Romance - Suspense

Moonshadow over Red Moon Hill

Category:Romance - Suspense

Author:Cynthia L. Clark

  • Publisher: Outskirts Press
  • Publication Date: November 30, 2023
  • Number of Pages: 222
  • ISBN-10: 1977268617
  • ISBN-13: 9781977268617

Brody Mars is the kind of man to whom everything has always seemed easy — good-looking, athletic, and intelligent. Right after his engagement party, his well-planned life takes an unexpected turn when a letter is delivered to him. It is from Althea: ''I can't marry you. I can't. I felt like I was trapped... I can't hold on any longer. I'm sorry to leave you like this...'' Now, he must start all over in the Colorado mountain town of Red Moon Hill. Tessa Mackenzie is a career-focused woman whose life has been meticulously planned until a tragic accident sends her on a flight to Red Moon Hill. She is reeling in pain, and the specker of Josh is following her when she meets Brody. An unexpected friendship develops between the two. With friendship growing into something more, can they have enough courage to embrace each other while someone seeks to destroy them?

The opening instantly grabs the reader’s attention —Brody Mars, finds his life turned upside down when his fiancée abruptly leaves him. Seeking solace and a fresh start, Brody retreats to his family cabin in Colorado, only to stumble upon Tessa Mackenzie, a young astronomer on the run from a dangerous adversary. As Brody and Tessa navigate their traumas and the looming threat of violence, their bond deepens, sparking a romance fraught with tension and uncertainty. Clark's strength lies in her ability to intricately weave together the lives of her characters while gradually unraveling the mystery surrounding them. The slow buildup of suspense keeps readers on the edge of their seats, eagerly turning pages to uncover the truth behind Tessa's past and the danger that threatens her and Brody's future. The author writes like a pro, teasing readers, throwing hints, but allowing the tension to build up.

The author's vivid descriptions bring the town of Red Moon Hill to life, evoking a sense of place that enhances the story's overall atmosphere. From the majestic mountains to the quaint streets, readers will immerse themselves in this charming yet perilous setting. Brody and Tessa are compelling protagonists, each with unique demons to deal with. Their journey is both heartwarming and heart-pounding, as they strive to overcome the obstacles in their path and find solace in each other's arms. Moonshadow Over Red Moon Hill features exquisite writing and emotionally strong scenes. Love, suspense, and redemption are cleverly explored in this unique romance. 

Reviewed By: Franklin Bauer

Reviewed Date: May 8, 2024

Category: Romance - Suspense