18524210Text is a New Adult stand alone novel in the Take it Off series by Cambria Hebert. It is not intended for young adult readers. I’m so happy I finally got my hands on a copy! I ordered it a few weeks ago, and it was estimated to arrive her just after Christmas. A friend of mine guessed they would send it here by sea turtle, but it turns out they sent it on an Olympic sea turtle: it got here weeks before it should have been. But did I mind it being here so soon? I don’t think so!

I wasn’t ready to die. I had books to finish. My newest fictional boyfriend had totally stolen my heart

Text follows the story of Honor, a full-time writer of paranormal romance novels. Almost every day she goes out for a run on the trail behind her house. One day, she is attacked by a man who tries to rape her and kidnappes her. Soon Honor finds herself in a deep hole in de ground. She keeps on fighting, not wanting to let the kidnapper win. But there is only so much she can do. But she has one little spark of hope: she snatched her attackers cell phone out of his pocket when he trew her in the hole.

And then is when it all starts… One text can change everything. 

I didn’t want a knight in shining armor. Knights with shining armor were posers. Everyone knew that the really good knights were the ones whose armor bore chinks and scratches from the battle they were strond enough to survive.

Nathan is marine who is stationed in reservist base in Pennsylvania. He plays poker with his friends once a week. One of his friends is late, so Nathan texts him. Then he receives an answer from his friend. But it is not from his friend. It is from a woman who has been kidnapped. And from that moment, Nathan is the one to rescue Honor. Even if he has to risk his own life doing it.

Wow. Cambria kept me up reading at night. Again. How in the world does she do it? Write novel after novel and still make them all worth reading every damn letter in it? This one had more action, more suspense then most of the other books in this series. The romance bit started later on, and I liked it. I think that really made this story stronger, better. And I really have to mention Cambria’s acknowledgements. I really love the way she writes them. More authors should do it that way. No, wait – they shouldn’t. Otherwise Cambria’s wouldn’t be so cool.

4 out of 5 stars


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