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Blind Instinct Eh I feel guilty about this book The primary reason being that I got almost three quarters of the way through it and couldn t finish it I tried to pin down exactly why this book wasn t working for me which is why I kept going with it , but I just can t, and that troubles me I have read a few of Fiona Brand s books before, when she wrote for Silhouette Mills Boon, and I remember enjoying them immensely M B romances particularly the thrilleresque ones got me through a period of depress Eh I feel guilty about this book The primary reason being that I got almost three quarters of the way through it and couldn t finish it I tried to pin down exactly why this book wasn t working for me which is why I kept going with it , but I just can t, and that troubles me I have read a few of Fiona Brand s books before, when she wrote for Silhouette Mills Boon, and I remember enjoying them immensely MB romances particularly the thrilleresque ones got me through a period of depression in my early twenties, and I fondly remember Fiona Brand s books being among some of my favourites But this one, well it just wasn t for me The back cover blurb makes it sounds like just my type of thing a race to discover a historical secret while a hot romance brews between the hero and heroine but it just didn t work in the execution There was a L O T of info dumping throughout the book, which I struggled with, and while the hero was interesting, the heroine was very 2D and, frankly, as dull as dishwater Sometimes she made decisions that made no sense whatsoever and I m afraid her best described scenes were often ones where she got changed into her PJs at the end of the day and made herself something to eat I m sorry that I couldn t finish this book, as it is very rare for me to abandon something before the end, but for what is actually quite a short book, it was just too much of a slog Sad times The final of a trilogy about a Nazi cabal and its connection to a Colombian cartel and the people working to take down both organizations In this one, the main characters discover that they knew each other in the past and they knew Reichmann, the creator of the cabal. This conclusion of the trilogy featuring the Shreveport, Louisiana Fischer family was good Unfortunately, the biggest secret, revealed near the end, was something that was obvious, at least to me, from the beginning of the trilogy once the key characters were introduced Also, I felt that the villains in this story were treated lightly For instance, the prime villain has a true reason to be antisocial, and although the reason is touched on, it is never explored Without revealing the secret, I This conclusion of the trilogy featuring the Shreveport, Louisiana Fischer family was good Unfortunately, the biggest secret, revealed near the end, was something that was obvious, at least to me, from the beginning of the trilogy once the key characters were introduced Also, I felt that the villains in this story were treated lightly For instance, the prime villain has a true reason to be antisocial, and although the reason is touched on, it is never explored Without revealing the secret, I will state that such a key subject should have been handledin depth Ditto for the mastermind I liked the light touch of the supernormal in this series view spoiler In the first book, our heroine sees auras In the second, our hero sees danger to those he loves And in this final book our heroine relives her past life hide spoiler Neatly done I liked the heroine in this book Although she is flighty and headstrong, she is also rational and intelligent She makes decisions, and plans her actions she doesn t just go off on wild tangents And finally, I like that at least one villain gets a chance at redemption In Fiona Brands Blind Instinct , she brings together the final installment to date , of her previous works, Double Vision and Killer Focus Although convoluted in nature the plot is intriguing and suspenseful, the characters rich in detail With the explicit description of former SS personal during World War II, it brings to life individuals whose beliefs were in conflict, as well as the consistency of greed and self preservation in mankind throughout history A very good story of suspense In Fiona Brands Blind Instinct , she brings together the final installment to date , of her previous works, Double Vision and Killer Focus Although convoluted in nature the plot is intriguing and suspenseful, the characters rich in detail With the explicit description of former SS personal during World War II, it brings to life individuals whose beliefs were in conflict, as well as the consistency of greed and self preservation in mankind throughout history A very good story of suspense and the power of love through different times and places 3.5 stars I made it through This really wasn t my cup of tea, and I doubt I would ever read anything by this author again. Been accidentally reading a bunch of romance novels with a WWII theme This was heavier on action intrigue and light on romance. She Knows His Secrets One Of Them Is That She Has To DieWithin Hours Of Finding A Nazi WWII Codebook In Her Father S Attic, Librarian Sara Fischer Becomes A Target Afraid For Her Life, And Chilled By Memories That Have Nothing To Do With Her Quiet, Staid Life, Sara Calls In A Debt FBI Agent Marc Bayard Moves In The Shadowy World That Sara Has Fallen Into And May Be The Only One Who Can Guide Her OutIn A Race To Reveal The Secrets Of A Nazi Code, Sara And Bayard Are Catapulted Into The Cutthroat World Of International Intrigue And Oil Politics Sara Wants To Believe She Is Than A Means To An End For Bayard And With History Repeating Itself, She Is Aware That This Time Their Survival Depends On Whether Or Not They Are Able To See Through The Mistakes Of Their Past

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