Today we are celebrating the release of Carmen DeSousa’s latest romantic suspense novel! Split Decisions is a follow-up novel to the romantic-suspense bestseller She Belongs to Me. While you do not have to read the first book to enjoy the second, we believe you should have the option, so click here to avoid spoilers.
If you’re still here, read on for a first peek at Split Decisions and a chance to win a $10 Amazon gift card.
About the Book:
- Title: Split Decisions
- Author: Carmen DeSousa
- Publisher: 5 Prince Publishing
- Release Date: June 27, 2013
- Category: Romantic Suspense
- Source: ARC won from Author giveaway
Sometimes you want something so badly you are willing to abandon everything you’ve ever known—including yourself.
Eighteen years ago, Jaynee Monroe married the man of her dreams, became the mother of four, and fulfilled her career goals. About to turn forty, she senses something is missing from her idyllic life. While Googling her name in an attempt to find herself, she unearths something so impossible, she contemplates her own sanity. Seeking answers, she embarks on a journey to discover the truth, only to end up abducted by a deranged stranger who insists on calling her Caycee.
Caycee took the road less traveled. Rejecting a marriage proposal from the only decent man she ever knew, she ventures to California to become famous. Eighteen years later, success has left her alone and miserable. Attempting to locate her lost love on Facebook, she discovers his infatuation with her. Not only does his presumed-dead wife have Caycee’s uncommon middle name, it appears he has photo-shopped her face over hers.
Never could Caycee and Jaynee have imagined decisions they made years earlier would threaten not only their lives but also their loved ones. Caycee must now reunite with the southern gent she dismissed eighteen years ago and convince him to accompany her to New York to locate his wife, the most important person in both their lives.
So Many Reads Review:
Carmen’s books get better and better. I have enjoyed all her books but I seem to enjoy each new release more than the last one. Split Decisions is the follow up book to She Belongs to Me and takes place over a decade later. I thought this was a great choice. Jordan and Jaynee are at a different stage in their lives and marriage and that helps it to read as a completely different book. Because I don’t like to let characters go, I really enjoyed reading another book about Jordan and Jaynee.
With Carmen’s books you get a lot of mystery. There is a lot of suspense in Split Decisions, but the mystery of “who did it” is strongly there and is what keeps the readers engaged. The romance in this story is unique and sweet. It was just enough for the story and the characters. I can’t really tell you how unique, as that would include too many spoilers. You will just have to read it to find out.
In Split Decisions, there are several story lines going on. More characters, more plot, more bad luck for Jaynee. I adore Jordan. He is so awesome in this story. It is hard to believe, but I think I like him better in this book than I did in the first one. Some of it has to do with the different circumstances and that there isn’t that doubt in their marriage. I also really like how both Jordan and Jaynee’s Christianity comes out in Split Decisions. They both have a strong faith in God and it shows.
Carmen develops the characters very well, the plot is very tight and moves along at a good pace. Everything comes together at the end and you can sigh happily. If you are looking for a clean, romantic mystery that is well balanced between the romance and the mystery I recommend you try Split Decisions!
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