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5 stars for Vulnerable by @Marsharwest #laterinliferomance #romanticsuspense #romance #bookreview



Title: Vulnerable

Author: Marsha R. West

Genre: Late in Life Romance, Second Chance Romantic Suspense


Book Blurb:


Interior designer and junior college professor Maddy Crawford Crain strives to stand on her own after the unexpected death of her husband two years ago in a car wreck. Being sexually harassed at work makes her feel vulnerable and forces her to seek help.


Former LA Homicide Detective and now security expert David Bourland wants to protect his clients and protect his heart after seeing his wife gunned down. Maddy’s problems draw on all his protective instincts to keep her safe.


Will the harasser’s obsession turn deadly? Will David’s fear of falling in love with someone who could die violently and Maddy’s determination to stand on her own keep them from finding each other?


Note: Maddy is the sister of the heroine in COMPROMISE. David Bourland is the brother of the heroine in TRUTH BE TOLD. I wrote this book because a reader fell in love with David and pressed me for years to tell his story. 😊


Watch the book trailer: https://youtu.be/Q2uaEusbZtI


My Review:


A powerful book about the strength of a woman. This book really reached me, and I was deeply touched.


Strong writing and excellent character development make this such a gripping read.


The romance is well done and realistic for older people. The depth of feeling presented will make some reach for tissues.


The suspense was strong and really intense at times. The evil that existed in Maddie's world was vile.


A fan of this author will want to get this book. A solid read for your e-reader. I will want to read more by this author. If your interest is romantic suspense, then read this book and you won't be disappointed.


My Rating: 5 stars


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Author Biography:


A retired elementary school principal, a former school board member, and theatre arts teacher, Marsha R. West writes Romance, Suspense, and Second Chances. Experience Required. She lives in Texas with her supportive lawyer husband and Charley, a deaf, Chihuahua/Jack Russell Terrier. Their two daughters presented them with three delightful grandchildren all who live nearby.


The theme of Marsha’s ten books is always second chances, and she even has a four-part series titled The Second Chances Series. She believes in Happily Ever Afters. Her husband picked up a plaque for her on one of their several trips to Maine that states her philosophy exactly. Everything will be all right in the end. If it’s not all right, it’s not the end. The Heroines and Heroes in her books are in their 40s and 50s with their parents and children often playing supporting roles.


She’s a member of Romance Writers of America, North Texas Romance Writers, Authors Marketing Guild LLC, & the WORD BY WORD Blog. She has her own weekly blog and monthly newsletter. Marsha loves making presentations to groups and has twice taught a Silver Frogs class on Indie Publishing for Texas Christian University. Her books can be found on AMAZON, B & N, KOBO, and iTunes and other sites. Print books are also at Draft 2 Digital, Indie Lector Stores, and Amazon. Blurbs for each of her books with links can be found on her website.


Social Media Links:


https://authormarsharwest.wordpress.com/ Where you can also sign up for her blog and her NEWSLETTER MRW Press LLC (list-manage.com) Contact her at marsha@marsharwest.com , and follow her on…



Reviewed by: Kris

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Marsha Riegert West
Marsha Riegert West
2023년 1월 09일

Thank you, thank you for these very kind words. ❤️

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