Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Forget Me Not by Vicki Hinze (Blog Tour)

Forget Me Not opens with a murder.  It follows this with a woman on the run, her life in danger. Beaten, bruised, and dumped near a Crisis Center, this woman cannot remember who she is, but her resemblance to the center's owner's dead wife is unmistakable.  Who is she? Who is she running from? And how is she connected to his wife?

I had high hopes with this beginning, as I adore thrillers and suspense.  And there were times where I was flipping through the pages, anxious to discover where the author was heading.  Most of the time, though, I found the story to be a bit uneven.  Many plot points were obvious to me from the start, and at times there were holes in the story.  While I appreciate characters of faith, I found the main character's to be somewhat unrealistic in that she neither truly struggled with it nor fully embraced it in a way I would find believable during the crisis and chaos she faced.

This would be the type of book I would choose when I wanted something to occupy my mind, but not something that I couldn't put down and pick up at will.  There is room in my life for these kinds of books, but I wouldn't recommend it as a favorite.

Forget Me Not is available directly through Waterbrook Multnomah, or at your favorite online or local bookstore.

*This was book was provided for review by WaterBrook Multnomah.*   


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