Thursday, August 18, 2011

Review: Stampeded by B.J. Daniels

Title: Stampeded
Series: Whitehorse, Montana: Chisholm Cattle
Author: B.J. Daniels
Read copy: eBook
Published: August 1, 2011
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1459209591
ISBN-13: 9781459209596

To escape a killer, she muct accept the Chisholm brand of protection…

Alexa Cross has spent a lifetime outrunning the "curse" of her bloodline. Now she must confront her past to save her family from an extraordinary force of evil. Haunted or not, the eerie Wellington Manor radiates danger and Alexa has nowhere to run except to her strongest—and most irresistible—ally.

Ending the threat against Alexa is Marshall Chisholm's top priority. He'll stop at nothing to erase her fear…and replace it with white–hot desire. But the closer they get, the more mysterious she becomes. And if they stand a chance of uniting to unlock a killer's secrets, Marshall will have to first unlock Alexa's…

My rating:

I don’t really know how to review this. Some parts of it were good, some less so, but the biggest problem was the two different storylines running parallel. It would’ve worked better in two books, but I guess one of them isn’t done yet, working as the main series arc.

As far as the main story goes – the haunted house, the clairvoyant in denial etc. – the pacing was good and the characterization also, the plot interesting, but once again, I didn’t particularly like the heroine (the denial part just bugged me) and the hero seemed a bit bland. I guess the supporting cast (Sierra in particular) stole the show in this one.


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