Saturday, November 17, 2012

Review: No Safe Harbor

In 1897, lovely Cara Hamilton travels from Ireland to America to be reunited with the twin brother that she thought she had lost.  But, she has no idea where  he might be in the big, strange city of New York.  She is very lucky to find a new friend and ally in kind, handsome Rourke Walsh.  Or, is she?

Elizabeth Ludwig's No Safe Harbor (Bethany House Publishers, 2012) is a historical romance with suspense to spare.  As Cara's search for her brother draws her closer to the shadowy world of the Irish revolutionaries in New York and she realizes that she can trust no one, her terror and confusion become palpable to the reader.  Ludwig does a wonderful job, particularly towards the end of the book, of keeping the tension high and the pages turning.

I would have loved for Ludwig to have included more information on the Fenian Brotherhood (the Irish revolutionary group involved in the story). I think it would have made for a richer experience for the reader and given more depth to the characters. Even so, No Safe Harbor is very entertaining, and I recommend it.

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Elizabeth Ludwig is celebrating her new book with a Kindle Fire Giveaway and connecting with readers at a Facebook Author Chat party on 12/6.


One winner will receive:
  • A Kindle Fire
  • No Safe Harbor by Elizabeth Ludwig
Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on December 5th. Winner will be announced at the "No Safe Harbor" Author Chat Facebook Party on 12/6. Connect with Elizabeth, get a sneak peek of the next book in the Edge of Freedom series, try your hand at the trivia contest, and win some great prizes - gift certificates, books and a Book Club Prize Pack to be won (10 copies for your book club or small group)!

So grab your copy of No Safe Harbor and join Elizabeth on the evening of the December 6th for a chance to connect with her and make some new friends. (If you haven't read the book - don't let that stop you from coming!)


Don't miss a moment of the fun, RSVP todayTell your friends via FACEBOOK or TWITTER and increase your chances of winning. Hope to see you on the 6th!


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I received a complimentary copy of No Safe Harbor to facilitate my review.  No other compensation was received.  For full disclosure, see the sidebar.

6 comments:

Brian Miller said...

nice...will pass on the title to my wife...

A Lady's Life said...

Romance?? Someone said Romance???
I love Romance
More... More Romance
Maybe more guys should read more romance. They are taking this equality stuff much too seriously lol

DeniseinVA said...

Sounds like a very exciting book. Thanks for the great review.

Fireblossom said...

Rourke Walsh? I thought he was a football coach or something.

A Lady's Life said...

Woah! So many stories like this. I always wish people reunite.

Stewart M said...

Hi there - I dont often (well ever!) read this style of book - but I do find the act of reviewing the books I read does make me think more deeply about them.

Is it the same for you?

Cheers - Stewart M - Australia