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"Romantic suspense and a great plot"

Recovery by Alexandrea Weis is the second novel in the wildly sexy series featuring the perplexing Nicci Beauvoir. Once a darling of New Orleans society, Nicci writes a novel about her murdered boyfriend, the artist David Alexander. While promoting her book in the Big Apple, she's approached by David's former boss, Simon La Roy, who has a theory about David's death that devastates Nicci. She learns David's murder may be linked to someone from her past. Enter Dallas August, an elite member of Simon's organization of corporate spies prized for his ruthless ability to get the job done. Playing the part of Nicci's lover, Dallas returns to Katrina-ravaged New Orleans with her to flush out the killer. But everything is not what it seems in the Big Easy, and soon the couple find themselves trapped in a psychotic's twisted game of revenge. As the danger grows, Nicci's relationship with the handsome spy turns from adversarial to amorous. On the run for their lives, Dallas and Nicci must confront their tormentor before it is too late. It's a deadly decision that could cost Nicci everything, but it is her only chance for finally revealing the identity of the murderer. Just as the truth behind David's death is discovered, another more compelling mystery is unearthed. It's an unexpected turn of events that rocks Nicci's world.

Alexandrea Weis has written an unbelievably captivating mystery romance that strings along so much suspense you cannot put the novel down. She brings the characters on the page to life and makes you feel like you personally know them. For me, this was my first time reading a novel by Ms. Weis and I will definitely want to read more from her. I started off reading the second book in the series and realized I had missed the first, which was a little saddening after how great the second one was. Everything was described perfectly, and the plot flowed really well. Nicci is the kind of woman we all have inside us; strong minded, snappy, and hungry for peace in our crazy lives. I seem to have fallen for Dallas. He's that arrogant jerk who knows what he wants and charms not just with his handsome looks but his smile as well, and definitely gives Nicci a run for her money. It was amazing how the two of them never got along yet clicked so well in the story. I loved reading about her family and all the crazy personalities, and Val is a 'to die for' character. The whole novel is filled with so much suspense you can't put it down, not to mention the feeling you get when you are just waiting to see Nicci and Dallas get together; it drove me insane but it the most wonderful way. Romantic suspense and a great plot is what this book is all about; hold onto your socks, John Grisham and Charlene Harris.

To be honest I give this book as many stars as there are in the night sky and recommend this book a thousand times over. Alexandrea should be up there with the big name authors and this series should be on the New York Times bestseller list. Can't wait to read more from Ms. Weis!

Reviewed by: Mindi Ferrari, author

Reviewed by Mindi Ferrari
Posted April 25, 2011

SUMMARY

A killer is lurking amid the ruins of Katrina ravaged New Orleans.

A killer she knows.

Still devastated two years after the unsolved murder of her beloved David Alexander, Nicci Beauvoir has surprised everyone by returning to her hometown with a new admirer: the cool and contentious Dallas August. But the attractive stranger is asking a lot of questions about David's death making Nicci’s family and friends speculate about his true intentions. Only Nicci knows that Dallas, a high-priced corporate spy, has come to New Orleans to flush out David Alexander’s killer. Playing the part of her lover, Dallas escorts Nicci around town hoping to get closer to his list of possible suspects. But hiding among the city's elite is a jealous maniac waiting to make Nicci suffer. As the days pass and the danger grows, Nicci's relationship with the handsome spy turns from adversarial to amorous. Desperate to unearth the identity of David's murderer, Nicci and Dallas decide to lure the killer out of the city for one final showdown. It is a deadly decision that could cost Nicci everything. But it may be her only chance for… Recovery

 

Recovery
(Nicci Beauvoir: Book 2)
by Alexandrea Weis

CreateSpace
March 1, 2011
Available: March 1, 2011
ISBN #1453875700
EAN #9781453875704
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