The Promise He Made Her
(Where Secrets are Safe #9)
by Tara Taylor Quinn
Adult Contemporary Romance
Mass Market Paperback & ebook
July 1st 2016 by
A man of his word
Dr. Bloom Freelander thought it was safe to breathe again when Detective Sam Larson put her abusive ex away for good. She's been moving on, running a private practice and providing psychiatry services to The Lemonade Stand women's shelter. But now that her ex is a free man, she's in danger once again.
Forced into protective custody, Bloom can't help but fall for her protector. But she has every reason to doubt the handsome detective's word. Sam broke his promise to her once. Who says he won't break it again—along with her heart this time?
A heartfelt and poignant story with serious issues handled with care, yet in a raw and lifelike matter.
Bloom's life hasn't been easy, her superior intelligence seems to have brought more negative aspects into her life, than blessings. But she is a survivor, strong and capable, and has finally found a place in her life where she has balance, happiness, and stability. Until her ex-husband gets out of prison.
I was pulled into the story from the start. The intriguing way the plot was introduced, with small pieces of information at the time, cleverly pulled me into the tale, and took a hold, keeping me up at night until 'the end'.
The present danger and threat constantly escalating, while Bloom's story of survival is revealed, gives the tale an intense atmosphere of urgency. The sexual tension between Sam and Bloom add to the pressure, their growing feeling towards each other seems at times more of a hindrance than delight.
The story is a clever mix of tragedy, suspense, and romance with the themes tied together seamlessly, all part of the bigger picture. The complex cast of characters are charming, warm, and sincere, they are likable and easy to relate to, to understand and agree with, the force that moves the story forward.
A puzzling and gripping plot in a captivating and thrilling tale, with strong characters, and fragile romance gives an enticing novel indeed
~ Four Spoons with a teaspoon on the side
The author of more than 70 original novels, in twenty languages, Tara Taylor Quinn is a USA Today bestseller with over six million copies sold. A 2015 RITA finalist Tara appears frequently on bestseller lists, including #1 placement on Amazon lists, and multiple showings on the Publisher’s Weekly Bestseller list. She has appeared on national and local TV across the country, including CBS Sunday Morning.
Tara is a supporter of the National Domestic Violence Hotline. If you or someone you know might be a victim of domestic violence in the United States, please contact 1-800-799-7233.
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MY GRADING SCALE:
5 Spoons - Amazing, memorable story that I loved, and want to read again.
4 Spoons - Fantastic, entertaining story
3 Spoons - Good story, but not much that stood out
2 Spoons - A story with some issues, that were a problem to me
1 Spoon - Not for me
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