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Saturday, December 31, 2011
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Title: With Good Behavior
Author: Jennifer Lane
Series: The Conduct Series #1
Source: E-Book from publisher in exchange for an honest review
In a world gripped by organized crime, family dysfunction, and dim hopes of redemption, can true love persevere? For Sophie Taylor, a beautiful psychologist who lost everything when she violated an ethical boundary, and Grant Madsen, a handsome naval officer who sacrificed everything to protect a loved one, finding that love may carry an unbearable cost.
Starting their lives over in Chicago, both are fighting influences from their family and running as fast as they can to escape the past. When their paths cross outside the parole officer's door, the attraction is instantaneous. But a hidden connection may not only shatter their fledgling love, but prove deadly to them both.
I was really happy when I was approached about being part of a blog tour for this series. I was even more happy when I got start reading this book and I was IMMEDIATELY sucked in to the story. Pretty much from the time that our main characters Sophie and Grant meet right outside their parole officers door I was completely engrossed in the story. Naturally, I NEEDED to learn more about these two.
It had to be tough being Grant growing up. Coming from a mafia family and all. Grant has spent pretty much is WHOLE life trying to stay as far away from that lifestyle as humanly possible. The kicker though...they keep showing up and threatening harm to those who are most important to Grant in order to get him to bend to their will.
Then we have the lovely Sophie. She happened to end up getting involved with the WRONG person and end up with a "cracker jacks" box lawyer. She's doing everything she can to prove to everyone, including herself, that she's NOT a felon at all.
I really like how this story shows that bad things happen to good people and that not every person who is sent to jail is all bad or a thug.
I felt the relationship between Sophie and Grant was entirely way too sweet. They fall so hard for each other, so quickly and neither of them can really say that they KNEW each other. I really felt that their lack of communication hurt their relationship a little bit.
Overall, I was really happy with this book and I REALLY want to read the second book in this series REALLY bad! Keep reading! There's a giveaway below!
There are actually 2 giveaways going on. One is for an e-book copy of either With Good Behavior or Bad Behavior (Winner's Choice). The other giveaway is the Grand Prize* for the WHOLE tour. Which is a $25 gift card to Barnes and noble OR a print copy of either With Good Behavior or Bad Behavior.
1. Giveaway for E-Book is open until 11:59 pm CST December 12.
2. All you have to do enter for the E-book is leave a meaningful comment on this post with an email address.
3. Only 1 winner.
*To enter the Grand Prize each participant needs to comment on every blog post on the tour. They can enter on the last stop.
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