Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Amie's Review of Come Hell Or High Water by Britney King ~ RELEASE BLITZ ~

Author: Britney King
Title: Come Hell or High Water
Series: Water Trilogy #3
Release Date: April 19, 2017

“I’ve been studying her for weeks. I know how she takes her coffee, the color she prefers on her nails, the way her mouth moves when she sleeps. I don’t know what she looks like when she’s happy. But I will.”

When Cheryl Steinbeck-Edwards makes the decision to get in a car with a potential contractor, meticulous hitman Jude Riley and his lovely wife Kate, it appears to be the perfect partnership. Turns out, nothing is perfect, and getting in that car was a poor choice, to say the least.

When Kate decides not to kill the woman, as she and her husband agreed, a series of events, some might even call it karma, conspire to turn their worst fears turn into reality.


I’ve been studying her for months. I know how she takes her coffee, the color she prefers on her nails, the way her mouth moves when she sleeps. I don’t know what she looks like when she’s happy. But I will.

That’s not to say I meant to keep her this long. And, of course, you, well you, never intended to keep her at all. But then, what’s done is done.

“I want you to be happy here,” I told her the first week she was here, not long after we let the drugs wear off completely.

“I don’t see how that’s possible,” she said.

“Tell me what makes you happy.”

I could see her thinking about my question; I could see that I’d set something into motion. It wasn’t immediate—most things that are truly great rarely are, but eventually her lips turned upward. Slowly, she broke out into a full-on smile, and it was like the sun coming out on a cloudy day. “He makes me happy.”

“Your husband,” I said. It wasn’t a question. Mostly because it hadn’t occurred to me that it should be.

She laughed just slightly. The smile remained. “Something like that.”

“I see,” I told her, raising my brow.

She looked at me then, really looked at me. The smile faded but her eyes lit up. “Not yet, you don’t,” she said. “But you will.”


I will admit I went back and forth between the 4 and 5 star rating here...
I can't decide if I was settled when it ended or if I really do want more or a definite sense of the end/closure...
Brady really does need a book - I cannot stop thinking about his mind and what he will become.

The biggest thing I got out of this book was that when it is all said and done Kate is the craziest of them all. Jude gets paid to kill and almost seems to be getting bored with that. Kate on the other hand kills because she needs to , no real rhyme or reason just an urge , a voice , a feeling. Her obsession with Cheryl seemed a bit odd but I did like the twist it added to the story , when the hunters become the hunted...
It is hard to review this without spoiling so most importantly I will say this is a great series if you love that dark and twisted that makes no sense. If you are looking for concrete answers and absolute closure this is not your book BUT if you have already read books 1 & 2 there is no way you can skip this because it is addicting. I mentioned in all the reviews for this series that there is a unique way of writing and I honestly don't think I could read writing like this in any other genre than this. The journal style writing really puts you in the person's head and it not only gives you a different view of the other BUT for me it helps make that connection. It is hard to say goodbye to the crazy that is Jude and Kate but they do deserve a fresh start and maybe some chance at normal ?? LOL

Britney King writes modern love stories for mature audiences. She also enjoys suspense and often finds her sweet spot penning a good mixture of the two.

Britney is the author of eight novels and is currently at work on number nine.

She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband, children, two dogs, one ridiculous cat and a partridge in a pear tree.

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