Friday, December 2, 2011

Lethal by Sandra Brown (thoughts)

Lethal by Sandra Brown begins with a bang as Honor Gillette and her daughter are kidnapped by a man believed to have already killed over six people. He seems to be searching for something and believes that Honor has what he wants. Unfortunately for Honor, she doesn't know what he is looking for and has no idea where to find it. And then she finds out that Lee Coburn isn't the only person that she could be in danger from.

It has been ages since I've read a book by this author and I had forgotten how fast I could fly through them! The book begins almost instantly with fast-paced action and that pace didn't stop until the end of the book. I've always enjoyed how her short chapters keep me reading far longer than I mean to....I keep thinking one more chapter and before I know it I'm halfway through the book :) While Lethal was fast paced and filled with action, I struggled with the beginning of the book. I think that a lot of this had to do with the fact that Honor AND her daughter were in danger. I was so worried about her daughter and what was going to happen that I had a hard time just enjoying the book. But the second half of the book was much better for me and then I had a hard time of even setting the book down. The ending was surprising for me as it was unexpected in a few different ways.

All in all, this was a good/solid read although I had a few issues with it. I'm going to have to go back and read some of this author's books that I have missed over the years because it has been awhile since I read anything by her. I think that romantic suspense fans will enjoy this read and I would recommend it.

Bottom Line: A good read but not my favorite by this author.

Disclosure: I was sent this book for review from the publisher. These are my honest thoughts :)


  1. I know Sandra Brown is a good author and I should read one of her books. Great review! I'm glad the second half of the book took off for you!

  2. I haven't read one of her books in ages...will have to look up her more recent works!!

  3. Great review, I like a fast paced story, I am going to go check this author out

  4. This sounds good, even if your struggled with the first part.
    Nice review.

  5. Lethal sounds good! I haven't read anything by this author before but I'm not going to let that stop me. Great review!

  6. Suko- If you do give this author a try, then I would recommend one of her other books to start with. Not because this one isn't good but because there are some that are SO much better. Let me know if you want some rec's.

    Staci- It has been a really long time since I read her as well. I used to read her a lot when I was younger :)

    Kimba88- I hope you enjoy her if you give her a chance!

    Naida- It did end up being a pretty good just wasn't my favorite by her.

    Vasilly- I hope you enjoy it if you end up reading it :)


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