Tuesday, April 9, 2019
The Sheriff's Secret by Susan Meier
Can a feisty four-legged matchmaker help four best friends find the romance of their dreams?
Marney's 9-1-1 emergency help arrives in the form of a rugged, blue-eyed cop. Now she has the perfect bodyguard to keep her safe during those dark, steamy nights...
(Synopsis from Goodreads)
Lately, I've been on a mission to read as many books off of my TBR as possible. My TBR has gotten incredibly overwhelming, and due to a few recent things that have been going on, my reading has slowed down a lot so far this spring when compared to winter. Therefore, I wanted to read a few small books to get them off my TBR. I decided to start with The Sheriff's Secret. It was an okay book.
The Sheriff's Secret was my favorite book so far in these interconnected novellas. There was just something that I really liked about the male love interest, Dell. I can't exactly pinpoint what that something was. I think he's because, in the end, he doesn't let his past get to him. He learns to trust, despite everything he's been through. I also loved that we got more of Charlie. I think he is the cutest dog ever, and love how he matches all four of these women with their soulmates.
However, there were also quite a few things I didn't like about The Sheriff's Secret. Like all of the other novellas in this series, it was over the top cheesy. There were several scenes that had me rolling my eyes. They were ridiculous, and completely unrealistic. My other main complaint is that I didn't like the female main character's actions. Marney drove me crazy. She really needed to talk to Dell about something important. However, as soon as she saw him, she didn't stand her ground and talk about it. Instead, she just kept pushing things aside, which only created more problems. It drove me insane.
All in all, I thought The Sheriff's Secret was just an okay book. I did definitely like it a lot more than the other books in this series. I think I would have liked it a lot more though had it had a stronger female lead. I only have one more book left in the series. Even though I haven't loved this series, the books are so short that I'll definitely be reading the final one.
I give The Sheriff's Secret: 3/5.
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I received this book from the publisher, via NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. I was in no way compensated for this review.