Captured by Jasinda Wilder
“I repeat the words of the letter over and over again, every day. It’s a reminder that there’s somewhere other than here, something out there other than Taliban and dirt and the distant mountain peaks. It’s a reminder of my promise.”
Honor and sacrifice.
A Marine embodies them and his loved ones make their commitment right along with his.
Sweet Reagan knows it all too well and when her husband, Tom, is captured and killed, she’s left taking care of their new born son.
Derek was captured with Tom and the only thing that kept him alive is a promise made to his friend:
Survive, get back home, tell Regan he loved her until his very last breath and give her back the letter she wrote to him before deployment.
A letter that gave them both hope when it seemed there was none.
Derek finds his way to Reagan to keep that promise and he also finds a new reason to keep fighting for.
This is a sweet story about two people trying to heal and embrace life after a tragic loss.
Unfortunately the second half of the story ruined it for me.
Unbelievable and Unnecessary added drama!
Sending Derek back to war, after being captured and tortured for 3 years, only ~4/5 months after his return home, was not only highly unlikely but also unnecessary for the story.
There are procedures and the Marines would never send a man in his situation back to a war zone!
He jumps and looks for cover when a Firecracker goes off, how is he supposed to handle a war zone less than 5 months after what happened to him?
As if that wasn’t enough, the author also adds a second tragedy that hits him, he looses a leg and witnesses another bloodbath!
Drama for drama’s sake…and I hate unnecessary drama.
I’m giving ⭐☆ 2 Stars ☆⭐ because I enjoyed the first half of this book
War, Violence, Death, PTSD. Explicit sexual Scenes.
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