Silent Night Standoff
Author: Susan Sleeman
Loved Inspired Suspense
First Responders Series
From the Back Cover: Hostage Situation: When armed robbers strike her band, hostage negotiator Skyler Brennan's life is on the line. Rescue comes from the last person she thought she could count on--ex-boyfriend who chose his job over their relationship. FBI agent Logan Hunter knows how much is resting on this case..........
My Review: As a writer I read for both enjoyment but also for the lessons I can learn from good authors. I love stories where the reader is engaged from the very first page and the author is successful at character development, plot, and creating a story that I can feel apart of. Susan Sleeman has created such a book. With a Christian influence and a wholesome yet complex story line, this first book in the series proves to be both meaty and entertaining.
Ms Sleeman has developed characters like Skyler Brennan that make a reader want to jump into the page and be her friend getting to know her even more. The story keeps the perfect amount of tension going so the reader is kept turning the page to see what happens next. As a writer I appreciate how well this story is crafted and as a reader I was entertained and anticipate the next book in The First Responder Series... it can't come soon enough.
Look for other stories by Susan Sleeman including her story in Holiday Defenders, another Love Inspired Suspense book including stories by author Debby Giusti and Jodie Bailey.