The suspense escalates with each scene in this action-packed romantic suspense novel. The characters are well-rounded, and both face internal and external challenges throughout the story. Tension builds between the hero and heroine realistically. Pacing is steady and rising to the end.
Jack Tanner, Sheriff’s Detective of Grayback County, kicks into search and rescue mode after a plane crash in the Rocky Mountain National Forest. He peers over a five-hundred-foot cliff with his binoculars and spots a body below. Who but his old flame, US Forest Service Special Agent Terra Connors, would show up and join the investigation? Jack regrets dumping her a few years ago and finds he still loves her. Is there a chance of reconciliation?
Terra Connors shows up at the scene and spots the man who skipped out on her and left her heart crushed. Now she faces working with him while investigating the murder of a local man and the circumstances of a downed plane in the National Forest. Facing Jack again dredges up old hurts, but her boss assigns her to the case, and she has no choice but to work with him. She keeps her distance and refuses to rehash the relationship that shattered her dreams. She can never trust him with her heart again.
Present Danger is filled with unexpected twists. Author Elizabeth Goddard does an excellent job keeping readers intrigued and turning the page.
I give this novel five stars.
I received a complimentary copy of this novel from the publisher for my honest review. All thoughts are my own.
Elizabeth Goddard is the bestselling, award-winning author of forty novels and counting, including the romantic mystery, THE CAMERA NEVER LIES–a 2011 Carol Award winner. Four of her six Mountain Cove books have been contest finalists. Buried, Backfire and Deception are finalists in the Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery and Suspense, and Submerged is a Carol Award finalist. A 7th generation Texan, Elizabeth graduated from North Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and worked in high-level software sales for several years before retiring to fulfill her dreams of writing full-time.
You can find out more about Elizabeth Goddard on her website www.ElizabethGoddard.com