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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Blog Tour! Come Closer By Brenda Rothert

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Sometimes appearances deceive. Take me, for instance. I look like a respectable doctor with his shit together, but the rural Montana mental hospital I work at is actually a sanctuary from my demons. At just thirty-five years old, I’ve already failed on an epic scale. Treating patients at Hawthorne Hill is part of my atonement. I’ve found peace when a new patient turns me inside out. Allison Cole is a beautiful, haunted survivor who fell into silence after witnessing a murder. But even without words, I’m drawn to her. The closer we get, the more I’m tempted to cross my professional boundaries and give in to my desire. Soon I find myself in a desperate race to put the pieces of Allison’s silence together. Her life becomes inextricably entwined with mine as I fight to save the second chance I never thought I’d have. I’ll break whatever rules I have to in order to protect this woman who’s been to hell and back. For her, I’ll do harm.


I will admit going into Come Closer I was expecting something different than what I got but here is the thing, I really liked that it was different, that it wasn’t the normal cookie cutter romance that is out there.  It was suspenseful, emotional and one with twists I didn’t see coming.

The relationship between Max and Allison is one of patient and Dr., but it is so much more as well. It is a connection that heals, that is forbidden and one that is hard to really describe without giving away any spoilers.  I liked the way that the author built up to what happens, the suspense the twists they all add another layer of depth to the story and I really was hooked and didn’t want to put it down. I also liked how the focus wasn’t just on the secondary characters mental illnesses, but that they were a person also and should be treated as such.

 Although I enjoyed Come Closer there were a few things that had me lowering my rating from the 5 that it could have been to the 4 I believe it is. I do wish that certain people and situations would have had more closure; it did sort of feel that certain things were swept under the rug and didn’t have the completion as I would have hoped for.  Besides those things Come Closer is one I do recommend and I look forward to reading more from this author in the future.


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AUTHOR INFORMATION:
BRheadshotBrenda Rothert is an Illinois native who was a print journalist for nine years. She made the jump from fact to fiction in 2013 and never looked back. From new adult to steamy contemporary romance, Brenda creates fresh characters in every story she tells. She’s a lover of Diet Coke, chocolate, lazy weekends and happily ever afters.AUTHOR LINKS:Website | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | | Wattpad | Amazon


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