Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Laura Griffin's One Last Breath

Laura Griffin's debut novel One Last Breath officially hits the stores today. If you are a romantic suspense fan, go out and get your copy. I was fortunate enough to read the Advanced Reader Copy (ARC). Here's my official review:

It’s all Laura Griffin's fault. I lost precious hours of sleep devouring her debut novel, One Last Breath.

While spying on her ex-husband, reporter Feenie Malone realizes there’s more to Josh than just being a lousy ex. Hoping to kill two birds with one stone, Feenie decides to investigate Josh’s connection to a well-known criminal and use the story to advance her career.

PI Marco Suarez is convinced Feenie’s ex had something to do with his sister’s disappearance. Suarez has spent the last two years “unofficially” working his sister’s case. When he meets Feenie, he’s determined to find out if she’s just the innocent bystander she claims to be or if she’s Josh’s accomplice in Paloma’s disappearance.

As Feenie and Suarez work together uncovering Josh’s seedier side, sparks fly and their relationship grows. Feenie begins to wonder if they could have a future together, but Suarez’s quest for revenge seems to keep getting in the way.

One Last Breath is an engaging story from start to finish, one that suspense fans will not want to miss. The explosive prologue hooked me right from the start. I connected with Feenie quickly and as Suarez grew on her, he also grew on me. In short, I wanted to work out in Chico’s Gym, be a best friend to Feenie and I just plain wanted Suarez. With a tight plot and an endearing cast of secondary characters, One Last Breath is a great read from an author who is sure to entertain us for years to come!

6 comments:

Kelly said...

What a great review, and the book sounds great! I'll keep an eye out for it.

Lexi said...

It's definitely worth the time to read it, Kelly! I'm psyched too because some of my favorite secondary characters are the main characters in the next book!

Travis Erwin said...

Great review. I'll have to look for it the next time I hit the bookstore.

Lexi said...

Hey, Travis! Good to see you again! Yes, it's definitely a good story.

Kerry Blaisdell said...

Sounds intriguing. I love getting recommendations for new authors!

Lexi said...

What a coincidence, Kerry, I love making recommendations! I thought I'd like a part time job working in a book store so I can steer people to the right authors for them, but I decided I'd spend too much time and money shopping for myself!