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Reviewed by Karen Hesson for Readers' Favorite
Publish or Perish by Kerry Blaisdell is a fast-paced suspense novel with lots of steamy romance. Emma’s scientist husband, the father of her two children, tears their marriage apart by cheating with his new assistant. When her husband takes a trip to Hawaii with his new girlfriend, they both wind up dead in a plane crash. Emma is left to pick up the pieces and discovers that her husband has left quite a mess for her. Eventually, she learns that her husband was actually murdered and that nothing is as it seems. Along the way, Emma falls in love with Vin, the detective working her late husband’s case. Their relationship is hot and fast, but Vin is also trying to escape past mistakes. Emma and Vin not only have to solve mysteries and murders, but they also have to learn to trust each other.
Publish or Perish definitely had a quick-moving plot with lots of action and dialogue scenes, which I like. It didn’t have any spots that seemed to drag, and it kept me guessing until the end. The characters were colorful and interesting as well. I liked that Emma and Vin weren’t the only ones to find love. Many of the side plots included exciting love stories, too. The sex scenes were quite detailed and explicit, just to offer a fair warning to any potential readers. Overall, Kerry Blaisdell created a page-turning and highly entertaining story. I enjoyed reading it!