Showing posts with label Lenora Worth. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lenora Worth. Show all posts

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Review: Deadly Holiday Reunion by Lenora Worth

Deadly Holiday Reunion by Lenora Worth

My rating: 4 stars / I really liked it


Texas Ranger Jake Cavanaugh will do anything to rescue his kidnapped daughter from the clutches of a killer. And that means turning to Ella Terrell—his high school sweetheart—for help. The former FBI agent is lucky to be alive after her own encounter with the vengeful madman. And now history seems to be repeating itself this holiday season. Ella needs time to sort through the past—yet time is a luxury they don't have. For the kidnapper is taunting them with misleading clues and a ticking clock. But Ella will bring Jake's child home at all costs—even at the risk of losing her heart and her life….

My Review

So... I read this book at night and it totally freaked me out! I'd say the author was very successful at creating a tight-knit suspenseful thriller. Ella and Jake are both strong and independent characters dealing with the most stressful of circumstances, so the romance suffered a bit, but the author brought them together in a believable way considering the task they are focused on. The cat and mouse game the serial killer plays with them keeps the pace and investigation moving quickly, but there is still the feeling of needing to move faster to get ahead. I'd definitely recommend this book to fans of suspense and crime drama.

(Thank you to Harlequin Publishing and Love Inspired books for a copy of the book in exchange for my honest review)

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Review: An April Bride by Lenora Worth

My rating: 3 stars

Synopsis from

War changes everything . . . even their love.
Bride-to-be Stella Carson can’t wait to marry her longtime sweetheart Marshall Henderson. But Marshall has been away serving his country and after suffering a head wound and being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress syndrome, he has distanced himself from Stella by asking her not to visit him in a Washington, D.C. hospital.
Marshall returns to Louisiana just four weeks before the wedding, but as the big day draws near, Stella wonders if the man she’s loved for most of her life still wants to marry her.

My Review

I thought this was a great plot. I enjoy stories of soldiers who serve their country and the women who support them. The amnesia angle was interesting, especially as they began to connect again and Marshall began regaining his memories. The countdown to the wedding was a stress factor for the couple, but it also hindered the development of the relationship in the story since Stella's thoughts and scenes were for the majority focused on whether or not to continue with the wedding, postpone, or call it off. The characters seemed to be stuck in limbo which became a little repetitive. I loved the ending, but I don't want to give anything away!

(ARC provided via Netgalley for unbiased review)