Thursday 16 May 2019

Blog Tour ~ Crikey A Bodyguard by Kathryn Freeman

Jaffareadstoo is delighted to be hosting today's stop on the Crikey A Bodyguard Blog Tour

Choc Lit
23 April 2019

My thanks to the author, publishers and Rachel's Random Resurces for my copy of this book
and the invitation to be part of the blog tour
She’s got the brains, he’s got the muscle …

When Kelly Bridge’s parents insist on employing a bodyguard for her protection, she’s not happy. Okay, so maybe not every woman is on the cusp of developing a vaccine against a potential biological terrorist attack – but crikey, it’s not like she’s a celebrity! 

Ben Jacobs flunked spectacularly out of school, so he knows his new client Dr Kelly Bridge spells trouble for him. But on a conference trip to Rome he finds things are worse than he thought. Not only is he falling for the brilliant scientist, he’s also become horribly aware she’s in grave danger. As they go on the run, dodging bullets and kidnappers, can he resist his feelings and keep her safe?

My thoughts..

Kelly Bridge knows stuff about viruses that no-one else does and the complex research she is working on has the potential to save many lives, however, the trouble is, this information is extremely sensitive and very dangerous if it gets in the wrong hands.. Against her better judgement, Kelly reluctantly agrees to her parents request to employ a bodyguard but constantly insists that she isn't in any danger. Her bodyguard turns out to be, Ben Jacobs, ex-special forces, tough, uncompromising and, with a glorious physique, which is extremely easy on the eye, however, for Kelly he's nothing more than an encumbrance. That is until the threat of danger becomes very, very real.

What then follows is an exciting, suspenseful story which has all the elements of a fast action thriller and yet, it also keeps intact this author's trademark of a lovely romantic story. There are some lovely light moments which made me smile but also there's a real darker element which is done extremely well and I must admit that my heart was in my mouth on more than one occasion, hoping that everything would work out for this feisty and determined scientist and her handsome bodyguard.

I've now read several of this author's novels and I am consistently impressed with the way she gets the balance of the story exactly right. The characters are always brimful of personality, the thrills and spills keep you guessing, and the passion fairly sizzles on the page.

There's so much to enjoy in Crikey A Bodyguard, from the edge of the seat situations that Kelly and Ben get drawn into, to the passionate 'will they, won't they' aspect of their burgeoning relationship. I loved it 😊

About the Author

A former pharmacist, I’m now a medical writer who also writes romance. Some days a racing heart is a medical condition, others it’s the reaction to a hunky hero. 

With two teenage boys and a husband who asks every Valentine’s Day whether he has to buy a card (yes, he does), any romance is all in my head. Then again, his unstinting support of my career change proves love isn't always about hearts and flowers - and heroes come in many disguises.

Social Media Links 

Twitter @KathrynFreeman1

@ChocLituk @rararesources

Amazon UK


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  1. Aw, Jo, what a gorgeous review. I can't thank you enough for taking part in the blog tour, and for your very kind words. xx

    1. It's always a great pleasure to read one of your excellent stories and I've really enjoyed being part of the blog tour x


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