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Title:Promise
Author :Dani Wyatt
Series:N/A
Release date:March 25th 2016
Rating : 3 Stars
Blurb :

Some promises are made to be broken. And others start out that way.Promise Henderson knows all about being broken. She’s a down-on-her-luck former foster kid who needs to figure out how to get her brother into her custody before the State of Ohio ruins his life forever.Enter Beckett Fitzgerald. A SEAL with a scarred face, a bad sense of humor and no place to call home. He has another asset though. A big one.For ten years he’s tried to forget the girl with snow white hair and an angels eyes, but when fate throws her into his path once again, his obsession turns possessive and sparks fly. Only, Promise has a Judas by her side vying for her heart and Beckett needs to reveal the truth before he loses her forever. Debts of the past come calling and Beckett shows her just how far he’s willing to go to protect what is his.

Review :

Promise by Dani Wyatt was a kind of confusing book.

And I guess I am the odd one out here. I did just take a look at other reviews before writing mine which I rarely do, to not get into quoting other reviews. But since I found no indication on the book blurb itself – I checked the reviews that I saw but there is also no reference in them – so I am just going to put it out there …
Is there a second book ? Am I the only one having a #cliffhanger-kind-of-feeling ???
Not going into more details but it is something I do not like at all. I always want to know if I will be reading a standalone or not (you can thank Sylvia Day for that problem but she really messed me up when it comes to this)
I went into reading the book very open minded as I never read anything by this author before. And I liked her plot idea a lot. But during the actual story development there were a lot of additional side stories woven into the original that I felt were overdone.
They were distracting the whole plot. Actually they were also turning it into something more of a thriller kind of book. Which is not my genre anymore (I used to read it a lot).
The characters – Promise and Beckett – were developed with an interesting background and described well. But I had a problem into placing them together as a couple – again probably my bad.
It wasn’t a bad book by all means, the writing is actually pretty good – It was just that for ME there were to many layers within this story and with my problem in connecting the leads it did not work out for me that well.
On the other hand I assume this book will appeal to readers that like a more “thriller-related” approach in their romance novels – so enjoy.
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