Buchman’s third installment of The Night Stalkers series is high-energy military suspense at its best. Sparks fly from the get-go thanks to the passionate pairing of a hot mechanic and a determined flight engineer. With its highly interesting peek into military life, cameos by characters from the previous books and moments of riveting action, this book has it all. The only thing you’ll ask yourself is, “When does the next one come out?”

Staff Sergeant John Wallace is a chief mechanic and gunner for U.S. Special Forces who finds himself working temporarily with Sergeant Connie Davis, a mechanical whiz with a photographic memory. While waiting on their next assignment, the team gets some much-needed downtime. Because Connie has no family, John takes her home with him. A few days at his place ignites a spark on and off-duty. Yet, when an impossible mission comes their way, can the pair carry out their orders while putting their feelings for each other aside? (SOURCEBOOKS, Feb., 376 pp., $6.99)
Reviewed by: 
Susannah Balch