Today is my stop on the blog tour for "Trust in You" by Julia Firlotte and my first ever tour for Rachel over at Rachel's Random Resources :D
About the book
From the moment she met him, Ella Peterson had questions. As always, though, she’s too shy to ask.
Older and sexy as hell, mysterious Adam Brook soon sweeps sheltered Ella off her feet; but is he as perfect as he appears to be, or is there more to him than he’s telling her?
Ella’s world has already turned upside down after moving from England to rural Kansas. She and her sisters were hoping for a more secure future, but instead find that life can be tough when jobs are scarce and the stakes often higher than anticipated.
When events spiral out of Ella’s control, she learns the person she needs to rely on most is herself and her instincts on who to trust in the future.
It’s just that her instincts are screaming at her to trust Adam; it’s what he tells her that makes that a problem.
Out to buy NOW UK - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Trust-You-romance-intrigue-Falling/dp/1916167012
US - https://www.amazon.com/Trust-You-romance-intrigue-Falling/dp/1916167012
About the author
Julia is an avid reader of all things romance, and she has read hundreds of books across a variety of sub-genres and began writing her own novels in 2018. Four books are currently in various stages of editing and completion, the first of which is finished and will be on sale in spring 2020.
Julia has always been passionate about languages and fiction and has a degree in Languages And Trade and an A-Level in English Literature. When Julia is not writing or editing her own novels, she usually has her nose in books by other authors and is otherwise kept busy caring for her family, going to the gym and carrying out her day job. Julia lives on the South Coast of England with her two children, husband and cats.
How to contact the author
Author Website: www.juliafirlotteauthor.com Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/JuliaFirlotteAuthor/
Facebook Group: Romance Chit Chat https://www.facebook.com/groups/501897750557397/
For my stop I have my review, enjoy
Trust in You: A First Love Summer Romance Full of Intrigue, Lust and Lies. by Julia Firlotte
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Time taken to read - 1 day
Pages - 276
Publisher - Self published
Source - Review copy
Blurb from Goodreads
A first love summer romance full of intrigue, lust and lies.
From the moment she met him, Ella Peterson had questions. As always, though, she's too shy to ask.
Older and sexy as hell, mysterious Adam Brook soon sweeps sheltered Ella off her feet; but is he as perfect as he appears to be, or is there more to him than he's telling her?
Ella's world has already turned upside down after moving from England to rural Kansas. She and her sisters were hoping for a more secure future, but instead find that life can be tough when jobs are scarce and the stakes often higher than anticipated.
When events spiral out of Ella's control, she learns the person she needs to rely on most is herself and her instincts on who to trust in the future.
It's just that her instincts are screaming at her to trust Adam; it's what he tells her that makes that a problem.
This is the first book in the Falling for You series and ends with a 'happy for now' conclusion.
Ella Peterson is doing what she can to make ends meet and keep the family afloat. Coming from England to Kansas she has huge changes ahead. Trying her hand at selling food/produce from the farm is what brings her into contact with the older and attractive Adam. Ella is very naive with the opposite sex and relationships, Adam is very experienced in that and more. When Ella makes some bad choices to try and keep her family above board she gets caught up with some very dangerous people.
So the book is a bit of a mixed bag, mild echos of 50 shades, she is attracted to this older experienced guy, she is very innocent and gets herself into some daunting situations. You have the whole danger aspect from getting mixed up with some bad guys, being so inexperienced so flits from one situation to another, danger just around the corner. Then she would do something to show inner strength, guts, ballsy, I went back and forth on my thoughts of her pretty much the whole book!
Ella is one of those characters, well for me, I flip flopped on how I felt, sometimes I really liked her because she is so sweet, untainted, innocent then I would be frustrated at what she would do or say or be a bit remiss and end up in hot water. The author carves a good cast of characters, some really seedy, bad, dangerous, predatory - others kind, loyal, family orientated, selfless.
There is enough romance, lusty infatuation to keep the romantic readers in bliss but there was also the danger, thriller aspect of good guys vs bad guys and I really enjoyed reading these. Pacey, shocking, thriller so if you like your romance to have a bit more edge and drama you will love this. I am looking forward to book two to see what is coming next.
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