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Small Town Protector

3.77  ·  Rating details ·  74 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
Sending his family away years ago was the hardest thing FBI special agent Garrett Drake ever did. But it was the only way to shield them from a case turned terrifyingly personal. Now a serial killer has come to town. To safeguard his estranged son—and the entire Port Whisper community—Garrett needs help. And that means reaching out to Lana Burns, a captivating woman who cu ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published July 3rd 2012 by Love Inspired (first published January 1st 2012)
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I enjoyed this book very much it was a action packed adventure that kept you on the edge of your seat wait to see what happen next . I really enjoyed reading this book very much.
The idea of being a FBI special agent or any law enforcement personnel for that matter is a pretty risky job. Not only are you putting yourself in danger repeatedly but there are times when the life of your family is threatened also. Garrett Drake is dealing with the aftermath still after years ago when he had to send his family away to witness protection and they never got back together again. His wife moved on and his son wants nothing to do with him. As soon as danger is hovering over his son ...more
May 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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Small Town Protector is the third book in Hope White's "Port Whisper" series and the second book of hers I've read (the first being Christmas Haven back in December).

I found it very nice that some of the characters from Christmas Haven were in Small Town Protector - it was great to find out what was happening in their lives.

The suspense in Small Town Protector was really good - I especially liked how the
Jan 02, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I wrote out a whole awesome review...and somehow it didn't save...not doing the whole thing again but the quick version:

-fluff read for when you don't want to remember what you read.
-had some major issues with the validity of this book and some things that happened in it.
-it was very anti-climatic.
-could have probably used another edit.
-character mood swings...ugh.
-kudos to the author for getting her characters to recognize that their relationship has popped into existence out of thin air in und
Aug 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
From the start this book grabbed my attention. This book is not your typical romance story. This story shows the differences in people, that not all women are helpless and that not all men are closed. It was nice to see a story where a woman could hold her own but need some help. She does not need love or a man to be okay but she wants it. Mr. FBI agent starts to open and make a connection with the cafe owner and they build a nice relationship where each person can be their own while saving each ...more
Judine Brey
Jun 29, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My all-time favorite minor character returns! In a word, Sketch! While the story was about Sketch's father, Garrett, falling for Lana, the true story centered on the reunion of father and son. . . a reunion made more awkward by the fact that Sketch's mother initially told him that his father was dead. Sketch spelling out for Garrett exactly what was at stake in his decision to go back to his FBI job or stay in the small town was priceless, but spoiled slightly by an ending that didn't provide fu ...more
Aug 09, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Have really enjoyed this series of stories.
Aug 27, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
A very quick read and fun for a camping trip. But really hokey and bad writing.
John Hanscom
OK, but pretty average, and at least twice in need of editing.
Susan Vance
Apr 07, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Feb 06, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great story, great scenes, great characters, great read.
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Accused of being an eternal optimist, I was born and raised in the Midwest and migrated to the Pacific Northwest a few years ago. I began spinning tales of intrigue and adventure when I was in grade school, and wrote my first book when I was eleven — a thriller that ended with a mysterious phone call the reader never heard!

My college sweetheart and I have been married for over 20 years and are ble
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