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Broken Promise

(Limbo #1)

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4.18  ·  Rating details ·  310 ratings  ·  111 reviews
What was I thinking that night as I drove over the mountain on the narrow, icy road that seemed to wind around like a coiled up snake? Certainly not that my life would be changed forever when my car careened off the side and landed in a cemetery. I never could have imagined that Chester, West Virginia held some old secrets that only I would be privy to, and expected to res ...more
Published (first published July 23rd 2014)
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Christy
Aug 31, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4-4.5 stars!

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I was a little hesitant to jump into Silent Whisper. Paranormal is something I like to read every now and then, but I don’t like scary books. At all. But after I read it, I was glad I did. To be honest, I forgot Silent Whisper was a paranormal book from the first 10%- to about 71%. I was so caught up in the story of the past, the other elements just left my mind. Andrea is that type of story teller. Her writing is always consistently good and engaging.

This is another one of those s
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✝✝ Ⓓaisy ❣ ✝✝

3.5 DOMINIC STARS

My last name is Castellano. I'm Dominic Castellano"

I adore Andrea Smith's writing.... Her writing is simply addictive. Without any questions asked, I will pick up her book.
Silent Whisper was definitely a refreshing story.

What is this about? Well, I can't say much without giving away the plot, hence briefly it is about girl who had an awakening experience.

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Hero Dominic def has my heart!!!! And I loved Ryan too, though I was wishing more of Ryan.

Heroine Ooo boy tough o
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Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
3.75 to 4 Stars Great Start to the Limbo series with high hopes of what is to come!

This is one of those books that is a bit hard to review because it is impossible to say much without giving away the plot or dropping major spoilers!

What I will say is that Andrea Smith delivered a pretty unique, out of the box romance tale that had an air of suspense and quite a few OMG moments!

Silent Whisper introduces Parrish Locke...a young beauty whose time has been spent in front of a camera. She has a dec
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Jacqueline's Reads
I haven't read anything from this author, but I'm having serious summary and cover love. I'm thinking of this one...

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Kennedy Kelly
Aug 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Simply unique. Brilliant story.

So I'm not sure I can do this book justice. This is a well thought out story of star crossed lovers. I read it experiencing several emotions and falling in love with the characters. It has been a while since I've read it but I'm still swooning over Dominic.

This is a story you don't want to miss. Andrea has a way of sucking I the reader and not letting go until the last word is read. She accomplished this with Silent Whisper. I found the story to be so unique that I
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Michelle
Sep 15, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I feel like I need to start this off by saying that it wasn't really a paranormal romance. Although there are elements of PR, it really wasn't what I focused on as the reader. I don't do paranormal. I can't get into the whole genre, but this was something that had my attention and held it. It was tragic, beautiful and a little haunting (pun intended).

The story begins with Parrish Locke who encounters a particular gift while in an accident. That gift brings us to the past where a love story is
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Darlene
Jan 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: over 16 suspense- sexual readers
Recommended to Darlene by: Andrea Smith
Shelves: arc
Mousiey has a real goody for you all today!! This book is titled SILENT WHISPERS by none other than ANDREA SMITH!!
And is it ever an OMG gotta read it!! I rec'd an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest opinion. This is mousieys very honest opinion of her book.
I found this book to be very well written and very detailed in all descriptions. The way the story line is laid out is so interesting that you don't realize that you have read the book until you are at the end of it wanting more and
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♥Rachel♥
Aug 03, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Not a book for me, at all.
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wow!!! Paranormal or not.

Okay, I never expected this story to be what it is. You might be confused at first like me but as you read on everything that happened in the Prologue unravels and I didn't want to miss any part of it, which I won't be giving anything away but the storyline is interesting.

Plus, I'd ike to know more of Parrish......continue into book 2.



DKristin
Sep 25, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc-and-gifted
3.5 Star Read for Me

I knew going into Silent Whisper that it was a paranormal read. I've read other books by Andrea Smith and have enjoyed them and the smoking hotness of them as well. I did not know what to expect from her in a paranormal setting. Though I felt in some parts of one of her previous series we got a good look at how she may go about it. While it did not work so well for me in that book it was completely believable in this one. Once you start reading the book, you quickly come to u
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Crazy for Books (Stephanie)
Book generously provided by author for an honest review.

3.5 -4 PAST/PRESENT STARS

Parrish Locke is a young model thinking about what to do as she feels that the end of her career is coming, when she has a small traffic accident that changes her life.

Karlie Masterson was a young woman who through tragic events becomes an orphan then a prostitute, only to be taken from that life by Dominic Castellano, who's family caused the event.

Through Karlie and Dominic's story, there will be revenge and lov
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That Scottish Chick
Aug 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
So I've been asked to review silent whisper without giving away any spoilers,eh HELLO have you read this book?that's like sitting my kids in front of the red button and telling them not to press it!anyway what I will say is that I went into this book completely blind no blurb no teasers and if you know me I like to be prepared when I start a book,I check the blurb,other reviews and even the authors facebooks(i'm a bit weird like that)but because this was Andrea Smith I just jumped straight in,an ...more
Ashley S.
Aug 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 6-stars, favorites, arc
I honestly don’t know what to say right now. This book made me feel so many things that I actually do not know what is currently floating around in my mind if that makes any sense! From the very beginning, I was intrigued – a total page turner! Now, I have to say that I love Andrea Smith’s writing, but this one….wow, this one…this was something else! In the erotica genre, this is most definitely a VERY unique story. There was lust, love, mystery, suspicion, angst, more love, craziness and then I ...more
Catherine  Wright (Cat's Guilty Pleasure)
If I could five this book more than five stars I would. I've read all of Andrea's books and I loved them all. But this is her best work yet. It's a mix of paranormal, romance and mystery all tied together. It's full of surprises and things you won't see coming. The deep connection of true love will leave you breathless. You will feel every emotion, whether it be love, heartache, happiness, or the deep connection of schoolmates, you'll definitely experience them all. This is by far the best book ...more
Ingie
Aug 08, 2014 marked it as to-read-yes-soonish-arc-br-blog  ·  review of another edition
I've in a way this summer, once again, become really hungry and tempted to read much more m/f romances again. It will be great to try this new book.

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To ARC read in August / September 2014

Silent Whisper is the first part in a new series, called Limbo, by Andrea Smith.

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# Thank you Andrea for asking me!

# Nice price for a few days...

From Amazon.com:
 AS A PRE-RELEASE INCENTIVE, SILENT WHISPER, 
KINDLE EDITION IS BEING OFFERED FOR $0
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Kimberly
Aug 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If I could give this book 10 stars I would. Paranormal romance is not what I usually read, and when I first heard this was a PNR I had my doubts. But, Andrea Smith erased all doubt and wrote a bittersweet, heart achingly beautiful PNR that will stay in my heart forever. This was not a far fetched story for me, I believe there is more to life after death, and Andrea Smith captured that to perfection. I don't do spoilers, all I can say is this is a must read. It's not only a beautiful romance, the ...more
Texas
WOW What a lovely lovely book!! Would make a fantastic movie!!
Karie and Dominic's love story is told thru their daughter Parrish.
this has very tender moments and may need your tissues..an awesome story
Andrea..soo not my genre..but soooo loved your writing/book!!
thanks for putting the play list in front of the book!!!
Marcie
Aug 07, 2014 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
This sounds really good!im actually really excited to read it. I've read most of Ms.Smith's books and I'm always happy that I did.
Jamie  Zishka
Sep 06, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Silent Whisper is the first book in the Limbo Series. Although I am not a huge fan of paranormal, I am a huge fan of Andrea Smith so I took a chance with this book and I was pleasantly surprised and would give this book a 4 stars. This was a romance but not like any other romance I have ever read. Andrea has always been known to me as writing some pretty hot and steamy reads and this one didn't disappointment in that department. It is not a vampire, werewolf paranormal, it is basically about a g ...more
Donna ~ The Romance Cover
Silent Whisper (Limbo #1) by Andrea Smith
3.5 stars!!

“I fell in love with you then, and the magnetic force of that love became even stronger, Karlie. I loved you like I’ve loved no one else… ever. You are my heart - and my soul, but most importantly -you are my eternal love.”


This is going to be a hard book to review without giving too much away, but I will try. This book reminds me of a TV programme from the 80’s and 90’s “oh boy!” (I am showing my age here). I also have to say that this is n
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K.Marie
Aug 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
*****5 SILENT SUSPENSEFUL STARS*****

I received this kick ass Mafia Capo meets Mystery book as an ARC for an Honest Review.

As I am gathering my thoughts a whole day later on Silent Whisper, I must say that I am mind blown at how much I love this book...


When I first read that it was a paranormal/mafia book I think you could see the questions marks that were hanging over my head.
I have never read a book like this.
And having a hard time figuring out where I want to start.
I am finding it hard myself
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Jamie Roberts
Sep 09, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Visit The Book Enthusiast for more reviews by the girls!

***This book was given to me in exchange for an honest review.***

4 FOREVER IN LOVE STARS!!!

Silent Whisper is a story that completely took me by surprise! The book sucked me in from the moment I started reading it. And I was turning the pages clear to the very end… all in just one sitting, because the characters constantly kept me wondering what would happen next. I just couldn’t focus on anything else going on in my own life because my mind
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DawnMarie  Carpintero
5 Amazing Wonderful Stars

I was given this book for my honest review.

I would like to put in a note here. This book started off for me at a 4 star book but the popping in all the right places gave it the push that it so well deserved. Awesome

Parrish-brave, cute, ordinary relentless

Ryan-Parrish’s boyfriend

Dominic-hot hotter, sexy, interesting the total package

Karlie-an angel, sexy, cute, funny awesome designer

This journey takes us between two amazing times we start off in 2014 and then flash back t
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Janett The Pleasure of Reading Today
The wonderful thing about a good book, is not only that it gives the reader an escape from his/her reality, but that it stays with them for days to come. For me this was one of those books.

After a car accident Parrish Locke's life takes an unexpected turn. She discovers that she has a special gift, a gift which could help others communicate and I love you, and apology or simply find the closure they needed. I can't really say much about the story without giving away the plot, what I can say for
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Amber
Aug 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A Sexy Read that Touched my Heart

This book made me FEEL. It's difficult to review a book, where you cannot provide the details of the plot without giving away spoilers. But I will do my best.

While this novel had a paranormal aspect, it is only the backdrop for the story and allows closure. Not quite HEA, but as close as you get in real life. Life can be messy and never ends like a fairy tale. The main characters, Karlie and Dominic, have a sizzling, sexy relationship that does not start out like
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Tokies
Aug 15, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
ooo paranormal. very hard to write. seriously hard to balance. im gonna enjoy picking this one up when i get a chance

update:

I got a free copy from the author. I currently didn't need to offer me going down on her to get it. Honest review. coming down the line soon enough

But i have to go to work and just finish off the review

update. review

I want to explain this book in a nutshell. it's between. it's between paranormal and the normal book she writes. the author is a very good writer. seriously go
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Erik
Nov 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Some wonderful firsts for me!!

This book was given to me by a very convincing person.
Convincing in that I should read it and I never read anything with a paranormal label. So I read it.
Now, for writing this review I read it again and that is a second first for me and believe me: It was just as good as the first time.

I'll try to explain what it is that makes this book so good.

First of all, it's the wonderful prose of Andrea Smith. It is a joy to read anything she writes. With that writing she can
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Erica Bryan
If you are looking for a book that will take your breath away you don't have to look any further. The story Andrea weavs is so unique that you don't know what is coming next. She made me fall in love, broke my heart, got me to laugh and then put my heart back together. Karie shows that she is such a strong woman seeing past things some never would and when its for Dominic its easy to see why. He sweeps you off your feet and you want to cheer for a "Happy Ever After" for them......even though you ...more
Katrina
Sep 22, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Please check out my full 4.5 star review here
http://trinastantilisingtidbits.blogs...

From beyond the grave this story is told to perfection.
The life of Paris as she knows it, is not as factual as she has been lead to believe.

There are twists and turns in her life that she had not been informed of and it takes a car accident and a flash into the supernatural for it all to come together in a fantastic thriller of a ride.

To comment more would give away the story line, And I certainly do not want to
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Tonya
Sep 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is one that I have moved up to my top reads of the year. Yes. That is correct. The inside story of Dom and Karlie that you will read and learn about is absolutely brilliant. It is a love story with a complete twist. I will not say it is an HEA, I will let you judge that for yourself. I really can't say to much without giving away any spoilers and that I won't do, but for Parrish to travel down the road she does, (pun intended) this will completely captivate you as the reader. It is a s ...more
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