a hint of romance, I’m pretty much in.
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Sounds good. Thanks for the review.

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Thanks Lori!!! ~Angela

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Now doesn’t this one sound good. Thanks for sharing!

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I enjoyed it!!! ~Angela

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I also really enjoyed reading Guardian Ranger and her first QN Intrigue book, Alpha One. Cynthia Eden does write fantastic romantic suspense 🙂 .

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I totaly agree Kathy. She’s great and I loved Book 1, Alpha One as well. ~Angela

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Thanks for the review Angela! I’ve got this on my wishlist!

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Hopw you like it Timitra. ~Angela