Chica Bella (Honor Guard) by Carly Fall-a review

CHICA BELLA (Honor Guard) by Carly Fall-a review

Chica Bella / Barnes and Noble/ KOBO

ABOUT THE BOOK: Released April 3, 2013

Landon “Blackhawk” Walker is ready to get out of the Navy SEALs. He has seen and done enough, and can’t wait to get to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico where three tasks await him: get back into civilian mode, take a boat out to the El Arco Rocks, and win back the heart of the woman he lost because of his career.

Maya Gonzalez has tired of the heartbreak that comes with Landon’s deployments year after year. When he walks back into her life, she cannot deny her heart, despite her reservations.

As they lose themselves in each other and the beauty of Cabo, their passion is rekindled once again, but Maya knows that one phone call means deployment for Landon, putting an end to their reunion, and possibly their relationship.


REVIEW: CHICA BELLA is a short story in the Honor Guard Series of novellas. This particular storyline is a contemporary romance novella about Navy SEAL Landon Walker and the decision he must make as to whether to return for a sixth tour of duty or remain behind and claim the woman who has stolen his heart.

Landon has given his commander two weeks-two weeks to find a replacement. Landon is tired of the blood; the death and the heartbreaking sorrow of war. Returning State side, Landon goes to the one place he hopes he will be welcomed with open arms. And if the woman he loves is willing to forgive him for breaking her heart, Landon will be willing to start a new life and a new career in the small Mexican resort town that has welcomed him home.

Chica Bella is a storyline that focuses on one man’s decision to put the horrors of war behind and face the possibility that it may be too late for his heart. Carly Fall pulls the reader into the storyline with our hero’s heartbreaking angst that the woman he loves may have moved on without him. But in true contemporary romance style, there will be a HEA but not before our heroine believes that she has come second-once again. Chica Bella is a well-written sometimes heart breaking AND heartwarming short story perfect for a lazy afternoon.

Copy supplied by the author.

Reviewed by Sandy


15 thoughts on “Chica Bella (Honor Guard) by Carly Fall-a review

    • Thanks Barb.

      I emailed Carly, and the Honor Guard series is a series of novellas through Decadent Publishing.

      Here is what Carly said: It’s really not a “series” in the true definition of the word. The stories are by different authors and they aren’t linked together through character or anything. It is more of a heading that a certain genre of book would go under when published through Decadent.

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