Mom Loves 2 Read: Real Alaskan Courage ~ Stranded by Dani Pettrey ~ Review & Giveaway on Mom Loves 2 Read

Sep 26, 2013

Real Alaskan Courage ~ Stranded by Dani Pettrey ~ Review & Giveaway on Mom Loves 2 Read


stranded Stranded (Alaskan Courage #3)

When her friend vanishes from a cruise ship, reporter Darcy St. James isn't satisfied with their explanation that she simply left her job of her own accord. Something isn't lining up, and Darcy believes the only way to find the truth is to put herself in Abby's position. Within days, Darcy learns her friend wasn't the only person to disappear mysteriously.

Last summer, a woman vanished under almost identical circumstances. Gage McKenna has taken a summer-long stint leading adventure excursions for the passengers of various cruise lines that dock for a few days of sightseeing.

He's surprised to find Darcy working aboard one of the ships, investigating a troubling report. Something sinister is going on and the deeper they dig the more Gage fears they've only discovered the tip of the iceberg.



Stranded Excerpt

Abby's head swam, her vision narrowing as she stumbled into her cabin. What had they slipped her and when? Nausea rumbled in her stomach, magnified by the surging waves created by the brewing storm. How could she have been so foolish? 

They must have figured out who she was and that she was close to exposing them. They were trying to silence her though if it came down to it, she preferred death to the alternative.

She lifted the receiver and dialed Darcy's cabin. 

Please be there. Darcy had said she'd wait in her room, but the phone kept ringing until it rolled over into voice mail. This wasn't a message for voice mail. Not if they knew who she was. Not if it could lead them to Darcy. She had to find a better way, a safer way to leave a message only Darcy would understand. 

She scribbled a quick note. Now . . . where to put it? She grabbed the Gideon Bible from the nightstand, slipped the message inside, set the Bible on her bed, and headed for the door. Only Darcy would know Abby would have no reason to have a Bible on her bed. Turning, she spotted her purse next to the nightstand, grabbed it, and placed it atop the Bible. Never hurt to have a little added protection. Darcy would still recognize the significance. 

As she walked around her bed, the ship heaved and she stumbled. She needed help. Wobbling with each step, she managed to grasp the doorknob, the metal cool inside her clammy palm. Her breath quickened. Cracking the door, she peered into the corridor, thankful to find it empty. Stepping into the hall, she moved toward the elevator. 

Shadows arched around the bend halfway down the hall, where another corridor intersected it. She halted. Her breath hitched. 

A man spoke, his words angry and heated. A second man responded. Her heart seized in her chest. It was them. They were coming. 


My Review:
This is the third book in author Dani Pettrey's Alaskan Courage Series and each book gets better and better. I love reading stories in a series.  Darcy is one of my favorite characters with her inner strength and her passion. She and Gage make this story come alive!  As a lover of clean christian fiction mysteries with some great romance thrown in, I must say that this book does not disappoint.  I would recommend reading the first two books in this series before this one.  Although it can be read as a stand alone book, Darcy and Gage's story actually starts in book 2 - Shattered.  I loved much of the book but I don't like giving spoilers so I'm just going to say it is a great read!  

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Visit this post to read my review of the first book: Submerged

 
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