Sunday, March 7, 2010

Beguiled by DeeAnne Gist & J. Mark Bertrand


I just got finished reading Beguiled by Deeanne Gist and J. Mark Bertrand and it was fantastic! It's been a while since I've had the opportunity to read an excellent book and finish in two days!

Beguiled is the perfect combination between mystery and romance. Rylee is a dogwalker in an upscale Charleston neighborhood. When several of her clients are burglarized by the Robin Hood Burglar, the police begin suspecting that she is somehow involved. Rylee teams up with a local news reporter Logan to find out who is really behind the burglaries.

Now, I've read quite a bit of Christian fiction in my time ... and my fair share of romance and mysteries as well. The authors did a wonderful job writing the story in such a way that you are still guessing "who did it" until the very end of the book.

I also felt that Rylee was represented as a "real" person ... she had problems that stemmed from her childhood and were still affecting how she lived her adult life. The authors allowed her to deal with these problems realistically ... through friendships and her relationship with God.

I would definitely recommend this book to my friends! But only if you have a weekend to start and finish it. You won't want to put this book down!

This book was given to me by Bethany Publishers in exchange for a fair and honest review of the book.

5 stars (out of 5)

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