Merrimon Book Reviews

From Merrimon Book Reviews
Irreversible by Liz Maverick
by Liz Maverick
A bold twist in time !

Publisher: Shomi (October 2008)
The clever, determined and twisted Leonardo Kaysar has a plan to change history. When it comes to time manipulation, not only is he the best, but his current experiment will supersede all others. With Katherine Gibbs as his next fiancee and test subject, little else matters except keeping the integrity of the experimental time loop. Katherine Gibbs has everything she ever wanted: popularity, perfect friends, a great job, and a perfect fiance. She is living the best week of her life, not just once but over and over again. The only trouble is that her perfect week is not real and her best friend L. Roxanne Zaborovsky knows it. Roxanne is on the outside, separated by time and determined to do everything possible to break her friend out of her prison and out of the clutches of the infamous Leonardo Kaysar. As a time anomaly specialist, Walter Sheffield, known simply as Q, is the one man who might find a way through all the carefully laid snares and protections Leonardo has created. Can he rescue Katherine and at what cost? Can hearts survive all the wicked machinations Leonardo will utilize to insure the success of his experiment?

Liz Maverick's IRREVERSIBLE is a thrilling, dynamic romance for readers who desire something new, innovative and daring in their romance reads. Full of fast-paced action, exciting twists, and increasingly high stakes, IRREVERSIBLE gives a portrait of romance amid dangerous times when a mere nanosecond is enough to change reality. Liz Maverick creates an unusual daring heroine in Katherine. She lives the fantasy of the perfect ultra-modern life and yet, her life is the ultimate nightmare. Liz Maverick pinpoints exactly the emptiness inside that comes from living a staged life. The reader can't help but root for her and Q with each new revelation of their character. Both handsome and intelligent and a man of , Q can match kinks in the plan with innovations of his own. As he struggles to rescue Katherine beneath Leonardo's radar, the reader feels both his prowess and the depth of his heart. Q is a man who sees beyond his own ego in his battle, questioning the ethics of his actions. Q makes the perfect counterpart to a man like Leonardo. Unlike Leonardo, he sees Katherine as a person, not just an experimental subject. Liz Maverick brings together a hero and heroine in a riveting impossible dramatic situation. Katherine might be living the same week over in a time loop but once Q enters her world, nothing will ever be the same!

With a deviously dangerous villain in the midst of her intricately-constructed vision of time travel, Liz Maverick makes the heart race with suspense and a high stakes romance. In addition to the main romance, Liz Maverick paints a moving portrait of the friendship between Katherine and her best friend Roxanne, a courageous woman who will go to any length, including stepping outside her normal mode of operating, to rescue her friend. Liz Maverick's romance is a cutting edge, exciting read for today's modern reader, a reader who craves the bold and daring. The intricate, imaginative unveiling of the construct of time travel draws the reader into the fictional, futuristic world. With its fine detail, unique blend of romance, science fiction, and suspenseful action, IRREVERSIBLE bends the mind and heart, and indeed the romance genre itself, into new expansive territory. Liz Maverick is indeed a romance rebel, taking her characters and the reader to new heights and challenges. A fantastic futuristic action romance!

Reviewed by Merrimon, Merrimon Book Reviews
Merrimon Book Reviews

Custom Search

Copyright Merrimon Crawford  2008  All Rights Reserved