Friday, May 8, 2009

Review: One Deadly Sin by Annie Solomon + Giveaway

In the middle of all the things I love to read, I enjoy a good romance from time to time. I especially like romantic suspense or romance with a mystery element and One Deadly Sin was just that!

Edie Swann returns to her hometown determined to get answers about her father's apparent suicide. She has a list of names of people who should have information and she starts leaving them little gifts to shake up their memory. But one by one, the same people Edie gives her little black angels to turn up dead. And now Edie is suspected of murder. To complicate matters she has fallen hard for the town sheriff and he's pretty fond of her, too. Can they work together to clear Edie's name and uncover the truth about the past?

I enjoyed this book for the most part. I liked Edie and admired her strength. I also really loved Holt and so the book fulfilled my number requirement for a romance novel...I cared that they got together and were happy! The writing is nice and crisp and the characters were pretty real for a small town community. The book certainly kept me guessing and I enjoyed the added intrigue of the fact that it was inspired by an actual legend. If you're looking for a romance novel this summer, I think this one is a great read!

Rating: 3.5/5
Things You Might Want to Know: There is explicit sex of course, though not an overabundance of it. Also some language.

Does this sound like a book you might enjoy? If so, please leave a comment with your valid email address and tell me about a book you are looking forward to reading this summer. This one is open to those with a United States or Canadian mailing address only. Winner will be chosen next Friday. Thanks!



Kitten22 said...

This looks great! Please enter me!

I'm looking forward to reading the new Ann Brashares book 3 Willows. Seems perfect for summer reading! :)


Jessica Kennedy said...

I'm REALLY looking forward to Rachel Vincent's YA series! My Soul To Take comes out August 1 and I can not wait!

See the cover and read about the book at

One Deadly Sin sounds very good and I have it on my list to read!


Cheryl S. said...

I'm looking forward to reading "The 8th Confession" by James Patterson.

Please count me in - Thanks!

CatCrazy7 said...

I am looking forward to reading Billie Letts new novel Made in The USA. But Solomon's is another that has been on my wish list. I'm up for a bit of sizzle reading. Thanks for the chance.

rubymoonstone at gmail dot com

sharon54220 said...

I have so many books, I'm looking forward to reading quite a few. Hard to pick just one.

Please enter me.

Carol said...

I'm looking forward to reading Blue Heaven by C.J. Box. This book sounds like one I would also enjoy reading.
Carol M
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Pissenlit said...

Yeppers, sounds like something I'd like to read!

This summer, I'm REALLY looking forward to reading Julie E. Czerneda's Rift in the Sky: Stratification #3...speaking of which, I should pre-order that soon. Heh.

un_pissenlit (at) hotmail (dot) com

Kristi said...

I am looking forward to reading Gone and Hunger this summer! Thanks for the giveaway.

kherbrand at comcast dot net

photoquest said...

This sounds like a good one, please enter me in for this one : )
Lori Barnes

Dawn M. said...

I'm looking forward to:
Once Dead, Twice Shy by Kim Harrison,
Prey & My Soul To Take by Rachel Vincent,
Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs,
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins,
Walking Dead by C. E. Murphy,
On The Edge by Ilona Andrews,
A Touch Of Dead by Charlaine Harris and
Frostbitten by Kelley Armstrong.

Thanks! :0)
librarygrinch at gmail dot com

Anita Yancey said...

I am most looking forward to reading Girls In Trucks by Katie Crouch this summer. Love Annie Solomon's books, and this one looks great.


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