Monday, December 16, 2013
Life on the Edge by Jennifer Comeaux, Book Review
Nineteen-year-old Emily is new to pairs skating, but she and her partner Chris have a big dream–to be the first American team to win Olympic gold. Their young coach Sergei, who left Russia after a mysterious end to his skating career, believes they can break through and make history.
Emily and Chris are on track to be top contenders at the 2002 Winter Games. But when forbidden feelings spark between Emily and Sergei, broken trust and an unexpected enemy threaten to derail Emily's dreams of gold.
I was amazed at Comeaux's ability to draw a reader into Emily's world from the first page. I was immediately engrossed in the story and did not want to put the book down! Why? First, this book is about an ice skater, and I have loved ice skating since I was young. Second, the story was magnetic and Comeaux's story flowed easily. I continually thought, "Just one chapter more." But one more chapter was never enough! There was something distinct in every chapter that gave me that desire to keep reading. I didn't want to stop until the book was finished! When I finally did reach the end, I was satisfied, yet so happy that there was another book so I could finish Emily and Sergei's story! This is definitely not your typical romance novel! I found it very refreshing to find an author who wrote a romance novel where the main character has firm beliefs on saving herself for marriage! I highly recommend Life on the Edge! The story, the characters and their relationships are so magnetic that you cannot help but be drawn in!
You can pick up your own copy of Life on the Edge via Amazon or Astraea Press.
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