***** REVIEWS FOR LOVE INSPIRED SUSPENSE: FRACTURED MEMORY BY JORDYN REDWOOD - 20 PAPERBACKS (US ONLY) - ADDRESSES SENT 10.19.16

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United States marshal Eli Cayne saved Julia Galloway's life once…and he's prepared to do it again. But his task would be easier if she could remember him—or the murderer who almost put her in an early grave and seems to be hunting her once more. To protect Julia from the latest threat against her life, Eli has to consider the possibility that he put an innocent man in jail. Julia has no memories of the serial killer called the Hangman, though, and no reason to trust Eli. But with the killer getting closer, she must work with Eli to confront her past—and the feelings growing between them.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Jordyn Redwood is a nurse by day, novelist by night. She has specialized in critical care and emergency nursing for nearly two decades. As a self professed medical nerd, she reads medical textbooks for fun. This led to the creation of Redwood's Medical Edge-- a blog devoted to helping authors write medically accurate fiction. Jordyn loves to weave medical mystery into her story lines and see how her characters navigate through the chaos she creates.

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Thanks, Jordyn, Phred, & Cheri, for the quick read!


“She didn’t want this to be her life­ – to be forced to run when she finally found some measure of peace and purpose again,” Julia Galloway’s mindset dictates in Jordyn Redwood’s novel, Fractured Memory.


Here is my review link: https://connywithay.wordpress.com/2016/11/03/fractured-memory/


This review will be posted on the Book Club Network, DeeperShopping, and Amazon with links on Bookfun.org, LinkedIn, Godinterest, Pinterest, and Twitter.

Wow! What a start to a fast pace mystery. There you are quietly in your home, and you hear a knock on your door. I suspect it was more like a pounding Julia heard. As she opens the door , she comes face to face with Eli Cayne, also known as a US Marshall. There has been a hit put on her life and she must go with Eli to a safe house. This must have been hard to decipher for Julia. After all she is still trying to recover from a horrible crime committed against her. Because of the injuries she sustained during that brutal attack, she can't remember much about the incident. What must it be like to know something horrible happened to you, yet you can't put the puzzle together?

I loved Julia instantly. She was gutsy, tough and a little apprehensive of others. I believe she was well written and made the story so realistic. She works as a pediatric nurse and her compassion for her patients were so genuine. This new threat to her life is something she has to face and will have to learn to trust Eli. Will she learn to trust Eli?

Eli is a very strong character and will do anything to keep Julia safe. Will her memory cone back so she can help the police figure out who wants her dead? Eli is always close by and I loved his protectiveness towards her. I loved the references to their faith in the story. It was gentle little reminders that they were trusting God to see them through the situation they were in. The story starts with a bang and never slows down. Now they must figure out who the "Hangman" is and stop him or her before another death happens. I loved that there were several suspects which made the story so intriguing. With the medical terminology in the book, I appreciated the research went into the story. The author has once again written a story that gives me chills and keeps me turning pages as fast as I can. Get ready for an intense story that will have readers following Julia and Eli as they try to keep one step ahead of the "Hangman." The ending is so compelling and action packed I didn't want it to end. Once again the author has given readers a heart pounding story that mystery fans will love.

I received a complimentary copy of this book from The BookClub Network. The review is my own opinion and I was not compensated for it.
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Fractured Memory by Jordyn Redwood. Even though Ms. Redwood lets readers know that she wrote this romance/suspense book out of her comfort zone it was still a superb book and one I have recommended to others.
We are introduced to Julia Galloway, a pediatric ER nurse and Eli Cayne, preciously lead detective on a case involving Julia, who is now a US Marshal. Eli has been assigned as a Marshal to protect Julia again when the Hangman--a man who went around hanging health care professionals with a noose, hence the nickname Hangman, resurfaces. He didn't succeed before with Julia. Detective Eli saved Julia just moments before her death.

The book explodes with thrills from the first chapter when Eli has to keep Julia safe when law enforcements learn of a hit taken out on Julia. From carbon monoxide poisoning to an SUV being remotely controlled and plunging into an icy river, Julia and Eli save each other literally and figuratively while trying to escape the Hangman, also trying to figure out who he--or she--is.
5 star book

Title:  Fractured Memory

Author:  Jordyn Redwood

Pages:  224

Year:  2016

Publisher:  Love Inspired Suspense

My rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Note:  I received a complimentary copy for an honest review of this book from www.bookfun.org

Save a couple of hours and then delve into the wonderful novel of suspense, thrills and chills written by Jordyn Redwood.  Eli Cayne is a US Marshall tasked with protecting a witness named Julie Galloway who is a pediatric nurse.  However, Julie suffers from amnesia and can’t identify the man who attempted to kill her like other women by hanging.  For me, this was one of the best Love Inspired Suspense stories as the tension never let up and there were surprises in the plot when I least expected them.

Once I began the novel, I couldn’t stop reading!  The author does one amazing job not just with the plot but with the main characters, Eli and Julie.  I loved the bravery Julie begins to exert in probing her memories in order to be able to solve the crimes before another victim shows up.  The way the case turns out really surprised me not by identifying the “who” did it, but the why of the story.

I really enjoy Love Inspired Suspense books because they can take a reader on a quick and thrilling trip through danger, with faith and hope as the support posts that hold up the novel.  Please pick up this latest addition to the many Love Inspired books and share it with those you know who love a good book!

Disclosure of Material Connection:  I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog.  Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.  I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255. “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

****4 stars

Mixed Feelings

A knock on the door by US Marshall Eli Cayne turns Julia Galloway's world back into the chaos she's been trying to escape. The Hangman is hunting her down, and despite Eli and his crew's best efforts, Julia's life isn't worth more than a plugged nickel.

All this would be bad enough, but Julia has faced the Hangman before, and won...sort of... She survived, but cannot remember the perp's face,whom she definitely saw. Nor can she remember why Eli seems to be so familiar in her life.

Fractured Memory by Jordan Redwood is definitely suspenseful and tense. Still,there were too many times I felt like the author had given obvious clues as to the murderer's identity,yet refused to let her characters do a natural follow-up. The writing was great, the plot line was great, but the author refused to let go of the puppet strings and let the characters choose their own destiny.

I would challenge others to read the book and decide for yourself- is it merely great, or is it one step beyond, outstanding?

I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher and BookFun. The opinions are solely my own. I have posted reviews on Amazon, B&N, Chapters, GoodReads, LibraryThing, and my website,www.babblingbeckyl.simplesite.com,with links to Fb, Twitter, and Google+. Book NA on CBD and Family Christian. DeeperShopping site was down.

 

Fractured Memory is a book that will grab your attention and not let go, if you enjoy action-packed, suspense filled with a little bit of romance thrown in adventures. Wonderfully written with characters that live out their faith in a natural way that isn’t forced.  The author started the book in a way that grabbed me and didn’t let go until the last page… in fact, I still haven’t let go.  I hope this isn’t a standalone book but instead I get to read more about Eli and Julia or the rest of the team. 

 

I can’t wait to read more from this author.  She is definitely a favorite of mine.  If you enjoy Dee Henderson’s books, you will enjoy Jordyn Redwood. 

 

"I was given the book by Book Fun (The Book Club Network) and here is my honest review."   

“Fractured Memory” is another thrilling suspense novel by Jordyn Redwood.  This author has never failed to hook me with her novels.  She continues to be one of my favorite inspirational suspense authors. This book is part of the “Love Inspired Suspense” collection.  It is a very easy read. 

This story follows US marshall, Eli Cayne and Julia Galloway.  Eli has already protected Julia one time, but now her life is in danger again.  Eli thought he had already put the correct killer behind bars, but now he questions whether he put an innocent man behind bars since Julia’s life seems to be in danger again.  Eli is working hard to find the right killer and at the same time, trying to protect Julia.  This book has a twist and keep me hooked to the very end.  It also has a little romance throughout.

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Jordyn Redwood has delivered another suspenseful story that her readers love. This mystery is filled with several twists, but eventually the evidence proves the truth. 

 

 US Marshal Eli Cayne and Julia Galloway had been put together when he had saved her life and assisted her in her recovery a few years previous, but now she is in danger again.  Unfortunately, she suffered a brain injury that caused her to lose some of her memory so she does not trust him.  How will he be able to save her from the reappearing rapist/murderer?

 

I enjoyed not only the twists and turns throughout the story, but how the author leads the reader to the conclusion of the case.

 

I received this free book from Book Club Network in exchange for my honest review which is also posted on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Goodreads.

 

Fractured Memory by Jordyn Redwood is a great action-packed book. The book is well written and the characters are believable. The suspense and adventure keeps your attention and doesn't let it go. Great book!

I was given this book by Book Fun (The Book Club Network) in return for my honest review.

“Fractured Memory” was a page-turner from the very beginning. Julia Galloway is recovering from a nearly successful attempt on her life but she cannot remember anything about it or the man who came so close to killing her. She also has no memory of the man who rescued her – a man determined to protect her from a new threat against her.

The fast paced plot was filled with one breath-holding scene after another with so many twists and turns that I had no idea how the mystery would ever be resolved. In the midst of all the suspense and danger, it was fun to watch the relationship grow between Eli and Julia even if she didn’t remember him at all.

I thoroughly enjoyed “Fractured Memory” and eagerly anticipate reading many more suspense novels by the immensely talented Jordyn Redwood.

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Fractured Memory by Jordyn Redwood is a fast paced action-packed thriller that grabs the reader's attention from the first page.  The characters are believable and well-developed.  This book held my interest from the beginning and I was sorry to see it end.  I did feel as if there should be a prequel to explain some of the things in the book as parts of it made me feel as if I were missing important details that I should know to help me better understand the scene I was reading.  Does that mean there's a prequel in the wings?  I hope so!  Having said that, I would give the book a 4 star review.  I definitely look forward to reading more books by this author.  

I received a copy of this book from the author and The Book Club Network in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions are my own.  Reviews will be posted wherever I am able to do so.

Julia Galloway doesn’t remember US marshal Eli Cayne. She doesn’t remember being rescued by Eli mere seconds away from death. She doesn’t remember the last time she felt truly safe. What she does remember is waking from a coma with a nasty scar around her neck and being told that someone out there had tried to kill her by hanging. When Eli Cayne shows up on her doorstep with a story that a “hit” has been put out on her, she can’t believe that danger is still stalking her – until the bullets start to fly.

Eli, on the other hand, has no problem with his memory. He remembers discovering Julia moments from death and rescuing her. He remembers keeping tabs on her as she endured therapy, as she worked to get her nursing skills back and as she courageously stepped back into her career as a pediatric nurse. Half in love with her after the first rescue, he stays away since, as part of her protection team it’s inappropriate to get involved with her. When word comes down that a “hit package” is out with Julia as the target, Eli’s focus becomes keeping her alive.

As the attempts on her life begin to stack up, can Eli and Julia continue to dodge death long enough to figure out exactly where the threat is coming from and, just as importantly, why there is a threat in the first place? As the killer invades even the “safe houses”, can they follow the clues to The Hangman’s identity?

Once started, this book was tough to put down. I loved how dedicated to Julia’s safety Eli was. It was obvious from the beginning that he had some pretty strong feelings for her but instead of clouding his thinking they made him laser-focused on keeping her alive. It was also obvious that he wasn’t going to do anything about those feelings unless Julia made the first move. Her lack of memory placed a huge barrier between them but instead of forcing her memories, Eli simply did his job and made sure she was safe.

Some of my favorite books have been from the Love Inspired Suspense line. The strong faith element and the equally strong suspense element make Fractured Memory a great choice for readers of Christian fiction. There is enough sweet, gentle romance to satisfy the romance reader and plenty of teeth-clenching suspense for the suspense reader. I definitely recommend this!

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