Saturday, May 29, 2010

Review: Beguiled by Deeanne Gist and Mark Bertrand

Rylee Monroe walks dogs in the ritziest area of Charleston, South Carolina. She leads a solitary life which revolves around the animals she cares for and her senile grandmother in a nursing home.

Newspaper reporter Logan Woods is writing a book about local criminals that could make his career. When his investigation of the Robin Hood Burglaries in prominent Charleston estates leads him to Rylee Monroe, he finds he just may be barking up the wrong statue.

Beguiled is a romantic suspense that kept me flipping the pages right up to the very end. This collaboration between Gist and Mark Bertrand (her former crit partner) was a nice change of pace from her historical romances. It didn’t have the same edgy inspirational quality as her other stories, but it was a quick and enjoyable read which guarantees Gist will remain on my list of favorite authors.


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And just for fun, here's an interview the authors taped for Bethany House:




Today I get to announce the winner of my first giveaway! I used Random.org which eliminates the temptation to only pick followers I know.

As of Friday night at 8pm, I had 24 followers. Random.org says the winner of Deeanne Gist's book A Bride Most Begrudging is follower number:


Congratulations to Karen Bridges! Contact me by Monday with your mailing address and I'll get the book right out to you.

Coming Attractions:
Next Wednesday I'll blog about log lines, tag lines, and one sentence pitches, and Saturday look for my review of Never Without Hope by Michelle Sutton.




CymLowell

4 comments:

  1. What a wonderful blog.
    Kelly Bookend Diaries
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  2. Hello Joy, thanks for the follow...I'm following back and I really like your blog!
    ~Lauri
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  3. Sounds like a great read :0) Aren't giveaways fun! Congrats to your winner.
    Have a blessed weekend

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  4. I really love your blog!!! I love the header!!! I am really looking forward to reading more from you!!! I am now a follower!!! Feel free to check out mine Addicted To Romance

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