Stevie‘s review of Lost (Dobbs Hollow Book 2) by Laura K. Curtis
Romantic Suspense published by InterMix 30 May 14
Generally I like series in the various mystery-plus-romance subgenres. I like to see the growth of a relationship between the lead characters as they solve each mystery and move on to the next, not to mention the various other types of relationships that develop amongst the rest of their team – whether that team is official or informal. On the other hand, sequels and series only work for me if subsequent books take the elements I like from the first book and build on them, and where mystery-themed fiction is concerned that means that the initial team – or elements of it, since some of the series I like have a habit of killing off one or more team members – is the same team that investigates each mystery. So, given all that, I was rather surprised to find that Lost is a sequel to Twisted, which I reviewed back in March and which seemed to have wrapped up all its loose ends in a way that suggested the hero and heroine wouldn’t be working on any other cases together. Nonetheless, I gave this sequel a good chance at impressing me.
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