Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Romance Book Review: Jessi Gage's Road Rage
Author: Jessi Gage
Genre: Contemporary Romance, Paranormal
Publisher: Lyrical Press
Jessi Gage's new book Road Rage features a chance connection that begins of love that may just heal two people in need of love and help.
Derek is a man in desperate need for an anger management class is life is spiraling out of control. Everything is setting him off these days and he can't control the anger he feels. After having a bad day at work and running late for his daughter's baseball game, he becomes angry at a slow driver in front of him causes an accident on the way.
Camilla has suffered through driving experiences since she was 18 years old and her father was killed in an accident in a car she was driving. When she's asked to pick up a woman in need in an instance where she will need to take the freeway, she doesn't want to do it, but she wants to help. Nervously getting onto the busy road she get startled and a massive accident happens.
The night of the accident something strange happens. Suddenly Derek is visited by a strange woman offering him comfort from nightmares. Now she can only visit him after sundown and leave by 5 am. Trying to figure out where she has been sent from could tear their new found love apart, but Derek will do anything to make this generous woman happy and help her get out of the fog.
Very well written emotionally charged novel. Derek's character is played out well as a strong man losing his grip on his anger who realizes he has a problem that he needs to fix. Camilla is a woman living with a guilt that she can no longer handle on her own and keep being the strong woman she was always meant to be.
He has anger issues and she has amnesia, but together they have amazing chemistry.
Lashing out in anger, construction worker Derek causes an accident on the freeway. His truck escapes unscathed, but he can’t say the same for his conscience. Plagued by nightmares of the wreck, his only comfort comes in the form of nightly visits by a mysterious woman who interrupts his dreams with sensual caresses and words of solace.
Cami has no idea who she is, until she wakes in a hospital bed and learns sheís been comatose due to a car wreck. Her visits with Derek must have been a dream, so why can’t she shake the feeling he was a real man who truly needed her help?
When Derek learns his mystery woman is none other than the driver of the car he cut off and she is fighting for her life, he must decide: Is he man enough to face her and ask forgiveness, or will he run away and avoid the consequences of his anger, yet again?
CONTENT WARNING: Sex with a perfect, imaginary dream girl who really isn’t imaginary.