Guest Review: Rescue My Heart by Jill Shalvis

Posted October 30, 2012 by Jen in 5 stars, Contemporary Romance, Guest Review, Rating A Tags: , , ,

Today I have the pleasure of welcoming Ms. Liza Lou from Blogging by Liza. She brings you today’s Guest Review of… 

Rescue My Heart
Author: Jill Shalvis 
Release Date: Nov. 6, 2012
Publisher: Berkley
Animal Magnetism #3
ISBN: #978-0425255810
Genre: Contemporary
Format(s): Paperback (304 pgs), e-book
Book Source: Publisher/NetGalley

About the book:

She never wants a hero…

After a tragic stint in the National Guards, Adam Connelly returns to Idaho and to Belle Haven, the animal shelter he owns with his brothers. All Adam wants is to be alone. Then he opens the door to the past—the woman whose heart he once broke. Still gorgeous, still tough-as-nails, but this time, unusually vulnerable.

Holly learned the hard way to never depend on a man for anything. Now, of all men, Adam is the last one she wants to see, and the only one she needs. Her father has gone missing in the Bitterroot Mountains and she could use someone with tracking skills to help find him.

For Holly and Adam, each with their ghosts, a trek this desperate, this unpredictable, and this intimate, will have its share of risks—including opening their hearts one more time.

What Liza is talking about:

I’m a huge Jill Shalvis fan! She has been an auto-buy author of mine for years and I couldn’t wait to read Rescue My Heart. I loved Rescue My Heart so much. It seems like I’d been waiting for Adam’s story forever, and can only say it was totally worth the wait. We’d seen Adam and Holly interact a bit in other books from the series and I always wondered if they didn’t have some sort of history. There was an amazing tension between them and I couldn’t wait to see what happened if they could spend more time together.

Holly is worried because her father has gone missing and she needs someone to help her track him down. Adam is her first choice for guides, as he has the best tracking skills of anyone she knows. Adam is more than willing to go look for Holly’s father, but he doesn’t want her to come with him. All these years later, Adam is just as attracted to Holly as when they were teens. He is in a bit of a bad place still following his last tour in Afghanistan. He is still having some issues with PTSD and really just wants to be left alone. Holly is determined to go with Adam no matter what he wants and makes sure she is included. Even after so many years apart, Adam and Holly have amazing chemistry together. They also can’t seem to keep their hands off of each other. Jill Shalvis writes some of the sexiest love scenes, and she totally delivers once again with the love scenes between Adam and Holly. Whether you love hot and steamy or sweet and tender, you will get your wish with this book.

I loved seeing how both Holly and Adam has grown and changed in their years apart, yet still loved one another just as much as they did many years ago. Not that either was quick to admit their true feelings. I also loved getting to spend time with Dell, Jade, Brady, and Lilah again. I’m a sucker for books in a series and love visiting with characters from prior books. While I loved all the books in this series, Rescue My Heart is my favorite of this series.

Lizas Rating:

Personal favorite – a must read (A+)
Purchase Info:

Rescue My Heart (Animal Magnetism #3)

5 responses to “Guest Review: Rescue My Heart by Jill Shalvis

  1. This book sounds perfect. I have a question, I haven’t read previous books, can I read this book as a stand alone or it should be read as part of the series?

  2. Thanks for having me today Jen.

    I think it stands alone well. You will see the couples together from the first 2 books, but it is really Adam and Holly’s story. You should be fine.