Jannine Gallant: Buried Truth Siren Cove #1

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Buried Truth by Jannine Gallant is the first book in the new omantic suspense series Siren Cove The story introduces Leah Grayson who is a teacher in Siren Cove that has decided as a learning experience for her fifth grade class that it is time to organize a eunion of her own fifth grade class that buried a time capsule in order to unearth the capsule and share what had been in itRyan Alexander had known Leah all his life and the pair at one point had been deeply in love but Leah had broken it off stating that they were just too different from one another Ryan hadn t planned on attending the eunion but when his mother has an accident he finds himself back in Siren Cove and back in Leah s lifeThere are times when the story switches the point of view to an unknown narrator who seems to have left something in the time capsule that they do not want discovered This leads to a lot of action as attempts are made to stop Leah from finding the evidence that would lead to crimes committed long ago when the capsule was buriedBuried Truth is one of those books that no matter how much I wanted to like the story and what was going on there were little details that just kept nagging at me The first thing I noticed and was a little iffy on was ushing Leah and Ryan back together Of course this is a omantic suspense so you know it s coming but a little build up would have been niceAs the story went on I also thought that the unknown voice almost got a bit comical instead of menacing or scary like it should be When the bad guys behind the scenes start conjuring images of Larry Moe and Curly Joe it s not a good thing at all But the eal kicker on this book was the ending itself I thought maybe just maybe my overall ating would be around 3 stars until. Visit Siren Cove Oregon for gorgeous beaches miles of hiking delightful small town shops and a dark side none of its esidents could have possibly imagined Leah Grayson has lived in Siren Cove all her life It's where she buried a time capsule with her fifth grade class Where she spent an unforgettable night on the beach with her first love Where she married then divorced her otten exBut there's something ugly going on in her pretty little town.

The final chapters where as soon as the climatic moments came it felt the author skipped a chapter and just dropped all the action midway I just found it all ather odd at that point and decided that no this was not the book for meI eceived an advance copy from the publisher via NetGalleyFor eviews please visit I d been anxiously awaiting this first book in the new Siren Cove omantic suspense series and I wasn t disappointed I love second chance stories where the hero and heroine get a fresh opportunity to get their elationship ight after messing up the first time and it was satisfying to see Ryan and Leah finally get their happily ever after However they have to deal with some pretty ugly bad guys to get there Once they ealize they ve stumbled into a decades old murder they e faced with so many potential suspects it s impossible to sort the good guys from the villains until the chilling conclusion A terrific cast of uirky supporting characters including Leah s outrageous grandma Evie and her lovable pooch Barney helps lighten the otherwise elentless suspense Good job Buried Truth by Jannine Gallant is a bit different from the other books that I have ead written by her That is not to say that I didn t enjoy it I did immensely However the characters are everyday people that you might know in your own town Leah an elementary teacher and Ryan a successful businessman are at the heart of this omantic suspense book Lies and deception nearly bring the entire good citizens of the small town Like a Miss Marple but with a younger heroine and a hot hero this story eminds us that much evil can hide even in small towns Good prevails in the end along with love that will last a lifetime but there is than one close call making Buried Trut. When Leah organizes a eunion for her fifth grade classmates to open their time capsule they discover a oll of film no one emembers saving Afterward strange incidents begin happening Warnings Accidents Random acts of vandalismLuckily her first love is back in town too Ryan Alexander has made it big with a wildly popular social media startup but he's still the same sweet cynical man she fell for all those years ago And the chemistry they felt

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H an exciting suspense and a wonderful omance45 StarsAn ARC of the book was given to me by the publisher through Net Galley WOW From beginning to end this book kept me guessing Great plot excellent writing I like my female leads to be strong and courageous or at least grow in character as the book moves forward Leah as the main lead was eally iffy she went back and forth so many times that I went back and forth with my decision To ead or not to ead is the uestion To avoid DNF I ploughed on It took me 4 days to ead the book in bits and pieces I hated the main character Though 80% of the book I felt she is just using the male character Ryan just for her own fun Story is simple Leah liked Ryan in high school but breaks off from him as he was too different ead it as slim intelligent and nerdy They buried a time capsule then now 20 years hence they want to escavate that and put in a new one There is a hitch someone has put a camera oll in the time capsule and wants that truth to be buried By the way Leah does like Ryan now ead ich successful drool worthy body The book by Jannine Gallant at 368 pages is too long and feels longer as the plot is too loopy and has no substance The author has made an attempt to generate suspense but unfortunately it falls flatter than a pancake The only character I liked and kind of pitied was the male lead Ryan Alexander he is sweet and kind Too bad he makes the same poor choices yet again 20 years hence liking Leah The book goes on at snail pace with the voice of the villains making their appearance suddenly in the midst of love story ead neither love nor a story On the whole an okay ead aka boring I eceived an ARC from NetGalley and publisher Lyrical Press and this is my honest and unbiased opinio. S teenagers is as strong as everA nostalgic fling turns deadly when someone is convinced Leah has the key to secrets long buried With no way to know whom they can trust Leah and Ryan will have to seek out the answers themselves Every Move She Makes will have you looking over your shoulder long after the lights go outNancy Bush New York Times bestselling author Jannine Gallant gives you a satisfying eadKat Martin New York Times bestselling autho.

Write what you know I've taken this advice to heart creating characters from small towns and plots that unfold in the great outdoors I grew up in a tiny Northern California town and currently live in beautiful Lake Tahoe with my husband and two daughters When I'm not busy writing I hike or snowshoe in the woods around my home Whether I'm writing contemporary historical or romantic suspense