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Sara's Review: Escape From Behruz by Judy Meadows


PUBLISHER VIA NETGALLEY

PUBLISHER: The Wild Rose Press, Inc

RELEASED: April 21, 2017

GENRE: contemporary romance

LENGTH: 208 pages

FORMAT: ebook, paperback

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Rashid will help Olivia and the baby she’s been caring for escape the violence in Behruz, but he must guard his heart. He can’t risk being hurt by her again. Olivia has her own reasons for keeping her distance from Rashid. If he learns that the baby is actually hers—and his—she will lose everything that matters to her. Their escape involves traveling with nomads across the mountains into Iran. As they trek together by day and sleep beside each other in a nomad tent at night, the attraction that has always drawn them to each other grows ever stronger, Can Olivia survive the trip without revealing her secrets and without losing her heart to Rashid once again?

FOUR BOUNDLESS STARS

I voluntarily received an ARC via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This story reminded me a little of 1991 movie Not Without my Daughter, in a very broad sense.

This is a story of fighting for love, family, and survival through incredible odds. Rashid is on a mission to Save Olivia and find out what went wrong two years ago after their one night together and she disappeared from his life. Oliva a virtual prisoner in the Buhruz Palace and must keep her secrets safe from Rashid or risk losing it all.

When civil unrest threatens the palace’s safety Rashid convinces Olivia to go away with him to where he can keep her safe. On the road together, living as man and wife the old feelings bubble to life and everything Oliva holds secret threatens to break her and Rashid apart. Will they escape Behruz together or apart?

The story was sweet, and I would have liked a little more grit and realism for an escape story during civil unrest in a Muslim country. However, the writing was excellent, very vivid with the details of the landscape it felt like I was there.


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