Sweet Illusions

About the book: Eva Malone was very young when her mother forced the family to join a violent doomsday cult, but she remembers a little about how normal life used to be. As a young woman, she escapes the cult with the help of an aid organization and relocates to Indigo Bay, South Carolina to pursue her dream of peaceful anonymity.
After several tumultuous years as a policeman in Atlanta, Ben Andrews has had enough. He returns home to Indigo Bay and joins the Indigo Bay PD, where the most exciting part of the job is getting a kitten out of a tree or rescuing tourists who lose their keys at the beach.

Eva and Ben are immediately drawn to each other. But as the prophesied date of the apocalypse draws near and the cult steps up its efforts to find her, Eva realizes she can’t maintain her sweet illusion forever. 

My review: This book is perfect for summertime. I loved the whole feel of the book. Indigo Bay feels like a town that you would have fun getting lost in as a tourist, simply strolling and enjoying yourself.

I really liked Eva. I liked the way she feels mysterious, especially in the beginning. As the story unfolds, you find out more about her, but she was almost as much a mystery to the reader for most of the story as she was to Ben. 

I liked Ben too! I liked that he is happy to return to his hometown, even though he was sure it was the most boring place on earth when he left to work in Atlanta. I liked the way he was drawn to Eva, even though he wasn't sure he wanted to be. 

I loved the plot of this one. Especially all the twists and turns near the end that take you to the resolution. This is a cute love story! I really enjoyed it. 

I was sent an e-copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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