Thrive by Aly Martinez ~ Blog Tour w/ Review

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 THRIVE by Aly Martinez
(Guardian Protection #2)
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When I was nineteen years old, I was faced with a choice that changed my life.

Keep the safety of what I already knew or risk losing everything with the young, hotheaded soldier who stole my heart.

I chose the wrong man, and for seventeen years, I paid in tears, blood, and shattered dreams for that decision.

Now, there’s a man in my house, holding a gun to my head on the order of my ex-husband—given from his prison cell. 

That hotheaded soldier I was too afraid to choose? He’s now a six-foot-three wall of muscle who works at the country’s most premier bodyguard agency. I’ve always wanted him, but now, I’ve never needed him more.

It’s the call I’m terrified to make. 

I’m sure he still hates me… Even though I’ve never stopped loving him.






Storyline: 5
Angst: 3
Tissue: 0
Value: 5
Panty Scorching: 5
Over All Rating: 4.5 Stars
Kindle eArc provided by Author
Reviewed by Robin

When Mira was just nineteen she found herself caught in a love triangle between her boyfriend Kurt and his best friend Jeremy Lark. Thinking Lark only thought of her as a fling, she chose her boyfriend when everything came to a head. Fast forward seventeen years and Mira finds herself in danger and Lark and the Guardian Protection Agency might be the only people who can help her. With all of the hard feelings between Lark and Mira and her ex-husband Kurt placing her in danger, will Lark be able to protect her? Or will he let Mira handle her problems all on her own?

“When a man hits rock bottom, one of two things happen:

He withers.

Or he thrives.

After I’d been kicked out of the Army, I’d had nothing. No job. No money. No home. No family. No best friend, and I wasn’t talking about Kurt. Though she’d taken him too.”

When you hear about Justin, Mira and Kurt’s love triangle, you can only think…why would Mira choose Kurt? I wanted just shake my head and ask her what she was thinking. But as you get into the story you can get inside Mira’s head and find out where she was coming from. Poor Justin has so much resentment built up against her I really wondered if he was even going to give her a chance at all. I was sucked into their story from page one and really wanted to know who was after Mira and why. As everything Kurt was involved in unravels, you can’t help but need to know more. I loved the twists, action and interaction between all of the guys at the agency. I’m really invested in this series with these bodyguards having each other’s backs at every turn. It’s such a family atmosphere!

Pretty much any book I read by Aly Martinez ends up being one of my favorites for the year. Her characters are always so engaging and I just keep coming back for more. I’m so emotionally involved with every single book.

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Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and baked feta. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.










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