UP IN ARMS by Kindle Alexander
Up in Arms by Kindle Alexander
Reviewed by Lisa
Years abroad honed Reed Kensington’s killer instincts in the courtroom, but now it’s time to come home and join a prestigious firm in the D.C. area near his family. Even better, Reed is home to help celebrate his younger brother Rylie’s wedding to his childhood sweetheart. It’s at one of the pre-wedding parties that Reed is re-introduced to Rylie’s best friends Trevor and Brody who he hasn’t seen in years.
The three men are members of a select military special ops team who are sent on the most dangerous of missions imagined. Together since boot camp Trevor West has had a secret crush on Brody for years and has watched the ‘man whore’ trample his heart time after time.
One glance, one moment of eye contact at the party and Reed knows he’s been bitten by the family legacy of a forever love. For Trevor’s part, every moment spent with Reed makes him realize the difference between a crush and love. As discreetly as possible the lovers begin to explore their feelings for one another as they celebrate a beautiful wedding with family and friends. But before the reception can begin the trio are called to duty and before they know it the love Reed and Trevor feel is tested in unimaginable ways – from life threatening injuries to crushing lies and heartache. They will be forced to fight for their happiness together every single step of the way.
Up in Arms is a compelling, fascinating drama that honestly explores the conflict of love in the military without taking away from an enchanting romance. The characters are realistic, their issues are complex, and the plotline keeps the reader engaged in their story. From the first page to the last, Up in Arms fulfills the promise of true love.