The Trouble with Paradise – book review


The Trouble with Paradise
by Jill Shalvis
Release Date:  August 19, 2010
Publisher: Berkley
Contemporary Romance M/F
Stand Alone
Number of Pages:  308
Kindle Edition
Source:  Borrowed from MCL
Rating:  NC-17
Read 12/20/16 to 12/23/16

This one started off a bit slowly for me, but once Dorie goes on her trip things pick up quickly.  Although I wasn’t quite sure of her fellow passengers at first, most of them endeared themselves to me by midway through the story.

By far, Christian was my favorite character from the moment he came on the scene.  This book was one of those that the reader can see many things that the heroine, in this case Dorie, cannot.  She was too emotionally invested to see what (who) was right and what (who) was wrong.  I fully understood her thought process.  Who wouldn’t think the All-American guy was the perfect hook up?  I’ve always had a thing for the brooding “bad” boys though. 

There was a lot going on this book.  I had fun reading it for sure, but it did get a bit convoluted toward the end.  Not that I lost track of what was going on…I didn’t.  It just seemed like some strange overkill on the twists.

3 stars

About Cheri

I'm the mom of two boys and wife to my high school sweetheart. Our oldest, Josh, is living at home while working and paying off student loans. Our youngest, Griffin recently left his active duty Army job and is now National Guard here at home. He moved back to Michigan with his wife Kirsten and our beautiful granddaughter Hazel. I work part time and try to fit as much reading into my life as possible.
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