Book Genre: Romance, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal
Book Series: Charley Davidson #9
Released: 1/12/16 by St. Martin’s Press
Pages: 326 Price: $26.99 Hardcover
Source: I borrowed this audiobook from my library
In a small village in New York lives Jane Doe, a girl with no memory of who she is or where she came from. So when she is working at a diner and slowly begins to realize she can see dead people, she’s more than a little taken aback. Stranger still are the people entering her life. They seem to know things about her. Things they hide with lies and half-truths. Soon, she senses something far darker. A force that wants to cause her harm, she is sure of it. Her saving grace comes in the form of a new friend she feels she can confide in and the fry cook, a devastatingly handsome man whose smile is breathtaking and touch is scalding. He stays close, and she almost feels safe with him around.
But no one can outrun their past, and the more lies that swirl around her—even from her new and trusted friends—the more disoriented she becomes, until she is confronted by a man who claims to have been sent to kill her. Sent by the darkest force in the universe. A force that absolutely will not stop until she is dead. Thankfully, she has a Rottweiler. But that doesn’t help in her quest to find her identity and recover what she’s lost. That will take all her courage and a touch of the power she feels flowing like electricity through her veins. She almost feels sorry for him. The devil in blue jeans. The disarming fry cook who lies with every breath he takes. She will get to the bottom of what he knows if it kills her. Or him. Either way.
Wow. The reread of this book made my heart melt all over again. Some people complain about how this book was too different etc. For me it made me fall in love with Charley, Reyes, and all the supporting cast of characters all over again. To watch Charley fall for Reyes all over again, to have everyone drop everything in their lives and come to support Charley while she struggled to find herself. It simply worked for me and I stand by my original rating and review.
Since I don’t have a lot to add to my initial thoughts I have decided to do something a little different for this review. I’m going to share some of my favorite quotes from the book. The ones that made my heart melt.
“Well, okay then,” I said, leaning into him. “That’s all you had to say.”
“When I looked in the mirror this morning.”
She stood in disbelief for a moment. Then astonishment. Then doubt. Then hope. Then wariness. Aka, the five stages of Cookie.”
My Rating:5 Stars