Monday, April 29, 2013
A couple of weeks ago I met Susan Sleeman online.
She has a new book, No Way Out, and I offered to read an advance copy for her, and I'm so glad I did.
No Way Out grabbed me on the first page. I was riveted to the story of Alyssa Wells and Cole Justice. Alyssa is a widow with two young children. One night while on a run she overhears her dead husband’s police partner admit to being part of a meth ring and killing her husband. As she hurries away, she slips and the bad guys are after her.
After two tours in Iraq, Cole Justice is back in the states working as a private investigator. He’s out on the beach the night Alyssa runs for her life. He helps her to hide and then begins to protect her and the children while investigating.
I loved the characters in this book. Cole’s family is great at working together and loving each other. Alyssa’s children are adorable and believable. Cole and Alyssa face many obstacles in a short time and learn to rely on each other.
I don’t think you’ll be disappointed with this story. It’s fast pace and emotional, and the characters seem real.
Susan did give me a pre-publication advance copy of her book to review before it was for sale in stores, but I’m under no obligation to review it and say nice things about it.
I liked it so much, I'll be looking forward to Susan's next book.