Book Review: Take to the Limit (Unbroken Heroes) by Dawn Ryder

Take to the Limit is the fourth book in the Unbroken Heroes series by Dawn Ryder. I have read one other book in the series, and think that each book stands well on its own.
A hardened military machine, Bram Magnus is a tough, combat-ready, all-American hero who never surrenders. But the one thing he can't fight? His smoldering, intense attraction to his girlfriend's younger sister. He's always kept his feelings locked deeply down. But when his girlfriend betrays him the night before he ships off to Afghanistan, Bram has one chance to show the woman he's resisted for years that he wants her as fiercely as the first day he saw her. Ever since her older sister first brought home the soldier with steely hard muscles and piercing eyes, Jaelyn has wanted Bram, and when her sister casts him aside the night before he leaves, Jaelyn can't resist one steamy hot kiss with him. But danger is not far behind, and even as a deadly enemy hunts them, their relationship only grows more explosive. It's all Bram can do to keep Jaelyn safe, but with a threat this powerful, will they pay the ultimate price for their passion?

Take to the Limit is a tangled romance with family and danger throwing up obstacles for Bram and Jaelyn at every turn. I liked both characters, and I liked them as a couple. The twists and turns their relationship takes is engaging, and I like the honesty Bram offers about his mistakes, faults, and feelings to those that are important to him. I found the family aspects of the story to be done well, and the complications to be done well. Jaelyn's grandfather was a great character and one of my favorite secondary characters. I found the big bad behind the danger aspect to be a little much, that aspect of the story seemed to be a little too convoluted and the clean up at the end to be a little too neat and tidy. It all works, but it just did not sit well with me. Readers that have been following the series will enjoy the continued storyline with some characters, and some of the danger involved. Newcomers will not be left behind, as the important bits are explained briefly but well. 

Take to the Limit is a book that I started a couple times, but once I stuck with past the first few scenes did enjoy. This is not my favorite book, or series, from the author so it was a little bit of a let down for me. However, it is still a good read.

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