Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Romance Week: Survive the Night by Katie Ruggle (New Release in the Rocky Mountain K-9 Series)

Romance Week:

Read for: Netgalley/ Requested Reviews & Love this series & Author

Previous books in series:

Steam Level
3 of 6: A good amount of tension and definitely some bedroom time but it was moderate and can be skimmed over if it isn't your thing.

Synopsis: "He's always been a haven:
For the lost. The sick. The injured.
But when a hunted woman takes shelter in his arms, this gentle giant swears he'll do more than heal her battered spirit―he'll defend her with his life.

K9 Officer Otto Gunnersen always had a soft spot for anyone in need. As Monroe's very own Dr. Doolittle, he dedicates himself to rehabilitating the injured souls that cross his path―but for all his big heart, he's never been in love.

Until he meets Sarah Clifton's haunted eyes. Until he realizes he'll do anything to save her.

All Sarah wants is to escape a life caught between ambitious crime families, but there's no outrunning her past. Her power-mad brother would hunt her to the ends of the earth...but he'd never expect Sarah to fight back. With Otto and the whole of Monroe, Colorado by her side, Sarah's finally ready to face whatever comes her way.

It's time to take a stand."

My Review: I have been an avid Katie Ruggle fan and will continue to consume all of her books. I have really enjoyed this series so far and of course jumped at the opportunity to read the next book in this series. I must say that Ruggle does an outstanding job of writing the male heroes that capture my heart, the silent and intimidating yet marshmallow and cuddly inside type of guys. I absolutely adored Otto and his soft way with the animals. I must say though that Sarah didn't really appeal to me, I prefer my female characters to have a little more spine, but near the end when her love of animals really comes out she did really win me over too. I did really like that the romance really took a step back in this book and the action came to the forefront, there is still the romance and a bit of steam but with everything else going on I am glad it didn't take over the book. I also love the twist at the end, it was starting to sound like the series was ending here but we got one more little shock to keep it going. Only 6 more months to wait!

My Rating:  This one had some ups and downs for me, I adore Otto (though he can't beat George from the previous season) but I wasn't a huge fan of Sarah until she actually did something. It was also very action packed, which I am okay with but it just didn't seem like that much was really feasible.  I still give it a rating of a solid Four Paws!  Also note, when are we going to see a doberman?! Poor Niko is getting a bit of a complex.

I received this book via Netgalley, the above is my honest review.

If you want to find out more about Katie Ruggle and her work, and I really urge you to, check out her Goodreads Page or Website.

Survive the Night was just released on February 6th so you can get your own copy in print or digital format from Barnes & Noble or Amazon or request it from your local book provider.

Also be sure to enter my giveaway going on now for a chance to win her first full series, Rocky Mountain Search and Rescue.  - Enter HERE

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