Floating on Secrets

Romance - Suspense
362 Pages
Reviewed on 07/02/2020
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Author Biography

Tantra Bensko teaches fiction writing with UCLA Extension Writers Program and Writers.com as well as editing with BookButchers.com. She teaches Embodied Writing courses on the integration of physical movement with writing, and while writing this book, she got up and moved using the methods she's found that help her generate work that moves the reader.

She loves Neo-Psych Rock and listened to it the whole time while writing this novel to get in the mood. That influenced the story so that it ended up being an introduction to that style of music with over 100 songs and bands mentioned in the novel: there's a Pinterest board that links to all the music videos on YouTube.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Rabia Tanveer for Readers' Favorite

Floating on Secrets by Tantra Bensko is a novel that will give you an out of body experience unlike any other. When most people want to feel detached from the world, they take drugs but not Flair. A waitress by profession, Flair Montgomery chooses sensory deprivation tanks over the local drugs to give her the feeling of calm and tranquility. Everything was great, she was enjoying the feeling of isolation while also enjoying some music when she felt someone touch her. Terrified and surprisingly excited, Flair had no idea who it was and why this person chose her. Was it her imagination or was it someone else? However, when she learns that the owner of the place has issues with being robbed, Flair started questioning the situation. What is happening? Is Flair imagining everything or there is something more to this than meets the eye?

Floating on Secrets by Tantra Bensko was a whole sensory experience. I can go on and on about how the sensory deprivation tank symbolized so many things and it will still not be enough to praise the author for this masterpiece. Author Tantra Bensko has done something incredibly vivid and sensual with this story. You have Flair, a woman who is not hesitant in getting what she wants, even if is very unconventional. She is a one-of-a-kind character that draws readers in with her uniqueness and individuality. I enjoyed her responses, how she reacted inside the tank, her response to the mystery man, and the way she handled the situation. The element of romance was brilliantly handled and the chemistry between her and her “mystery man” (I will not say his name and spoil it!) was off the charts. I loved this book. Unique and very interesting.