Mercy in Passion

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Mercy in Passion

Passion Series, #3

Okay I have to say, I just love this series and I can’t believe it’s already over…I hated to see it end as I want more. I’ve just discovered the works of Shiela Stewart and highly recommend her work…she is a very talented writer.
 
Disappointment that is all he is to his family. Justin Davis grew up in a normal life, his father Victor Davis and Julia loved him. His Uncle Tom Healy and Cassie adored him yet that wasn’t enough for him. He always thought he had to work hard for he was the son of police Chief Victor Davis. He didn’t think anybody would miss him when he left but never expected Beth Healy to hate him. She was the one thing in his life he could count on. Coming back to the town of Passion he never thought he would be sucker punched by her beauty. Gone was the tomboy friend he missed and now she is a beautiful cop with a body that is making him wonder if she wouldn’t mind playing doctor. Justin knows he hurt a lot of people but never expected one of them to threaten him. Everyone thinks he’s getting in trouble on purpose. His own mother doesn’t trust him but what hurts him the most is the disappointment in Beth. She was always there for him and now he’s determined to wipe away the disappointment on her face. Can he find out who is threatening his life before they hurt Beth?
 
Beth Healy has always loved Justin Davis. Growing up with him as a child she always loved him but when he left it tore her up. Seeing Justin after no call or letters after six years was a punch to her stomach. She swore if he ever came back she wouldn’t fall for him. Yet one look from him and she remembers the great times they had. One night of naughtiness is making her wonder what kind of relationship they would have had if he never left. Beth knows it is wrong to think of a future with him but something about him is different. She is unsure of Justin right now and the feelings that are growing between them are confusing her. He will always be her best friend but Beth is afraid of the woman in her admitting her feelings for him. Love was always there but now as an adult she is unsure of what his feelings for her are right. Justin thinks he can never be the man she needs but she is afraid of opening her heart again. Can she learn to forgive and love again?
 
Everybody is back and it was exciting to see everybody has grown and the life they have led. It was interesting to see Justin back after being gone from the family that loved him. Gone is the young adolescent and now here is a man who is still seeking acceptance from his family. I loved Beth and even though she was a tough cop she was definitely a woman inside who needed someone like Justin to love her.
 
Shiela Stewart created a great book and a fulfilling series. This series is definitely worth keeping around. Shiela’s work is imaginative and her characters delightful. I loved the whole series. What drew me in was its wonderful characters and the town of Passion. I wish we had a town like it, for Passion is where romance can be found and a whole lot of action.

Book Blurb for Mercy in Passion

Nothing is ordinary in the small town of Passion, especially the love.

Wild, rebellious, and perpetually in trouble, Justin Davis was labeled the town troublemaker and an embarrassment to his father, chief of police in small town Passion. After being framed for a crime he didn’t commit, Justin impulsively leaves the the town he called home, vowing never to return.For six years Beth Healy has pined away for Justin, the boy she grew up with and had hoped to become intimate with. Now an officer of the law, Beth is shocked when her pursuit of a speeding driver leads her to the one man she’s been longing to find—Justin Davis—and after all these years he’s finally come home.

Despite the sizzling attraction, Beth’s feelings of hurt and betrayal linger and acceptance and forgiveness don’t come easy. Justin soon discovers that begging for mercy and allowing Beth time to grow to love him again might be the only way to win her back. Then an enemy of Justin’s begins to threaten his life, forcing Beth to make a choice. Will she be able to put the past behind her and trust in the man that Justin is now?

Welcome to the town of Passion


Night Owl Reviews Aug, 2009 5.00