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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Blog Tour: Jane Doe by Victoria Helen Stone

Author: Victoria Helen Stone
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
Date of publication: August 1, 2018

Jane’s days at a Midwest insurance company are perfectly ordinary. She blends in well, unremarkably pretty in her floral-print dresses and extra efficient at her low-level job. She’s just the kind of woman middle manager Steven Hepsworth likes—meek, insecure, and willing to defer to a man. No one has any idea who Jane really is. Least of all Steven.

But plain Jane is hiding something. And Steven’s bringing out the worst in her.

Nothing can distract Jane from going straight for his heart: allowing herself to be seduced into Steven’s bed, to insinuate herself into his career and his family, and to expose all his dirty secrets. It’s time for Jane to dig out everything that matters to Steven. So she can take it all away.
Just as he did to her.

Jane Doe was a refreshingly unique read.  It's narrated by the main character, Jane.    She is seeking revenge on Steven for taking away something dear to her.  I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed this book. 

Jane was an interesting narrator.  She is an admitted sociopath, but she also admits she has no desire to become a killer...unless necessary.  I found that I liked Jane more and more as she tells the reader why she is seeking revenge.  While I'm not usually a huge fan of revenge stories, I was applauding her at the end. I could sympathize with her.  Her solution was brilliant.  I won't give too much more away. The ending was perfect.  

This is one a definitely recommend. I've read and enjoyed this authors book under her other name, Victoria Dahl.  This is a whole new side of her and I look forward to seeing what she comes out with next.


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About Victoria Helen Stone

Victoria Helen Stone is the nom de plume for USA Today bestselling author Victoria Dahl. After publishing more than twenty-five novels, she is now taking a turn toward the darker side of genre fiction. Born and educated in the Midwest, she finished her first manuscript just after college. In 2016, the American Library Association awarded her the prestigious Reading List Award for outstanding genre fiction. Having escaped the plains of her youth, she now resides with her family in a small town high in the Rocky Mountains, where she enjoys hiking, snowshoeing, and not skiing (too dangerous).

Connect with Victoria

Instagram Tour:
Monday, July 30th: @girlsinbooks
Tuesday, July 31st: @suspensethrill
Wednesday, August 1st: @read.write.coffee
Thursday, August 2nd: @jennblogsbooks
Thursday, August 2nd: @ladyofthelibrary
Friday, August 3rd: @willbakeforbooks
Saturday, August 4th: @katyslibrary
Sunday, August 5th: @shereadswithcats

Review Tour:
Tuesday, July 17th: Patricia’s Wisdom
Wednesday, July 18th: From the TBR Pile
Thursday, July 19th: @theliteraryllama
Tuesday, July 24th: Moonlight Rendezvous
Wednesday, July 25th: Books & Bindings
Thursday, July 26th: A Bookish Way of Life
Friday, July 27th: Helen’s Book Blog
Saturday, July 28th: @bookenetics
Monday, July 30th: Jessicamap Reviews and @jessicamap
Tuesday, July 31st: Midwest Ladies Who Lit
Thursday, August 2nd: Thoughts on This ‘n That
Friday, August 3rd: Write Read Life
Monday, August 6th: Novel Gossip and @novelgossip
Tuesday, August 7th: The Book Diva’s Reads
Wednesday, August 8th: Why Girls are Weird
Thursday, August 9th: Sweet Southern Home
Friday, August 10th: Diary of a Stay at Home Mom
Monday, August 13th: What is That Book About
Wednesday, August 15th: Girl Who Reads
Friday, August 17th: Kritter’s Ramblings

1 comment:

Heather J @ TLC Book Tours said...

Thanks for being on the tour!