Book Review - My Darling Husband by Kimberly Belle
Jade and Cam Lasky are by all accounts a happily married couple with two adorable kids, a spacious home and a rapidly growing restaurant business.
But their world is tipped upside down when Jade is confronted by a masked home invader.
As Cam scrambles to gather the ransom money, Jade starts to wonder if they’re as financially secure as their lifestyle suggests, and what other secrets her husband is keeping from her.
Cam may be a good father, a celebrity chef, and a darling husband, but there’s another side he’s kept hidden from Jade that has put their family in danger.
Unbeknownst to Cam and Jade, the home invader has been watching them and is about to turn their family secrets into a public scandal.
What was it all about
A home invasion where the wife and kids had to face the masked intruder alone while the darling husband had to scramble to find the money to pay the ransom.
How it made me feel
Omigosh! The suspense in the book with the impending sense of danger where the masked man controlled every single action kept my heart in my throat with every page.
The courage shown by the kids had me going aww even when I was afraid for their lives.
This was nail-biting good in most of the prose until the truth was revealed.
The writing was bang-on. The fear, the excitement, a mother’s love and willingness to do anything to save the lives of her kids, every emotion was written perfectly.
Each page had something happening where the control kept alternating. When I thought Jade could outwit the intruder, he revealed his ace in hand. And he had many aces.
The scenes written were brilliantly tense, where each to and fro conversation with the masked intruder had me congratulating Jade and at times, wondering about the motive behind the demands. Heart pounding perfect tug-of-war of words between them which kept the pace of the book fast.
Minor twists, other than the reasons behind the intruder’s invasion, no major surprises as the truth was revealed slowly in the book. The husband being an ass-hat was revealed right in the blurb.
No shockers but entertaining, fast-paced, heart-thrumming excitement, this could be read at one go. Easily. Well recommended.
I downloaded the digital version of the book from an online retail, and this is my journey down its pages, straight from the heart. STRICTLY HONEST and UNBIASED.
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