Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Brooklyn's Survival ( Brooklyn Series #2) by Elizabeth York New Release

Title: Brooklyn's Survival
Series: Brooklyn Series #2
Author: Elizabeth York
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: October 4, 2015
After her father's funeral Brooklyn decides to hunt down the killer that had been raining down on New York City. This killer is infamous for blending in and playing games.

Will he get to Brooklyn, while she hunts for him or will he allow this game of cat-and-mouse to end? Will Mark come to her rescue after everything she has done?
Mark knows the path of destruction Brooklyn is on to stop a killer, that he has been unable to stop. Will he stop her when the time comes or let her live with blood on her hands?
Will he be able to let go of his anger to embrace her in life?
Will they ever find the love that was lost?

This review if for both Surviving Brooklyn and Brooklyn's Survival.  I received a copy from the author in exchange for my honest review.

I am very impressed with the effort and writing style to produce a truly suspenseful romance story.  Our main character is a strong, independent woman who is both smart and savvy in the nuances of the crime world.  Having an ex-Russian mobster for her father proved to be very useful and life-saving.

Her crush on her life-long friend Mark is the running undercurrent in both these books.  This is a bond she made with him that cannot be broken.  After so much loss of loved ones in both Mark's and her life, treading carefully before jumping into a relationship is warranted.

These books have both a 5-star potential.  I must explain why only a 4 star.  I reacted to the suddenly erotica-styled scenes in the middle of a suspense plot that had a rhythm of its own.  Maybe it was the shock factor...  and if you follow my reviews you know I love all genres of romance including Erotica.  In this case, though, it changed the mood of the plot for me.  I think that if I had had some indication to anticipate this turn of events I would have reacted differently.  It was too much of a shock to suddenly be reading these scenes and I felt a betrayal to the love Brooklyn had professed for Mark.

Nonetheless, this is a great story!  Just my honest opinion.  I leave this up to the reader to experience this story.  Would love to hear what your opinion is!

Up and coming author Elizabeth York has been writing for about seven years. Located in the southeast, she spends her days drinking sweet tea on the porch with her laptop in hand. She has devoted her life to her family and her books. With the loss of her Father to cancer in 2010 she makes "Dear Daddy" dedication pages in each book and donates 10% royalties to cancer research.
Take the time to get to know the characters and you will love them as much as she does.

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