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Surrender (A Little Harmless Military Romance #3)

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Navy Seal Malachai Dupree has everything a man could want. Well, not everything. The one woman he wants is too innocent for his Dominant needs, so he plays the role of supportive friend even if it kills him.
Amanda Forrester is tired of being treated as if she were fragile. She might have been through a rough patch losing her husband in the line of duty, but she is not a wi
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Published by Melissa Schroeder Publishing (first published June 1st 2012)
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Megan
Stick a fork in me I'm done!

I think I'm in love. I may have a new infatuation, Mal is just plain sexy. Wonderful. Alpha. Sweet. Loyal. Basically he's the perfect man. Sigh.

I like Amanda well enough. While I understood her issues, however, I still found myself quite frustrated with her for hurting Mal and herself. But, c'est la Vie. Life is rarely perfect and we all make mistakes.

My only real complaint about Surrender is that it felt a bit rushed and on several occasions, I felt I was being tol
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Joyfully Reviewed
Amanda Forrester is in need of some lovin’ but the one man she wants doesn’t seem to want to take advantage of her as she would like. Well she is ready to push his every button to change his mind. Malachai Dupree is a Navy Seal with an excellent career. His latest assignment has him working near his only weakness. Amanda was the wife of a fallen friend. He has tried to watch out for her but it’s becoming increasingly difficult for him to keep his hands off her. Will Amanda be able to handle Mal’ ...more
Sandy
Sexy, quick read! Malachi Dupree is a Marine assigned to the Pentagon, which he doesn't like except that he gets to keep an eye on Amanda Forrester, the widow of a fellow Marine that Mal has been helping out. He's really into her, but she's off limits - both because she's his buddy's widow and also Mal is a Dom, and he feels he would be too much for her. It's been 18 months since Amanda lost her husband, the guy everyone thought was terrific and that they think she's still grieving for. Amanda h ...more
Farmers Wife
Jul 23, 2012 Farmers Wife rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: smut
Another great read by Melissa Schroeder. She's my go to author for erotic/smut :-D
Latochia Bell
Aug 18, 2012 Latochia Bell rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If the cover can tell you how SEXY the book is, this one is a winner all around.
First off, this book is in a series, so to truly understand the characters I would advise anyone to start with the first book in the series. If you don't, you can be a little lost and not agree with some of the things happening. Also, if you do not like interracial romances, this is not the book for you.
Malachai Dupree (Mal) is a Navy Seal who has been there for everyone he cares about. He has a strong family backg
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Sally
Jul 07, 2012 Sally rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Finally this is the book about sexy Malachai Dupree that has been waiting to be told since the beginning of the excellent A Little Harmless Military series.

Malachai Dupree is currently stationed at the Pentagon, tied to a desk he is missing being out in the field but during his spare time he makes sure he looks out for Amanda Forrester, the widow of one of his friends who died in combat. Malachai is a true Dom and for the past six months has started to see Amanda in a different way that he belie
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Donna
Jul 06, 2012 Donna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The 3rd installment of Melissa Schroeder’s ALH Military Romance series may just be the sweetest one yet. That’s not to say it doesn’t have the steam factor that the rest of the ALH books do it’s just that at the end rather than say whew I wanted to say aww. Nothing wrong with that.

Amanda Forrester is the young widow of a Navy Seal. Navy Seal Malachai Dupree has been watching (and lusting) over her since her husband’s death. Amanda is ready to rejoin the living but wants nothing to do with a mil
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 B.E.Love
Aug 17, 2012 B.E.Love rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
this is a great interracial short. Mal and Amanda have been friends since Amanda's husband passed away. Amanda could always count on him to be there for her, but lately they both have been wanting more from one another. So one day Amanda and her friend decide to go visit Mal at a club that Mal frequents so that she can finally tell him how she feels and get what she's been wanting from him. As there relationship grows Amanda has to decide if she's ready and able to let go of her deceased husband ...more
Kim Chappell
Nov 28, 2012 Kim Chappell rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle, purchased
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TheGeekyBlogger
Read for #doinitdirty Read-a-Thon

What I Liked:

1) Mal (seriously I want one of this guy for my very own)
2) Amanda--she was strong, fun, and had a great best friend
3) Abby/The Lawyer--they better get their own story (they might have one I need to look)
4) Purple Hair FTW (can you tell I loved her best friend)
5) The attraction, the love, the depth of feeling
6) I have never wanted to date a military man but I would rethink it for a Mal type of guy :) (I was a construction brat--I like having roots no
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Sue Stewart
Mar 24, 2014 Sue Stewart rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved this series! The Dom highlights in this book were way HOT! Loved how Mal brought Amanda out of her shell! Can't wait to read about Vic and Addy!
Heather in FL
Another great installment from this series. I really wanted to smack Amanda. Well first I wanted to smack Mal... I understand why he kept his distance, but if she's flirting with him, it's been long enough since her husband died. And once they got together, it was fireworks. But when Amanda just flat turned him down, my heart broke a little for Mal. He was really putting his heart on the line for her, and it seemed like she just shoved it aside like it meant nothing. She had to know it was a big ...more
Dar
Aug 17, 2015 Dar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
These two won me over rather quickly, I mean, they resisted, and everyone around them knew they were attracted and should be together, but nothing could stop them being together

Lusting after your buddies widow is not allowed, but Mal can't stop himself once she places herself directly in his path. But that is only half the battle, because once they get together, Mal has to fight Amanda's attitude on long-term relationships

It is all worth the fight in the end, because this is one of those couples
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Karry
Oct 05, 2014 Karry rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A great ending to this trio of books. A very worthy read.
Rogetwhi
Jun 25, 2015 Rogetwhi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.75 stars!!!
Black Butterfly
May 12, 2013 Black Butterfly rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: ADULTS
Recommended to Black Butterfly by: GOODREADS
Shelves: romance, erotica
A SHORT READ BUT A VERY GOOD STORYLINE. A LOVE STORY BETWEEN MALACHAI DUPREE & AMANDA FORRESTER HE IS A NAVY SEAL, SHE A WIDOW OF A NAVY SEAL. MILITARY LIFE IS NOT FOR EVERYONE SO MANY FACTORS COME INTO PLAY. TO BE A MEMBER OR THE SPOUSE OF A MILITARY PERSON IS HARD ON YOUR RELATIONHIP. THIS IS ALSO AN IR, BDSM, EROTICA, VERY TASTEFULLY DONE. I LIKE THE FACT NONE OF THAT REALLY MATTERED NOR WAS IT OVERPLAYED, THIS IS JUST A LOVE STORY, A VERY BEAUTIFUL ONE AT THAT. SMOKIN' HOT COVER TOO. GRO ...more
Daune Mc
Jul 11, 2012 Daune Mc rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Navy Seal Malachai Dupree wants Amanda Forrester for forever! But first they have to work through their issues. Amanda lost her husband a little over a year ago.The scenes between them are Hot, burn the house down hot! Melissa has done it again.The only downside is the story ended, but I hope to hear about them again in the near future.
Christy
This was a good story with interesting characters and I liked it. That said, it just didn't have the uumph I need to rate it higher. Maybe the length left it underdeveloped or rushed, or maybe it just wasn't my cuppa. I really wanted to like it more, but in the end my response was "It was good, not great."
Nicole Banks
I love this ladies books but can I get it just a tad bit longer please? Shit was over in like five mins and I'm actually quite annoyed by that because I was really looking forward to Mal's book and I'm honestly left disappointed....talk about a shot gun romance
Charlie N.
As much as I loves the story I feel like it was just waaaay too short. At the end it just felt completely rushed.
On another note I hope that addy and Walton get their own story
Texas Book Lover
May 22, 2012 Texas Book Lover rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My only compaint is that I really wish these books were longer. They seem so rushed and I would love to spend more time with them while relationships develope.
Marran
Aug 23, 2012 Marran rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: adult-content
pretty good..but I still feel like schroeders books are a bit to shallow...I want more feelings and ust and oh I don't know I just feel like its missing something
Betty
Sep 27, 2013 Betty rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

I did enjoy this one but i left the story line was little rushed to get to the end.
Polly
Oct 04, 2013 Polly rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Can't wait to read more of Melissa Schroeder
Angie
By far my favorite of the series.
(PNR Book Lover Reviews),


Loved loved loved!!!
Jamie
Oct 10, 2012 Jamie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love it, Love it, Love it!!!
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Born to an Air Force family at an Army hospital Melissa has always been a little bit screwy. She was further warped by her years of watching Monty Python and her strange family. Her love of romance novels developed after accidentally picking up a Linda Howard book. After becoming hooked, she read close to 300 novels in one year, deciding that romance was her true calling instead of the literary sh ...more
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