Monday, January 21, 2013

BLOG TOUR: A Man to Trust by Cheryl Yeko


Thanks to Book Trailer Showcase for hosting this review tour. I thoroughly enjoyed it, so happy reading -- here's my review :-)

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Recap:

Angela’s survived an abusive marriage, but she tries to keep that to herself, making the lead detective in her husband’s death suspicious. Despite distrust on both sides, Angela and Jake find themselves undeniably attracted to each other, especially after being thrust together for her protection when she’s targeted by an unknown enemy. Can they learn to trust each other in time to stay alive?

Title:  A Man to Trust
Series:  N/A
Book #: N/A
Author:  Cheryl Yeko
Approximate Book Length:  206 Pages
Recommended Reader Age:  18+
Sexual Content:  Moderate

Thoughts:

Right off, the bottom line is I loved this story. The dynamics between everyone involved in the case, the family dynamics between Jake and his brother (and their kids), and the friendship dynamics between Angela and her best friend were so natural and multilayered. The case itself has depth and stays active throughout the plot.

The characters themselves were all very compelling. Other than the villain(s), there is no one that I did not like, in fact I generally only wanted more. Angela’s dark past with her late husband makes her so endearing. I cried for her as I read about the things she remembered and as she found goodness in her life. Jake is so noble and protective, it’s hard not to fall for him. I stayed completely invested in their outcome, but I was absolutely bound to Angela and wanted to scream at the injustice when things took a turn for worse.

I must confess that I only skimmed the villain’s POV sections, because I generally hate those, but they’re short and few and add to the complexity of the situation. The most important part of any story is its plausibility. This one is totally believable at every turn which is one of the things that keeps you riveted from the first page to the very last.

In Conclusion:

Overall, A Man to Trust is an emotional rollercoaster ride with a great balance of action, heat, and just plain tenderness. I doubt any romantic suspense fan will be disappointed!

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About the Author
Cheryl Yeko lives in Wisconsin with her husband Patrick. She loves to read, write, play piano and spend time with her grandchildren.

Although she has spent most of her professional life as a legal assistant, she can also include realtor, small business owner, and virtual assistant/mobile notary to her varied background. She is also a member of Romance Writers of America as well as the Wisconsin Chapter.

Cheryl is thrilled to be able to add author to her resume and would love to hear comments from readers.

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A Man to Trust Available Now!

The battered survivor of an abusive marriage, Angela doesn't mourn her husband’s death in a drug deal gone bad. But she’s not sure she can survive losing her heart to the handsome detective who assumes she’s a criminal, too.Tasked with Angela’s safety after she’s targeted by an unknown enemy, Jake discovers the beautiful widow is not what she seems. He soon realizes that trusting her goes hand-in-hand with desiring her, and passion and duty collide.Now it’s up to Jake to keep Angela—and their chance at happiness—alive.


3 comments:

  1. Loved your book...waiting for the next one

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  2. Loved Protecting Rose and A Man to Trust. Look forward to reading your next book.

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