Published December 2012 by Loveswept
Read: December 2012
From the cover, you would think it was a pure romance, but I would barely call it chick lit. There is a love interest (which I felt was a bit forced, but ended up being happy the characters go together). The Escape Diaries reminded me a lot of Heather Huffman's Jailbird (see my review) without the social commentary. Though, Juliet Rosetti could have easily focused on social issues as they are alluded to towards the end.
The main character, Mazie, is surviving a life term for the murder of her husband. Through a freak turn of events, she is able to escape. What follows is an implausible scenario of events that leaves the reader shaking their head and chuckling. Mazie must have nine lives!
The narrow escapes and odd situations Mazie finds herself in is much like Maggie in Confessions of Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman by J. B. Lynn (see my review). And since I'm waiting for the third book in that series, The Escape Diaries was a great story to fill the time. I look forward to more stories from Juliet Rosetti.
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