Book Review: Shades Of Gray – Brooke McKinley

via goodreads

via goodreads

 I actually half-expected this to be as good as its review rating so I was sorely disappointed that it didn’t quite meet my expectations.

Miller Sutton, a by-the-book FBI agent, is starting to see some troubling shades of gray in his black-and-white world. He comes face-to-face with his doubts in the person of Danny Butler, a mid-level drug runner Miller hopes to use to catch a much larger fish: Roberto Hinestroza, a drug lord Miller has pursued for years. Danny has no interest in being a witness against his boss, both out of a sense of twisted loyalty and because he knows double-crossing Hinestroza is a sure death sentence. But he reluctantly agrees to cooperate, and as he suspects, it doesn’t take long for Hinestroza to figure out the betrayal. Miller is surprised to discover Danny’s not the career-criminal lowlife he expected; at the same time, Danny finds himself helplessly attracted to Miller’s innate goodness. They barely begin to explore the sparking attraction between them when Hinestroza’s hitman tracks them down, and then they’re on the run, both for their lives and for any kind of love. Via Goodreads

I guess my main concern about the book is how the author dragged the latter part of the story that ultimately resulted to a weak ending rendering its conflict forced and almost unnecessary. I wished I could’ve given this a higher rating but it just didn’t work for me. Danny Butler would’ve been an amazing character if not for the story’s weak storyline.

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

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