Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Alaina Claiborne Book Review


Print Length: 260 pages
Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0615742505
Publisher: Trappers Peak Publishing LLC (January 9, 2014)
  
Synopsis:
Be swept away by the stirring romance and unforgettable adventure of Alaina Claiborne, MK McClintock's first British Agent novel. 
Book One of the British Agent Novels
Alaina Claiborne

How far would you go to avenge your family and save the one you love?

In nineteenth-century England, Alaina Claiborne had a loving family, a cherished friend, and devoted servants. She spent her days riding across the grassy hills of the English countryside, joyful and at peace.

Then tragedy strikes and her world is forever changed. Searching for those responsible is her only focus . . . until she meets Tristan.

Tristan Sheffield, a man of many talents, searches out those who don't want to be found. His past is filled with secrets and deeds he would rather leave deeply buried. However, when his life unexpectedly entwines with Alaina's, he soon discovers they share more than a mutual desire to catch a murderer.

On their hunt for a man driven by greed, Tristan and Alaina find that love is the greatest weapon against evil, and they'll stop at nothing to survive.

Experience romance, adventure, and mystery with the British Agents in Victorian England.
My Thoughts:

This book is an easy and cozy murder/mystery that brings two people together due to similar tragic events in their lives.

Of course, one is a secret agent and Alaina's parents were also agents. They were all ambushed one day and her good friend, Braden threw Alaina out of the way and she was saved by landing in some bushes.

The people responsible for this ambush and murder will surprise you as well as it did Alaina.

One good thing that comes out of this tragic story is that she gets a new neighbor and friend who buys the property adjoining hers in England.

As I said earlier, this is a great murder/mystery book and it is not gory or graphic, so you shouldn't have any problems reading this book if you are not a fan of horror murder/mysteries.

Happy Reading!

Praises for Alaina Claiborne:
 
"Ms. McClintock succeeds in masterfully weaving both genres meticulously together until mystery lovers are sold on romance and romance lovers love the mystery!  Alaina and Tristan’s love unfolds in much thee same way, starting as friends, then slowly and believably developing into an undying love the reader cheers for." -InD'Tale Magazine  
 
"With a strong female lead and a nice mix of both action and romance, this novel tops my list." -Judge, Writer's & Digest 21st Annual Self-Published Book
 
"This one is a winner. It broke my heart several times, the poignant moments she describes are so real." -Deborah from The Bookish Dam
 
About the Author: 
 
MK McClintock is an author, entrepreneur, and photographer. She spins tales of romance and adventure inspired by the heather-covered hills of Scotland and the majestic mountains of home.
 
With her heart deeply rooted in the past and her mind always on adventure, she lives and writes in Montana.
 
- 2014 RONE Award-Nominee for "Alaina Claiborne"
- 2014 Crowned Heart for Excellence from InD'Tale Magazine for "Blackwood Crossing" and "The Montana Gallagher Collection"
- 2015 Crowned Heart Heart for Excellent from InD'Tale Magazine for "A Home for Christmas"
- 2015 RONE Award-Nominee for "Blackwood Crossing" and "A Home for Christmas"
 
Genres: historical romantic westerns, historical romantic mysteries, western short stories.
 
Disclaimer: Mary Bearden personally reviewed these products. I did not receive any monetary compensation for my review, just a sample product. All opinions are mine and belong to me solely. My thoughts and opinions may differ from yours.   

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