Buried Lies by Kaylea Cross @kayleacross ‏@InkSlingerPR

Posted December 4, 2018 by Anne in Blog Tour, Book Review, Giveaway / 12 Comments

Review copy was received from Publicity team. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

  Buried Lies by Kaylea Cross @kayleacross ‏@InkSlingerPRBuried Lies by Kaylea Cross
Series: Crimson Point #2
Published by Self-Published on November 27, 2018
Genres: Romantic Suspense
Pages: 228
Format: eBook
Source: Publicity team
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She left her painful past behind.

Poppy Larsen is finally free. She moved to Crimson Point to make a new life for herself, full of bright possibilities. A whole new world awaits her, if she can find the courage to trust again—even her gorgeous neighbor, the town sheriff. But darkness lurks in the picturesque Oregon Coast town, concealing a deadly threat that’s closer than she ever imagined.

Now a killer is watching her from the shadows.

Sheriff Noah Buchanan can’t help but be intrigued by his new neighbor. She’s hard working, sexy as hell, and unlike most of the women in town, she hasn’t thrown herself at him. After it becomes clear that she plans to put down roots here, he finds himself falling more and more for Poppy and her big heart. When someone from her past tries to hurt her, it triggers all his protective instincts. But the real danger is hiding in plain sight. When the unthinkable happens, Noah is thrust into a race against time to save her before it’s too late.

Continuing the Crimson Point series, we have Sierra’s brother, Noah, who was Beckett’s best friend growing up.  He was not in the military but is the local sheriff. Poppy is his new neighbor in the cottage next door. The cottages are very near the ocean.

Poppy, despite difficulties in her past, is a ray of sunshine. She works hard. She’s patient, kind and caring.  I liked her. She opens a cafe/ bookshop. What could be better? I love hearing about her food and her books. Poppy doesn’t want to open up to any man, but Noah isn’t any man.

There’s a serial killer on the loose plus people from Poppy’s past. The suspense, in addition to the sexual tension, had me on the edge. Happily, there are the warm circle of friends, Beckett and Sierra, with the others from the first book, Fractured Honor, to add connections and more layers.

I loved Buried Lies! I was rooting for Poppy and her fresh start.  I cried for her more than once. I’m all in now with these great characters and Crimson Point.   I’m waiting for Shattered Vows releasing January 22, 2019.

“You got any chocolate around here?”

She gave him a funny look. “Of course I have chocolate.”

 

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About Kaylea Cross

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Kaylea Cross writes edge-of-your-seat military romantic suspense. Her work has won many awards and has been nominated for both the Daphne du Maurier and the National Readers’ Choice Awards. A Registered Massage Therapist by trade, Kaylea is also an avid gardener, artist, Civil War buff, Special Ops aficionado, belly dance enthusiast and former nationally-carded softball pitcher. She lives in Vancouver, BC with her husband and sons.

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I can't really remember any time when I wasn't reading. I LOVE books and what they give me. It's an opportunity to learn new things, see new places,live different emotions in a "safe" way. It lets me live in a new world.

I read all types of books but my favorites are urban fantasy and romantic suspense.I like some romance and some action / adventure / mystery in everything.I like sex in my books but please, only between TWO people.Intimate conversation is equally important to the sex in a book.It lets me see the characters.The other thing I enjoy is humor.

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Posted December 4, 2018 by Anne in Blog Tour, Book Review, Giveaway / 12 Comments


12 responses to “Buried Lies by Kaylea Cross

    • Me too! I love to cook and bake and knit. I could have an awesome place. I read about this sort of thing but it has to be just the right combo to succeed in real life. And I only buy digital books these days which is not in line with this. Well I could do the cafe and knitting and sell knitting books; I like those in print. And if I had the space I’d let book clubs and those who play board games use the cafe space free.

      I hope you’re having a great week! Things are finally coming around for me.

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