Friday, July 3, 2015

Blog Tour: The Detective by Adrienne Giordano

Blog Tour  – The Detective by Adrienne Giordano


Publisher: Harlequin Intrigue
Release Date: July 1, 2015
Genre: Romantic Suspense

Book Summary:

She’s captured his heart…and the attention of a murderer.

Injured homicide detective Brodey Hayward needs a distraction, and he finds it as a consultant on a cold case murder. When Brodey’s investigation delays plans to remodel the former crime scene, he uncovers another kind of distraction: spirited Lexi Vanderbilt. Despite her distrust of men, Brodey charms the alluring interior designer into helping him examine the case facts.

Working closely with the ultrasexy detective helps Lexi lower her guard, igniting a passion that even Chicago’s winter can’t cool. As they close in on the killer, Lexi becomes his new target. To save her, Brodey must either betray her trust—or risk losing Lexi forever.

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My Review
Brodey Hayward, an injured homicide detective on leaves is bored. Finding himself roped into a case of his sister's as an investigator, Brodey finds himself wrapped up in the case and in the interior designer who is currently redoing the house which was the scene of the crime.

As Brodey and Lexi become embroiled in the case, their attraction comes out. But when the killer sets his side on Lexi, Brodey must save her - even if it means betraying her.

The Detective is suspenseful and gripping. I was hooked almost immediately after beginning the book and by the end, I never wanted to finish. I loved the suspense of the book and the plot. Most importantly, I loved the characters. I felt as if I knew them. Lexi is quirky, lovable, and talented. She really loves what she does and puts her all into her work. Brodey on the other hand is a fantastic detective with charm, and you can't help but to like him. Together him and Lexi are a formidable duo.

The plot is great. They aren't working a recent case, but rather one that happened two years prior. The case has gone cold, there are no leads, and no evidence left to gather. Using what he knows, Brodey has to put everything together in order to solve the case. I truly enjoyed watching all the pieces fall into place and his dedication to the job and to protecting the women in his life whether it was Lexi or his sister.

I would love to see Brodey and Lexi again in a future work of Giordano's if she ever feels the need to write them a new story. I think Brodey offers a lot as a lead character. 

As a fan of Giordano, I have always enjoyed her work, but I have to say this is my favorite book of hers.

★★★★★

About the Author


USA Today bestselling author Adrienne Giordano writes romantic suspense and mystery.  She is a Jersey girl at heart, but now lives in the Midwest with her workaholic husband, sports obsessed son and Buddy the Wheaten Terrorist (Terrier). She is a co-founder of Romance University blog and Lady Jane's Salon-Naperville, a reading series dedicated to romantic fiction. 

Connect with Adrienne: Website / Newsletter / Facebook / Twitter / Goodreads / Street Team

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Giveaway Information

Tour-wide giveaway includes a $25.00 gift card to Amazon or Barnes & Noble, a swag pack and a signed print book!



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Blog Tour Stops

You can follow the tour to learn more about the book and author through interviews and reviews! Just click on the link or button below.

July 1, 2015
Romance Junkies (Excerpt)

July 2, 2015
CK Crouch (Interview)

July 3, 2015
The Book Review (Review)

July 5, 2015
Em & M Books (Review)

July 6, 2015
Joyfully Reviewed (Interview)
SOS Aloha (Interview)

July 7, 2015

July 8, 2015
Amy Manemann (Excerpt)
Renee Entress (Review)
So Many Reads (Review)


July 9, 2015

July 10, 2015
Peaces of Me (Review)

July 11, 2015
Brooke Blogs (Review)

July 12, 2015

Becky on Books (Review)

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