Thursday, January 4, 2018

Mohave Rescue


Mojave Rescue

Series: Love Inspired Suspense
​Genre:  Christian, Romance, Suspense
Publisher: Harlequin
Publication date: January 1, 2018
Brilliant, electronic warfare engineer, Drina Gallagher is riddled by guilt and determined to create a weapon to protect American soldiers. Caleb Norwood is a CIA agent working undercover. For two years he’s been trying to infiltrate a highly organized group selling secret plans on the black market. He’s scheduled to connect with operatives at a wind farm in the middle of the desert where he’ll be taken by helicopter to meet with the leader. He arrives at the meeting place only to discover the men have kidnapped Drina and plan to kill her. Cal must make an instant choice, keep his cover and stop the organization or save Drina. Cal chooses Drina. They race across the Mojave Desert to escape the killers and Drina discovers that Cal is a man of action grounded in unbreakable faith. His personal walk gives Drina the confidence she needs to confront the guilt of her past. Can He possibly forgive her and allow her and Cal to escape their pursuers? Or will all her hopes and dreams die in the desert?
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Tanya Stowe is an author of Christian Fiction with an unexpected edge. She fills her stories with the unusual…mysteries and exotic adventures, even a murder or two. No matter where Tanya takes you…on a trip to foreign lands or a suspenseful journey filled with danger…be prepared for the extraordinary

1. What was the hardest character to write in Mojave Rescue?
Believe it or not the hero, Cal Norton was the hardest to write. I knew him very well and he spilled onto the page originally but even though I thought his motivation…stopping the bad guys…was good enough, my editor wanted more. I had to dig even deeper.
The easiest was Drina Gallagher.  I think guilt is something we all carry at some time in our lives.
2. What inspired the idea for Mojave Rescue?
The rocket site where my husband worked twenty years ago. The platforms were set on a hill and designed to hold rocket engines for testing. At the time the platforms were abandoned and they were desolate and scary…the perfect setting for a mystery.
3. What do you want readers to take away from reading Mojave Rescue?
A sense of God’s grace. Even when we deny Him, He’s watching over us and He has a plan.
4. What is your current WIP? 
My next project is tentatively called Fatal Memories. It’s set in the Sonoroan Desert of Southern Arizona. The heroine is a border patrol agent trying to stop drug traffic.
5. When you are not writing, what other “hats” do you wear?
Well, I’m a mom and grandma with 21 grandchildren so I stay very busy. I love to travel. I just returned from a trip to China. And I love to play pickleball!
Every once in a while I love a good read from my usual reading. I love because this was a sit on the edge of your seat waiting to see what would happen to the people in this book. 
The mystery and suspense was very good and some of it made the hairs stand up on the back of my neck! It made shivers run up and down my spine so good was this author. . 
This book was so good that I finished it one day! I guess I can't express how much I enjoyed this book 
I'm going to say that Drina was my favorite person. I love that she had a brilliant mind. She sort of reminds me of Sheldon on the Big Bang theory .
Oh and did I mention I've been to the desert? I got to see the Joshua trees! At first I didn't know what they were until someone told me at a gas station. We were on our way out to Sea World when we came across these. And the signs don't lie either!!  You'd better do your business before you cross the desert!!! 
I received this book for free. 
I was not required to review this book


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​Reviewer: Mindy Houng

1 comment:

  1. I love Love Inspired Suspense books!! I can always count on my blood pressure rising, the hair on the back of my neck standing up and my adrenaline pumping throughout them :-) I can also look forward to the faith I find in the pages.

    Thank you for the lovely review, interview and giveaway chance! :-)


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