I liked this story for the most part. There were a couple of times Hannah kind of got on my nerves. I don't want to go into detail about that because it would be a spoiler alert. I LOVE Ryan! This book was more romance than I usually read, but it was not too bad.
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Fantastic thank you so much for a great read. It was so hard to put down. Suspense. action, love, struggles, compassion, patience everything all wrapped in one book and never knowing what was going to happen next. Sometimes a little too descriptive from my usual read, but it didn't stop me from enjoying the story you were telling.
Claire Boston’s new book, Nothing to Fear, is a great story set in Western Australia and features a young woman named Hannah who runs a holiday park (which is an RV park for those of us who live in the USA) for her grandparents and she is building a retreat center. The small town has a new police officer named Ryan, who recently moved there with his young son. Hannah’s troubles become his first case. The town is peopled with Hannah’s friends, neighbors, and owners of nearby small businesses. The seaside town seems serene yet busy during the tourism season. But serious troubles give Hannah more and more to worry about. The characters are extremely well drawn and feel like real people. Their troubles are fairly realistic too, and the romance is kind and tender, and quite detailed without being smutty. The book is self-contained and I can’t tell if Ms Boston intends to begin a series based on this group of friends, neighbors or relatives. (No cliffhangers, thank goodness.) There was a “Who done it” aspect to the story that kept the pages turning. I was given a free copy of the book to help the author spot typos and items for an Australian glossary. I live in Minnesota and l have read enough books by Canadian, British, and Australian authors to understand many of the different spellings, terms, and food items , and I found that most of the unfamiliar language terms are understandable in context to the US reader. American readers may think some of the Australian idioms are actually typos, but really the book has been carefully proofread. I was asked to review this book but wasn’t asked to say anything one way or another -positive or critical. I really enjoyed the book, and have totally loved the previous books I’ve read by Claire Boston too. Claire writes about people I’d be thrilled to actually meet. If you purchase this book, I hope you will enjoy your December Holiday trip to Western Australia and the great people who live within the pages of Nothing to Fear.
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