HEADED FOR TROUBLE
Brockmann’s latest is a collection of stories centered around her beloved operatives of Troubleshooters, Inc. Add to that insights into the characters, a behind-the-scenes look at their lives and a timeline chronicling the books in the Troubleshooters series. Through her efficient writing we witness the emotions and struggles these operatives and their loved ones endure while on their dangerous missions. A perfect fit for any die-hard Troubleshooters fan.
In “Waiting,” former Navy SEAL Sam Starrett anxiously waits for word when his wife, FBI agent Alyssa Locke’s helicopter is shot down in Kazbekistan. In “Trapped” Alyssa Locke and her partner, Agent Jules Cassidy, end up close to a ticking bomb while trapped in darkness. In “Home Is Where the Heart Is,” military reservist Arlene Schroeder discovers the true value of where home is when she gets a shot at forever with longtime crush Jack Lloyd. (BALLANTINE, May, 368 pp., $7.99)