Headed for Trouble (Troubleshooters, #16.5)
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Headed for Trouble (Troubleshooters #16.5)

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New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann, whom USA Today calls “the reigning queen of military suspense,” breaks out a rapid-fire collection of pulse-pounding, heart-tugging stories and novellas featuring the intrepid men and women of Troubleshooters Inc., fiction’s hottest ultimate counterterrorism squad.

• Tough-as-nails Troubleshooters operative Sam Starrett...more
Published April 30th 2013 by Ballantine Books (first published February 26th 2013)
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Headed for Trouble is a collection of vignettes and short stories featuring some of the large cast of the Troubleshooters series.

I've always been a big fan of the Troubleshooters, beginning with The Unsung Hero which was probably one of my early military romantic suspense stories. I have my favourite characters (and their stories), though only some made it into this collection. Notably one Irving "Izzy" Zanella and the other 'boys', Jenk, Gillman and Lopez, who feature in a couple of great vigne...more
Suzanne Brockmann is a popular romance and romantic suspense author. In my opinion, her Troubleshooters books are unique in the romantic suspense genre. Suz’s books have romance, the sweetness of meeting someone and connecting, some sexy steam and a great happily ever after. So for readers looking for that – Brockmann offers this. But she offers so much more. Headed for Trouble is a continuation of the Troubleshooters series; it contains short stories and novellas revolving around characters alr...more
I love these Troubleshooters!!!

I hope we get more stories. Suzanne hasn't written about all of them yet...♥

And then to have this audiobook read by two of my favorite narrators?

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If you're a fan of the Troubleshooters Series and you've read all the books and haven't yet picked up Headed for Trouble then you're missing out... big time. Never before have I read a book like this, that is all about the fans. This book is filled with little snippets of our beloved characters, those side or back stories that took place when another major event happened. My emotions ran the gamete while reading this book. I cried, laughed and then cried happy tears. There were several short st...more
♡Karlyn P♡
Jan 20, 2012 ♡Karlyn P♡ marked it as wish-list-maybe  ·  review of another edition
More Troubleshooters?!! Wow, I so didn't see this coming. Sounds like it may be one big epilogue for all? We will see. Count me in.
Well, I gave it a REALLY good try, but after getting to 51%, I just finally gave up. And I hate to do that because I always finish books but this one was truly boring to me. And I don't honestly think it was because I hadn't read any of the other books...after reading these little shorts, I don't think this series would be my cup of tea period. It was classified as "romance" in Netgalley, and I guess it kind of was, but to me, there just wasn't enough romance (and no sex scenes, at least in the...more

The more more substantial stories were okay, although I'd read some of them elsewhere. The shorter ones were pretty weak. Some of the items included weren't really stories. Brockmann's idea of having an author "interview" with her characters or be discussed by the characters works fine as cutesy way discussing the writing process, but doesn't work from a story-telling perspective. Overall, I felt like she was struggling to come up with enough material to reach book length. But given how many mul...more
Jennifer Wardrip
How do I desire thee? Let me count the ways... Come on, December 2012!
ARC provided by Netgalley for an honest review

I loved the Troubleshooters series. I love Suzanne Brockmann.
I do not love this book.

It was okay. Too cluttered for my tastes. It is a series of short stories about all 16 from the previous books. It was supposed to give us a bit more insight into their lives, but I just felt it was forced. I didn't feel any of the magic of the originals. The cover is misleading. I was disappointed. There wasn't any substance I felt. Overall it took me 4 days to fi...more
A Bit of Background
If you haven't read Suzanne Brockmann's Troubleshooters series, you're missing out on THE most exciting romantic suspense stories out there involving Navy SEALS and security operatives. Troubleshooters, Inc. is the name of the security firm launched by the former commander of SEAL Team Sixteen. Many of their assignments are a collaboration with Navy SEALs and the FBI and there are 16 amazing full length books in the series.

The Set Up
The last full length book in the series was...more
Wendy F
You know how in a series you'll get a snippet of something that happened off the pages, like 'Sam plans to take Gina, Robin and the kids on a vacation' but you don't get to read it? Well in this book we got all these little side quick looks into events that happened over the course of the Troubleshooters books. Plus, we got interviews with specific characters. Suzanne interviews Tom and Kelly, Suzanne interviews Savannah and Ken, Suzanne interviews Izzy, Jenk, Lopez and Gillman (one of my favori...more
If you are a fan of Suzanne Brockmann’s Troubleshooters series then this book is an absolute must have. I am fairly new to the series so to be honest this book was not really made for me. This book is made for fans which I think is really nice.

Headed For Trouble is an anthology of short stories from the Troubleshooters series, each story is about well-known characters and couples. This book doesn’t only contain stories there are also character interviews and some really nice and informative aut...more
I suppose this collection of short stories won't be as signifant if you aren’t a fan of the successful Navy Seal Team Sixteen & Troubleshooters series.
Pretty much a decade ago I fell in love with Suz Brockmann’s books; particularly the earlier books in the TS series are spectacular. All her characters, whether they are a navy seal, a high ranking officer, a helicopter pilot, a journalist, an intelligence officer, etc. All of them are endearing, strong, and passionate and honest. The female...more
Lori McD
Solid 4 stars!
RECOMMENDED FOR: True Troubleshooter fans

This book is so packed full of "extras", it definitely feels like more than an anthology... almost like a few additional "last" books. There's something in here for everyone, but it's all about the FANS!

And bless her heart, but Ms. Brockmann even gave us a timeline, so we could neatly fit all these "extras" into the overall timeline of the Troubleshooters series.

Just wish that she'd given us updates on EVERYONE - a quick blurb, especially on...more
ARC provided by Net Galley

If you are looking for a full-length novel, HEADED FOR TROUBLE IS NOT THAT.
Instead, it is a behind-the scenes look at Brockmann's characters from her Troubleshooter series.

That being said--Suzanne Brockmann is the reason why I am addicted to military romance. She writes such strong characters with a realism that is sometimes lacking in the fictional world. And I have come to adore her Troubleshooters series with a borderline obsessiveness.

The Troubleshooters series i...more
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KcLu‘s review posted on Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

4.5 Stars

Goodness this is kind of a hard review to write. I have to say that Suzanne Brockman really wrote this book for the fans of her Troubleshooters. So instead of just doing a review of individual stories in this book and giving away their greatness, I’m going to tell you guys about this great series.

The Troubleshooters series centers on Navy SEAL team 16 and Troubleshooters INC. These are true alpha males of the biggest order!! I know yo...more
Jan 12, 2013 Heather rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Troubleshooters, Romance, Suspense, Military
If you're a Troubleshooters groupie you may have already read many of the 14 short stories, vignettes, character interviews and notes from Suz that make up "Headed for Trouble." But having them all together in one package makes this book one for the keeper shelf! The one new short story "A Seal and Three Babies" featuring Sam, Jules, Robin and their families, is in itself absolutely worth the price of the book. The story is about 30 pages and manages to pack in a real page turning plot line that...more
Thanks to Ballantine Books and Edelweiss for providing me with the review copy

Oh Suzanne, how I have missed thee ;) It was a sad day when I finished the last few pages of Breaking the Rules (#16 in the series), because I knew that it would be the last one (at least for a while). There would be no more yearly anticipation for the release of the new book in the series and then the torture that I put myself through before letting myself read it (because I knew that once I started, I just wouldn’t s...more
Booklover, Indianapolis
(June) I think a 3* is a bit generous - and if you've never ventured into the world of Seal Team 16 and the Troubleshooters, this book is truly pointless, so don't bother. If you love the world created by SB, then this book is a nice way to revisit some of the best characters created in romantic suspense. However, as most of what is in here has been available for free in either promo books or at the backs of other books, paying for this is a bit of a waste.

The introduction and timeline were won...more
Audiobook read by Patrick Lawlor and Melanie Ewbank. I split the audio into the individual stories/interviews/etc so will list the running time as I split it. This list is also in the order as presented in the audio version. I think anyone interested in this book/audio should have read or listened to the entire Troubleshooters series first. Many of these shorts have been available for some time but I believe this is the first time they are available via audio. I have enjoyed Patrick Lawlor and M...more
Headed for Trouble is a magnificent collection of short stories giving us further back ground on characters that we’ve come to love from the Troubleshooters Series. Quick short reads that are packed with heart, romance and action! I am so glad I read this fabulous collection… it gave me a greater appreciation and insight into the lives of Suzanne Brockmann’s characters. Don’t miss out, any Troubleshooter fan needs to read these stories. If you haven’t read her books before, Headed for Trouble gi...more
figuranta m/m lover
4 Stars

Headed for trouble is a collection of short stories with the main characters from troubleshooters series and how their life has developed after we read their stories in the previous books.

This book definitely can't be read as a stand alone, as you won't understand wot's going on, and will be such a shame cause are so many great characters in this series.

I must admit, i quite enjoyed this book even if they were only short stories, a big deference from the main books from the series which...more
Jenifer Mohammed
Wonderful collection of short stories that give you a chance to catch up with some of your favourite characters. They were like getting a sneak peek into the loves and lives of both some of the major and minor characters.
K. Holt
TROUBLESHOOTERS fans will love this! (I did!)

I've read or listened to audio performances of all of the Troubleshooters series by Suzanne Brockmann. They all rank in the top 100 of my favorite books...and I've enjoyed several of them more than once. This anthology of Troubleshooters stories (shorts, interviews, novella-length too) is like icing on the cake....catches readers up to where the characters are years later, tells the backstories of characters who played key (but secondary) roles in the...more
PepperP0t (ireadthatbook.com)
This collection of short shorts ties the Troubleshooters series together including SEAL Team 16 by filling in with vignettes and conversations. As a stand alone or for someone who hasn't followed the series it is not a particularly good read. Taken in context with the series it definitely fills in the blanks. I'd say this release is for devoted fans but even they would be fine without this well written anthology that contains some previously released material.
For fans of the series only.
That was an unusual mix and match of things: some novellas (with a few chapters), some very short stories/dialogues between characters, some fake interviews between the author and some characters. A few I had already read as they were offered as bonus at the end of some books, most I did not know.
I believe SB does best in longer formats, however as most of the characters were already known before, this helped a little. I did not like much the novella with Frank O'Lear...more
Brenda (b)
I really loved this book. Reading these short stories felt like visiting with old friends.

I didn't read the bonus story, Shane's Last Stand, since I have that as a stand-alone ebook.
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This isn't actually a book for me... yet. This is a collection of stories, shorts, that give you a bit more insight to the characters in the Troubleshooters series. I haven't read them, but they are on my wishlist. I think that someone in the same predicament like me should hold off on reading this one, but go ahead and get it. Why? Because a lot of the stories happen early on in the series and you would have this book to fill in some of the gaps or just to enhance what you learned about them. T...more
Squeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee... ...eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
Okay, my perception of this book may have been colored by the fact that I got it for free from NetGalley. The description of the book is rather misleading (i.e., doesn't mention that a lot of the stories are repub) and I don't always remember to check stories before I buy books, my own fault I...more
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Suzanne Brockmann was born in 1960. Married with Ed Gaffney, a lawyer and published writer. They have two grown children: Melanie, who is a personal trainer and author, and Jason, who is an actor and tap dancer. They divide their time between Boston, Massachusetts, Sarasota, Florida and New York City.

Published since 1993, Suzanne is widely recognized as one of the leading voices in suspense romanc...more
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