Review:  Her Passionate Promise
HER PASSIONATE PROMISE - Sheryl Lister
Rose Gold Press
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January 2020
Contemporary Romance
REVIEWER: Brenda Larnell | RATING: A
REVIEW: HER PASSIONATE PROMISE presents the story of Kathi Norris, one of the women of Park Manor. If you follow Ms Lister’s works, then you might recall that name from GIVING MY ALL TO YOU (The Grays of Los Angeles). Kathi and Faith Gray are best friends. Kathi ironically meets the other ladies (Teegan, Paityn, Burgandy and Skylar) of the apartment complex at a memorial service for the deceased doorman of Park Manor. The well-written storyline will grab you from the first lines of the Prologue to the last lines of the Epilogue.

The heroine, Kathi, and hero, Eric Dawson, meet under very delightful circumstances until Eric jumps to a misguided assumption about Kathi, and she lets him have it. What we appear to have here is a situation where opposites attract. Eric is an attorney who works entirely too much. Kathi is a pharmacist who keeps descent work hours, and not nearly as intense as Eric. What they have in common is they both have dating issues that their grandparents remind them of frequently.  Speaking of their grandparents, Kathi’s grandmother, Estelle McBride, and Eric’s grandfather, Charles Dawson are, without a doubt, my choice for the “All-time Best Side Characters Award”. You will understand the important role they play in their grandchildren’s relationship when you read the story. And the promise? Yeah… I’m not spilling any tea here. It’s the heart and soul of the storyline, but I will say that Eric benefits in a mighty way.

I enjoyed this story for multiple reasons, but one of the main reasons is the presence of the Grays of Los Angeles who make an appearance. Kudos to Ms. Lister for the cool character connections. Also, expect the appearance of my favorite book R&B singer, Terrence ‘Monte’ Campbell; definitely a plus to the engaging storyline. Moreover, I guarantee that you will love the HEA. Sweet!

HER PASSIONATE PROMISE is a prime addition to this series, and when you read it, I’m sure you will agree. It can be read as a stand-alone, but there is an obvious character connection that flows between all the books of the series. I recommend that you read all five books. You can thank me later.

25th January 2020 | romcol@caribsurf.com
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