I received this book for free from Author in exchange for an honest review.
This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
by Melissa Foster
Released: November 7, 2018
Series: The Whiskeys #4
Published by Self Published
“I guess that might attribute to Foster’s simplistic style, but I am always left feeling like everything wraps up too quickly or easily.”
~ Under the Covers
Melissa Foster returns with another installment in the Whiskey series. If you are unfamiliar with this series, I would say that this series is a bit more darker than her usual style. It features a lot of bad boys who are facing some tough issues as well as heroines who often have a dark past. It’s this baggage that weighs down the storyline a bit more, creating more emotion and depth. That being said, this style is not my favorite of Foster’s, which is why I debated to read this one when I first got it. However, since I read the other books in the series, I wanted to continue and give it another shot.
As expected, it is quite heavy. This isn’t a necessarily a bad thing. I love darker themed storylines, but something about this series doesn’t have the right balance to me. I feel like the dark themes and emotional pasts of the characters aren’t fully carried through in the book, meaning that they are just placed there for the effect of a darker tone, but the actual romance and the personal growth of the characters remains pretty simple. I guess that might attribute to Foster’s simplistic style, but I am always left feeling like everything wraps up too quickly or easily.
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