Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Run To Me by Christy Reece

Title:   Run To Me
Author: Christy Reece
My Rating: A+

Genre: Contemporary Suspense
Series: Last Chance Rescue #3
Main Characters: Shea Monroe & Ethan Bishop
Release Date: June 2009
ISBN0345505441 or 
Publisher: Random House
Links to Purchase:
Amazon- $6.99
Borders- $5.59
Sexual Intensity: spicy

Story Overview:

Driven by grief and fury, Shea Monroe, an operative for Last Chance Rescue, goes deep undercover, vowing vengeance against the man who killed her husband. Instead, she ends up a captive and the unwilling weapon of a vicious human trafficker. But then she is rescued from her den of terror and shame by her husband’s best friend, Ethan Bishop, a man Shea feels irrevocably drawn to, despite her having lost all memory of her life before she was captured.

Having saved Shea from a madman, Ethan will do anything to keep her safe, but he can’t allow the feelings he once had for her to resurface. While recovering from her ordeal and regaining her lost memory, Shea begins to fall for Ethan. But the treachery and tragedies of the past won’t leave either of them alone. And from Mexico, a monster has sent his foot soldiers to seize Shea–using a weapon beyond anyone’s worst nightmare.

My Review:
Run to Me is one of my favorite books from Christy Reese's Last Chance Rescue (LCR) series. She is about to release book #7 in the series, Sweet Justice (August 30th), so has been hostessing chats about all the former books on her blog leading up to that. It's given me a chance to re-read and write full reviews on all these books that I love- a win-win for all of us.

This book is Shea and Ethan's book. The description of it (above) is very good so I won't re-hash it.  To say that this is an emotional book is putting it mildly. The thing that is never in doubt is that Ethan loves Shea with all that he is. As he is trying to rescue her, she shoots him and racks him (she has been brainwashed and has no memory of him) and he continues with her rescue trying to protect her and treat her as gently as possible.

Shea has been through hell. Captured, drugged, and basically enslaved, she has lost her memories and is not sure who to trust. She sure doesn't trust Ethan when he first "rescues" her. All she knows is what she has been told by her "master" and that becomes more and more fuzzy as the drugs get out of her system. She is very strong, but quickly comes to rely on Ethan as her anchor in the LCR world which is extremely confusing to her scattered memory.

This story has so many twists and turns. The first time that I read it, I gasped out loud all the way through it. Like all of Christy's books, the suspense is incredible- not so much from a mystery or bad guy, but because you can't see how it's going to end with an HEA for everyone.

If you like romantic suspense and have not read these books by Christy Reece, I highly recommend them!!! Here is the layout of the series:
1. Rescue Me - Jordan & Eden
2. Return to Me - Samara & Noah
3. Run to Me - Ethan & Shea (this review)
4. No Chance - Gabe & Skylar
5. Second Chance - Cole & Keeley
6. Last Chance - McKenna & Lucas
7. Sweet Justice (Aug 2011) - Honor & Seth
8. Sweet Revenge (Sept 2011) - Dylan & Jamie
9. Sweet Reward (Dec 2011) - Jared & Mia 


Paperback Daydreamer (Deanna) said...

I'm glad to see you enjoy the series so much that you are rereading it! That's awesome. Thank you so much for the layout of the series and the order of the books...I'm going to place book one on my TBR list right now! :-)

Christi Snow said...

I love Christy's books...great suspense and romance with a LOT of emotion! I can't wait to hear what you think... smiles!

Julie said...

Hmm...I have never heard of these. *runs to add them to my "check out" list.