Save Me (Love in the Pacific Northwest Book 1) by Beck Grey #LGBTQ #Audiobook #Review #Contemporary

Erryn reviews ‘Save Me (Love in the Pacific Northwest Book 1)’ by Beck Grey.  The book was published on September 2, 2021 and is 210 pages.  The audiobook was narrated by Jon Curtis.  It was released November 23, 2021 and is 6hrs and 18mins.   This book was provided in exchange for an honest review.

Why I read: I’m from near the Pacific Northwest.

Deputy US Marshal Jamie MacDougall assumes his latest assignment is just another security detail, but when he finds himself falling for the gorgeous key witness he’s sworn to protect, it takes everything he has to keep things professional. 

When Ashley Pandy enters the WITSEC program, with a new identity and a new life far away from Seattle and Jamie, he tries to move on, but a year later, with no hope of seeing him again, he still can’t forget the man who stole his heart. Ashley walked away from love for noble reasons. 

Jamie let him go because it was the honorable thing to do. When a foolish decision gives them a second chance to be all kinds of wrong, can they finally get it right?

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My Review:

I wasn’t sure what to expect with this book.  I’m always game to try a new author, so leapt in with this one without checking.  Glad I took the chance.  The premise was pretty simple – Deputy US Marshal falls in love with his protectee.  All kinds of not allowed going on there.  But if we stuck to the rules, life would be so boring.

I liked Ashley.  His style, his quirky humor, and mostly his dedication to his dying best friend.  That storyline broke my heart.  I admit a few tears.  I also liked Jamie.  Dedicated to his family, but willing to give it all up because of his love of Ashley.

The ending didn’t feel entirely realistic, but I was willing to suspend my disbelief.  This was a cute story I enjoyed.  I’ll mention Jon Curtis.  He’s a narrator I haven’t heard before and I enjoyed his performance.  Now, I presume Finn has a book coming up…I can’t wait to hear his story.

My Rating:

8.5/10 Pots of Gold (85% Recommended) – Compares to 4.25/5 Stars

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Author/imaginator & photographer (also rare Pacific Northwest Native), Elle grew up in Seattle, WA., with the Cascade Mountain range to the east and Olympics to the west.

Elle shares her life with between three to five cats (depending on who’s counting), an extremely patient fiancé and a flock of young adults. She’s lived in four US states, London England, and Hong Kong; always knows what time it is, and has little problem finding parking even in the most difficult places.

Elle’s series made its debut spring of 2017. Accidental Roots, is set in the Skagit Valley of Western Washington. Writing has always been a passion but not something she was able to take seriously until recently, some journeys are longer than others. Now her head is full of ideas and not enough time in each day. As far as we know she wasn’t actually raised by wolves.

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