Friday, October 3, 2014

Inevitable Detour by S.R. Grey - Review

Inevitable Detour by S.R. Grey 

(Inevitability #1) 

Publication date: September 7th 2014 
Genres: New Adult, Romance, Suspense

The day my life took an inevitable detour things got a little crazy.
My name is Essalin Brant, but everyone calls me Essa. I attend a small college in a tiny town, and in my twenty-two years of life I’ve never even traveled outside the state of Pennsylvania. You could say my life is pretty boring. I live by the rules. I’m a good girl and nothing exciting ever happens.

But that’s all about to change.

Enter Farren Shaw. Not only is he older and intimidating, but he’s more sure of himself than any 29-year-old man has a right to be. Did I mention that he’s drop-dead gorgeous? Well, he is. He also happens to be my best friend Haven’s brother. And I would be content with just fantasizing about Farren from afar, but when Haven suddenly goes missing, her gorgeous brother is the only one who believes me when I say she was abducted, even though all signs seem to suggest Haven left town willingly.

I know better, though. As does Farren. So when he asks me to accompany him to search for his sister, I accept.

That’s when the real adventure begins.

Our quest to find Haven takes us across the country. And throughout the time we spend together, I find myself falling for Farren . . . falling hard. He's everything I’ve ever wanted. But is he really someone I should fear?

Because aside from making me feel things I’ve never felt before, Farren is hiding something. Something big. What could this stunning man be keeping from me? And why? Is Haven’s disappearance somehow connected to his mysterious job?

All I know is that things are about to get real.

Welcome to the Inevitable Detour that has become my life.

**mature themes**

My Review

I wasn't sure what to expect when I started this book. I know it was mentioned that it is a romantic suspense and it definitely left me with such a longing for the next book after that ending. Why, oh Why, must we wait for the next one???

I will say that in this story you hit the ground running. We are introduced to Essalin and Haven who are roommates in college. I love the sisterly bond that they had. They are out drinking one night when two men come home with them. (I must say that I didn't think this was very smart to begin with) I had the creeps reading about the men from the time they saw them in the club and knew they had to be bad news. Essalin gets drugged and Haven is kidnapped. That is probably one of my worst fears.

While no one will believe Essalin when she tells them that Haven did leave on her own, Haven's brother, Farren, does believe. So, Essalin and Farren set out on a journey to find Haven. There is major attraction between both Essalin and Farren and I felt myself pulled more to their story than to what happened with Haven. I felt that they even got so caught up in each other that Haven was placed on the back bunner.

There were several twists that I was not expecting. I was curious as to what exactly Farren's job truly is and thankfully we do find that out. We are left though at a place in the book that leaves you wanting to know what will happen next!

Overall, I thought it was a good story. Was I happy with everything in it.... no but then everyone's opinions are different. I will definitely be reading the next book to find out what in the world will happen to one of the characters.



S.R. Grey is an Amazon and Barnes & Noble Top 100 Bestselling author. She is the author of the popular New Adult novels I Stand Before You (Judge Me Not #1) and Never Doubt Me (Judge Me Not #2). Her newest novel, Inevitable Detour (Inevitability #1), is a wild ride combining the New Adult genre with elements of Romantic Suspense. She is also the author of the Harbour Falls Mystery trilogy. Ms. Grey's novels have appeared on Amazon and Barnes & Noble bestseller lists in multiple categories, including Amazon Top 30 and Barnes & Noble Top 5.

New novels slated for 2015 release dates are Just Let Me Love You (Judge Me Not #3), Inevitable Circumstances (Inevitability #2), and a New Adult novel to be revealed in the future.

Ms. Grey resides in Pennsylvania. She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, as well as an MBA. Her background is in business, but her true passion lies in writing. When not writing, Ms. Grey can be found reading, traveling, running, or cheering for her hometown sports teams.

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  1. Great review, Beth! This sounds like a fun read and I like that twists were unpredictable. That's usually what I look for in this kind of book. Glad you liked it! :)

  2. Thank you for taking part in the blog tour. :)