- File Size: 618 KB
- Print Length: 284 pages
- Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
- Publisher: The Wild Rose Press; Crimson Rose edition (June 7, 2011)
- Publication Date: June 7, 2011
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B00550W1BQ
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,367,153 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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to see who the bad guys were and what they were planning. The main
characters were credible yet not infallible, more true to life, and
unable to leap tall buildings as so many characters are portrayed
in similiar plots...Easy reading. Probably, since it involves both
mystery and romance it will be enjoyed by both men and women.
you'll quit reading after you finish the chapter, except when the
chapter ends, you need to keep going!
This was an easy read and would make a great vacation bring-along. Good character development & especially enjoyed Nora's spunk.
There was a good variety of genuine characters and just enough "romance" to be fun. The author has a great sense for descriptive narrative and made the resort and the beauty of the area come alive. I think Ms. Anderson is the real deal and look forward to her next effort.
Rena Gordon has a ton on her plate. Not only is her job overly challenging, she has a family member show up to rock the boat. Rena also has skeletons in the closet that come out to play amidst possible saboteurs, and that's just for starters. I liked that she wasn't a quitter and was actually pretty smart. A strong heroine and perfect for the hero.
CIA agent Neal Jackson might be faking it as a fishing guide but he can't hide from the truth of his feelings for the intrepid Rena. He's a macho and professional guy and I enjoyed how he just couldn't keep those pesky emotions of love and attraction at bay.
It's not often I get to see a fishing resort used as a romantic location. It seems a little strange, but the author sure pulled it off. In fact the whole thing was well crafted and I was pretty happy with the results.
Ms. Anderson did an excellent job of keeping me on my toes. Readers are going to find lots of intrigue and deception as well as intricate story threads that at first seem disconnected but come together for an amazing and exciting conclusion. I enjoyed trying to figure out who the "bad guy" was, and certainly the author did a bang-up job of keeping me guessing.
Another aspect of the book I appreciated was that the drama and suspense were light enough to be an enjoyable read - no heavy darkness to endure.
The sensual tension between Rena and Neal was entertaining and made it quite romantic. Last Resort also has the benefit of being a book both mainstream romance readers and romantic suspense readers can get into because it was perfectly balanced between the two. The best part is the wonderful happily ever after.
Secondary characters are integral to the plot movement. Rena's sister causes conflict and interest with her penchant for partying and the employees who may or may not be bad guys kept me guessing. I appreciated that the author didn't paint the bad guys with a broad brush. In Last Resort, the guys in the story are specifically radical Muslims bent on terrorism and mayhem. The author was clear on that.
Last Resort is an interesting read that will keep your nose firmly planted in its pages. Make sure you leave enough free time to enjoy this one from cover to cover!
originally posted at the Long and Short of It Romance Reviews
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