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Welcome today! I’m going to post a review for yet another book in the Uniformly Hot series that has been an ongoing series with Harlequin Blaze. I have enjoyed all of the books so far, and let’s face it, the covers are certainly eye-catching! As I’ve said before – covers never lie – this is obviously a great book 🙂
Terms of surrender by Leslie Kelly
Publisher: Harlequin Blaze
Release: June 2011
Source: I purchased this book to read and review
Subject: Danny Wilkes, navy pilot.
Current status: On shore rotation. Very intrigued by a sassy visiting lecturer…
Mission: Enter the astronaut training program.
Obstacle: Marissa Marshall, Ph.D. She’s keeping Danny preoccupied with earthly delights…
Danny Wilkes might have outgrown his risk-taking flyboy days, but he still loves a thrill now and then. And nobody’s thrilled him lately like fiery Mari Marshall. Sex with her is a bigger turn-on than any of the air maneuvers Danny’s ever pulled. He falls head over heels…hard.
But Mari has bitter memories of being a military brat. She’ll never enter that life again—not even for the best sex she’s ever had.
It’s a hell of a choice. Does Danny give up his skyrocketing career? Or let go of the only woman who revs his engine into the stratosphere?
Marissa is a PhD graduate that paid for her eduction by writing books about men. Not so nice books. Snarky books! The books started from her blog. She secretly writes a blog as Mad-Mari that started as a way to vent her feelings after a bad date. She’s now a graduate and looking for a job. Since her PhD thesis was about Families and the Military, she applies for a job at the US Naval Academy to teach midshipmen about relationships and the military. She’s well qualified to do this. Her mother abandoned Mari and her siblings when Mari was 14. Her father was not faithful. Mari practically raised her siblings. Although her father was around, he was cold and distant.
Mari is determined NOT to date a man in the military. It’s a good thing that the gorgeous man who rescues her at the Naval Academy is a mechanic, because it wouldn’t do to fall in love with a sailor….
I loved this book! Leslie Kelly is one of my most favorite Blaze authors. Her writing is spicy and fast paced. Any man in uniform is fun to read about, but lately the Blaze authors have been putting out a Uniformly Hot series. All the ones that I’ve read so far have excellent heros. Men who epitomize the honor inherent in the typical military hero. Danny is no different. He doesn’t mean to mislead Mari. He is at his workplace – he assumes she knows he’s military. When he loses her phone number he beats the bushes to find her so that she doesn’t think that he was lying. Mari has tons of baggage from a life with a cold father, a mother who abandoned her, and a major hate for the military. How two opposites get together is an outstanding read! Ending with a two kleenex finish. Can’t wait for the next installment of the Uniformly Hot series!