MONTANA STANDOFF (4.5) by Sharon Dunn: Sarah Langston is determined to find her brother, Crew, when Bryan Keyes rescues her from kidnappers. Detective Bryan is on temporary leave from his work and his most recent assignment to break open the case against Tyler Mason’s slave-labor ring. Sarah’s pursuers are relentless, and Bryan believes Tyler could be linked to her brother’s disappearance. Due to their past relationship, Sarah is leery of trusting Bryan. Can they save Crew, and have a second chance at love? The plausible suspense, combined with fast-paced action, starts immediately and does not let the reader go. The determined characters demonstrate that no one has to be defined by past choices.