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I wouldn’t normally read a military story, but I jumped at the chance to review Nightshade, because if this book is anything like Ronie Kendig’s debut novel, I knew I wouldn’t be disappointed. And I wasn’t. It was a wild ride from beginning to end, and packed with so much action, I hardly had a chance to catch my breath.

After a tour of duty in a war-torn country, embattled former Navy SEAL, Max Jacobs, finds himself discarded and alienated from those he loves as he struggles with war-related PTSD. His wife, Sydney, files a restraining order against him, and a petition for divorce. Max is devastated.

Then a mysterious man appears. He says he’s organizing a group that recycles veterans like Max. It’s a black-ops group known as Nightshade. With the chance to find purpose in life once again, Max is unable to resist the call of duty and signs on.

The team handles everything with precision and lethal skill—until they’re called upon to rescue a missionary family from a rebel-infested jungle and avoid a reporter hunting their identities.

Will Max yield his anger and pride to a force greater than him—love?

Ronie does a fantastically realistic job of portraying a character with PTSD. She also shows how, once home, former soldiers are many times tossed aside, misunderstood and any psychological problems they may be experiencing remain bottled up inside until ready to explode. I liked very much Sydney’s spunk, as she inadvertently ends up in the middle of what’s going on with Nightshade. And I’m pleased to know that there will be subsequent books dedicated to other members of this elite group of men.

If you like non-stop action, romance, and close-to-home subjects in the inspirational novels you read, then like me, you’ll love Nightshade.

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