Thursday, April 18, 2013

Susan B. Anna's Satin Sheets Romance Review of Crime and Passion by Chantel Rhondeau

Genre: Romance

Author: Chantel Rhondeau  

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Bio:  A decorated police officer, more intent on justice than following the letter of the law, lands in trouble when a schoolteacher finds a dead body on the beach.

Officer Donovan Andrews knows how to have a good time—ask any woman in town. But when it comes to men abusing their wives or children, Donovan takes it upon himself to make them regret it.

Madeline Scott is unlucky in love. All she wants is a quiet place to heal, away from cheating, womanizing men. However, her life is far from peaceful once she stumbles across a body and witnesses someone fleeing the scene.

Terror spreads in Pleasant View when the small community hears a killer is on the loose. All evidence points to Donovan, and he realizes someone is trying to frame him. When troubling suspicions from his past surface, even fellow officers believe he’s guilty. Madeline might be the only person who can clear his name, but first he has to win her trust.

The body count rises and no one is safe. The murderer makes it clear Madeline is next. Soon, Donovan’s whole world is focused on protecting her and keeping himself out of prison. The more time he spends with her, the harder it is to fight his growing attraction. Since she’s been burned by love, convincing Madeline he’s interested in something more than hot sex may prove harder than keeping her alive.

Susan B. Anna’s Review

When two individuals with haunting pasts meet can love conquer all?  Madeline Scott has been hurt in the worst way.  Her fiancée cheats on her and destroys all hopes for a happily ever after and most importantly trust.  

Donovan Andrews has his own issues to deal with and the attraction between the two is evident from the start but there’s one thing Madeline can’t shake and that is the constant rumors about Donovan and his womanizing ways. 

Past hurts only remind her of how infidelity and self doubt can be a constant pain when one is trying to move forward.  Being new in town Madeline makes a few good friends, but they all keep warning her in some way about Donovan and how he cannot be trusted. 

The problems seem to escalate even more when he is framed for the murders and has to find a way to stay out of jail and protect the only woman he’s ever truly loved.  

Crime & Passion is filled with mystery, friendship, loyalty; suspense and most importantly love.  All the key elements for a wonderful romance read.   Chantel Rhondeau has certainly weaved a great tale and I so rooted for Donovan winning Madeline over…
Crime & Passion is ranked at 

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