Protect Me (The Donovan Family, Book 6) by Margaret Watson

Protect Me (The Donovan Family Book 6) by [Watson, Margaret]

Publisher: Dragonfly Press

Date of publication: November 11th 2015

Genre: Romance

Where the book can be found: Amazon

Series: The Donovan Family

Love Me – Book 1

Watch Me – Book 2

Find Me – Book 3

Trust Me – Book 4

Cover Me – Book 5 (review here)

Protect Me – Book 6

Save Me – Book 7

See Me – Book 8

Book Synopsis:

Police officer Mia Donovan is studying for the detective’s exam when her captain offers her an assignment – be Finn O’Rourke’s personal bodyguard for the next three weeks. He’s in town to film a movie, he has a stalker, and the threats are escalating. 

Mia isn’t interested – she’s focused on the looming exam. But her captain convinces her that successfully protecting Finn will look very good on her record when promotion decisions are made. So, reluctantly, she takes the assignment. 

Finn isn’t the arrogant, egotistical actor Mia expected. There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to the ‘most hated man in America’, Finn’s nickname since he cheated on his girlfriend, a beloved pop star. 

But his stalker is lurking and the threat is escalating. Although Mia’s feelings for Finn are growing, her job is to protect Finn, not fall in love with him. 

My review:

This book is electric, right from the get-go.

Mia Donovan is what my mother in law would call a firecracker and I loved it. I didn’t expect any less and would have been disappointed if the author wrote her any other way. Even the way she introduces herself to Finn was gold. I loved it!!

I didn’t care for Finn’s character at first. I get he’s an Alpha male and thought he could protect himself from his stalker, but still. To take the risks he did the first day was stupid and he didn’t listen to Mia. Made me want to slap and shake him.

I was shocked at how fast they had sex. They didn’t even know each other a week. The more I thought about it, it made sense. They were together 24/7, no breaks and they were attracted to each other. I liked that they entered the relationship as adults. Except for the no condom sex and taking each other’s word that they were clean. You couldn’t pay me any amount of money to do that with someone I just met.

Mia being undercover was a hoot and I giggled when she became an airhead. It cracked me up. I laughed every single scene.

Finn’s issues with his ex wasn’t funny. He let her put his name through the mud and all because he’s a nice guy. I will say that it reminds me of the Johnny Depp/Amber Heard saga going on.

The stalker’s identity and the end of the book was a little bit of a shock to me. The stalker wasn’t who I pegged. I wasn’t expecting the book to end the way it did. I did get a little misty-eyed at it !!

How many stars will I give Protect Me? 4

Why? A great, fast-paced romance that pulls out all the stops. Mia and Finn were perfect for each other!!

Will I reread it? Yes

Will I recommend to family and friends? Yes

Age Range: Adult

Why? Lots of sex and some violence.

**I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book**

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