Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Final Touch by Brandilyn Collins and Amberly Collins (FIRST Wild Card Tour)

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book!

You never know when I might play a wild card on you!


              Today's Wild Card authors are:


and the book:

Zondervan (May 7, 2010)
               ***Special thanks to Krista Ocier of Zondervan for sending me a review copy.***

ABOUT THE AUTHORS:


Brandilyn and Amberly Collins are a mother/daughter team from northern California.

Brandilyn Collins, known for her trademark Seatbelt Suspense, is the bestselling author of Violet Dawn, Coral Moon, Crimson Eve, Eyes of Elisha, and other novels.

Visit the Brandilyn's website.

Amberly Collins is a college student in Long Beach, California, majoring in marketing. She’s active in her Alphi Phi sorority and dotes on her Yorkie puppy, Bear.


Here's a video about the first book in the Rayne Series:



Product Details:

List Price: $9.99
Reading level: Young Adult
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Zondervan (May 7, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 031071933X
ISBN-13: 978-0310719335

Press the browse button to view the first chapter:



My Thoughts:  Somehow, when I requested this book for review, I missed that is was the third in a series.  I realized this quickly while reading the first chapter, as it was obvious there was a lot of history and background with which I was unfamiliar.  I'm sure it would have been even better if I had read this in the correct order, but by the end of the chapter it no longer mattered.  The action had begun and I was drawn into the story right there and stayed interested until the final chapter.

I discovered the first in the series as a free digital download on Barnes & Noble and it is now awaiting me on my new Nook.  I look forward to getting to know Shaley and Rayne better, even if it's in the wrong order.

30/52





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