Today it’s back to Mandie for a review of I Will Follow Him by Holly Tierney-Bedord, book 5 in the Oceanic Dreams series. Thanks to the author for inviting us to review. Here’s what the book is all about:
About the Book
A bachelor party on a cruise ship. What could go wrong?Available from: Amazon UK | Amazon US
When private detective Francie is hired to spy on a groom-to-be as he and his bachelor party set sail for the Caribbean, she thinks she’s landed herself a week of paid vacation. Between lounging in the sun and sipping margaritas, she just needs to–best case scenario–report back that he’s on the up and up, or–the unfortunate, more likely scenario–snap a few photos of her target in compromising positions, buy a box of sympathy chocolates for her client, and then collect her pay along with a nice golden suntan.
Blame it on the island breezes or the alcohol, but within hours of setting sail, Francie’s leisurely vacation gets complicated when she starts making careless mistakes. Like accidentally becoming friends with the groom and falling for his best man.
Can she get herself and her mission back on track, or has she blown her cover and possibly even her career?This novella-length romantic comedy is book five in the Oceanic Dreams series. All titles in the series can be read in any order.
I Will Follow Him is the fifth book in the Oceanic Dreams series. This one is written by Holly Tierney-Bedord and sees Francie Meddling aboard the Oceanic Aphrodite after being employed by Danielle Payne to follow her fiancé Evan whilst he enjoys his stag do. After trying and failing to remain in the background she finds herself suddenly in the middle of the group. From there on she finds her task harder and harder as she spends more time with one of the friends of the person she is “spying on”.
I have to say I like Francie. She has spent so much of her time from childhood to her current job just trying to stay in the background that she thinks that she doesn’t really have anything to offer anyone. Her boyfriend spends very little time with her, and they communicate mostly by email or text. You have to wonder how she has managed to stay in business as a private investigator if her current case is anything to go by and you do get the feeling that her heart really isn’t in it. Danielle was the client from hell, and I spent most of my time hoping that either Francie would find evidence of Evan being unfaithful or she would tell her to just do one and find a way to pay back the money. She is the sort of person who has never been told no and expects everyone to fall in line with her, even the man she supposedly loves.
This is another great quick read that can be read either as part of the series or on its own. Either way you will enjoy it and finish it with a smile on your face.