Thursday, August 19, 2010

Veil of Night by Linda Howard

Linda Howard is a prime romantic suspense writer, and her newest volume is no exception.  Her stories are always well-plotted mysteries twined with a hot romance.  Usually - as in two if my favorites, "Cover of Night" and "Cry No More" - the suspense portion leaves a damsal in distress who is then rescued by an unlikely hero.  For some reason that I'll examine later in therapy, that lay-out appeals to me.  However, that tension was missing from this story.  While this is a solid storyline and a fun read, it just didn't have the re-read appeal of earlier books.  I would still give it four out of five stars and recommend it to romantic suspense fans. 

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