Friday, June 1, 2012

Blog Tour & Review: Love is Murder by Sandra Brown

Before I could read, my parents read to me, so I don’t recall a time in my life when I wasn’t losing myself in fictional worlds. On Mother’s and Daddy’s knees, I cultivated a passion for make-believe. I grew up with books as a staple and libraries as a second home. Reading was my favorite pastime as a child, and it became an addictive habit I never outgrew.

Sandra Brown is the author of sixty novels. Writing professionally since 1981, she has published more than seventy novels and has upward of eighty million copies of her books in print worldwide.

She holds an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Texas Christian University, and in 2008 she was named Thriller Master, the top award given by the International Thriller Writers Association. Other awards and commendations include the 2007 Texas Medal of Arts Award for Literature and a Romance Writers of America’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Prepare for heart-racing suspense in this original collection by thirty of the hottest bestselling authors and new voices writing romance suspense today.

Go on vacation with Allison Brennan's Lucy Kincaid, where she saves a man from drowning, only to discover he is in far greater danger on land. Meet Roxanne St. Claire's "bullet catcher"—bodyguard Donovan Rush—who may have met his match in the sexually charged "Diamond Drop." Debut author William Simon shows us what happens when the granddaughter of the president of the United States is kidnapped. And Lee Child's pitch-perfect "I Heard a Romantic Story" puts a whole new spin on Love Is Murder.

Bodyguards, vigilantes, stalkers, serial killers, women (and men!) in jeopardy, cops, thieves, P.I.s, killers—these all-new stories will keep you thrilled and chilled late into the night.


With this anthology all the stories were short, fast-paced quick reads. I enjoyed the bulk of them, some more than others. With so many different authors we different writing styles, that's bound to happen.

I only skipped one story completely and skimmed a couple. But overall this anthology contains more hits than misses. Love is Murder is one to add to your summer reading list.

Book Obsessed


Monique said...[Reply]

Thanks for sharing. I really enjoy Sandra Brown but I'm not a fan of short stories. I'm glad you enjoyed most of them, but this doesn't look like the book for me. Hopefully, next time!

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