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Nobody's Damsel

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

I am a 36 year old male, not accustomed to this author's genre.

I am a 36 year old male, not accustomed to this author's genre. The author gave me the book as a gift, so I read it and loved it. The 
reader will appreciate the simple delivery of otherwise plot complexity and inner conflict the main character experiences. Best, 
howev...
I am a 36 year old male, not accustomed to this author's genre. The author gave me the book as a gift, so I read it and loved it. The 
reader will appreciate the simple delivery of otherwise plot complexity and inner conflict the main character experiences. Best, 
however, is the awesome twists and surprises in the end. You have to read the book to see for yourself!

posted by Anonymous on March 20, 2013

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2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

A little better

Once again I found the writing style boring. It was akso a little confusing going back and forth between tv and the book's storyline. Once again no chemistry between main characters. I liked the main focus of the story and the csi info which was also semi-entertaining. ...
Once again I found the writing style boring. It was akso a little confusing going back and forth between tv and the book's storyline. Once again no chemistry between main characters. I liked the main focus of the story and the csi info which was also semi-entertaining. I will say the reviews were very misleading. I found the best part of the story was the end when the author spoke of her friend that passed away. The writing style was more approachable.

posted by Anonymous on May 27, 2013

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  • Posted May 20, 2013

    In Nobody's Damsel, the sequel to Someone Else's Fairytale, auth

    In Nobody's Damsel, the sequel to Someone Else's Fairytale, author E.M. Tippetts continues the story of Chloe and Jason after they get married. Written in the first person narrative, this book delves deeper into their relationship as a newly married couple and how they transition into married life with different careers: Jason as an A-List Hollywood actor and Chloe as a forensic scientist with the Albuquerque Police Department. The transition is anything but easy when they have the paparazzi constantly trailing them, causing drama and spreading rumors about Jason cheating on Chloe with his ex-girlfriend/current co-star. And if that isn't enough, Chloe's first case brings up a traumatic experience from her past. Chloe was abducted and almost killed as a child, now her first case is almost identical to what happened to her, and she is now thrust into a situation where she has to relive horrible memories from the past.




    Where the first novel focused on the romantic relationship between Chloe and Jason, the sequel focuses more on Chloe's job as a forensic scientist. That's not to say that there isn't romance, it's still there just not the sole focus of the story. I think the author does a great job of interweaving the mystery of the case with the continuation of delving into Chloe and Jason's evolving relationship and their struggles to balance their careers and overcome issues that arose in their marriage. I thought that the storyline was intriguing and well researched, it has enough twists and turns that keeps the reader engaged. I also appreciated that the author made Chloe and Jason's marriage realistic as they not only had romance but also had to deal with issues and demands from their careers.




    Nobody's Damsel has everything that a reader could wish for in a book: an intriguing mystery with a touch of CSI forensic science, a handsome Hollywood actor, love, romance, drama, relationship issues and inner battles with the past. It is a riveting action packed story that is thoroughly engrossing, it leaves the reader wanting more. Chloe and Jason's story will be continued in a third installment in the series.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2013

    I am a 36 year old male, not accustomed to this author's genre.

    I am a 36 year old male, not accustomed to this author's genre. The author gave me the book as a gift, so I read it and loved it. The 
    reader will appreciate the simple delivery of otherwise plot complexity and inner conflict the main character experiences. Best, 
    however, is the awesome twists and surprises in the end. You have to read the book to see for yourself!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 11, 2013

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    Did I enjoy this book: I did enjoy this book. I read it every fr

    Did I enjoy this book: I did enjoy this book. I read it every free chance I had . Nobody's Damsel is a good sequel and a good read. It is clean, engaging, sweet, and gripping in parts.

    This review will contain SPOILERS for Someone Else's Fairytale. So, if you do not want to know what happened in the first book of that series, stop reading now, go get that book and then read this review and get this book.

    I enjoyed watching Jason and Chloe's relationship start and grow in Someone Else's Fairytale. To hear about their early married life was a treat. Ms. Tippetts wrote the characters and their relationship so well. It was real. Anyone could relate to the issues they faced and the tension that so many newlyweds endure. I felt for Chloe and Jason. I worried about them. The first year of marriage can be tough. I can't imagine the first year of marriage when one spouse is a movie star and the other is starting what can be an emotionally draining career, a crime scene analyst.

    Ms. Tippetts also writes wonderful secondary characters. While these characters are not focused upon, they add a lot to the story and to the development of the main characters. I really liked Miguel and Detective Baca. Miguel was unsure about Chloe, especially considering who she is married to, but he gives her the benefit of the doubt and they seem to hit it off. He looks out for her in the office as well. Detective Baca is still so proud of the woman Chloe became despite the ordeal that he saved her from during her childhood. I also liked the paparazzo that was following Chloe and snapping pictures. He turned out to have some redeeming qualities.

    The story itself was good. At first, I was confused with the movie/television scenes that started most chapters. They seemed to be exactly what was happening in each chapter. However, once I found out the background to those scenes...how those scenes came about...I really liked it. What a clever angle on that sub-story!
    I want more about Chloe and Jason! I hope that there is another book in the Someone Else's Fairytale series.

    Would I recommend it: I would recommend it. Be sure to read the first book, Someone Else's Fairytale.

    Will I read it again: I may read this book again at some point in the future, especially if I re-read Someone Else's Fairytale or if another book in this series is released.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2013

    Can't wait for the next installment!

    I love following Chloe & Jason's story. Both of them have inner conflict and they work through it together. The crime solving aspect is a great bonus to the story.

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