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Riptide by Cherry Adair

Posted February 26, 2017 by Anne in Book Review | , | 0 Comments

Riptide by Cherry AdairRiptide by Cherry Adair
Series: Cutter Cay #2
Published by St. Martin's Press on August 30, 2011
Genres: Romantic Suspense
Pages: 338
Format: eBook
Source: Library
Amazon | B&N | two-half-stars
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SHE'S SWEPT INTO TREACHEROUS WATERS

Princess Bria Visconti has no idea why her brother would lend money to a reckless scavenger like Nick Cutter. He's simply too arrogant, and too handsome, for his own good. But he can't charm his way out of this one. The money her brother invested in Nick's latest treasure hunt is the key to her country's future, and Bria plans to make Nick pay up - even if it means climbing aboard his boat and making his life a living hell.

HE FIGHTS THE RELENTLESS PULL

Nick thinks Bria must be deluded if she thinks he's going to put his treasure hunt on hold for her - princess or not. But when a series of attacks puts his entire crew in grave danger, Nick begins to see Bria in a new light. The princess may be out of her elements, but her strength and courage run fathoms deep. Even when their darkest secrets rise to the surface - and their deadliest enemies come after them...

 

    

 

Read It, Track It is a way  to track books for my reading challenges and they will be super short.

 

Riptide is my second read in the Cutter Cay series.  I am reading the series in the lead up to the fourth book being released in March. The genre is romantic suspense which is one of my favorites. I did enjoy the mystery and action in Riptide.  Nick Cutter was interesting in his ability to read vocal accents and his government work.

However, the billionaire guy with the gal down on her luck is a trope I hate. Nick seemed to think he should have sex with Bria because he’s attracted to her physically even though he sees her as a spoiled princess without skills. Bria is an actual princess who has been in exile. She is somewhat used to having her way but she has developed some real skill and is making her own way in the world. Overall,  it’s not too realistic.

A fun and sexy read, despite my issues. The fascinating part is Jonah. It’s too much of a spoiler to say who he is, but I can’t wait to learn more about him!

 

About Cherry Adair

New York Times bestselling author Cherry Adair’s innovative action-adventure novels have appeared on numerous bestsellers lists, won dozens of awards and garnered praise from reviewers and fans alike. With the creation of her kick butt counterterrorist group, T-FLAC, years before action adventure romances were popular, Cherry has carved a niche for herself with her sexy, sassy, fast-paced, action adventure novels. She is hard at work on two new series – CUTTER CAY and LODESTONE, and loves to hear from readers. Cherry loves to interact with readers.

Reading this book contributed to these challenges:

  • Anne: 2017 Library Love Challenge

French Roast by Ava Miles

Posted February 26, 2017 by Anne in Book Review | 0 Comments
French Roast by Ava Miles

             Read It, Track It is a way  to track books for my reading challenges and they will be super short. Kindle freebie on August 12, 2015  (currently $4.99 as of writing this post) Overall rating 3.91 with 2,066 ratings and 181 reviews   This would be a Thrifty Thursday review except Thursday was busy. I’m trying to get most of my reviews published related to the COYER challenge (Clean Out Your Electronic Reads) so here we go. I was SO excited when I got this as a Kindle freebie. I had read the first one and liked it. I remembered that Jonetta likes this series and she reviewed French Roast, just before I got it. She gave it 5 stars. I have been having trouble with my freebies I am reading for COYER; I’d start one then move onto another before finishing. It’s even […]


Shadows and Gold by Elizabeth Hunter

Posted February 11, 2017 by Anne in Book Review | 0 Comments
Shadows and Gold by Elizabeth Hunter

  Read It, Track It is a way  to track books for my reading challenges and they will be super short.   I purchased this when it was a deal, a couple of years ago. But I had not read all of the previous Elemental Mysteries series,  which introduces the main characters here and the ancillary characters, or the following Elemental World series which continues and expands the story. I caught up this fall to read the latest in the world, A Stone-Kissed Sea. Shadows and Gold is called a prequel novella but it is a little longer than a novella and longer than the second “book”  Imitation and Alchemy which follows. It is more akin to the mystery series which follows one couple in an urban fantasy style. The world books are more paranormal romance with each book about a different couple. This was an odd and frustrating, little […]


Undertow by Cherry Adair

Posted February 11, 2017 by Anne in Book Review | 1 Comment
Undertow by Cherry Adair

      Read It, Track It is a way  to track books for my reading challenges and they will be super short.   I got this library book to decide if I wanted to read and review the upcoming fourth book in the Cutter Cay series. I’ve always wanted to read this author as my impression was it would be romantic suspense. For various reasons, I decided to do it so you will be seeing the next two books in these short reviews,  before the new one. It was fairly enjoyable to read. There are hot guys, treasure on the seas, and a lovely ocean paradise. There is mystery, action and adventure as the brothers go salvage treasure hunting on the ocean. The plots and facts involved are either hopelessly cliche or over-the-top drama. The hot guys are sort of man whores and can have any woman they want. They […]


The Cleaner by Mark Dawson

Posted February 11, 2017 by Anne in Book Review | 1 Comment
The Cleaner by Mark Dawson

    Read It, Track It is a way  to track books for my reading challenges and they will be super short.   Having read the prequel novellas,  I looked forward to finally reading a full length novel and learning more about the character John Milton. It didn’t work out exactly. John decides to leave the government and try to make things better in the world. He wants to atone for his work. We learn more about the people he wants to help than about him. I hoped this would be like The Equalizer (there was this old tv show), where a guy with skills goes out and helps people. I guess Person of Interest did this somewhat. Or it could be clever like the Jack Reacher books. The Cleaner was just dark, violent and depressing. The story was about people struggling in a bad neighborhood. Bad things happen. Violence […]


Any Time, Any Place by Jennifer Probst

Posted February 3, 2017 by Jennifer in Book Review | 0 Comments
Any Time, Any Place by Jennifer Probst

read it, track it is a way for me to track books for my reading challenges and the reviews will be super short. Anne reviewed Any Time, Any Place already so I’ll keep my review short. The second book in Probst’s Billionaire Builders focuses Dalton Pierce, the brother of the hero of the first book, Everywhere and Every Way. Dalton spent some time away from the family business and home in California but after the events in the first book he came home and now he trying to show his brothers he is not the flake they think he is. He’s serious about his wood work but never serious about a relationship with the ladies. Raven is connected with the Pierce brothers from the past but they don’t know it yet. The connection is the reason she won’t give into her attraction to Dalton. Raven is a strong and independent woman looking […]


The Curse of Tenth Grave by Darynda Jones

Posted January 15, 2017 by Jennifer in Book Review | 8 Comments
The Curse of Tenth Grave by Darynda Jones

           read it, track it is a way for me to track books for my reading challenges and the reviews will be super short. I really enjoyed 9th Grave and was a little anxious to listen to The Curse of Tenth Grave. I guess I was afraid I wouldn’t like it as much but that was silly. I loved being back in Charley’s world. This series is fun, sassy with a deeper thing happening underneath. Jones tricks you with the snark and then slips in the big plot issues and leaves you thinking WHAT DID I JUST READ?! I’m not sure how many more books are planned but I can’t wait to see how all the dots connects for the big finale. I believe I will have to do a series relisten before the final book. While Jones writes great characters, it’s  Lorelei King’s delivery of the funny dialogue in her […]


Review of Holiday Novellas

Posted December 21, 2016 by Jennifer in Book Review | 0 Comments
Review of Holiday Novellas

In the spirit of cleaning out my ebooks and getting into the holiday mood, I binge read a few holiday novellas I’ve been holding on to for a few years. Here are my quick thoughts on them. I wish I had not waited so long to read Vampire for Christmas by Felicity Heaton. It was a great mix of action, humor, and romance to fill that paranormal void. Rafe and Shannon made me think of other couples where the heroine is a vampire hunter and the guy is a vampire. Like Buffy/Spike and Cat/Bones. Their love wasn’t meant to be and yet their two years working together, hunting demons side by side gave them both something the other was missing. It was great to see this couple get a HEA. Even though Vampire for Christmas is a short novella about two characters I have never read about, Heaton made me connect with them […]