Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Chasing Nathan by Jeanette Hubbard

Claudie is out camping by herself and enjoying it.  When a small RV is the local bookstore owner's and he comes for a visit, she enjoys chatting with him.  She also, despite her misgivings, invites him to share her dinner.  After a pleasant dinner their quiet time is interrupted by a rude young man who wedges his horse trailer in a spot too small for it and then yells on his cellphone.  They decide to retire for the night and ignore him.

Read for Review shared a copy of this book with me for review (thank you).  It has been published and you can buy a copy now.

When Claudie wakes in the morning, the RV is gone and so is Nathan.  He was coming for coffee but she decides he changed his mind.  In reality he's been kidnapped by the bad guys. This is about seniors who aren't so old they're willing to give up.  Claudie always thought Nathan was a bit boring but there's more to him than is apparent to the eye.  He also has dangerous friends.

It seems the horse trailer was full of marijuana that was stolen from a legal farmer.  Besides the folks coming after them for the theft, they also have a motorcycle rally going on and the bikers are sniffing about.  There's a lady undercover and unidentified except for her first name that is in the middle of the bikers and comes to help Nathan.

The story is lively, the characters are odd, and I really enjoyed reading this one.  Especially since Nathan and Claudie become a couple before the story ends.  I guess everyone assuming she was Nathan's girlfriend might have had something to do with it.  However, stress can make you bond real good, too.  Claudie had plenty of both those in this story.  It's a fun read, despite the danger.

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