Sizzle

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Sizzle

Whether writing historical or contemporary fiction, Ms. Garwood is the best and, once again, she does not disappoint.  I have read the other books featuring the Buchanans and enjoyed them, so I was looking forward to reading Sizzle and I enjoyed it as much as I did the others. 

This time, however, the Buchanan family had more of a background role than in the other books. The connection comes through Sidney Buchanan in that it is Lyra Prescott, her college roommate, who is in trouble and her bodyguard is Sam Kincaid, an FBI agent who saved Alec Buchanan's life.

I liked seeing their interactions and the storyline was as fast-paced as the previous books. I would have liked to see more of Sidney in the book, but that was understandable as it was Lyra's book. Good read and highly recommended!


Book Blurb for Sizzle

Whether it's exhilarating historical romance or spine-tingling contemporary suspense, #1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood weaves magnificent stories of passion, adventure, and intrigue. Now she raises the heat and spices up the action with a sexy, smart, daring new heroine and a smoldering thriller that's classic Garwood—and pure Sizzle.

Lyra Prescott, a Los Angeles film student, is closing in on graduation and facing important decisions about her future. She's already been offered a job at her hometown TV station, an opportunity that could ultimately launch her dream career as a film editor. But heading back home would also mean dealing with her overprotective brothers, social-climbing mother, and eccentric grandmother. Unsure of her future, Lyra dives into work on her final school assignment: a documentary transformed by a twist of fate into a real-life horror film.

After she unwittingly captures a shocking crime on camera, a rash of mysterious, treacherous incidents convince Lyra that she's trapped in a sinister scenario headed for a violent ending. Running scared, she turns to her best friend, Sidney Buchanan, whose connections bring dauntless and devilishly handsome FBI agent Sam Kincaid into Lyra's life. As the noose of deadly intrigue tightens and the feelings between them deepen, Lyra and Sam must place their faith in each other's hands—and stand together against the malevolent forces about to break loose.

No one mixes life-and-death suspense with feverish desire better than Julie Garwood. In Sizzle she burns hotter and brighter than ever, keeping the action and passion blazing till the incredible,unforgettable end.

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Night Owl Reviews Jan, 2010 4.50