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Knox by Susan May Warren
“Oh goody, now Knox got to watch his troublemaking little brother break his ornery neck.”
Guess what book I am currently re-reading! (hint: “Nice. Safe. Knox.”) Eeeeep!
Remember him from our beards and brawn cover love post?!
Readers have come to expect a certain level of adventure, suspense, and romance from Susan May Warren and she continues to deliver these enthralling, unputdownable stories! As an added bonus, the Marshall’s family home sounds beautifully serene and there’s a converted Greyhound tour bus (oh how I love reading about all forms of camping)!
Knox holds a special place in my reader heart because I have a serious soft spot for mister steady heroes. The quiet ones who are safe, kind, and steadfast melt me into a satisfied puddle of reader goo. Even when Knox experiences disappointment and heartache, he just keeps on keeping on with a hearty dose of “get ‘er done!” He’s equal parts strength, compassion, and determination.
Kelsey is a modern-day damsel in distress but she’s also incredibly strong, resilient, and capable. I don’t listen to music often (although I love it, I find that my brain gets overwhelmed with background noise) but I did enjoy all the modern country music and songwriting references in the story. Kelsey’s past is painful yet powerfully inspiring.
Personally, I love the way Warren’s stories are intertwined (yet able to stand alone) within an ever-expanding fictional universe. The sense of finality and loss we readers experience at the end of a series is replaced by the joy and comfort in knowing that we will likely cross paths with our fictional friends in a future story! I highly recommend this book and can’t wait to get my hands on the rest of the series!
I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher and was under no obligation to post a review. The opinions expressed are my own.
The Montana Marshalls series