Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Raptor 6 Book 1 The Quiet Professionals Series By Ronie Kendig and Kindle HDX Giveaway

 I received this book from Litfuse Publicity for no charge in exchange for my honest review of this book. The opinions expressed here are my own.

Book Description:  

Captain Dean Watters keeps his mission and his team in the forefront of his laser-like focus. So when Dean s mission and team are threatened, his Special Forces training kicks into high gear. Failing to stop hackers from stealing national security secrets from the military s secure computers and networks isn't an option. Zahrah Zarrick is a missionary teacher to Afghan children in Mazar-e Sharif. And a target. When Zahrah is captured because of her expertise in quantum cryptology, compromising the US military, Dean is forced to crack the lock box around his heart a move that might come at the highest cost.

My Thoughts:   

 Raptor 6 is the first book in Ronie Kendig's newest series The Quiet Professionals and it is a great book. I have connected online with Ronie Kendig, entered contests, and won a name contest but hadn't had the honor of reading any of her books, even though quite a few are in my TBR pile.  Captain Dean Watters is part of a team of highly trained men who are tasked with finding out who is hacking into their national security secrets, with his first priority being keeping himself and his team alive and safe. As the team works on this situation, they are tasked with also keeping Zahrah Zarrick alive. Zahrah is a missionary teacher from America, whose father was a General and still has a lot of clout.  As Capt. Watters and Zahrah get to know each other the attraction and the danger get stronger. 

Raptor 6 is the first book in The Quiet Professionals series by Ronie Kendig and it is fantastic. So little back story to my personal part of this book. I have had the joy of joining Ronie Kendig on Facebook and she had a contest asking people for their names and she would pick one to be a character in her next book so I submitted my name: Beth Louise Homewood-Milinski. I found out later that she chose my name, she wasn't sure which name she was going to use but she had chosen mine, OH MY GOODNESS a dream come true for this bookworm! So I wasn't sure which name or what book but I was excited. So as I am reading this book I come upon a character, Specialist Homewood! YAY!! So awesome to see my name (maiden name) in print, never thought that would happen!  So enough about me and on to the review you are looking for! Ronie Kendig writes with authority on the United States and Other Countries military, Afganistan and other countries, missionaries, and many things associated with war.  I have not read many books that are in a military setting, but this book definitely has opened up a new genre of books for me! I loved the authenticity of this book and learning so much about our military and other countries that I don't know much about. I did a lot of flipping between my page and the page with the military acronyms! Loved it! The characters in this book are fantastic! The characters are real people who have less than perfect lives and work hard to help each other. So besides Specialist Homewood (ha ha) my favorite character would have to be Zahrah. She is living in two worlds trying to make the world in Afghanistan a better place for the children of that country.  Ronie Kendig really gives an honest look at our world and I really felt like I was there watching the events unfold. I found myself laughing in parts especially the Raptor teams interactions and crying in other parts as the reality of life unfolded. I cannot wait to read the other books in this series. I highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys Christian Fiction with a military setting, you will not be disappointed! I give this book 4.5 STARS.

Don't miss the first book, Raptor 6, in Ronie Kendig's new Quiet Professionals series. Ronie combines a dangerous romance and explosive action for a thrilling and satisfying ride. "Lock and load for this Spec Op, fighting under God’s 'rules of engagement.'" —Bob Hamer, veteran FBI undercover agent and award-winning author

Ronie is celebrating with a Kindle HDX Giveaway!

One winner will receive:
  • A Kindle Fire HDX
  • Raptor 6 by Ronie Kendig
Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on June 15th. Winner will be announced June 16th on Ronie's blog.

Don't miss a moment of the fun; enter today and be sure to stop by Ronie's blog on June 16th to see if you won.

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