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Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Deception Lake

Deception Lake by Paula Graves

Publisher: Harlequin

February 2015

ISBN: 978-0-373-69820-2

Pages: 224

Contemporary, Romantic Suspense

Deception Lake, Tennessee

Jack Drummond is a cowboy whose rodeo days have come and gone.  Now it seems he is in for a different ride of a lifetime.  A ride that has life hanging in the balance. He unexpectedly runs into an old flame, Mara Jennings. Which sets off a series of events that Jack never saw coming. 

One problem is that Mara isn’t anything like the woman Jack knew. She looks and sounds like Mara but is completely different now. The passions that are reignited between them aren’t enough to hide the fact that she is harboring a very big secret.  She is also hiding out from an even bigger enemy.  The truth may be the only way they will be able to stay alive.  Then again the truth just might tear them apart permanently.

This is a story that slowly builds at the beginning but once it catches some speed it doesn’t stop until the very end.  It is part of a series but readers won’t have any problems following the story as it unfolds.  This book has enough twists and turns to keep readers on their toes as it all comes out and reveals an ending that doesn’t disappoint in the least.  While readers might guess some of the secrets there are enough others that will keep them turning the pages. It will also have them wanting to read the rest of the series to learn more about this particular world.

Received a review copy

I give this one 4-1/2 red roses


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