Eight years ago, Jessie Bauer received news that her husband Tristan's aircraft carrier was shot down in the Persian Gulf. Though her world was falling apart, she knew she had to be strong for her 10-year-old daughter, Sammi June. Out of the blue, she receives a call that Tristan has been found in a Baghdad prison. The harsh elements have changed him both physically and mentally. Will he be able to put the past behind him and start living for the future? Kathleen Creighton's THE TOP GUN'S RETURN (4.5) is an emotionally packed book that offers a well-thought-out plot with unforgettable characters.

Reviewed by: 
Suzie Housley