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only if you're a diehard eve & roarke fan!
on 7 December 2008
This was a really, really disappointing book, which I think does no justice to J D Robb, and has successfully put me off 2 of the other authors. It's ok if you want a quick, well written (in terms of command of language) series of time fillers for the tube, but otherwise don't waste your time.
The J D Rob story featuring Eve Dallas and Roarke is undoubtedly the best of the offerings, but even here, the feeling is that parts of the story were rather thrown together in a hurry, and it has an uncharacteristically weak, rushed, ending.
Love Endures, by Mary Blayney, was quite frankly a poor knock-off of an already bad Historical Mills & Boon, with unlikable & unbelievable characters, cliched plot and only a bewildering reference to suite 606 which the author obviously chucked in as required writing as it really didn't go anywhere in the script.
Cold Case by Ruth Ryan Langan was even worse, as it COULD have been good, but was ruined by the hero's actions - or lack thereof! - when he returned to the present time.
In character, he'd have called the local Sheriff out to exhuming remains in jig time: also, the author might have had a better ending if she'd reincarnated his lost love since she had ghosts and time travel already present in the story.
Again, Suite 606 got a mention, and again, there was no valid connection to anything that I could see.
(Can you guess I felt very let down by that one?!)
Wayward Wizard was fun, and it left me thinking that I might try something longer by author Mary Kay McComas: it had a storyline that made sense and likeable characters along with a good ending.
Overall, 2 ok stories if you haven't much choice available; 2 waste of paper stories, in my opinion.
Frankly, I'd advise you save your money for something better.