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Review & Giveaway: MEAN STREAK by Sandra Brown

In Mean Streak by Sandra Brown, Dr. Emory Charbonneau is a well known pediatrician, marathon runner, and philanthropist.  Her current cause combines the latter two and in preparation for running the marathon, Emory decides to train by running part of the Appalachian Trail in rural North Carolina.  Things don’t exactly go as planned and Emory wakes up in a strange man’s cabin with a concussion and no recollection of how she got there  Worse still, is the stranger her savoir or someone bent on causing her harm?

This was my first time reading a novel by Brown.  I knew of her and had seen her books at the library and book store.  Apparently I have been missing out on a good author! My to be read list just grew by a lot!!!

I can’t review this book without mentioning how much I hated Emory’s husband, Jeff. The character personified slimy and self centered for me. Every time he made an appearance, my teeth would be set on edge.  I still don’t know why someone like Emory would marry someone like him.

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Review & Giveaway: LOVE’S ENCORE & ELOQUENT SILENCE by Sandra Brown

Today we are participating in Sandra Brown’s blog tour for not only Love’s Encore but also for Eloquent Silence! That means we have two reviews for you as well as some very awesome giveaways (including Kindle!)!

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Review of Love’s Encore:

Romance and mystery. These were two of my favorite types of books as I was growing up and this resurrected romance of Sandra Brown’s fits the bill for the first of my favorites. Sandra wrote this back in the 80’s and it Is reminiscent of that period of romance writing. The setting is the south, Natchez to be precise, and the opening finds Camille preparing to help restore an old southern mansion. What she is not prepared for is meeting Zach again, an old acquaintance from the past, a very intimate acquaintance. In fact their past relationship has haunted her for the last two years and more or less spoiled her for other men.

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