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Saint’s Shelter – TWiT Book Review

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I’ve run True Colors for years. My mission in life is to give kids who have been cast out of their homes for their gender and sexual identities a safe place.

When a new kid shows up, I become the target of a ruthless and wealthy adversary determined to end my work and life.

My brother Shiloah insists on hiring a bodyguard for me. Soon it becomes apparent that Rio wants to do more than protect my body; he’s also everything I need to heal my soul.

Hiding out and on the run seems like a dangerous time to fall head over heels, but Rio makes it impossible to resist. He may be able to keep my body intact, but what about my heart?

Rating: 3
Good Book!
Great Plot
LGBTQIA Relevance

The book “Saint’s Shelter” is an engaging and well-written story. The book combines action, suspense, and romance to create a captivating plot. However, there was one aspect of the book that I found a bit overwhelming: the amount of sexual content.

One of the highlights of “Saint’s Shelter” is undoubtedly its gripping plot. The story takes the reader on a thrilling journey filled with danger, intrigue, and unexpected twists. The author does an excellent job of building suspense and keeping the reader on the edge of their seat throughout the book. The action scenes are well-executed and add an exciting element to the storyline.

The characters in “Saint’s Shelter” are one of its strongest aspects. Each character is well-developed and has unique personality traits. As a reader, I was emotionally invested in their journeys and rooting for their success. The author skillfully explores the complexities of their relationships and delves into their struggles, making them relatable and three-dimensional.

While I appreciate the author’s intention to provide insight into the characters’ intimate relationships, I felt that the sexual content overshadowed the overall storyline. There were instances where the characters would engage in intimate moments intricately described, taking up several pages. As a reader, I wanted to skip over these sections to continue to the main plot.

I am not opposed to the inclusion of sexual relationships in literature. They can add depth and complexity to the characters’ development. However, in the case of “Saint’s Shelter,” it felt excessive and sometimes took away from the urgency and intensity of the characters’ situations. By reducing the explicit detail and focusing more on the emotional connection between the characters, the book could have maintained its momentum and kept me more fully engaged.

Despite my reservations regarding the explicit sexual content, I want to emphasize that “Saint’s Shelter” is still a well-written book with captivating characters and an intriguing plot. The author’s storytelling abilities are evident, and I was ultimately satisfied with the overall story. For readers who enjoy a mix of action, suspense, and romance, “Saint’s Shelter” is worth a read.

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Joy Danvers loves writing romance novels and often avoids the rest of her responsibilities to do just that.  She lives in Alaska with her large family and patient husband and enjoys traveling anywhere in the winter, preferably somewhere with a beach.

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