Review – Chasing Eva by Camellia Hart @hartcamellia

Book & Author Details:

Chasing Eva by Camellia Hart
(In Light of Shadows #1)
Publication date: April 5th 2016
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance


Author Camellia Hart’s debut contemporary romance novel about a man and a woman whose lives are about to get sizzling hot…

After living through her share of disloyal relationships, Evangeline Avery will be damned if she lets another man cheat her. A beautiful and confident woman, Eva is the owner of an interior design firm at the brink of collapse. She swears to bring her company back to its past glory, even if it involves sweet talking the one man who caused this turmoil in the first place – Clive Stanton.

Notorious playboy Clive Stanton is a powerful businessman and a formidable enemy of many. He doesn’t do love, or at least not until he meets her again, fifteen years after he saw her last. Eva, his crush from teenage years, the one that got away, is back in his world and he is determined to do anything to make her his.

Will passion and lust bring them together or conflict and the unforgettable scars from their pasts forever tear them apart?


If, like I do, you read a lot of romance novels, the chances are that you may think that you have read books with a similar plot line before.  Let me caution you – this is not like those books.  Oh no.  This book is most definitely a cut above the pack.

The manner in which the author has crafted this story is impressive, not least because this is a debut novel.

The characters she has established within the covers of this tale are wonderfully endearing.  The depth of their connection left my heart racing a little bit.  There are lots of authors who can write good romance.  There are (in my experience at least) far fewer who can evoke a visceral response to the sequence of words put together on the page.  Ms Hart is one of the latter.

And, although I am not always a massive fan of cliffhangers, with this story, I am pleased that the author is spreading the story out, to do it the justice it deserves.  There is just too much going on for it to have been crammed into one volume.

The sequel, Loving Eva, just went to the top of my wish list.

I received a copy in exchange for an honest review.






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About the author

Camellia.jpgCamellia Hart, a techie turned author of romance, lives in San Francisco with her husband, the love of her life.

Other than writing her next romance novel, her hobbies include traveling, lazing on a beach with a good read, watching movies with happy endings while gorging on endless buckets of popcorn, red wine, and champagne truffles.

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