Heartbeat of the Bitterroot by Janice Mineer (Blog Tour Review)


This was an interesting read from the first page. Read my full review below...

Heartbeat of the Bitterroot
by Janice Mineer
Adult Romance, Women's Fiction
Paperback & ebook, 294 Pages
June 13th 2017 by Sweetwater Books

Summary

Jenna Clark always tried to bury her bleak beginnings in Montana’s Bitterroot Valley, but a newfound secret about her father’s identity forces Jenna to dig up her past. While there, mysterious threats and dangers suddenly enter her life that bring about an unexpected man of her dreams–Michael Callahan. After a lifetime of running away from family and love will Jenna find the courage to confront her past and step forward into the future?

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My Review

HEARTBEAT OF THE BITTERROOT was a mix of melancholy and excitement between the heroine's journey through her past and searching for her father, a possible romance, and the danger that is ever lurking for her. Recommended to those who enjoy women's fiction with a touch of romance and suspense.

This story was paced evenly with sections of the heroine recounting stories from her past and sharing information with the reader. Some of the sections felt more like the author was trying to divulge information that wasn't completely necessary to the story, while other sections were really interesting. I really liked the characters, especially Jenna's family. I just wanted more development in the romance and suspense areas so that they felt more like I was experiencing things with the heroine. Having said that, there were some really intense moments, towards the end, enough so to bring all the emotions out.

In the end, was it what I wished for? Overall, an enjoyable story for women's fiction readers.

Content: Some violence, but clean
Source: I received a complimentary copy from the publisher, which did not require a review nor affect it in any way.

About the Author


Janice Mineer was born in the state of Washington. She graduated from Brigham Young University and later taught English, allowing her to spend quality time with something she loves-the written word. A hopeless romantic, Janice has played harp for weddings, even for one that took place on the edge of a cliff over a river. Because of her first husband’s long illness, Janice and her family spent extended time away from home to be near the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. When her husband passed away, Janice dedicated herself to work with the Ronald McDonald House to provide a home away from home for families who need medical care for their children. Janice is the author of a children’s book, Gingerbread from the Heart. Secret Heart of the Bitterroot is her first novel.

Janice lives in the Bitterroot valley of Montana with her husband, Randy. Between them they have five children and 11 beautiful grandchildren.


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