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Secret Guardian

(Secret #3)

3.99  ·  Rating details ·  354 Ratings  ·  48 Reviews
Ann can’t tolerate the new guy assigned to her camera crew. She’s been in journalism long enough to know when someone is full of himself. And this guy is so full of himself, he can’t seem to point the camera in the right direction. Her latest assignment in Brazil, seemed harmless enough, but now she’s in over her head and the only way out is to trust the man that helped pu ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published September 3rd 2013 by Jill Sanders
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★★★★★Secret Guardian by Jill Sanders (The Secret Series Book 3)

I was given this beta in exchange for my honest opinion.

Ethan + smokin' hot + muscles + ex-Special Forces + the uniform =
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Thanks to the author for the adventurous read.
Each book just gets better , Great adventure and romance !

Ann has been sent to Rio on an assignment with her lim crew but one member of her crew just completely infuriates her, he is full of himself and she is determined to get him fired when they get backound the states ; but what Ann does not know Is that the very same man is actually with her only to protect her.
Ethan is ex special forces and has been hired by Ann's farther a U.S. senator , to bodyguard Ann without her knowing is working as p
Aug 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing
received arc copy for review.

this is the second book I have read in this series, even though it is the third book in the series. I will read book one. lol

I enjoyed this book better because the bad guys was less obvious. Of course Ethan was a partially developed character from the previous book and by what I gather from book one also. when authors take the time to develop the characters throughout the series it makes it so much better.

If you are person who loves action suspense and romance then
The Book Worm
May 25, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Secret Guardian was a huge disappointment. From the synopsis and the stellar reviews on Amazon I expected something totally different. Instead, after the first few pages, I found the characters and the situations to be totally unrealistic.
Less than 24 hours after leaving Rio chased by a bunch of bad guys and having discovered that Nathan is really Ethan and that she knows even less about him than she thought she knew before, Ann doesn't hesitate to jump naked into a pool and have sex with him -
Joyce Nalaielua Quirch
Sep 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The Secret Guardian

If there is one thing he is good at, Ethan Knight is the quintessential body guard.

On assignment in Rio De Janiero with a feisty news journalist. He is presented with a situation that comes from a higher power. The journalist's father. He is undercover, and his assignment is Ann Rhodes.

Ann Rhodes is a force of nature and doesn't go down easy. She is on the trail of something huge concerning the human rights of those in Brazil, when she meets with an informant. But the inter
Lexee Toste
Aug 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this story. I fell in love with the characters very early on. It was great. They were really well written throughout the whole story. Ethan and Ann are the main characters and they are people that I could relate to. I was sucked into the story from the beginning and I didn't want to put the book down once I started it, I couldn't. I needed to find out how they were going to get away from all of the people after them and who was after them. It might seem like it is cut and drie ...more
Jill Sanders
Aug 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Ethan was a top government weapon. But after a long career of working secret jobs, he decided he wanted to work for himself. Taking odd high profile security jobs here and there helps pay the bills and keeps his need for excitement at bay. That is until he takes another job from a senator, who he once saved the man’s son from kidnappers. Babysitting the senators daughter should be an easy enough job. That is, until he goes undercover and gets a look at the blond bombshell and bullets start to fl ...more
Angie Hemmings
Apr 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Very fast paced, suspenseful book with a strong female lead. I really liked this book and couldn’t put the book down. The only problem that I had is something I’ve never had to deal with. The Kindle version of the book after 60% point would go completely blank for two pages and then go back to normal. When you’re reading a suspenseful book and you’re trying to figure out who the ultimate bad guy is that will infuriate you. Hopefully there’s just a glitch in the book I received. I would read this ...more
Sep 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
If you've read the other books in the series you already have a sense of the knowing some of the characters in the book and it helps you feel more engrossed in their world. Ethan is undercover keeping an eye on a senator's daughter who is a reporter. In Brazil things go terribly wrong and Ann finds herself trudging through the jungle with the aragant womanizing cameraman, but she quickly learns he was not who he appared to be. As the two try to escape South America and get back to America they f ...more
Aug 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Jill very kindly gave me an arc copy to this to read and I was not disappointed at all with this, being the third book in the Secret Guardian series.

Ethan is a bodyguard undercover as a cameraman with Ann and her TV crew in Rio to cover the carnival. While there Ann interviews He it or who is trying to defect from a drugs lord and tells Ann his story on camera. Not long after the interview Ann's crew are gunned down and the hotel they are staying in is bombed. Along with Ethan Ann escapes and be
Caryn Watson Watz Books and Teasers
I was given this beta in exchange for my honest opinion.

so im sitting here reading this book and all i can think about is where can i get me a guy like this lol the characters are well written and the storyline flows pretty smoothly. even my daughter had troubles dragging me away from this story i was that hooked on it. some parts it dragged a little but overall i loved it and think if you love a good love story a bit of action an hot sex scenes you should check this book out now and had to you
Aug 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

This book is part of a series but can definitely be read as a stand alone.

Ethan is undercover as a cameraman for journalist. Ann Rhodes, to keep her safe. They end up on the run while people are trying to kill them.

This was another really amazing book by Jill Sanders. I loved the other books in this series and this one didn't disappoint. I really love Ethan and Ann.
Antonette Pierce
Aug 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Just finished reading Secret Guardian this morning, and I LOVED it!!!!  I'd give it 5stars!  Loved the jungle scene.  So far best book to date. Couldn't put it down. Even after I read the Book, I still kept thing about how good it was and how well the plot flowed.  I am really enjoying reading your books!  I did notice your next book does talk about Sandy....can't wait!!!!!  Great job!!!!
Marissa Chavez
Sep 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ann and Ethan story was amazing! Couldn't get enough of them! 💜
Cindy ~ SnS Reviews
Oct 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
I love these fast paced action packed books. Action starts out in Brazil and over a two month period things are blown up with harrowing treks through the jungle and dodging bullets. Ann is a journalist in Brazil on assignment. She has a new camera guy and thinks he’s nothing but an arrogant ladies man and she can’t wait to get him fired when they get back to the states. But she needs him for one last interview that she is hoping gets her a Pulitzer. The source claims he can expose how the govern ...more
Aug 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reads-2013
**I received an ARC copy for my review**

After Ethan Night saves the son of a Congresman he is now hired by him to protect his daughter Ann without her knowledge, he needs to go undercover as her new cameramen Nathan Cruz a self absorbed, macho, chauvinist kinda guy.

Ann is a young journalist who is going to Brazil to cover the carnaval, but she can't stand her new cameramen, the guy seems to have no courtesy to be on time and also flirts more than once with all the females everyone except her. W
Mary Mooney
Aug 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
I received a copy from the author for my honest review, so here it is. This story has what I like in a great story. It has an independent heroine, Ann is a journalist and Ethan is a sexy ex-special forces hero. While in Rio during Carnival searching for a story, Ann and Ethan find themselves running for their lives in the jungles of Brazil. Thinking once they get out of Brazil, then danger will be over, while in Lima Peru, Ethan realizes that Ann is still in danger and he has to get her home saf ...more
Sue Parker
Aug 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
I received an ARC copy from the author. I must say I really enjoyed the book. Ann is a reporter and her father has hired Ethan to protect her. He is a former special ops guy and he had rescued her brother a few years ago. However Ann had not met him so she thinks he is just a new cameraman and a major pain In her ass. But when shot hits the fan and believe me it does Ethan takes over and the adventure begins. Together they race to stay ahead of the bad guys and end up in the jungle among other p ...more
Dec 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
I read this as part of the Dangerous Attraction collection.

I'd never previously read this author, but I will admit that I plan to read her again in the future!
I believe I picked up book two in this series earlier today.

This was book three in a series. I didn't feel like I missed anything by not having read book one or two.
So I would definitely consider this to be a standalone.

I'd recommend this to anyone who likes romantic suspense/action. Not a lick of paranormal in this book, but guess what?
Aug 26, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: beta-reading
This book will take you on a wild ride through the jungle in South America with a HOTT ex special forces bodyguard and a women who doesn't know she is the target in a plot to take out her father, who is a senator running for re-election.
This is a good weekend read if you want something light.
The biggest down fall with the story my be the relationship between Ethan and Ann. For me, I wanted more spark between them. There was something there, but I needed more.
Read it yourself and see if have you
Alison Davies
Dec 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
He's sent undercover to protect the senators daughter, she thinks he's an arrogant, self obsessed cameraman... When the building they're in and Ann's life is in danger, Ethan must get her to safety, between getting chased, jumping off cliffs and being shot at, they fall in love.. Yet another great book from Jill...
Aug 26, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc
** 3 1/2**
I received an ARC copy in exchange for an honest review.
This was a good book. There was lots of suspense going on through out the book. I liked Ethan. He's an all around good guy and definitely help out whenever there is a need.
It's hard for me to say anything about this book with out giving a lot away. It's a good good for a lazy day.
Apr 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the 2nd book I read by Jill Sanders. This book's story line is really good. I loved the hot & steamy scenes. I loved the action in the story. I loved Ethan's character. I loved how Ethan protected Ann. I also loved the ending. I'm becoming a fan of Ms. Sanders, I can't wait to read more books by her.
Julie Childs
Nov 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: suspense-romance
I really enjoyed this book however, the jumping around was, at times, a little confusing. There were a few typos in the spelling as well. Even with all of that, I loved the book. I felt that the story line was really good. I could visualize the entire story. That is why I gave this book 4 stars. I look forward to reading more books by this author.
Oct 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars
I enjoyed this as part of the Dangerous Attraction Romantic Suspense Boxed Set. There seemed to be some reference to the previous books in the Secret Series, but this can easily be read out of order.
Jan 06, 2014 rated it liked it
I don't have much to say about this. I like that we get to meet Ethan, and I liked Ann. The story was sort of exciting. I liked following along with them.
Nov 25, 2013 rated it liked it
Just an OK romantic story, not too suspenseful. Senator's daughter wants to make a name for herself in the TV news business and takes chances she shouldn't.
Jan 21, 2014 marked it as own-tbr
I purchased this book as part of the Dangerous Attraction Romantic Suspense Boxed Set/Anthology.
Nov 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
This is one of the novels in the box set Dangerous Attractions.
Mandie Trahan
Apr 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
Couldn't put it down!
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