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Two Weeks with a SEAL

(Wakefield Romance #1)

4.05  ·  Rating details ·  1,698 Ratings  ·  127 Reviews
Her life isn't glamorous, but Rhea Griggs does her best.
In her small town of Wakefield, Virginia she lives the life she has been given, but loving your older brother's best friend is always a gamble. For Rhea, it's an unspoken truth.
Chad Payne is a sailor, a SEAL, and he loves his job, but the danger and unknowing is starting to weigh on his heart and soul. He's ready to s
ebook, 337 pages
Published January 15th 2013 by Theresa Marguerite Hewitt
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May 17, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book had my emotions all over the place... One minute I like this.

Then it gets better and I am like this...

Then the flashbacks come in and I am a little...

Next I am happy all over again

And finally the deployment comes and the letter and my heart gets ripped out and I look like this.

See told you a total roller coaster! The author did an amazing job with what I think the emotions would be like if you were going through this yourself. I am married to a man that was in the military when we firs
I did a reread and let's just say that I fell in love with Chad all over again and he's so big and strong and yummy omg so cliche lol. The story is well written in a good that I devoured it and just couldn't let myself go for you'll feel the strong pull of it and you're just wanting more of Chad. I like Rhea she's funny but at times I was annoyed with her. But you'll just love how they connect and it's swooooooon worthy for me.

I so recommend it.
Mia Catherine
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May 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
I downloaded this book free from amazon and decided to give it a whirl. I'm very happy I did too because I thoroughly enjoyed it. I can't imagine what the wives/husbands feel when they watch their spouse leave them never knowing of their fate. It's heart breaking. It's hard for our family when my cousin leaves so I could only imagine the turmoil they feel. With that being said on with my thoughts.

With every page I wanted to know more. I was curious as to where the story would lead and WOOHOOO it
Dec 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Make a donation to support one of the USA's many armed forces! I loved the story. Rhea was totally amazing. By the time I was 1/4 way through I was thinking she has endured so much pain, yet she moves on with life. I dont know if there is a woman alive who wouldnt be touched by her story. Her Mom, well she was always hanging on. Her brother Randy was a HERO. Her Dad was a loser. Chad who was Randi's best friend couldn't be any finer.

It tells the story of an family and great group of friends who
May 11, 2013 rated it did not like it
Shelves: contemporary, romance
Honestly while this was an amazon kindle freebie, people need to be warned that they will lose some hours of their lives and some tooth enamel reading it!!!! Please reconsider!!!

Grammer mistakes abound, the whole story is cheesy and trite and just so odd. I only kept reading as I figured with so many decent reviews here and at amazon that things would get better, but they didn't! Honestly just because a books got SEALS/ national defence types in it, it doesn't automatically deserve a wonderful r
May 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was a free book I picked up having never read this author before. I could not put it down. It is an extremely romantic, touching, tear jerking book.

The story of Rhea & Chad having always had feelings for each other since they were children growing up together and neither knowing how the other felt, is wonderful.

I feel for Rhea having lost her brother and mother within a few years time, is something that I wish no one had to suffer. Thank god for Chad's mom Dana and then eventually for C
Roimata Paoo
Nov 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
This piece little number was a gem to read. Funny, witty and definitely a emotion jerker. I got it free on amazon and was hooked from the word go. I enjoyed seeing the formality in the armed services and the loyalty between the brothers. I have started on the second book and will continue until I get to the end of the series.
Jan 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
There were a few typos in this book . It was an enjoyable read. I'm currently waiting for part two. Keep on writing....:)
Heather Cook
Jan 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
What an amazing book. As a military wife I loved how she captured the anguish of saying "good-bye". It was a little sappy but I always love a good romance. Can't wait for the next one!
Brittany Alexander
Jan 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Let me start off by saying, this is the first military romance that I’ve read. I tend to stay away from these, as I’m more into contemporary and erotica. That being said, I give Theresa Marguerite Hewitt five stars for this military romance. I absolutely fell in love with this story. I went into it, thinking that I wasn’t going to like it, but my mind was changed the instant I started it.
The book opened with an outstanding prologue. It hooked me. Great job with that, Theresa!
Rhea has lost both
Cara Ross
Jul 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Her life isn't glamorous, but Rhea Griggs does her best.
In her small town of Wakefield, Virginia she lives the life she has been given, but loving your older brother's best friend is always a gamble. For Rhea, it's an unspoken truth.
Chad Payne is a sailor, a SEAL, and he loves his job, but the danger and unknowing is starting to weigh on his heart and soul. He's ready to settle down, but confessing his love for his best friend's little sister is easier said than done.
When heartbreak and loss fin
May 05, 2013 rated it liked it
3 stars
This review is for Two Weeks with a SEAL (The Wakefield Romance Series)

I enjoyed this book for the most part. The story was strong as were both the H/h, Rhea and Chad. The execution of the story, though, left much to be desired and I found myself skimming through much of it.

Stated plainly, there was too much cataloging exactly what was taking place in detail: we woke, there were bacon smells and coffee, we had sex, we got ready and went to lunch, we came home, we had sex, we went out, w
Jeni Finch
Mar 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: great-books

My View: Well hell I think this is my number 1 favorite series! If you dont want to cry, laugh, and even have a few moments of what the hell..... If you love those things then this is a book you will love!!!!1

Here you have Rhea who has just lost her mom to suicide... she lost her brother a few years earlier to the war, and her father to prison for drugs. She has known Chad her whole life, he was friends with her brother growing up and they joined the mili
May 16, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I downloaded this book free from amazon and decided to give it a whirl. I'm very happy I did too because I thoroughly enjoyed it. I can't imagine what the wives/husbands feel when they watch their spouse leave them never knowing of their fate. It's heart breaking? It's hard for our family when my cousin leaves so I could only imagine the turmoil they feel. I'm really excited about the next book, I so wanted that to happen but lord please, please, please let Chad come home.

To know how long Chad h
Book Junky Girls
Jan 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
She's loved him since she was 5 years old. He was 5 years older than her and her brother's best friend, but Rhea loved everything about him and even though she tried as she got older even when he enlisted and was gone for months at a time, she never could forget Chad.

Chad fell in love with Rhea when he was 15 as they got older it was because of his respect for his best friend that he stayed away from her. Now after they have both lost loved ones and best friends they come together and finally pr
The best part of Two Weeks With a SEAL was the emotion of the military men and the people that love them. In reality, if you just have two weeks to be with the one you love before they return to duty, you are going to have an emotion filled time together. The book is written to honor our military men and the families they leave behind that support them. It is not a story with a giant catastrophe or really much suspense but it does tell how a woman in love with a SEAL would find herself on a roll ...more
Karen Harper
Apr 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
I loved this beautiful love story. I think we all remember our first crush, even when it’s not mutual, and this story brought back memories.
Chad, a Navy Seal with a body to die for, would make any woman swoon. Rhea has been in love with Chad, her brother’s best friend since she was 5 years old. Chad was her first and she wants him to be her last, but Rhea doesn’t realise he has always loved her as well. In the beginning of the book, Rhea life is turned upside down when one tragedy follows anoth
Apr 30, 2013 rated it liked it
I enjoyed this book alot. It was easy to relate to the story line, and there were times when I could feel Rhea's panic rising in my own chest at the thought of her loved one leaving. It provides an inside view of the life of a military person and their family, spurring a better understanding for those of us who have never experienced it.

While I enjoyed the story, there were a few drawbacks. There was a desperate need for editing. Many misused words and repeated terms jarring the flow of the boo
Wow! I got this book for free and can't believe it! I kind of figured this was the typical military love story about the dangers/drama of loving a military man. WRONG! There was a beautiful story of growing up, loving and loss, and finding your way to your true love. Chad was a perfect gentleman with his devotion to Rhea, even if it meant staying away. They have a wonderful connection, and you just want to scream at them, "Just admit it!" Which is pretty funny, when everyone around them does jus ...more
Jean Tallman
I enjoyed Rhea and Chad's story. I love stories of love since childhood that this was one. Chad is a Navy Seal, whose best friend and fellow Seal, Randy, dies on a mission. Chad is in love with Rhea, Randy's five year younger little sister. Rhea wanted to go to law school and makes it through college, but ends up dropping out of law school to assist for caring for her mother. Chad's mother Dana, is very good friends with Rhea's mother, and assists in her care.

The story starts when Rhea's mother
Jun 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is a beautiful story. Rhea has went thru so much loss in her 25 years of life. She is a very strong young woman. She has loved Chad all of her life. Chad is a hot Navy Seal. Chad comes home for a 2 week leave and He finally tells Rhea that he has loved since she was 5. Chad & Rhea explore their new relationship and it is hot. Rhea’s heart finally full whole finally for the first time in her life. Can Rhea big strong for Chad after he leaves on his next tour. Don’t forget to grab some ti ...more
May 22, 2013 rated it liked it
This is the start of a good series. I was able to pick the first book up for free. I wondered why it was titled two weeks with a Seal. It's because the second installment picks up where this book leaves off.
Chad comes home and finds Rhea (the only person the other has ever loved). They finally tell each other how they feel and it is off like a bang. Within days of seeing each other, she is moving in and they are getting married. Oh, and he is leaving the service. While this story is more down-ea
Miria Vanessa
Mar 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, rare-gems
Incredible story!! Rhea and Chad's story is heart-warming and beautiful. It perfectly pictures the struggles of being in a military relationship, with all the worry, the sadness, the faith, the goodbyes and the uncertainty. Chad is hands-down, no-questions-asked the BEST and hottest book boyfriend ( and my personal book husband). He's alpha, caring, attentive, patient and sweet. I've read this book about 7 times, and it never gets old. All the characters are full of depth and perfectly developed ...more
Emily Bacon
Jan 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. I always enjoy reading books about military men and women and their families. This book reached out and tugged on my heart strings. It was emotional and pulled me into it. I didn't want to put it down. Military books always hit me in a different way than most books but this one hit me twice as hard. There were a few misspellings and a few grammatical errors. These errors don't bother me to much because I make mistakes like this all the time. I am a terrible speller and not goo ...more
Jul 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites
This was a cute book, Rhea a yping counrty girl has been in love with her big brothers best friend since she first laid eyes on him at 10 yo. Chad is Rhea brothers best friend, whose name i cant find/ remeber. Cahd and the brother go off to join the Navy to be Seals once they graduated high school leaving Rhea behind. When Vhad comes back so does news that Rays (Rhea's) brother is dead :'( Sand and feeling alone, Ray & Chad realize they need to stop fighting what's always been between them w ...more
Maria C
Jul 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'm not sure why I continued reading this book when I had a knot on my throat most of the time, yeah it was an emotional whirlwind. Actually, I do know why I read it, it was a great love story! I can't wait to read more on book two. This book was not at all what I expected but it turned out to be better. I just love all the pop culture references!!.... The only two issues I had with this book was the grammar but whatever and Chads POV, I don't think many guys speak like he did! Lol!!! Still a gr ...more
Apr 07, 2014 rated it really liked it
OK I really enjoyed this book. I liked seeing the relationship bloom between Chad and Rhea. I read this book because my friends recommended it and I am so glad that they did. Chad was pure hotness and I loved seeing the love they have for each other. I freaking cried quite a bit in this book and I won't say why but dammit it broke me. I am happy that book 2 was out and I didn't have to wait to continue the story. I really enjoyed this one.
Louise Rogers-Thomas
Dec 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Damn this book is good and I got it free, I would have paid good money for this. Rhea has suffered so much in the past then Chad comes hone for two weeks. They have know each other for years, but never confessed their feelings until now. This book is well written and very emotional, I needed a tissue every now and then. So good I brought the second in the series Coming Home before I was half way through.
May 15, 2013 rated it really liked it
Couldn't help but fall in love with Chad and Rhea to the extent that I bought the second book in the series as soon as I finished the first which I rarely do when I get the first as a kindle freebie! They're definitely country people which was a completely different experience for a city girl like me. I probably would have given the book a 5 if the writing style was a little better-lots of grammar issues in this and the second one.
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