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Saturday, October 12, 2013

Book Review: Meeting Destiny by Nancy Straight

Meeting Destiny (Destiny #1) by Nancy Straight
Genre: New Adult (Paranormal Romance)
Date Published: June 26, 2010
Publisher: Self

The Blurb:
Lauren is visited in her dreams for years by a stranger claiming to be her destiny. Destiny becomes reality when paths cross during a failed robbery attempt. Lauren and the stranger experience chemistry like no other and now her doubt over her long time relationship with her high school sweetheart is not her only secret…someone else knows about her keen intuition and sixth sense.

A mysterious clairvoyant seeks Lauren out and tells her not only of her life now but what the future may hold. Soon Lauren is in the middle of a murder investigation and a questionable friendship with the key suspect. Law enforcement, friends and family are concerned for Lauren but unfortunately they are unaware of the true danger…Sinister forces are at work and will stop at nothing to destroy Lauren’s abilities.

My Review:
Meeting Destiny is the first book in the Destiny series by Nancy Straight. There is so much going on within this story, both in front of and behind the scenes and you don't learn everything right away. In fact, you don't learn everything yet, period. There is so much more that I'm anxious to find out in the next books. I loved the premise. It was different and put a unique spin on destiny and life purpose. Everyone has a purpose. Some have more than one purpose, and not everyone's purpose is a good on, but they are fated to carry these things out while others are fated to either stop them, encourage them, etc. They're lives all intermingled almost like a puzzle, but unlike puzzles, things could change depending on the choices made. This whole idea was very well explained and thought out. The romance between Lauren and Max was a quick one, but there are always some complications to keep things interesting. Meeting Destiny provides some intense suspense mixed with belly flipping romance quite nicely. This book grabbed my attention right away, and never let it go until the end, which I wasn't at all ready for. I'm really looking forwards to seeing where this story line goes!

About the Author:
Nancy was born in Sioux City Iowa, left the cold of the Midwest in 1991 and only returns to see family in the summer time. She spent ten years traveling the world as a US Marine and settled in rural SC with her husband and two children.

She enjoys reading all types of Paranormal and Young Adult literature.

To learn more about Nancy Straight and her books, visit her website.You can also find her on Goodreads, Facebook and Twitter.

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