Monday, April 13, 2015

A Dangerous Love by Kara Leigh Miller & Jody Holford

About the book:
He's fighting to forget his past while she struggles to remember hers.

Doctor Josh Parker lives with guilt about his wife's death every day. He believes himself incapable of ever loving again, but when a mysterious woman arrives in the Emergency Room, brutally beaten and left for dead, he starts to feel something he hasn't felt in far too long – hope.

Alessandra Matthews has no memory of the events that led to her being hospitalized. Worse, she has no idea who hurt her or why. Although she's uncertain of who she is, she is fully aware of one thing – she's falling for her doctor.

As Josh and Alessa work to solve the mystery surrounding her past, she soon realizes just how much danger she's really in, but Josh refuses to let her face the darkness of her memories alone. With each of them struggling to put their past behind them, theirs is A Dangerous Love.

My review:
This novel is pure romance. Sparks fly between Josh and Alessa at the beginning and never stop. The romance is definitely the emphasis of the novel. There is a little suspense but it comes late in the story. There could have been more suspense earlier but that was not the case. The “bad guy” aspect of the novel I felt was a little weak, because of not utilizing potential suspense earlier in the plot.

The novel gave me a few things to think about besides the passion of romance. Are there really soul mates? Do some people experience an immediate attraction, sort of love at first sight? How does one really heal from past hurts and how important is one's Christian faith in that healing? How does one regain self esteem after making bad choices?

I recommend this book to people who enjoy Christian romance. The plot is not complicated and the romance moves along continuously. The characters are pretty well developed, with their share of hurts and anxieties.

Kara Leigh Miller lives in upstate New York with her husband and children. She enjoys time with her family and attending writers groups. She is active in The Romance Writers of America and the CNY Writers Haven. She is also the managing editor for Anaiah Press' Surge and Romance Imprints. Find out more at www.karaleighmiller.com.
Jody Holford lives in British Columbia with her husband and children. She has written two previous novels. Find out more at www.jodyholford.weebly.com.

Anaiah Press, 231 pages. Publishers link.

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I received a complimentary digital copy of this book from the publisher for the purpose of an independent and honest review.
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