I drop in and out of this series constantly and I’ve never had a ‘what’s going on?’ feeling. As book 20 in the series, I think Long’s writing continues to convey some of the angst and issues that many of us civilians assume happens to our soldiers, be they male or female. This is a Christmas story, but don’t let that hold you back from reading out of the season.
Ryan ‘Rebel’ Edward Brun is a year from his last deployment. He’s been at Mike’s Place convalescing since losing both legs, above the knees, to an IED. Having always been knows as the prankster in his group of friends and fellow soldiers, it’s disconcerting to Noel Torres, his nurse case manager, that he’s not enjoying the decorations and overall cheerful spirit of Christmas. [Read more…]