Within the Shadows
T. L. Mahrt
Genre: Suspense Romance
Target avatar is readers of steamy suspenseful romance novel, mostly woman, ages rom 18-55.
Preorders Released: May, 28 2020 and Release Date: August 28, 2020
Mid violence, domestic assault and heavy sexual content. Profanity language used.
Emma’s world is rocked as the real monster lurking in the shadows is unveiled.
Emma Andrews’ last memory of her mother is seeing her bleeding to death on the bathroom floor. Several years later, Emma is kidnapped and forced to face the same monster that killed her mother. Quickly, Emma—a daydreamer with an inventive personality—must learn to separate her fantasies from reality in order to differentiate friend or foe.
As secrets unfold and the shadows emerge, Emma wonders if she can endure reliving the trauma of her past. One thing she does know for certain—she can’t do it alone.
Will Emma escape from this monster alive? Will Chance still love her after she reveals her past? Or, will someone new teach Emma the true strength hiding within her?
Within The Shadows is book two in the series, however, can be read as a standalone with no issue. I was able to understand and follow along, and didn’t feel like I missed out. Of course, I liked this book so much, I’d like to read the first.
My favorite type of romance story is romantic suspense. I love the high stakes danger that takes place in Within The Shadows. T.L. Mahrt‘s writing keeps the reader on the edge of their seat. This was such a thrilling read that I had difficulty putting down. I really enjoyed the pacing.
The characters were really intriguing. I really enjoyed Emma as a character. I think she felt like a real person and I was interested in her story immediately.
Overall, I enjoyed this book very much and would recommend it to romantic suspense fans.
*I received a free copy of this book from Rachel’s Random Resources in exchange for an honest review on the blog tour. All opinions are my own and unbiased.*
T. L. Mahrt is a former business owner, where she utilized her education in cosmetology, barbering and massage therapy for several years. She was raised on and is currently living on a farm in Nebraska, where you can find her running barefoot in the country side with her loving husband and inspiring children and massive dogs.
After having her son, who was born with Cerebral Palsy, she made the life altering decision to stay home to care for her two children and pursue her love for writing. She has a love for romance and poetry where, her overactive imagination, along with her adventures and up beat lifestyle drives her inspiration for her writing.
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