Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Review of Wild Horses by D'Ann Lindun

Wild Horses - Crimson Romance

Blurb: Her family ranch outside of Payson, Arizona, is the last place Castaña Castillo thought she’d ever see again. But when her mustang activist brother goes missing, Castaña returns home to lead the search. Years of bad blood between local law enforcement and the Castillo men lead Castaña to believe the local cops won’t put out much effort to locate her brother. Especially since they think he murdered two federal wildlife agents.

Disgraced FBI agent Jake Breton needs to bring in Martin Castillo to redeem himself and resurrect his career. Falling in love with someone related to the suspect is the last thing he can afford to do. The last time he followed his heart, and not his head, it nearly cost him his life.

Danger, adventure, and death push Jake and Castaña together. Will they learn to trust each other and leave their pasts behind?

My Opinion: Another delightful member of my kickass critique group has a new release available for sale on Amazon on June the 4th.  She's a fantastic lady with a good heart and always has been extremely helpful, in my experience.  So when the opportunity to read an advanced release of her new story, Wild Horses, presented itself, I spoke up fairly fast.  I always enjoy reading new and upcoming authors' works.  Always on the hunt for goodies, you know. 

While romantic suspense might not have been my most favorite genre of romance, I can truthfully say this author surprised me. 

Go ahead and grab your lasso and cheek chillers, Wild Horses will take you on a ride. 

It's a fairly fast-paced romantic suspense full of beautiful description and imagery.  It's entirely too easy to find yourself sympathizing with the characters which are well developed and full of such strong emotions.  The author painted a vibrant, smoothly flowing adventure that was enthralling to read. 

The book was full of twists and turns around every page.  Ms. Lindun's description was so affluent, I felt more like a character in the novel at some points as opposed to the reader.  Plus, by the end of the story, I felt so emotionally invested, I couldn't stop myself from tearing up.

One particular thing I loved the most was the heroine, Castaña.  She was a doer in every sense of the word.  Gotta love a strong heroine that's not afraid to get her hands dirty or do what must be done whether it be a pain in the ass or not.  That element of her character makes her much more identifiable to the real women of the world that I know. 

Thank you, Ms. Lindun, for a thoroughly captivating read.  I look forward to reading more from you very soon!

In conclusion, definitely mark your calenders and be ready to pick up your own copy of Wild Horses.  You will not regret it.   

Available for purchase on June 4thAmazon

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15 comments:

  1. Great review Melissa. Congratulations D'Ann. :)

    Marika

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  2. Fabulous review. I've wanted to read this book and enjoyed your comments immensely. Best wishes on your release, D'Ann!!

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  3. Another excellent review. The first thing about this book that grabbed me was the title--Wild Horses. I'm a horse lover and romance lover so put them both together, and you have a winner. And now add your great review on top of those two things and I now have to buy this book as soon as it comes out.

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  4. Great review Melissa. But it's hard not to have a great review of such a good book.

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  5. I completely agree, Daryl. Thanks for stopping by, ladies! Always a pleasure to see you here.

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  6. Congratulations on your release, D'Ann! Wishing you many happy sales. Melissa - great reveiw!

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  7. Congrats, D'Ann. Can't wait to get my hands on this one as well!

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  8. D'Ann is a great writer. You should run, not walk, to get this book when it's released!

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  9. Fabulous review and so true!! D'Ann is an amazing writer! You don't want to miss any of her books! I'm running out to get mine!

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  10. I'm looking forward to getting my copy!

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  11. Great review--of course, you had a lot to work with! Good job, D'Ann.

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  12. Excellent review, Melissa. I don't read a lot of romantic suspense, but I'm certainly going to start with this one. Sounds like a super summer read! But then, the author is a super lady. :)

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  13. Thanks so much for stopping by everyone!

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  14. Great review, Melissa... I can't wait to read this book!

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  15. Great review, Melissa!

    D'Ann, congrats on the upcoming release! Your book just might make me a romantic suspense reader!

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