|Good opening for the Reading Redtails series. Goalie Shane Conrad has been having a hard time in the net. Everyone's advice is to take some time off and quit thinking about hockey. He meets Bliss Vescovi and decides the others may be right. Both think it will be a one-night stand or over at the end of the season but their hearts decide for something else.
I enjoyed this story. I loved the characters. I liked that not every character was perfect. They had flaws and disabilities. Bliss has to stop thinking she can read others minds. Shane is a good guy who puts many males to shame. I liked the strong connection Bliss had to her family and I liked how others tried to tell her she could pursue other courses in her life.
I cannot wait to read the rest of the series.
Sequel to Jurassic Park. This audio version is also narrated by Scott Brick. Despite being streamed across Overdrive courtesy of the library, it was still broken up into CD sections and announced the change of CDs and repeated the last line of the previous CD section before continuing with the narration - overall, distracting.
I admittedly listened to this mostly while lying in my sick bed and didn't pay it the same close attention as I did the first one. I'm not sure if Scott Brick's individual character voices were less distinct in this adaptation or if I was not aware enough to pick out the subtle differences. As I am already biased in favor of the story, I only mentally docked a half star for the (perceived) performance.
One thing that occurs to me about the story in general though: is Sarah's father actually the vet, Dr. Harding, in the original Jurassic Park? And, if so, WTF, Malcolm? That one, seemingly inconsequential, teasing hint is still bugging me. Plot holes, plot holes...
Deranged (A Morris Brick Thriller) by Jacob Stone is a twisted thriller about a mysterious serial murderer called the Skull Cracker Killer. It has violence galore and a psychopath that found a mate. It kept me entertained and turning the pages, so I gave it five stars.
Morris Brick is a credible character and I found myself intrigued by the preview of the pending book about him called Crazed.
I received a complimentary Kindle copy from Kensington Books and NetGalley. That did not change my opinion for this review.
It is in pre-order status until March 7, 2017, so I could not leave a review on Amazon or Barnes & Noble.