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A Right to Remain

4.17  ·  Rating details ·  167 ratings  ·  44 reviews
He had a right to remain suffocated by his pain.
She had a right to remain silent about hers.

For better or for worse.
Those were the vows that I had taken with my wife six years ago. We had lived through the better and were barely getting through the worse. I tried to face our loss together, while she chose to have an affair instead.
Time apart was what we both needed.
What I
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Carol (StarAngel's Reviews) Allen
Book – A Right To Remain
Author – Beth Rinyu
Publication Date – May 20, 2016
Genre – Romantic Suspense
Type – Stand Alone
Cliffhanger – No
Rating – 4 1/2 out of 5 Stars

Complimentary copy generously provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.

My Thoughts - Story
I shouldn’t be surprised when I start to read a book by Ms. Rinyu that it will end up being a 5 Star and a book that holds me captive.

She has gifted me with stories of suspense, heartbreak, tough issues, humor and light romance and e
Donna ~ The Romance Cover
May 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
A Right to Remain by Beth Rinyu
4 stars!!

“I realize now that my heart is big enough to hold love for more than one person. You gave me my happily, and he will give me my every after.”

A Right to Remain is a book that brings together a few of my favourite tropes all wrapped up into a highly addictive story that will keep you page turning from first to last page. First and foremost, this is a love story, a story of two characters that have their own heap of hurt to contend with and a new love is
Beth Rinyu
Feb 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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So excited to share this story with all of you...


It's Live!!
Jo - *✽*•.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•*✽*
This was a great story to lose myself in because it morphed from a friendship to a love story then there was a mystery to be solved and eventually a lot of suspense. So it pretty much crossed a few genres which was quite refreshing for me because it kept me guessing.

Quinn is have time out from his marriage after his wife cheated on him. They had recently been through something very sad and painful and instead of turning inwards to her husband for support and comfort, she sought it outside of her
Three Chicks
May 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars
Review by Jen Skewes

A Right to Remain is a bit different from Beth’s other work. And that is not a bad thing at all. In fact I loved this book for all the reasons as to why it was different. This one is a second chance love story for both characters so it is a beautiful love story that is also weaved in with mystery and suspense. There is also a bit more angst than I am used to from Ms. Rinyu.

Lacey was married to Aaron who was the love of her life. He was this beautiful and amazing man
A Right To Remain was a beautiful book written about taking second chances. Quinn Lavery is on the brink of getting a divorce from his obnoxious and heartless wife. At the time of a most harrowing moment, she does the unspeakable and he just can’t get passed it. She’s just one of those types of people who look down on others and is just so consumed with herself. And, here’s Lacey Sullivan who suffered through one of the most horrific traumas of her young life. She doesn’t know if she will ever b ...more
Dawn Nicole Costiera
May 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
A Right to Remain is my first book by Beth Rinyu and certainly not my last. I was very impressed with it's Nicolas Sparks feel.... It had all the emotion, mystery and intrigue needed to make a great book. The subject matter is grievously sad and constructed in such a realistic manner, that it evokes empathy from it's reader. Lacey is suffering from a devastating tragedy, while Quinn is dealing with an ultimate betrayal. It's an inspirational story about healing, letting go and sequentially learn ...more
Aug 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
I received a complimentary copy from Book Enthusiast Promotions...

Whoa this book was amazing. It had so many beautiful yet heartbreaking moments. Lacey lived through a nightmare I believe every person fears and Quinn suffered through loss of child as well as his marriage. Through their heartbreak they able to support and love each other, which allowed to open themselves to something new. While Lacey was trying so hard to love on, her past was not done with, but is Quinn the right man to help her
Kim  Brewing
Sep 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
"He provided my happily, just not the ever after"

This pretty much sums up Lacey and Aaron's life. He was the love of her life and he was gone too soon. Quinn too, thought he had found his HEA, only to discover it wasn't. This is a second chance romance that neither saw coming. There are definite struggles and obstacles for this couple to over come from their collective pasts. There is suspense in this story too... and a couple of surprise twists that I didn't see coming.

I loved these characters
May 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
It was as if he understood me without really knowing anything about me.

A few months ago I read "Easy Silence" and I absolutely fell in love with the characters, so when I knew that Beth would release a new book I knew I had to read it. And I'm not disappointed!

"A Right to Remain" it's a touching and emotional story about friendship, finding love again and new opportunities in life.

If I had to find one thing to be thankful for this year, it would be for the girl who moved in downstairs from me a
Lustful Literature
May 24, 2016 rated it really liked it

Josie's Review

A Right to Remain is a beautiful and uplifting romance story with a touch of suspense and mystery. The author gives readers a little bit of everything an eager reader would crave in a good story. The subject matter of loss and betrayal were so well written that the words that poured out of the pages touched me. The choice of wording and descriptions delivered a riveting and emotional read. There were so many times as I was reading that I had tears in my eyes. The touching journey t
Elizabeth Horbaczek
May 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I was given this book for an honest review

5 stars

As I was reading this author's acknowledgements, I stumbled by something that shocked me. She said that this is the first time that she wrote a romantic/mystery book and all I can say is wow. I look forward to reading new authors, to me and seeing if I can find someone else that I can put on my tbr. I love going into work and telling my friends hey I found an author that you need to read. This is one of those authors. It had everything that I look
Books 2 Blog
May 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
This book I can honestly say left me with such a mixed bag of emotions that I had to sleep on it before writing this review. Not that it was bad story, no it was a great storyline from the beginning but the topics covered in the story pulled me in so many different ways.
Quinn found dealing with his pain at the end of a bottle was the way to go some nights. The loss he suffered crippled him emotionally. Lacey found dealing with her pain the best way was leaving her past behind, literally. Renting
Emily Goodman
Apr 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
Beth Rinyu really writes a great story with A Right to Remain. She includes a little bit of everything you look for in a good book- a heartfelt love story, a touch of mystery and eventually even suspense. This book crosses over so many different genres that it’s easy to get your fix for whatever trope gets you going and truly enjoy reading a great story along the way.

Rinyu gives you two characters both lost and broken after losing love. Each in different forms, these two form an unbreakable bond
Becky Cox
May 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Beth Rinyu
A Right To Remain

Wow! My favorite Beth Rinyu yet!

A Right to Remain has it all. Mystery, angst, romance and spicy sexy time.

Lacey suffered a devastating loss, packed up and moved to a sleepy cottage in a small town. She is vulnerable and afraid but so strong in her resolve.

Quinn gave everything he had to his marriage but it still failed. He and his estranged wife suffered a loss that they could not recover from. He is heart broken and he is angry.

Rinyu weaves a great mystery inside o
Fiction  Vixens Blog
May 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is my first time reading anything by Beth Rinyu and I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed this great story. Beth Rinyu has given us a story that will suck you in from start to finish and then will leave you wanting more from the author. This story has everything in it from suspense, drama, love, angst, passion, heartache ,friendship.mystery , loss, and some great passion. The characters are well developed and this story isn't like any I've ever read before. This is Quinn and Lacey's touching ...more
May 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed reading this story. It has it all, friendship, love and a mystery who done it. So when you add all those together you have a story that you can forget yourself in and the world around you while you get involved with the characters story.
Quinn is going through a rough time. When Quinn and his wife went through a tragedy she sought comfort with someone else. She cheated on Quinn and he married for life. He took his vows seriously. Now with being separated so he can clear his head,
Stephanie  Mae
Jun 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Beth Rinyu is one of my favorite authors. I have all of her book and they are all spectacular. I knew this one wouldn't be any different. I loved this book SOOO much. It was a story of tragedy, but by the end it was a story of hope and love.
Lacey had everything she could have ever wanted. She had a wonderful husband that she loved with all of her heart. Lacey had no idea that her perfect world was about to be shattered. Her husband was murdered right in front of her and instead of putting her ou
Kathryn Linke
I am a fan of Beth Rinyu, but this book was different to anything that I have read of hers previously. This book is not only a beautiful heartwarming romance, but its also has elements of suspense and mystery. At several points in this story I had tears in my eyes, its such a heart breaking and heartwarming journey.
Quinn and Lacey have both suffered heartbreak. Lacey is renting the lower level of Quinn's house with her dog Gus, they strike an unlikely friendship. They have both lost those they
Jennifer Sons
Mar 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I have been highly anticipating this book & it did NOT disappoint me! Mrs. Rinyu has created a book full of suspense, drama, love, angst & passion! These characters are very well developed & the story is like no other I've read.

Quinn is broken & outraged over the loss of his child & marriage! After his wife turns to another, Quinn decides to spend time away from her to figure things out. Lacey is fighting through her own loss & battles when she moved into Quinn's rental.
Eva Mcfarden
May 24, 2016 rated it really liked it…/12516825...…" border="0" alt=" photo

4.25 stars

What a beautiful story of such intense emotions. Grief is a hard emotion to write for anyone, but Beth blew this out of the ballpark. Lacey and Quinn are grieving for their own losses, but the process is what helps heal both characters. Their loneliness is palpable and their friendship blooms into a world of starting over. The path is not easy for these two, but with their renewed strength, they have gained, from be
May 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Rating: 4.5*

I loved, loved this book. It exceeded my expectations and completely hooked me into Quinn and Lacey's story. It was an emotional and physical roller coaster of a ride as this is a clear demonstration that life doesn't always go to plan can be messy.

Both Quinn and Lacey have experienced tragic and heart wrenching loss that has left them trying to find their way back. Lacey's husband was murdered in front of her, leaving her vulnerable and anxious as she hides from the world to cope wi
Jodie Scott
May 06, 2016 rated it really liked it
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A right to remain by Beth Rinyu

This story has so many hidden meanings that I suppose each reader can take as they see fit. It is a story of survival, instincts and absolute true love. I read this story at the right time in my life and this helped me to overcome certain things that are going on my life right now.
The story is very well written and is clearly written from the heart and sole of this author and she deserves a lot of credit for the word
Ann Meemken
Apr 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book I have read by Beth Rinyu. I loved how this story is written. Quinn and Lacey both suffered a great loss in there life. When they are trying to pick up pieces and figure out what to do next, fate steps in. Lacey rents a cottage from Quinn. They form a friendship. They are there to help each other in there time of need. As they get to know each other they confide in each other. They begin to heal from there past and find hope for there future. This story has a great mixture ...more
FMR Book Grind
May 20, 2016 rated it really liked it

This story was full of emotional upheaval, loss, and pain. At the same time, it has a powerful tone of hope and forgiveness. Both characters have suffered through devastation and betrayal. Past experiences have made them both more aware of what is worth fighting for. Lacey and Quinn develop an amazing connection. Their chemistry starts slow and sensual and ends in a raging inferno. I loved the storyline. It flowed effortlessly. I loved how the characters interacted and helped
Sep 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book was indescribable it was so real and relatable Quinn was in so much pain and he didn't know how to deal with it and Kayla was so sad and fearful of everything I loved how they became friends and were there for each other through everything I loved them so much as a couple and everything that happened in this story made me love them more as a couple I loved how it didn't happen over night and it was gradual .this was an excellent book and the writing was superb it was thoroughly engagin ...more
Sue Stewart
Feb 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Outstanding romantic suspense story. Lacey and Quinn captured my heart right from the start. With completely different heartaches they were two souls trying to overcome their immense losses. Incredible character development.
Loved how the plot twists and turns as the suspense builds, yet underneath it all is a "fall in Love romance." Absolutely hooked - Could not stop reading.
And What an ending!!!!!

" Life had a plan in place for all of us, no matter how unfair it may sometimes seem."
Jessica's Book Review
Jun 18, 2016 rated it liked it
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I enjoyed the story and the characters a lot in A Right to Remain. I loved Quinn & Lacey's friendship turned relationship and totally understood how the two connected. Most of the book I couldn't put down. Towards the end the mystery and suspense really picked up. It had nothing to do with the author. I adore all of Beth Rinyu's work but I am just not a fan of the mystery/crime/suspense novels. I started to just want to finish and see how the characters end. Beth's writing is on point as usu ...more
Erin Paige Bixby
May 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
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This story was full of emotional upheaval, loss, and pain. At the same time, it has a powerful tone of hope and forgiveness. Both characters have suffered through devastation and betrayal. Past experiences have made them both more aware of what is worth fighting for. Lacey and Quinn develop an amazing connection. Their chemistry starts slow and sensual and ends in a raging inferno. I loved the storyline. It flowed effortlessly. I loved how the characters interacted and helped each other to belie ...more
Aug 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
Quinn's life is falling apart. His newborn son died and his wife cheated on him. He is taking refuge in alcohol. Lacey is running away from the tragic past. She takes a job in a little town where she meets her kind and helpful landlord Quinn. I loved how there relationship changed from friendship to lovers. This book was very well written. It had the romance and the suspense. I have never read anything by this author previous to this but I will definitely be reading more of her work.
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