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Review & Giveaway: STEALING JUSTICE by Misty Evans & Adrienne Giordano

Congratulations to Misty Evans and Adrienne Giordano for the release of Stealing Justice, the first book in their Justice Team romantic suspense series.  Today, we’ll be celebrating with a review from Mary as well as an opportunity to win a Kindle!

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I really enjoyed this book.  The main characters Justice and Sydney were very believable in terms of their emotions and how they reacted to situations.  The sparks they struck off each other seemed plausible and real.,  Justice Greystone, a former FBI agent who is now persona non grata with the FBI, is the kind of tough, strong character that appeals to anyone reading romantic suspense. The secrets he has to hide make for an interesting story line as they are revealed.   He is not perfect, yet has the qualities that still make him a hero in the eyes of the reader.  Sydney, a woman who has secrets of her own, is the kind of heroine that appeals as well since she too is strong but not perfect.  Her generous heart when it comes to the lives of battered women will draw the reader to her character and allow them to forgive her illegal activities.

MistyEvans_StealingJustice_800pxWhat I found most appealing about the story is that for most of the book I believed the who done it revelation and I am hard to fool as most of the time I figure that out early on and just enjoy seeing how the author’s clues will reveal it.  However, in this case I was hooked for about 3/4 of the story until subtle clues led me to determine what the authors were after.

The sex and romance in the book were well done without too much detail and just enough sex to keep it interesting.  I liked some of the play on names used such as the Smoking Gun Escort Service, Front Range Security, Fresh Start Social Service Agency and the Polka Dot Confections bakery.  The names seemed to reveal the authors have a good sense of humor. I would like to read the next book that will come out revolving around one of the minor characters in the book, Monroe.  I hope it will prove to be as engaging and enjoyable as this book was.

Reviewed by Mary

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About the Book:

Title: Stealing Justice (Justice Series, #1)
Authors: Misty Evans and Adrienne Giordano
Release Date: January 14, 2014
Category: Romantic Suspense
Source: ARC received from Authors

Book Summary:

In this first book in a thrilling new romantic suspense series…

Justice “Grey” Greystone was fired from the FBI for insubordination. Now the FBI wants him to use his renegade skills to take down a serial killer who’s above the law. To trap the Lion, Grey will need to send the perfect woman undercover.

Sydney Banfield runs a women’s shelter and bends the law daily to help victims of abuse escape their painful lives. Three of the women she’s recruited for government jobs have become victims of the Lion. If Syd has her way, the vicious killer will never touch another woman again.

Grey and Sydney set a trap—with Sydney as the sexy bait—but the Lion adds a complex twist to his homicidal agenda. With Sydney’s life on the line, Grey must race against the clock to catch a killer who’s as unstoppable as he is evil.

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About the Authors:

USA TODAY Bestselling Author Misty Evans has published over twenty novels and writes romantic suspense, urban fantasy, and paranormal romance. As a writing coach, she helps other authors bring their books – and their dreams of being published – to life.Misty likes her coffee black, her conspiracy stories juicy, and her wicked characters dressed in couture. When not reading or writing, she enjoys music, movies, and hanging out with her husband, twin sons, and two spoiled puppies.

Connect with Misty: Website Facebook / Twitter Goodreads

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Adrienne-Headshot-251x300USA TODAY Bestselling Author Adrienne Giordano writes romantic suspense and mystery.  She is a Jersey girl at heart, but now lives in the Midwest with her workaholic husband, sports obsessed son and Buddy the Wheaten Terrorist (Terrier). She is a co-founder of Romance University blog and Lady Jane’s Salon-Naperville, a reading series dedicated to romantic fiction.

Connect with Adienne: Website Facebook / Twitter / Goodreads / Dangerous Darlings

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Giveaway Details:

Misty and Adrienne are giving away a Kindle to one lucky winner from their tour! US Entries only. Just fill out the Rafflecopter form below to enter!

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