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Yuletide Defender Is a vigilante responsible for the murders of Lake City gang members According to reporter Rachel Long's anonymous source yes The goal is to trigger a gang war and her investigations lead Rachel to the heart of the battlegrounds Which is where she finds handsome officer Matthew Franklin The protective cop wants her out of harm's way But she needs the raise from a big story to secure care for her special needs sister Rachel won't walk away even though the vigilante is now aiming at a determined reporter and a tailing cop for a showdown just in time for Christmas


10 thoughts on “Yuletide Defender

  1. Lisa Johnson Lisa Johnson says:

    Title Yuletide DefenderAuthor Sandra RobbinsPages 281 large printYear 2010Publisher Love Inspired SuspenseMy rating is 4 out of 5 starsRachel Long is a reporter for the local newspaper with designs on landing a big story that will propel her up the professional ladder She needs this story so she can earn money What most people don’t realize is that the money isn’t for herself but for her special needs sister She has been writing a series of stories on the escalating gang violence between two gangs in the city There have been six deaths in the last two months three from each gang However Rachel has received information from an anonymous inside source that this violence isn’t being perpetrated by the gangs but rather by a lone vigilante who has his own agendaMatt Franklin is a detective with the police force who has been called to the scene of these murders and is working to try to bring justice to the victims He is a Christian who volunteers at the city youth center for at risk teen boys Matt comes from a wealthy family but he downplays that as he wants people to see the man he is not the money or connections his family has He meets Rachel at the scene of one of the murders and they strike up a friendship Matt asks her on a date but is wary she is after his money when she mentions she wants to work at a higher paying job than she has now As Rachel continues to be fed anonymous information Matt feels she is putting herself at and risk He wants her kept safe but she is determined to follow the story Suddenly Rachel has a target on her back as the vigilante has her in his sights What happens next you’ll have to read aboutI enjoy reading these stories full of suspense action love and faith Matt has a strong faith that helps him deal with the worst society has to offer sometimes He gives of his time to community service to try to improve the lives of young teen boys which is admirable He sets an example of a fine Christian man This is a story that can be read in an afternoon sitting outside enjoying the spring weather


  2. Christian Singer Christian Singer says:

    Love this book Then again you can't go wrong because it's a Love Inspired There could have been a little proofreading but it's a great story When your life's in danger and you don't know who's out to get you who can you trust? Have you ever felt like you were suspicious of everybody and didn't feel safe trusting anybody? While reading Yuletide Defender there were a few times I was spooked Right before the bad guy was revealed I was thinking Nah it can't be Why him? You just have to read this one Lots of suspense and some romance a good mix


  3. Cindy Cindy says:

    Rachel Long is a reporter on her way to the top at least that is her dream She lives frugally and saves lots of money knowing that someday she will be responsible for her younger sister who has Down's Syndrome Rachel has her life planned out and a man nor love is involved anywhere in that plan After being deserted by her father as a child and then having her first boyfriend leave her too all because they couldn't deal with Cara Matthew Franklin was a young detective who was the only child of wealthy parents and was a bit gun shy when it came to women He had been chased many times for his money and was determined he only wanted to be loved for who he was and not how much money he had Finding themselves thrown together when a vigilante is trying to stir up a gang war in their city Rachel and Matthew often find themselves in emminent danger A fast paced story set during the Christmas season you will not want to miss this great story from Sandra Robbins A wonderful story 218 pages 550 US 4 starsThis book was provided for review purposes only and no payment was received for this review


  4. Michelle Michelle says:

    Rachel Long's desire to get a better job just may get her killed When she starts writing stories about the truth behind the reason gang members are being killed someone is out to shut her up permanently Detective Matthew Franklin tries to warn her that she's in danger but she refuses to believe she cannot take care of herself So when danger finds her Matt has to step in and be her heroAs the two work together they feel the romantic tension building between them But Rachel has a responsibility to take over the care of her disabled sister and for that she needs a lot money Matt however is tired of women who are after his money Money is evil and he wants nothing to do with itI really liked the community center volunteer in this book He doesn't pity Matt but points out the truth to him I really liked both of these characters and the tension they shared The final blow up was great as well as the aftermathAs for the killerwell I figured out the who and why early in the book but still enjoyed the suspense of wondering if I had it right


  5. Barbara Barbara says:

    Intrepid is there any other kind? reporter Rachel Long is writing about the recent gang murders when she's given a tip from an anonymous source a vigilante is stalking the city and taking out gang members Matt Franklin a detective wants her out of harm's way but Rachel feels a need to cover the story no matter what the cost This book feels like a retread of other mysteries I've read; the characters aren't that interesting I guessed the vigilante before the end


  6. Theresa Theresa says:

    It's the holiday season in Lake City and someone is killing gang members Reporter Rachel Long and Detective Matt Franklin work together to solve the murders as their attraction to each other grows they each must over come old hurts left over from previous relationships Very good inspirational mystery


  7. CountryMum CountryMum says:

    Great book Rachel was a real life hero


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