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A couple's future is under fire in New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Lindsay McKenna's Shadow Warriors miniseries

When her Black Hawk helicopter is shot down in Afghanistan, Army medevac pilot Sarah Benson does what she must to survive. Hiding by day and hiking through the mountains by night, Sarah manages to save a mother and daughter before being taken capti
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published March 4th 2014 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2014)
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Susan
Wonderful sequel to Risk Taker. This one is a little less of a romance, as Sarah and Ethan's love is well established, but it is a testament to the strength of their love and the strength it gives to each of them. It starts out with Sarah and Ethan struggling to find chances to be together, not easy with their schedules. It's even harder with the way Sarah's CO has it in for her and schedules her more than anyone else - until the SEAL Master Chief steps in. Sarah and Ethan have a rare two days o ...more
L M
This is the much anticipated sequel to Risk Taker, HRS, Feb’14. The saga of Chief Warrant Officer 4, Sarah Benson and Navy SEAL, Ethan Quinn continues. Sarah was called “Blue Eyes” but there are many more layers and much more depth to her. Ethan intuitively feels it. She has a Warrior Spirit just like SEALS. Due to abandonment and abuse at a tender young age she is a determined Medevac Pilot who pulls out all the stops in order to rescue the wounded. No one is deserted or left behind.

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Pam
Degree of Risk by Lindsey McKenna is a Shadow Warriors book. It follows Risk Taker.
Chief Warrant Officer Sarah Benson is an Army medevac pilot in Afghanistan. As the only woman in the squad, she endured an unfair share of harassment. She used her fighting instincts to stay out of trouble by complaining. She knew things would only get worse if she complained. She knew how to be tough, her entire life was rough. Raped at a young age for several years by a foster father, she learned to fight. Fina
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Judyrudy
Degree of Risk is the conclusion to Lindsay McKenna’s Risk Taker. We pick-up where Risk Taker left off with Medevac Pilot Sarah Benson and Navy Seal Ethan Quinn engaged to be married and living in a war zone. We learned in Risk Taker that Sarah had been abused in the foster care system. Ethan, a Navy Seal, through his dedication and patience, taught Sarah how to love. As with any military novel that Ms. McKenna writes, we encounter a tragedy of sorts. This time we see Sarah’s helicopter shot out ...more
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Uphams
Both characters are very maudlin. They're constantly gushing inside about each other's emotional fragility or tenderness/vulnerability. It got boring after a while. I was relieved every time the action interrupted their thoughts of each other.
Robin
I totally fell in love with this story. It had all the elements I love in a military romance book. Suspense, romance, danger, emotional turmoil... Sarah Benson is one heck of a medevac pilot. She's met and fallen in love with Ethan Quinn, a Navy Seal, and with his love and understanding, she's risen above personal issues and is on a better path emotionally than she was. Their love for each other builds up the other. So little taking and so much giving. Sarah really shows her core strength when s ...more
Marjorie
Medevac pilot Sarah Benson is shot down while carrying a load of ammunition to a foward operating base. Her lover and Navy Seal Ethan Quinn happens to be on patrol in the area and sees the crash. He and his fellow Seals soon find evidence that Sarah survived the crash but can she stay alive until they find her? Each takes risks to reach the other one. Great story.
Jennifer
Love seeing more of Ethan and Sarah. Great adventure to add to their story from Risk Taker. My favorite scene was when her SEAL brothers redid her ruck. And a little sneak peak of Gabe in the next book. I really thought it would be Annie instead of Emma.
Mary
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Lenore
I'd give it an A-.
Theresa Hurley
Loved this book! Great series!
Sonia Root
5+ star sequel to Risk Taker! Loved the continued story of Ethan and Sarah, wow better than I could have imagined.

McKenna strikes again with grit, drama, love and fate all rolled into an amazing conclusion to this nail biting story.

Love military drama and romance and McKenna never disappoints.

Highly recommend,

Best Regards,

Sonia Root, Book Junkie

Harlequin Books
"In a world of dangerous military ops, McKenna brings us two strong, appealing characters in Ethan and Sarah. This sequel to Risk Taker is an action-packed, compelling story, and sizzling chemistry between Ethan and Sarah make this one good read". (RT Book Reviews, rated 4 stars)

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Kim
Fantastic conclusion to Ethan and Sarah's story
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I've lived six lives in one and it all shows up in the books I write, one way or another.

I was always a risk taker and broke mustangs at thirteen years old in Oregon. I learn to break them with love, not threat or pain.

At 17 years old, I picked night-crawlers (worms) out in our Oregon orchards from 9pm to midnight, every night. I earned enough money to buy my school clothes and book. I also plunk
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Other Books in the Series

Shadow Warriors (8 books)
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  • Down Range (Shadow Warriors, #2)
  • Risk Taker (Shadow Warriors, #3)
  • Breaking Point (Shadow Warriors, #5)
  • Never Surrender (Shadow Warriors, #6)
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