Hi lovelies! It gives me great pleasure today to host Marilee Brothers and her new book, “Allegiance”! For other stops on her Goddess Fish Promotions Book Tour, please click on the banner above or any of the images in this post.
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Allegianceby Marilee Brothers
GENRE: Romantic Suspense, New Adult
Transplanted California girl, Melanie Sullivan, vows to stay in Oregon until she nails the killer of her best friend, Dani. Mel’s ability to search a soul for innocence or guilt is a big plus. Her love for Billy the Kid, former Marine and now a detective with the 3 Peaks police department is also a factor in her decision. She’s not quite sure what’s going on with Billy. Has the PTSD from his Middle East deployments returned? When a hate crime is committed in 3 Peaks, Mel is recruited by sexy Homeland Security agent, Mick, who requires her soul-reading ability. Mick doesn’t hide his feelings. He’s more than eager to step in if Billy steps out, a complication Mel doesn’t need or want. As she goes undercover, Mel embarks on a dangerous journey, aided by her Uncle Paco and devoted friends. Along the way, she learns a valuable lesson about the power of forgiveness.
I lean down to drop a chaste farewell kiss on his forehead. A split second later, I’m flat on my back, pinned to the bed and Billy the Kid grins down at me like a naughty little boy. He rips out his ear buds and pulls the cord free until the music washes over us. It’s a rock and roll tune, a blast from the past.
“Hey, baby,” he says. “Wanna dance?”
Before I can form an answer, I’m swept off the bed and twirled around until I’m dizzy and laughing uncontrollably.
He sets me on the floor and pulls me tight against his body. “You sneaking out on me, Minnie Mouse?
I manage a weak, breathless protest. “I’m supposed to meet Steve at 9:30 a.m. I need to get going.”
He cups my face between his palms and brushes his lips across mine. “You sure about that?”
“Well, um...” My body says bring it on. My brain chimes in, promptness is overrated.
This book dives right in at page one and keeps you fully engaged and entertained the whole way through!
Okay, I might be a tiny bit bias as this book takes place in Oregon and well since I live in Oregon I gotta represent lol!
Mel, the main character has a unique talent or as referred to as her “affliction,” that allows for her to see one’s soul. Because of this, Mel often avoids looking directly into a person’s eyes as seeing their soul can be complicated to explain and is often frightening!
Mel’s best friend, Dani, recently dies and Mel takes on the responsibility of catching Dani’s killer. In book one, Mel went to Oregon to visit Dani so in book two, Mel is still in Oregon trying to solve Dani’s death. Mel is recruited by Mick, a Homeland Security Agent, to work on this case. Mel thinks she already knows who the killer is, but proving it and with real evidence isn’t the total cakewalk she thought it would be.
I loved the characters as they were truly genuine, likable, and relatable. Okay, maybe not relatable on the paranormal front lol, but definitely their personalities and characteristics.
There is a funny and entertaining love triangle between Mel, Billy, and Mick! Mel has two hot, sexy, and protective men vying for her attention and commitment.
There are quite a few surprises and I’d like to say misdirection’s. Like when you think “a,” is happening, but really as you delve deeper into the situation it’s really “b,” that’s happening. So, lots of good twists that’ll keep you on your toes!
This book touches on many genres, but the focus is mostly on paranormal, mystery, suspense, and romance.
This book is soundly structured, well written, and evenly paced. This book is written in first person POV. The writing flows and the storylines keep you captivated.
**Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of this book and have voluntarily provided an honest, and unbiased review in accordance with FTC regulations.**
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AUTHOR BIO & LINKS:
Marilee Brothers is a former teacher, coach, counselor and the author of ten books. Marilee and her husband are the parents of three grown sons and live in central Washington State. After writing six young adult books, Marilee is once again writing romantic suspense for the adult market. She loves hearing from people who have read her books. Feel free to contact her at http://www.marileebrothers.com and sign up for her newsletter The Obsessive Page Turner. Her author page on Facebook is: www.facebook.com/marilee.author and she occasionally tweets @MarileeB. Check out Marilee’s Amazon page here: http://www.amazon.com/Marilee-Brothers/e/B003RL7EWQ/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1447787413&sr=8-1Marilee’s blog is Book Blather, http://bookblatherblog.blogspot.com where she features aspiring and published authors as well as some tidbits of her own.
AMAZON BOOK BUY LINK & SALE INFO:
**Allegiance will be on SALE for ONLY $0.99 during the book tour!!**
Barnes and Noble:
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