The Last Golden Isle


Clare Matthews has been through a lot in her life. Trauma from when she was in college now means she tends to keep men at a distance. Finding herself on one of Georgia’s Golden Isle’s, she is surprised when she meets a security guard, Jon, who is tall, stern, and there is something about him that she cannot shake. As they spend more time together, Clare finds herself hoping that she is finally dealing with the trauma that had caused her keep men at arms-length. However, when it seems that Jon is part of something sinister, Clare is once more thrown into a deep end that she didn’t want, and has no idea how she will get out of it. Will Jon prove her wrong, and will her feelings for him be right on the money?

“The Last Golden Isle” has a mix of romance and intrigue that will keep readers guessing until the end. The descriptions and characterizations are splendid, and there is a question of is-he-or-isn’t-he when it comes to Jon and his real motives. The writing really pulls the reader in and refuses to let go until the last page. The feelings that Clare has with regards to her previous trauma are well handled, and it is great to see that Patricia McAlexander has done her research when it comes to writing such a delicate subject. It’ll be good to go back and check out other books written by this talented author. A page-turning suspense tale!

Lynn-Alexandria McKendrick