The Edge of the Woods

BL Bonita
The Edge of the Woods
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Noble Romance Publishing, LLC
Release Date
November 2010
Erotic Romance, Romantic Suspense/Mystery

Sometimes digging for the truth unleashes deadly consequences . . . .

In the remote Alberta wilderness surrounding Cold Lake, a madman wanders the provincial park. His victims are happy to share his company . . . until they suffer by his blade. Journalist Carmen James and her cameraman are there to cover the story, but as darkness falls they must fight to stay alive.

John Molloy lives a simple life in his cabin in the woods, until he stumbles upon a half-naked woman hiding in his woodshed. She's bloodied, bruised and terrified, compelling him to aide her. As Carmen mends under his care, unexpected and irresistible passion ignites between them. But The Cold Lake Butcher has plans of his own.

Can love overcome the twisted mind of a killer?

Book Review by Jenn Shanks Pray
Feb 09, 2011   [ OFFICIAL REVIEW ]
130 people found the following review helpful
B.L. Bonita stalks and captures readers in this well crafted, all too abbreviated romantic thriller. THE EDGE OF THE WOODS combines elements of murder, mystery and mayhem and kicks it up a notch with a spicy, sexy romantic twist.

Sent on assignment to investigate the Cold Lake murders, special assignment journalist Carmen James and her cameraman never expected to become victims themselves. The killer attacks them late one night, forcing Carmen to run for her life. Found the next day hiding in his woodshed, John Malloy comes to her aide, healing her and falling for her. John struggles to discover the killer's identity in time before their new romance winds up another of his prey.

The Cold Lake Butcher may be wreaking havoc in the remote Alberta wilderness but that seems to have little impact upon John Malloy or special assignment journalist Carmen James. Where there is smoke, there's usually fire and the blaze that burns between these two characters makes this novella worth the read.

A highly enjoyable read, THE EDGE OF THE WOODS takes the reader on a true journey through the remote Canadian parklands. With a clever storyline, solid characters and well written dialogue, B.L. Bonita could have expanded this into a full length romantic suspense that would have left the reader sighing and waiting for the next installment.
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