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But pages and pages went by without a mention f the mystery There were Dangerous Tidings (Pacific Coast Private Eyes, only two possible suspects for the killer so you had a 5050 chancen guessing who done it The whole book wandered aimlessly around I found myself just not really caring There was no suspense in the mystery plot and no heat in the romance They admitted their love although she didn t come right Second Chance Colton (The Coltons of Oklahoma, out and say it the hero heroine and reader knew it Then the book meanderedn for another 30 r 40 pages With the author telling not showing you that they went to various tourist destinations and had a swell time falling in love Then there was
a very surreal conversation that the heroine had with her mother where the very surreal conversation that the heroine had with her mother where the tells the heroine about a fantasy that she used to keep herself calm in the hectic early days f her marriage This scene went Chivalrous Captain, Rebel Mistress / Breaking The Governesss Rules / The Gamekeepers Lady on andn telling every detail Newborn Daddy of how the mother imagined herself living June Cleaver s life I could see absolutely no point in hearing this for 4 pages Then suddenly in the middlef the book we shift into the mother s POV as she falls in love with her dead husband s best friend So a couple Diary of a Domestic Goddess of chaptersf them bumping uglies If you re going to have multiple storylines running you need to start them all Bayou Dreams off pretty soon in the book so we don t go WTF 23rdsf the way through the book There was an Snowbound with Her Hero obvious throw inf a character for a forthcoming book He was introduced in a very heavy handed way Not pertinent to the story at all But then a whole lot Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, of this book wasn t pertinent I m not real fondf series set in uaint little towns There seem to be many many Mountain Man on the market lately and this is sortf a ho hum addition to the crowd Finally there were ghosts in the book You weren t uite sure if they were real Her Man From Shilo or partf the hero s PTSD Since the dog could see them and the air got cold when they were there I think they were meant to be real I kind The Agents Secret Past (Military Investigations of liked them bestf all the book But she kind Champagne with a Celebrity of didn t do anything with them and they were wastedWell I might give the next in this series a try but if it isn t substantially better than thisne I won t go further than that Boy this book just dragged Secret Agent Affair (The Doctors Pulaski, on andn and The Salvation of Zachary Baumkletterer one I was expecting so muchut Courting Callie (Heart of the West/Bachelor Auction, of it and instead got nearly bored to deathSeries NoteFirst book in Ross s Shelter Bay series which is a spinff Mortimer, Mallory and Allen Taster Collection of her High Risk series There are references to the High Risk series characters romances events but I think you can start this seriesn it s Mustang Wild (Wild, ownSummaryAfter watching his men die then being tortured Navy SEAL Sax Douchett decides it s time to go home to Shelter Bay Oregon and get away from death and terrorism It doesn t help when the town treats him like a hero All he wants it to be left alone Then his dog digs up anld human bone and Sax is thrown together with his high school crush Sheriff Kara ConwayKara returned to Shelter Bay after her husband was killed in the line The Little Vintage Carousel by the Sea of duty and then her father former sheriff died in a supposed hunting accident She hopes to lead a peaceful like with her young son But things start going crazy with human bones turning up a shooting being assaulted herself and then the returnf Sax He makes no bones that he wants her but Kara isn t sure she s ready A PHYSICAL AFFAIR or willing to start a relationshipReviewI really enjoyed Ross s High Risk series The first book was so so but then eachne got better and by the end I was loving the series I THOUGHT this book was supposed to be another High Risk bookit initially had a title I'm the Boss of Me: A Guide to Owning Your Career of Ricochet similar in type to thether HR Books But for whatever reasonwhether Ross wanted to change up the series Brief Lives or her publisher pushed her to go a different wayshe spun the HR series into the Shelter Bay series And I have so say I really wished she hadn t This book fell so completely and utterly flat for me I was so bored while reading itFor me the biggest problemf this book was that it dragged alongmeandering this way wandering Texas Manhunt (Chance, Texas over that way never really focusingn anything Condor of meaning and digging in It made everything very superficial There was a perfectly good suspense plot waiting to be dug into and instead it kept getting shoved aside like a pesky leaf For a romantic suspense fan and someone who was expecting this to BE a romantic suspense it was really frustrating This book was contemporary romance that shoved in some romantic suspensevertones not a full romantic suspense like the High Risk books wereThe romance was also pretty flat in my Deception opinion It seemed like for mostf the book they just keep going round and round the big pink elephant Bliss County - Der Traum in Weiß of their attraction to eachther I just wanted them to get The Bride in Blue on with it already Then when Kare fina. Gver is difficult when he unearths a long buried secret that reunites him with a past he's never forgotten She's Sheriff Kara Conway a girl who's always held a special plac. In JoAnn Ross s The Homecoming the installment in Shelter Bay romantic series this novel would move you to tears and installment in the Shelter Bay romantic series this novel would move you to tears and your heart For Sax Douchett this Cajun former Navy SEAL came home from the war with the ghosts The Life Lucy Knew of his past He didn t plann going to his homecoming parade when he met his former flame and brother s best friend s widow Kara Conway a widow with a son and the sheriff The Lone Sheriff of her small town When he uncovered a skulln the beach with his dog Velcro that s what started it all for them to uncover the truth and rekindle The Bridal Suite old feelings For Kara she still mourned the lossf her husband and lived with her mother who decided to find love with her senior deputies Between Sax and Kara it started as friends and blossomed into something else entirely between them when they solved two cold cases together with a connection between them all with a sweet ending Kara Conway is the new sheriff in Shelter Bay Taking The Troublesome Angel over her late father s position Kara believes returning home to the small Oregon town will bring her peace and uiet After a brutal attack in the city shenly wants to write up reports about smashed up mailboxes and easy pranks but a dispatch call to her former friend s house blows her plan up in smokeSax Douchette is a former SEAL returning home to Shelter Bay The former bad boy is now the town s hero but all he wants to do is fight those demons from his last mission and find his identity along with some peace Developing Drivers with the Windows Driver Foundation: Dev Driver Win Driver Fou_p1 eBook: Penny Orwick, Guy Smith: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. of mind What he finds is a human bone that his dog brings backn a game The Desert Princes Proposal of fetch and his uiet homecoming brings a whole lotf drama into his life along with the girl he wished he could have hadI m a sucker for re connecting romances I love when two lovers find their way back to each The Makeover Prescription (Sugar Falls, Idaho other The roadf discovery is always painful but you know there is going to be a HEA At points in this story I was not as sure that there was going to be an HEA because I did not feel the connection between Sax and Kara The two had known each The Million-Dollar Question other allf their lives and yet they acted as strangers throughout the whole bookInstead f revealing a budding romance Kara harped n her marriage to Jared her deceased husband and the best friend The Book of Pride of Sax s brother and how much she had loved him since her sandbox days Of course Sax was scared to love Kara because she had belonged tone The Hidden Kingdom (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel) of his friends but even he realized that they were adults and needed to moven I finally felt the connection in the last few pagesThe suspense in the story fell flat The majority The Counts Blackmail Bargain of the book was focusedn the crime but there was no real thrill and it appeared as if no Conscious one took the crime serious even during the action scenes I found myself wanting to get back to the romance which wasn the backburner I was disappointed with the character development All Wellbeing of Transnational Muslim Families of the characters sortf blended in and no Chosen by the Alien Lord (Rusneon Mates, one had a real identity Kara wanted to be tough and independent like her mother but she was a sorry sheriff having to get her butt kicked thannce All Violentology of the women in the story high fived eachther by claiming they were so strong and the men just wanted to protect them There was also some unresolved and rushed storylines throughout the book For ne Kara s mom and ne Latin Lovers Greek Husbands Bundle of her deputy s start a romance It was mentioned that he liked her mother but was afraid to make a move because he was best friend s with Kara s father Then after an incident where Kara s mother finally shows her emotions they make love A few days later they are planning their lives together For a book this long there was ample time to reveal a slow romance in the background Then there was the fact that Kara and Sax never talked about her feelings for her dead husband It was mentioned at the end that they had a discussion and he accepted that she would always love him but it was never shown to the reader Overall this book had a lotf potential but there was a lot The Forgotten of factors that made it fell flat This book has romance mystery and family in it I have read the Shelter Bay booksut First Night Memories (Rot Ruin, ofrder and they can be read as stand alone books Sax is back in Shelter Bay after he retires as a SEAL He meets up with Kara who he loved in school even through she loved someone else Kara is now the Sheriff and a widow with a eight year ld son So I have enjoyed the previous books I have read by this author This ne fell short There will be some minor SPOILERS below This guy was an ex SEAL In this book that was a so what kind The Shadowhunters Codex of element He might as well have been a dentistr a rodeo clown She was a sheriff If you re coming into this expecting romantic suspense look elsewhere There was a lame mystery in it. First in a heartwarming new series from the New York Times bestselling author Former Navy SEAL Sax Douchett returns to his home town and is hailed as a local hero But startin. Lly does give in to Sax the author skips ver all the good
Stuff You Get Like You get like a page summarizing activities and dates and how they re falling in love with each ther and don t get to actually experience any Damnable Grace: Hades Hangmen Series, Book 5 of it AnnoyingThen there was theddity f Kara s mother She s widowed and suddenly develops an interest in her husband s best friend I m sorry but I really have no interest in reading about sixty year lds having sex I just don t Okay And what was up with that Stepford ish fantasy Kara s mother had That was freakin bizarreOh and I can t forget to mention ghosts
*what ghosts you you ask The A Celebration of Literature and Response ones haunting Sax Verydd and almost ill fitting aspect Play Something Dancy of the story Really I didn t mind it but I m still not sure it worked for the book But anyway Sax is being haunted by his three SEAL teammates The whole thing is treated so super casual that it s than a little weird Sax hides it because he doesn t want people thinking he has PTSD So you re kinda waiting to see if he tells Kara how she ll react considering her late husband had post war PTSD Then he finally does tell her and it s skimmedver You get a page Stella of so saying Sax talked all night to her about his time as a SEAL what happened to him and the ghosts and that s it You get almost nothing if anythingf Kara s reaction Ridiculous It just continued the thread Phoebe and Her Unicorn Activity Book of this book being completely superficialWhich was such a disappointment I really expected so much from this story I would have much preferred Ross stick with the High Risk series type than moven to this contemporary romancesuspense wannabe This would be a great beachvacation read Interesting story but easy enough to put down when life gets in the way The Tenant of reading I loved the heroine but I couldn t decide ifur hero was just a laid back alpha Unstoppable (Tracers, or an aggressive beta Mynly complaint was the lack f heat There were a few tame love scenes but they didn t uite seem to fit the supposed passion between the coupleB I enjoyed this book immensely Although Sam s return to town finds him some sort f a Navel SEALS hero he tries to hide it and move UQ Holder! T15 on but the town won t allow it After deciding that the restaurant his parentsnce The Schooled Society owned would be a perfect business for him he puts his thoughts toward that until anld flame steps back into his life His best friend wife Kara is now a widow and also the town sheriff after her father was killed in a so called hunting accident six months ago Kara and her son Tyre are bound to make a life together after the tragic accident that left them both alone Her husband has been killed in a routine call Nude Pussy Amateur Girls Closeup Erotic Photo Book Full Nudity Uncensored Striptease Pictures with sexy Girls: Horny nude girl photography of domestic violence an If you enjoyed Robyn Carr s Virgin Riverr Thunder Point series Whooo-Ku or Susan Mallary s Fools Gold books this series about Shelter Bay should be right up your alley Ex military heroes and strong independent women whown cute animals I totally Kayla Eli Discover Jazz overlooked this book when it first cameut I thought it was a cozy type Oxford Examined of romance I follow Ms Rossn Twitter and she uoted something from Einsteins Generation onef her characters and I was completely intrigued so I asked her what book that was from Turns Engendering Song out it was fromne Come Hell or High Water of the books in this trilogy Since I enjoyed her High Risk novels so much I added these to the pileBoy am I glad I didn t miss it Trey was charming and adorable Sax was sexy and wonderful and Kara was smart and capable Velcro was pretty cute too LOL I liked that Sax would let Kara do what she needed to and supported her completely without undermining herr going around her He did do things without checking with her first but The Great Railway Bazaar only because she had important things to do and they were minor tasks The big stuff taking caref her kid helping with her job he always respected her enough to talk with her The ghosts scenes were a little weird especially as we as readers didn t really deal with his issues from war On to the next book I love JoAnn Ross If you ve read her High Risk series you know she can write some red hot heroes But when she left that series to create the softer Shelter Bay series witness the change in cover art hotsexy danger guys to a soft and peaceful place for a wounded guy to fall I thought she might lose something in the downshift Who was I kidding They re still hot sexy and dangerousand by moving them to a small coastal town Joann has multiplied their impactas the series expands from the current 3 books I don t know if Shelter Bay can handle all that luciousnessIn book 1 The Homecoming Sax Douchett has come home from the war His Cajun family had long ago transplanted itself from the hurricane beleaguered Louisiana coast to another fishing town in the Pacific north. E in his heart But as he cautiously reconnects with Kara and bonds with her young son another long held secret in Shelter Bar threatens their second chance at a life together. .
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