Misfit's Reviews > Beyond Betrayal
by Christine Michels (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: historical-romance, kindle-freebie-slut, something-old-is-new-again, harriet-loved-it, book-cover-deja-vu
That's the bare bones storyline and giving away much more than that would spoil the fun, and I do mean fun. You never know what you'll get with the Kindle freebies, but this one turned out to be a perfect blend of romance, mystery, cattle rustlers, some good ol' western shootouts, plus a few laughs and quirky characters (and pet!) thrown in for good measure. I thought the twist on the Samson and Delilah story was very well done, both Matt (Samson) and Delilah carry secrets and emotional baggage from their respective pasts. Those secrets are revealed slowly throughout the book, keeping the reader guessing and turning the pages.
Beyond Betrayal is another one of those older romances taking on new life in the digital age, just don't let that older cover scare you off (it's so awful I'm not even going to show you). A big thumbs up for a nice clean digital copy as well. If there were any typos or conversion errors I was too busy enjoying the story to notice them. 4/5 stars, perfect for a lighter, rainy day read.
Oh, I almost forgot my favorite quote and it's on the blurbs page:
. . . a tremendous reading experience. . . BEYOND BETRAYAL is a crafty retelling of the biblical story of Samson and Delilah, but in a. . . frontier  background. Ms. Michels is one of the top guns of American romance.” — Harriet Klausner, Reviewer
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"Look what I found among the blurbs:
“. . . a tremendous reading experience. . . BEYOND BETRAYAL is a crafty retelling of the biblical story of Samson and Delilah, but in a. . . frontier  background. Ms. Michels is one of the top guns of American romance.” — Harriet Klausner, Reviewer" 4 comments
||15.0%||"Well. So far no typos and no conversion/formatting issues. And a promising story to boot."|
||26.0%||"Still holding up. I am very much liking the way the author is slowly revealing the pasts of both MCs, instead of instant info dump."|
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