Aug 20, 2010

Book Review: Trapped by Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen

Author:  Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen
Genre:  Paranormal Suspense
Publication Date:  April 2010

First Sentence:  Secrets thrive in my family.

About the Book:
Her expression remained somber, but excitement crept into her voice. You are the Firstborn She...You must go to them. You want me to act as bait? Not bait, Emi. A spy. Our Trojanhorse. When Emi Warrin wakes one night to find a thief in her mother's house, she has no idea the intruder has planted a trap - a mysterious letter that will change her life forever.Lured to the Austrian Alps with Daniel, the man she loves, Emi is thrown into a perilous, mafia-like world of feuding families and a devastating curse that spans generations. As the Firstborn She - the only firstborn female in hundreds of years - only Emi can free her family from the cursethat will soon afflict her as well. But for Emi to break the curse, she must delve into evil designs. As Emi struggles to understand her destiny as the Firstborn She, she learns that everything isn't as it seems and that all choices have consequences.Can Emi break the curse before it's too late?

I have been intrigued with the books written by Ronda Hinrichsen ever since I saw the cover of her first novel, Missing, so I was excited to get the opportunity to review Trapped.  Suspense starts on the first page and continues throughout the story.  There were a few places where I had a hard time following what was happening, but the pacing and intrigue held my attention and made it hard to put the book down. 

I also enjoyed the paranormal aspects of the story which took me by surprise.  The romantic element was present, but was not overpowering.  Overall, Trapped was a very engaging read, and I highly recommend it.  I look forward to reading more from this author.

The publisher will be giving away THREE autographed copies!

All you have to do is leave a comment (along with your email address if it isn'ton your blog profile) and answer the following question. Which Austrian city would you most like to visit?

The more blogs you comment on, the more entries you'll receive.  All comments must be left by midnight MST on August 27th to be eligible.

August 9 Heather Gardner
August 10 Jewel Adams
August 11 Mary Greathouse
August 12 Lynn Fowlstone
August 13 Valerie Ipson
August 17 Connie Hall
August 18 Kimberly Job
August 19 Karen Hoover
August 20 Alison Palmer
August 23 Joyce DiPastena


Jocee said...

Sounds great! I would love to visit Vienna!

brendajean said...

I would love to visit Vienna most. Thanks for the giveaway!

MT said...

You do such a great job supporting your fellow authors. Way to go! Have a good week. :)

MT said...

You do such a great job supporting your fellow authors. Way to go! Have a good week. :)

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