Sunday, July 27, 2014

Sunday Review: The Road to Comfort by Becky Lower

Title: The Road to Comfort
Author: Becky Lower
Source: Given from the author in exchange for an Honest review

Purchase: Amazon


Juliette St. James has only done two impetuous things in her life. The first resulted in her becoming a single mother at age 18. Now, she’s embarking on a cross-country trip to celebrate becoming an empty-nester. Not sure of what she will do now that she’s flying solo, she comes face-to-face with her worst nightmare—a cowboy.

When ex-bull-rider Cyclone Kelley heads out on his horse, the last thing he expects to find is a damsel-in-distress parked alongside the road. Especially one that resembles his first crush—Brigette Bardot. He doesn’t need or want a complication in his life. His wife died while he was chasing the elusive dream of fame and fortune on the rodeo circuit. Blaming himself for her death, he quit the rodeo and returned to Nebraska. Now his mantra is “love them and leave them smiling.”

They are attracted to each other and decide a one-nighter would be a good idea. After all, what happens in Comfort, Nebraska, stays in Comfort. But when Juliette’s car gets sucked up in a tornado, she’s forced to spend a week in the town instead of just one day. While neither denies their attraction, they both realize that a week together will change the course of their lives forever. They are both forced to decide if love is worth gambling on what could be. Or if tornadoes, and cyclones, are better left alone.


Ms. Lower had a good writing style. This is the second book I have read from her. She consistently shows that her skills can stay consistent.

The Road to Comfort isn't my usual style of book but I liked the blurb so I thought I would give it a chance. I think that is the main reason I had some struggles with the story. It wasn't the writing quality or even the story line. So i don't want my lack of genre reading to hurt the potential readers who do like these types of stories on a regular basis.

I do like that Ms. Lower is consistent. Sometimes that is hard to find in authors and it is reassuring and pleasant to know there is a certain quality you will get when picking up a book.

All in all I'm giving this a solid 3 star.

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