Saturday, September 20, 2014

Tour, Review, Giveaway: Lies Beneath the Surface by Silla Webb

Title: Lies Beneath the Surface (Buried Secrets #2)
Happy For Now (No Cliffhanger)
Release Date: September 3, 2014
Genre: Romance/Mystery/Suspense

Carly Jo Simon carries the weight of the world on her shoulders.

When she unearthed her daddy’s secrets, she had no idea the repercussions she would be faced to live with. Now, his secrets are her own to carry, as she fights to protect her sister 

Savannah from their daddy’s daunting past and their bastard brother Drew.
Savannah wears a mask of perfection, shielding everyone from the reality of her personal imprisonment. When Savannah’s secrets are exposed, Carly stands by her, hand in hand, offering Savannah the comfort and strength she needs to move on.

Despite carrying the weight of other’s secrets on her back, Carly’s own secrets burden her deeply. Although she battled to keep her heart safely guarded from Colton Weston, he owns every inch of her. But when Carly turned her back on Colton and opened her arms to her best friend Luke, she made a mistake that could shatter all three of their lives.

They all have something to hide. But it’s the secrets that lie beneath the surface that could destroy them all.


My Rating:


Favorite Quotes:

“Carly, I swear I don’t know where you find these devilishly sexy men, but if I ever leave Josh, I’ll be raiding your man candy dish.”

“Just tryin’ to ease your nerves you filthy minded freak.  Get on the table and wait for the doctor like a good girl.”

My Review:

I almost always struggle when reading a series, especially when there has been a considerable time lag between installments.  I typically start off feeling a bit lost as I have either forgotten or confused most of the secondary characters, as well as many of the salient details about the story.  So it took me a few chapters to find my sea legs with this book, as the beginning of the story had me truly muddled.  When I finally started making connections and settling in, the story took off like a rocket and I was holding onto my precious kindle for dear life.  We find there are many deep and hideous secrets that go all the way around and circle several times to surround this small yet intense group of people.   There is a bit of everything in the mix, humor, suspense, illness, pregnancy, sass, drama, angst, tears – someone is always crying their eyes out – tenderness, abuse, brawling, heartache, and oh yes… deliciously steamy sensual scenes.  It was a long and involved story, and I enjoyed several nights of sleeplessness and subsequent book hang-overs – so worth it!  Ms. Webb has concocted a well plotted and intriguing story that I don’t think I could ever tire of.  She is devious in sprinkling details about and parceling out its-and-bits of information to keep me involved in the story, and unable to put my kindle down.  She is a wicked woman, even though my eyes are red and my head is sore and wooly, I am already feeling restless and tapping my foot while waiting for her next one.  
Empress DJ

Silla Webb is a Kentucky native, raised in the heart of the Eastern Kentucky coal fields. A coal truck driver's daughter, and a railroader's wife, the coal fields own a special place in her heart.

Silla is a work at home, Super Momma to three rowdy boys, who keep her on her feet from daylight to sunset. As a pass time from her everyday life, Silla started a blog-Momma's Secret Book Obsession, for reviewing romance novels. From there, she realized that not only did she have a natural love for reading and reviewing, but she found that lost love of writing that she once had as a young girl.

When she isn't conquering the world as a wife, momma and Super Woman, Silla loves to lay on the front porch swing and read while sipping sweet tea, just passin' the day away.


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