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Review: Beyond Limits by Laura Griffin

Review: Beyond Limits by Laura GriffinAuthor: Laura Griffin
Title: Beyond Limits
Series: Tracers #8
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages: 400
Release Date: January 27th 2015
Genres: Romantic Suspense

An FBI agent and a Navy SEAL race against time in New York Times bestselling author Laura Griffin’s newest Tracers novel. “Griffin delivers the goods!” (Publishers Weekly)FBI agent Elizabeth LeBlanc is still caught in the aftermath of her last big case when she runs into the one man from her past who is sure to rock her equilibrium even more. Navy SEAL Derek Vaughn is back home from a harrowing rescue mission in which he found evidence of a secret terror cell on US soil. Elizabeth knows he’ll do anything to unravel the plot—including seducing her for information. And despite the risks involved, she’s tempted to let him. Together with the forensics experts at the Delphi Center, Derek and Elizabeth are closing in on the truth, but it may not be fast enough to avert a devastating attack… Following in the bestselling tradition of the Tracers series, including Exposed, Scorched, and Twisted, Beyond Limits pulls out all the stops with Griffin’s most gripping thriller yet.
Format: eARC
Also by this author: Shadow Fall, Deep Dark, At Close Range
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*I received a free copy of this book from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.*

Jen’s Review of BEYOND LIMITS

When I first starting reading Beyond Limits, I wasn’t sure if I would like it. My main concern was that I felt like I was missing something, like I should have read all the preceding books in the series. My other concern was that I didn’t expect so much of it to be related to the military, which worried me because of how a lot of books often portray military men as demanding jerks.

I have to say that those concerns evaporated very quickly. By the second or third chapter, I could see that I didn’t have anything to worry about. My concern about having missed something was short-lived, because everything I needed to understand the current story was right there on the pages.

My other concern was also short-lived, because I learned that isn’t how Laura Griffin writes her military characters. I was relieved and impressed by how she handled it. The men have the good qualities like protectiveness, physicality, and bravery, but none of the expected bad characteristics like egocentrism or excessive arrogance.

One thing that stands out in my mind about Beyond Limits is how incredibly real everything felt. I have no military or law enforcement knowledge, so I can’t attest to the accuracy. However, it seemed very well researched.

If you like a book with exciting action, hot sex, a satisfying romance, and solid investigative work to track down terrorists, you should give Beyond Limits a try. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. It’s definitely worth 5 stars in my opinion!



About Laura Griffin

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author LAURA GRIFFIN started her career in journalism before venturing into the world of romantic suspense. She is a two-time RITA Award winner as well as the recipient of the Daphne du Maurier Award. Laura currently lives in Austin, where she is working on her next book.


Jen Schaper
I am a mom of three kids, a wife, and a wannabe author. For Books That Hook, I review books, create features and discussions, design the website, and do all the administrative stuff.

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