Happy Friday everybody!Rose City Reader. The Friday 56 is now hosted by Freda's Voice. Check out the links above for the rules and for the posts of the participants each week.
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Hour of Need by Melinda Leigh. This is Leigh's newest romantic suspense title. I received the eARC from the author for review. Here is the description:
While fighting in Afghanistan, Major Grant Barrett receives devastating news: his brother and sister-in-law have been murdered in Scarlet Falls, the sleepy suburb of Grant’s youth. Emotionally scarred from war, the career soldier returns home on emergency leave to temporarily care for his orphaned nephew and niece. But when someone tries to kidnap the kids and their teenage babysitter, Grant knows it’s not a random act…and neither were the murders.Beginning:
Already devastated by her neighbors’ violent deaths, Ellie Ross is shattered by the attempted abduction of her teenage daughter so she desperately turns to Grant for help. As they navigate a deadly search for the truth, they struggle with growing feelings for each other and Grant’s impending return to Afghanistan.
But time is running out. The killer is growing bolder by the hour, and Ellie and Grant must find him before the children become his next victims.
Bestselling author Melinda Leigh delivers another gritty mystery simmering with spine-tingling passion in this first Scarlet Falls novel.
Tonight's celebration felt as hollow as Lee's confidence.Friday 56:
Grant paused to read the medicine labels: the usual concoction of fluids, antibiotics and steroids. The Colonel's white hair was clean and combed, and the bed linens appeared fresh.