Knowing this was the author’s debut I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the writing.
The book is set up really well by a great opening, leading to a slow burn that’s pretty satisfying. There’s lot of detail on the missions, which I didn’t mind at all as it served to show the MCs struggle between mission and personal life.
I loved both MCs and the balance between the toughness required for the job and the gentleness underneath for both of them. The best friends provide important insights and are well integrated. The wider team needed some more development but I can understand why this might have been overlooked as the rest of the team are male.
I debated back and forth with myself over the rating on this one, but have settled for five stars as I think it has a lot of aspects that were better than some of the other four stars I’ve handed out recently.
The book ends with an opening for a sequel and I hope we’ll be getting one!