5.0 out of 5 stars I first read this in the early stages and loved it, I promised to re-read once it had ...,15 Mar. 2016

 
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This review is from: Hardened by Steel (Steel Corps Book 2) (Kindle Edition)
I first read this in the early stages and loved it, I promised to re-read once it had been edited and released. I'm glad I did, this book is amazingly good. The first book introduced us to Mic and the team, getting straight into a mission and training. The ending was a slight shock but you would have to read it to find out why. This second book picks up a little after the end of the first, another new team member, there's a bit more to him than we know at first. you get action almost from the start, the team on a rescue mission. This starts to spiral, its fast paced so no getting bored. Very much a military story so you have guns, explosions, torture as well as the team training. I have trouble picking out what I love most about these books, but I think its the bond that the team have with each other. They know each others strengths and weaknesses, can almost read what's on their minds anticipating the next move each will make. Having a new guy and a fairly new guy doesn't seem to affect that by much, they just slot in like they have always been a part of it only a few minor hick ups. I was as much on the edge of my seat with this re read as I was when I did the early one, there are a few scenes that very tense and almost upsetting. Torture and abuse can be like that its hard reading about any one going through that, but its a part of life in certain areas of military work. There is a little bit of romance in this book which just adds to the story, I cant wait to see where this side of it goes. There is also a lighter side that give us a laugh, one especially had me chuckling. J B has done a fantastic job following through on this second book, after the first I was curious to see if she could match it and she did more than that. This is even better than the first and it also gives a link in to the third, getting you impatient to read that as well just wanting to keep going. I have no hesitation to recommend this series to anyone that likes a military based story with a little romance thrown in