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Bridal Armor (Colby Agency #51)

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Two agents' forgotten love is rekindled in USA TODAY bestselling author Debra Webb's Colby Agency: The Specialists series. 

Someone was out to get Thomas Casey. His profession had taught him to trust no one. So when Johara di Rossi abducted him on his way to his beloved niece's wedding, Thomas assumed the worst—despite their intimate history.  

Though attachments made him
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published August 20th 2013 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2013)
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Dianne
What could unnerve a “real life” version of James Bond? Someone who has faced down the most vile of villains, run covert spy missions, and lived to tell about it? How about having to walk his niece down the aisle on her wedding day and have to say a total of four words? Thomas Casey is now the head of the CIA and a blizzard is thwarting his chances to make it to his niece’s wedding on time. Well, a blizzard and an attempt to besmirch his legendary name and kill him in an act of revenge. When a b ...more
Susan
Very good book with the action starting from the first page. Thomas is in Colorado to give away the bride at his niece's wedding. He is met at the airport by Johara, an agent he had worked with in the past. She basically abducts him, letting him know that he is under investigation for treason. The two of them have to put aside their pasts and work together to find out who is behind it and clear his name.

Thomas is the head of his division. He has put his second in command in charge so he can hav
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Julie
Jun 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
Bridal Armor is a Harlequin Intrigue publication and released in August 2013. Thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for the DRC of this book.

Jo and Thomas had a personal and professional history together. But, their relationship in both instances had ended a while back. But, neither of them had fully gotten over each other.
Now Jo is in the unfortunate position of having to investigate Thomas. It is believed that Thomas is selling a biological weapon in the form of a virus to the enemy. Jo just c
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Vi
Aug 12, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2013
According to Goodreads, this is book #51 in the series. I did not realize how long this series was when I requested the book. I requested it because I like the trapped together trope.

The cast of characters in this relatively short book was huge. There are a lot of covert agencies to keep track off along with the members of those organizations. Had it stayed on Thomas & Jo and Jason Grant, the GR rating would have been higher.

The suspense part of the plot was executed well. I had no clue who
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Judith
Jun 26, 2013 rated it really liked it
4.25 out of 5. A tense, multi-layered tale well calculated to please those who love to read nail-biters that involve espionage and mystery mixed in with romance. It's all here, folks. It's set against the backdrop of a family wedding at a mountain lodge in Colorado, starts out as some family time away for the director of a branch of the spy community in Washington and turns out to be a witch hunt that is intended not only to destroy his career but possibly to end his life. It's a doozy and a com ...more
DeeAnn Garner Williams
Sep 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The Colby Series has been one of my favorite series since I started reading Debra Webb’s books many years ago (over 10 years ago). I started reading her books and realized it was a series and I always love to read series in order. I went to many used bookstores and searched online for the books that were out of print. I finally collected them up to the one I’d started reading and I’ve bought every one of them since including every book Debra has written. I’m hooked! This is a series that I will ...more
Marilyn Rondeau
Jul 15, 2013 rated it really liked it
Over the years as the director of Mission Recovery Thomas Casey had made enemies - now someone was trying to take him down both professionally and permanently. When Johara de Rossi an Initiative Committee member who oversees government shadow operations turned up at the airport as he arrived for his nieces wedding, Thomas assumed the worst in spite of their intimate history. If he had regrets this late in his career, it was that he had let Johara go so many years before. With an enemy determined ...more
Rhonda
Jun 26, 2013 rated it liked it

3 STARS

I liked it but felt like the ending was rushed. I think it needed to be longer or something. It had a lot of different familar characters and some I had not read about. Lots of drama, action. romance and snow. Their is also a bomber on the loose and a Russian
attack helicopter in Colorado.

For most of the book you are not totally sure who to trust. Who is setting up who? In fact I still am wondering parts of it.
Thomas Casey niece is getting married. He is giving the bride away. Most of the
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Kay (aka) Miss Bates
Aug 15, 2013 rated it it was ok
Um, BRIDAL ARMOR is forgettable. It's the 51st in a series and I can't imagine, if the 51st is an indication, wanting to read the first 50! It wasn't a terrible read: there are two spooks, there is a bad guy. The two spooks were lovers and the flame still burns, which adds some intermittent romantic tension. A family wedding is in the background. There's a lot of snow in the Colorado mountains and one car chase! The writing is competent, but not inspiring. If you've enjoyed the series in the pas ...more
Mariachiara
Jul 17, 2013 rated it it was ok
Libro piacevole e romantico i due protagonisti mi sono piaciuti e proprio per questo avrei voluto che i loro fossero gli unici punti di vista usati nel libro, invece abbiamo altri personaggi che ci regalano la loro prospettiva. Inoltre tutto inizia con un intrigo di spie che però poi si riolve più o meno con un sms un tantino anticlimatico, sì c'è anche azione e un malvivente da uccidere, ma i protagonista non deve faticare nemmeno un pohino per dissipare i sospetti su di lui, il che è troppo an ...more
Margaret Sholders
Aug 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
I don't usually read Military/Spy book genres. I sure do appreciate the authors who do the research to do right for their characters. I know it will work out for the best at the end but it's like sitting on spikes until I finish the book. Debra had just the right amount of danger with enough love and laughter to see me through. Good Job! Don't be afraid to try this book. It's another good book for Harlequin.
Debbie Heaton
Aug 03, 2013 rated it liked it
In Webb’s romantic suspense novel, Thomas Casey has a target on his back and when Johara di Rossi abducts him while enroute to his niece’s wedding, he assumed the worst. Haunted by regret for walking away from Jo years ago, Thomas has met no other woman that can hold a candle to her. Snowbound in an isolated cabin, with a killer closing in, suspicion regarding her actions begins to fade as passion is reignited between them.

A strong addition to the Colby Agency: The Specialists series.
Becca ~BS BOOK REVIEWERS~
Bridal Armor by Debra Webb
MacGyver meets James Bond in this high tension, action packed romantic suspense that will keep readers on their toes and wondering who to trust. These agents and spies are a real thriller. Ms Webb has a way of putting the audience in her story and fans will be peeking around doorways and tip toeing down halls in no time.

This review is also post at www.bsreviewers.blogspot.com
Harlequin Books
Received 4 stars RT Book Reviews
Miniseries: Colby Agency: The Specialists
Category: Suspense
Harlequin Books
Received 4 stars RT Book Reviews
Miniseries: Colby Agency: The Specialists
Category: Suspense
Chris Mead
Aug 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
Filled with spine-tingling action and adventure, BRIDAL ARMOR will keep you gripping the edge of your seat. Debra Webb weaves gritty suspense with a tad bit of romance, making for a superb read. You will want to get your hands on all of the books in the COLBY AGENCY series.

Thomas Casey is on his way to his niece’s wedding, where he is to give away the bride, when he is unexpectedly intercepted in the airport by old flame and colleague Johara “Jo” De Rossi. Jo is in disguise, so at first Thomas d
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Gail
Sep 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Johara DE Rossi, she is a member of the Initiative Committee who knew Thomas Casey who is the Director of Mission Recovery .When Johara, saw a reports that Thomas Casey was being reported as a traitor to his country, she felted that this information wasn't implausible. So Johara decided that she must immediately take on this investigation herself. Johara had taken steps to throw off anyone who might be on their tails In the meantime; Thomas is set to give way his niece at her wedding in Colorado ...more
Merle
Entertaining first of the "Colby Agency: the Specialists" miniseries portion of Webb's huge Colby Series. Thomas Casey is an interesting character, and I haven't seen nearly enough of him during this story. There is a merry-go-round of characters interacting to save the wedding of Thomas' niece Casey. All the players get together, except for the protagonists, who can't get to the lodge where the wedding is being held, due to natural and other disasters. Suspense leads to a pretty anticlimactic f ...more
Paula Brandon
Oct 29, 2016 rated it liked it
Books 51 in a series? No wonder I felt like I'd been dropped into a story that was already half way through! Things eventually settled down, though, and I was able to follow what was going on! This was a diverting romantic thriller, but nothing special.

It breaks the cardinal rule of category romance - secondary characters! They get almost as much plot time as the main couple! I think it's because there wasn't enough plot to fill an entire book. Debra Webb is a good writer. She was able to distra
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Suzy
Aug 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
Thomas Casey is on the way to his niece's wedding. He is giving the bride away. At the Denver airport, he is abducted by a fellow agent bent on saving his life.

Eventually they sideline the the assassin, make it to the wedding, and and end up with a wedding of their own.

I really love this series and have read every one of the, (took me over a year to find all of them).
Janell Hartzell
Jun 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: owned
I got hooked on reading harlequin because of Debra Webb this was the first one that was hard for me to get into. It was a good read twists and turns lots of action and ending with an extra marriage love the Colby series gotta find the rest
Tracey Berthiaume
Sep 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Yes, the next installment of the Colby's is here. I found Deb by stumbling onto The colby's when looking for a long series to read. Now I read anything Deb writes. I hope the colby's continue for many more books.
Donna
Aug 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I have all of the Colby series. This one is as good as the first. I'm always looking for ward to the next book. I hope you enjoy her as much as I do. Debra Webb has proven to be one of my favorite authors.
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DEBRA WEBB is the USA Today bestselling author of more than 140 novels, including reader favorites the Shades of Death, the Faces of Evil and the Colby Agency series. She is the recipient of the prestigious Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for Romantic Suspense as well as numerous Reviewers Choice Awards. In 2012 Debra was honored as the first recipient of the esteemed L. A. Banks Warrior W ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Colby Agency (1 - 10 of 56 books)
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  • The Bodyguard's Baby (Colby Agency, #2)
  • Protective Custody (Colby Agency, #3)
  • Solitary Soldier (Colby Agency, #4)
  • Personal Protector (Colby Agency, #5)
  • Physical Evidence (Colby Agency, #6)
  • The Marriage Prescription (Colby Agency, #7)
  • Contract Bride (Colby Agency, #8)
  • Undercover Wife (Colby Agency, #9)
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