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Just a heads up that I'm going dark for several weeks. I may still update posts/challenges but there will be no new content, not even Thursdays.

My Mom died and I'm taking each day as it comes, plus helping my Dad go through her stuff.

Jan 16 update: Mother-in-law, who I call Mom, is in the hospital for bypass surgery

Feb 19 update: MIL is home now :-D and slowly getting better. I'm still helping my Dad with Mom's stuff but since my brother is out of town, I'm spending 4 nights at his house every week for a month. It's MUCH closer to Dad's and they do meals together and hang out.

Mar 8 update: I'm having a blast with my Dad. MIL has gone back to the hospital

Mar 29 update: MIL is home but not doing well.

Apr 9 update: SIL is nurse and has taken time off work to care for MIL who is basically receiving hospice care at home.

I'll see you in May . . . April 23 update: My Mother-in-law, who I call Mom, died yesterday.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

B is for . . . Broken Trust (inspirational romantic suspense)

Broken Trust
Sharon Dunn

Publisher: Love Inspired Suspense from Harlequin
ISBN:978-0373444823
Published: March 2012
genre: inspirational romantic suspense
217 pages
There is a note from the author and discussion questions

format available: ebook, mass market paperback

author's website

Back of book:
"I need you to trust me."

Impossible! Sheriff Christine Norris still remembers the heartache from the last time she gave Special Agent Wyatt Green her trust. And she certainly doesn't believe him now, when he claims some of the residents are involved in a dangerous militia. But Christine can't ignore the fact that someone who may be tied to the militia has kidnapped an innocent boy. and when she's almost killed in a fiery explosion, Christine realizes Wyatt may be the only person she can trust to protect her. Even if she's still not sure she can trust him again with her heart...


My thoughts
Remote Eastern Montana, a kidnapped boy, her life on the line. Can you feel the suspense? I haven't even started the book yet but I'm ready to jump in if she needs me.

Let's get started . . .
".... The evidence is what it is. Clearly there is a subversive element in Roosevelt and they are teaching young boys how to build bombs." She walked over to the window and stared at the street outside as people bustled by. " The good guys do look exactly like the bad guys. Now I don't know who to trust or suspect."
back to reading . . .

I'm not sure what to say. It seems that people have been hiding true feelings inside this small-town-everybody-is-your-friend community. And just because this is an "inspirational" romance doesn't mean there isn't sexual tension, it's just portrayed differently, and there are hugs and kisses.

Well, hiding out while being shot at almost demanded a hug. After all, you are trying to be as small a target as possible ;-)

I've still got 86 pages to read and so far there has been a car bomb, a house fire, and the attempted murder of a Federal Agent by Bull as well as bullet, a couple of ambushes. All this and the people still harbor a grudge from 10 years ago and won't speak to the Feds. And to top it off, the Sheriff's husband may have been murdered and we're no closer to finding the poor boy they came for!

There's another kidnapping and heart pounding hostage situations. But when push comes to shove, widows were willing to let them use the phone or stay the night. Those cinnamon rolls sound good right about now.


Disclaimer: This was a private purchase but the review is not written any differently than if I had received a complimentary review copy. The opinions expressed in this post are mine and may differ from yours. Book information courtesy of the author and the book itself.

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