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Bodyguard Under Fire (Covert Cowboys, Inc. #3)

3.9  ·  Rating Details ·  154 Ratings  ·  20 Reviews
A Special Forces soldier meets the baby girl he never knew existed in this book in Elle James's Covert Cowboys, Inc. series. 

In a small town in Texas, everyone has a secret. Especially Chuck Bolton. Formerly a Special Forces soldier, Chuck now poses as a ranch handyman. His real mission? To protect his ex-fiancée, and the baby girl he never knew they'd created, from a male
Mass Market Paperback, Harlequin Intrigue #1446, 224 pages
Published August 20th 2013 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2013)
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I really didn't think it was possible for the series to get even better, but I was wrong. I was on the edge of my seat during almost every page. Chuck's first assignment for CCI is to protect PJ and her daughter from the man stalking them. At the time he didn't know that Charlie was his. He was stunned to learn of it and determined that both of them would be safe. PJ had broken things off with Chuck before she knew for sure that she was pregnant and had never told him. Now that he's back she won ...more
Paula Legate
Nov 23, 2013 Paula Legate rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. The story line sucked me right in. The action was intense. I also really enjoyed the friendship, and banter between PJ, and Chuck.

PJ, and chuck were engaged to get married. They broke up before Chuck left for Afghanistan. Chuck did not know PJ was pregnant. Later chuck got hurt in combat, and was discharged from the military. When he got home Hank hired him to provide security for a person that was having threats against her life. Chuck was surprised to find out the person he
Sep 07, 2013 Cherie rated it it was ok
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Dec 24, 2014 Caro rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This was a pretty good book and I'd go with 3 1/2 stars. I liked the characters and the plot. There's suspense, a little action, emotions, some blood-pumping, a little steaminess, some ups and downs, and a really good ending. I really enjoyed reading this one and liked getting to know the characters. This pulls you in but doesn't immerse you, and the ending is definitely a great HEA. I would like to read more in this series and get to know the others and see Hank get his own. A good book to sett ...more
Debbie Heaton
Sep 17, 2013 Debbie Heaton rated it it was amazing
In James’ romantic suspense novel, Chuck Bolton has a secret. Once a Special Forces soldier, Chuck in now a ranch handyman in disguise—his real mission is to protect his ex-fiancé and their infant child from an unknown danger. While the criminal is yet unidentified, one thing that is crystal clear—Chuck never stopped loving PJ. And PJ—she never stopped loving him either. Now they must work together regardless of their past to save their daughter and possibly their future.

A fast-paced, explosive
Rebecca Neustel
Jan 18, 2017 Rebecca Neustel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good 2nd chance romance

This is the second time I've read this book so I obviously liked it. When Chuck Bolton volunteered to go to Afghanistan ahead of his National Guard unit, PJ breaks off their engagement. Now he's back after being wounded and discharged from the Army. Unbeknownst to him, he's been hired by Hank Derringer of Covert Cowboys Inc to protect PJ and her baby, Charlie. Now you'll have to get this book to find out the rest.
My only problem with this story is that since the danger sur
Jun 26, 2016 Leslie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved this story! Hated that the young man had to die and there was not a possible of redemption/ but he made his bed by doing some awful stuff. I thought it might come out that the kid was mad because he had applied for the job with Hank which led to him Hacking his system! Course I finished it and was falling asleep so maybe that came out?

Loved that PJ was able to figure out who her father was and also connected with the father of her baby. Wished she had brought out his letters and read them
Dec 25, 2015 Merle rated it liked it
Continuing the stories around Hank Derringer and his Covert Cowboys. This episode involves Chuck Bolton and his first assignment for CCI. He is to be bodyguard to an employee of the diner in Wild Oak Canyon. Chuck is shocked to find that the protected is his old girlfriend from before he left for Afghanistan, PJ Franks. Not only that, they have a baby that he didn't know about. She has been struggling along since her mother's death and there are apparently is some mystery surrounding her. Her fe ...more
Charline Bonham
Sep 03, 2016 Charline Bonham rated it really liked it
Part of Covert Cowboys Inc. What a surprise to come back to his home town and find the girl who broke up with him when he to Afghanistan. She has an even bigger surprise for him. How is he suppose to protect PJ when he still loves her but cannot trust her.
Dec 08, 2016 Sarah rated it it was ok
I love Ella James and her ability to add fab intrigue to romance .. but this was a let down.
Maureen Hubley
Jul 19, 2013 Maureen Hubley rated it really liked it
I am enjoying this series.
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Received 4 stars @ RT Book Reviews
Miniseries: Covert Cowboys, Inc.
Category: Suspense
charmaine White
Jun 07, 2016 charmaine White rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Well written enjoyable,fast moving suspenseful thriller.Holds up from the first page to the very last.I'm going to be reading the rest of the series.
Jan 16, 2016 Kathy rated it it was amazing
I am loving Elle James's books. I am trying to find all of the Covert Cowboys book. Love the story lines and the Cowboy bodyguards. Great series
Marilyn Lawrence
Review of. Bodyguard under fire

This is a good read. A little more sex than I like to read, but the action otherwise is well done.
suzanne speiser
Jun 25, 2016 suzanne speiser rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It was great

This was a great CCI and was great add to this series and I can't wait to read #8. Every one of this series is so good!!!
Aug 24, 2013 Alisha rated it really liked it
Harlequin Books
Received 4 stars @ RT Book Reviews
Miniseries: Covert Cowboys, Inc.
Category: Suspense
Emily Ridenour
Aug 15, 2013 Emily Ridenour rated it it was amazing
I loved this book!!! I couldn't put it down after I picked it up, and by the time I got to the end, I used up half a box of kleenex!!
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Award-winning author Elle James grew up as an air force military brat. She received her work ethic from her rock-solid father, her creative streak from her artistic mother and inspiration from her writing partner and sister, Delilah Devlin. As a former member of the army reserves and a current member of the air force reserves, she's traveled across the United States and to Germany, managed a full- ...more
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