Review: Mackenzie’s Trust by Jane Blythe

Posted September 21, 2017 by Minx

This review is based on a complimentary book I received from Author, Jane Blythe. It is an honest and voluntary review. The complimentary receipt of it in no way affected my review or rating.

Review: Mackenzie’s Trust by Jane Blythe Mackenzie's Trust by Jane Blythe
Series: Flashes of Fate #2
Also in this series:Charity's Wrath
Also by this author: One, Two, Three, Charity's Wrath, Four, Christmas Hostage
Genres: Contemporary, Crime and suspense, Romantic Suspense
Release Date: October 01, 2017
Publisher: Bear Spots Publications
Format: ARC, E-book
Source: Author, Jane Blythe
Pages: 35
Purchase at: Amazon
Minx's Rating:

Mackenzie was driving home from work when she was run off the road and thrown headlong into a nightmare.

Now her fate rests in the hands of a stranger.

This is a 10,000 word romantic suspense novelette based on flash fiction

** Warning: Graphic violence and themes of sexual assault/abuse **


Mackenzie’s Trust is the second novella from the Flashes of Fate series. In this story, I was quickly caught up in the nightmare that was Mackenzie’s reality. Let me tell you that it was not a situation I ever want to encounter myself. It was an absolutely terrifying scenario to consider!

I loved how I was able to feel Mackenzie’s fear, loathing, and anxiety from the start of this short story. Not to mention her utter bafflement that this was actually happening to her. It was brutal! I really liked that there was a canine hero in this story as well. Although he doesn’t play a huge part I appreciate his inclusion.

Mitch was out in the woods minding his own business wandering in the woods with his dog when he came across a scene that was beyond disturbing. Not sure what to make of it at first, he waited to see what was really happening. Once he figured it out he was quick to react but little did he know that this nightmare was far from over.

Both Mitch and Mackenzie were quickly swept away into a struggle to survive and to understand what was happening. In the midst of this struggle though one thing was clear and that was that there was a spark between this couple and that flame was something that they both were interested in exploring if they are able to make it out of their current situation alive.

I tell you what I thoroughly enjoy reading stories from Jane Blythe. They are straight from my nightmares. For real, it is like she can somehow sense what realistic situation would scare the hell out of me and brings it to life! This was another quick read for me that definitely will cross my mind the next time I see a pair of headlights that are too close in my rearview mirror. I highly recommend Mackenzie’s Trust for readers who enjoy a little suspense with their fright.

*Thank you to Author Jane Blythe for this eARC of Mackenzie’s Trust*


About Jane Blythe

Author Jane Blythe

Jane has loved reading and writing since she can remember. She writes dark and disturbing crime/mystery/suspense with some romance thrown in because, well, who doesn’t love romance? She has one completed series, Detective Parker Bell, and one new series, Count to Ten.

When she’s not writing Jane loves to read, anything romantic suspensey; bake, anything chocolatey; go to the beach, ski, horse ride, and watch Disney movies. She has a black belt in Taekwondo, and a 200+ collection of teddy bears. She has the world’s two most sweet and pretty Dalmatians, Ivory and Pearl. Her favourite colours are pink and yellow. Oh and she also enjoys spending time with family and friends!

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2 responses to “Review: Mackenzie’s Trust by Jane Blythe

    • You are most welcome Jane! I enjoy reading your books because you put it all out there and make the scenes as realistic as you can! Plus there is always a bit of romance and I like that too! 😘

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