A Willful Woman…

Thoughts about books from a romance addict.

TBR Challenge DNF: The Last Renegade by Jo Goodman

on August 16, 2021

CN for book: Many horrible things happen. I don’t want to list them.

The theme: A book by an author that has 2 or more books in your TBR

Why this one: See last month’s TBR Challenge: True to the Law by Jo Goodman

So I’d tried to read this book three or four times, and I think the “bad guys threaten town” plot was too dark for me. I should’ve trusted that instinct. At almost halfway through, so many terrible things have happened that I can only assume a dog and a horse will die, and very likely the KKK will turn up in the second half. No way am I subjecting myself to four more hours of this, and I can’t wait to get home and toss my print copy in the trash.

I’m stunned that none of the reviews mention how graphically dark it is, but I guess back in 2012 romance readers were less shockable. (I know I was.)


2 responses to “TBR Challenge DNF: The Last Renegade by Jo Goodman

  1. Ouch! A wise decision to stop before DOOM.

  2. […] TBR Challenge DNF: The Last Renegade by Jo Goodman Aug […]

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