A timely novel: "Point of Danger" by Irene Hannon
about the book....
Hate mail was one thing. This was quite another.
Radio talk show host Eve Reilly is used to backlash from her pot-stirring on-air commentary and interviews. But now it seems a disgruntled listener is resorting to more than angry words to express their displeasure. When a suspicious package arrives on her doorstep, Eve turns to law enforcement for help.
Police detective Brent Lange can't find any evidence to link the string of unsettling incidents that follows, but he's convinced they're connected. As the harassment grows more menacing, it becomes clear someone wants Eve's voice silenced--permanently.
But unless he can track down her elusive foe, the gutsy woman who is willing to take risks for what she believes--and who is swiftly winning his heart--may not survive.
Mirroring the discord marking American society as we speak, with struggles between conservative and liberal viewpoints, "Point of Danger" seems utterly timely in its release. Irene Hannon serves up her usual mix of suspense and romance, with bomb threats and a host of possible villains who may be behind the sense of foreboding that builds over the course of the story.
Fans of Irene Hannon will no doubt enjoy the romance that blooms between these characters, with strong-willed Eve and heroic Brent coming to realize that just perhaps they may be meant for each other. I enjoyed how Eve is unafraid to stand up for her views, even though they may be polarizing, and how Brent respects her for this. The romance develops naturally, and the entry of Eve's sisters to cheer her on nicely sets up the books that are still to come in the series. Despite being a suspense novel, after the opening chapter things moved a bit slower than I am used to experiencing with an Irene Hannon novel, and it wasn't really until the final chapters that the suspense kicked in for me. At the same time, the lack of flying bullets did also create space for these characters to be developed more fully, along with some secondary characters who you will soon find yourself rooting for.
Those readers who are looking for a novel with interesting political overtones, courageous characters, and a sweet relationship that will no doubt please those who love a good romance, will enjoy "Point of Danger". I award this novel a rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.