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Navy SEAL to the Rescue

(Aegis Security #1)

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Rescued by the alpha SEAL

Tawny Weber debuts the stunning Aegis Security miniseries

Injured in the line of duty, navy SEAL Travis “Hawk” Hawkins retreats to paradise. But R & R takes a turn when he runs smack into a beautiful blonde who just witnessed a murder. Travis offers to help, only to find himself equally taunted and titillated by irresistible Lila Adrian. Can the wou
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published February 5th 2019 by Harlequin Romantic Suspense
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Carmen
Mar 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone Who Loves Romance
"Are you going to wear camo and paint your face, skulk around in the bushes and do that serpentine thing?"

"I'm blown away at your knowledge and respect of all things SEAL," he said with an amused smirk.
pg. 206

OK, first I have to say how excited and pleased I am that Harlequin has put Tawny Weber on the Romantic Suspense line. I loved her work in Blaze. When the amazing Blaze line was dissolved by Harlequin, I was afraid I wouldn't see Weber again. Luckily, they decided to pick her up in Romanti
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Jennifer
Nov 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
ARC received for review

Good start to a new series by a wonderful author.

Lots of chemistry between Travis and Lila and crazy bad guys to catch. The ending was disappointing. Yes, they got a HEA, but then done, nothing extra. I need an epilogue...every time...even if it's only a couple days later instead of years later.
Caz
I've given this a C+ at AAR.

Navy SEAL to the Rescue is the first book in a new series from Harlequin ‘regular’ Tawny Weber, marking her move from the now defunct Blaze line to Harlequin Romantic Suspense.  It’s a fairly predictable story that makes use of classic character-types and tropes, and yet I enjoyed it (for the most part) for what it was, a quick, sexy and undemanding read  – although the final section of the story goes in a direction I wasn’t keen on and the HEA is rather rushed.

Lila A
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Helen
Feb 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
MS Weber never disappoints me with her stories and this is her first with the Harlequin Romantic Suspense line and she did well, what a fabulous story, action packed with a beautiful romance between our hero Travis Hawkins ex Seal and Lila Adrian confident heroine who is totally over domineering men, this one will keep any reader turning the pages.

Lila Adrian runs her own company head hunting employees for rich people, she will do anything to get away from her father, but when she lands in Costa
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Shannon R. Nemechek
Feb 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Again another homerun until for Ms Weber. I just loved the characters and kept me entertained the entire book. You will not be disappointed.
Sarah
Dec 07, 2018 rated it liked it
I received an ARC of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

2.5 Stars bumped up to 3 stars of the rating system for having a better ending than beginning.

Thoughts and Plot


This book is a classic example of Harlequin Romantic Suspense. And I do mean classic.

Beautiful, curvy but petite, long blonde haired Lila is the daughter of a arrogant, somewhat controlling rich man. She snubs her glamourous rich life under his rule in favour of running her own business, helping rich people
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Maura
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Teresa (Reads_Romance)
Feb 01, 2019 rated it did not like it
This was my first Tawny Weber and first Harlequin Romantic Suspense novel. I am sad to say this book just wasn’t for me. From the flimsy plot to the excess of dialogue, not much worked. This book follows a spunky entrepreneur heroine, Lila, who witnesses a crime in Costa Rica. No one believes her, but luckily, injured and surly former Navy SEAL Hawk is there to rescue her.

Let me start first by saying, I like the idea behind this book. The tropical setting, the conspiracy, the romance, it’s all g
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Book Him Danno
Jan 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
3 1\2 stars out of 5
I will confess the best part of reading Harlequin romantic suspense series is Wham Bam thank you ma'am in the perfect small package.

This book is the traditional Harlequin style of book readers have been used to. The couple is instantly hot for each other. She is the rich girl trying to make a life outside of her fathers wishes. Seal is trying to figure out life now that he isn't a seal. Throw in tropical background, people disappearing and what could go wrong.

The couple lust
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Anna
Mar 03, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
What a great start to this new series! Packed full of danger, deception, passion and grit, I was excited to see what happened next.

Growing up with an overbearing father and a brother that cold do no wrong, Lila wanted, no needed to make her own mark. Without her family money she has created her own place and business. Quickly growing in reputation and clients she sets off to Costa Rica to fulfill their request. Never expecting to see a murder or be the target of a conspiracy she has to find a wa
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Cathy Geha
Feb 02, 2019 rated it liked it
Navy SEAL to the Rescue by Tawny Weber
AEGIS Security #1

What’s a head hunter to do when the man being scouted for the job is killed in front of her and she is in a foreign country? Run for her life, of course. Running from the scene of the crim landed her in the arms of former Navy SEAL Travis “Hawk” Hawkins who questions her veracity but soon is helping her to find out what really happened while keeping her safe from the bad guys. Lila Adrian knows a thing or two about SEALs and usually keeps he
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Jennie Fortna
Feb 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
ARC for honest review with no compensation

Navy Seal to the Rescue is book 1 in the Aegis Security series by Tawny Weber and a great start to this new series!!

Navy Seal Travis “Hawk “Hawkins injured in the line of duty is now on a tropical island for some R & R and to figure out what to do with the rest of his life...in the mean time he rescues a beautiful, sexy woman who claims to have witnessed a murder....

Lila Adrian, a headhunter has come to the island to recruit a well know chef but instead
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Frankie
Feb 27, 2019 rated it it was ok
This was a lukewarm read for me. Engaging one minute, predictable & boring at other times. The bickering between the MCs was also aggravating but the suspense/mystery did surprise me somewhat as I wasn't expecting it to go there at the end. ...more
Karen Machamer
Feb 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review. I really enjoyed this book and recommend it to friends and family.
Donna Repsher
Jun 12, 2019 rated it did not like it
I've read several of Tawny Weber's romantic suspense series over the past few years and thoroughly enjoyed them, so when I discovered she was writing a new series (Aegis Security) for the Harlequin Romantic Suspense imprint, I was happy to receive an advance reader copy to read and review, but I never in a million years thought that I would be quite so disappointed in this novel that I would give it a 1-star review, but since I have to rate them I couldn't in good conscience mislead you into thi ...more
Julia David
Jan 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
A good start to a new series. Travis may just turn into a beach bum. It seems that is all he can do since leaving the military. He didn't leave because he wanted to, he left because of an injury. Lila will be independent at all costs. She is tired of the way her father wants to run her life and she will do things her way. Whether he likes it or not. Lila witnesses a murder and makes a run for it. She runs right into Travis. Travis can't stand by while a woman is in distress even if he has a bum ...more
Olivia
Jan 30, 2019 rated it it was ok
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2.5 stars

"Navy SEAL to the Rescue" is a somewhat comical romantic suspense. Lila is a recruiter for the elite, and she is currently on a mission to the Caribbean to secure a specific chef for a wealthy couple. She notices the stranger on the beach- who also notices her- but she is on a mission. After tracking down the chef at his place of employment, Lila makes plans to meet him at his office. When she returns, she sees him shot and killed. She runs from the restaurant and into the arms of the m
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Becky
Feb 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Reviewed on my blog, Becky on Books, on 2/14/19.

Navy SEAL to the Rescue is the start to a new series--Aegis Security--though we don't really find out what that is or much about it until the very end. (And even then the details are pretty sketchy. It's also not 100% clear at that point that Travis is going to join the company, though I guess we have to assume? The ending is all kind of abrupt. Book two sounds like it could be promising, though, so I'll be on the lookout for it.)

Travis and Lila's
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Lynn Reynolds
Lila Adrian’s job seemed to fall right into her lap. She’s good at what she does but this time something’s different. Travis “Hawk” Hawkins is frustrated with the detour his life has taken. He has special talents and we get to see his skill here.

We have two people that meet due to some unforeseen circumstances. I loved how Lila seemed to be able to push Travis’ buttons without even trying. He needed someone to poke the beast. They are in a tropical location so it made me wish it were a little wa
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Cheri
Feb 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Lila did the one thing she rarely did. Promised success. Oh, she usually got her man or woman whichever was needed for the job. However, promising to get one particular person to leave their home and current job to take another wasn't a given. In this case not even close.

Travis was re-cooping on the beach. A former Navy SEAL, an injury on his last mission made it his final mission. He was not prepared or interested when the pretty--make that gorgeous--woman crashed into his lackluster life.

She r
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Di
Feb 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
Travis aka Hawk, is on permanent leave with the SEAL’s after an injury sidelined him with an honourable discharge. He likes his hammock and living by the ocean, wrapped up in self pity and agony until Lila enters his life. She literally runs into him when she witnesses a murder and he ends up protecting her. Lila is head strong, stubborn and fiercely independent, she has to be to prove to her overbearing father that she can make it on her own. The two are like oil and vinegar in the beginning bu ...more
Chandera
Jan 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Tawny Weber did it again with her new book “Navy SEAL to the Rescue.” Travis “Hawk” Hawkins was medically discharged from the Navy and recovering on the beach in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica when Lila Adrian literally ran into him after witnessing a murder. Lila runs her own business where she finds talent and gets them a dream job, in other words she’s a headhunter. For example she’s in Puerto Viejo to hire Chef Alberto Rodriguez who works at Casa de Rico to be the chef for the Martin’s, who fell i ...more
Tara Peters
Jan 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this story, but I didn't love it. There were definitely times that both characters grated on my nerves. Travis was recuperating after a career ending injury, and he was failing. He had no idea what he was going to do with his life and was feeling as though he had no place in the world. Lila was trying to have a business meeting and after making initial contact, she sees him get murdered. As she is fleeing, she runs into Travis and the adventure begins.
Once they realize that th
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Becky Claxon
Dec 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
I felt bad for Lila that she feels like her father thinks she is a loser, and feels like all he does is command her to do things his way. I felt like she did a wonderful job of creating a business and filling a gap that was needed. It was frustrating that her father didn’t see that. Of course, she manages to get herself in trouble while on the coast of Mexico trying to find a chef her client requested. After she witnesses the chef’s murder, she runs into Travis. I felt bad because Travis is tryi ...more
Yvonne Cruz
Dec 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book is a great start for this new series .
The story centers around former Navy SEAL, Hawk/Travis Hawkins and Lila Adrian.
After an injury that terminated his career, Hawk is in Costa Rica, unsure of himself and his future. Lila is in town for business but when she witnesses a murder, she runs to the guy she had seen at the beach. That being Hawk.
From there on it’s non-stop action filled with sexual chemistry, and lots of whodunit. But aside from the engaging plot , it’s a story about two ve
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Sandy Kelly
Feb 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
This was a good start to a new series! I like this author's books so I was hopeful that this would be the same, and it is! Travis is on a trip for R&R after he was medically retired when he runs into a blonde who just witnessed a murder. Lila was in the country to try to hire a chef for a customer when she see's something she never expected, and being terrified, she runs! Literally into Travis, who then decides to help her. Especially since he is intrigued by this woman from the start. But now t ...more
2kasmom
Feb 02, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Travis “Hawk” Hawkins finds himself rescuing a damsel in distress. Only real problem? She takes her time in realizing she really is in distress. Bigger problem? The heavy attraction between them that is getting hotter.......

Lila is not sure which is worse. Having family that bosses her around and does not respect her or her ambitions, or meeting a man thousands of miles from home who seems just like them that she is enormously attracted to. Maybe it really is a bit of both. He just keeps turning
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Kari Hansen
Feb 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
Lila is in Costa Rica to try and convince a chef that he wants to leave his job and work for her wealthy clients however things take a drastic turn when she sees him murdered and ends up being rescued by Travis.

Travis is an ex NAVY Seal who has just experienced a career ending injury. He is going to take this time in Costa Rica to re-evaluate his future, but he wasn’t expecting to get involved in a mystery.

When they return to the scene of the crime it appears that nothing has happened, and the p
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Lynn Brooks
Feb 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Unexpected danger! With her first book in the brand new Aegis Security series, Tawny Weber transitions to the Harlequin Romantic Suspense line with another of her sexy SEALs. It wasn't my favorite book by this author, but it was entertaining. The tension was high, the romance steamy and a happy ending guaranteed. Looking forward to more in the series.

When former Navy SEAL Travis Hawkins decides to concentration on a little rest and relaxation after a freak accident leads to him retiring way soon
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Catlou
Jan 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Travis “Hawk” Hawkins is recreating in a hammock on the beach, recovering from a career ending injury, when Lila Adrian comes barreling into his life after having witnessed a murder. Travis feels an intrinsic need to protect Lila, ensuring her safety is his priority. While he and Lila try to untangle a web of deceit and uncover a crime ring, they are drawn to each other, but will their feelings be enough to overcome their personal issues? When Lila’s impetuous actions lead her into life threaten ...more
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