Brook Jacobson is on a mission to live her life on new terms after being consumed with grief in the complicated aftermath of her husband’s murder. She never imagined that fate would catapult her into the surreal world of Isaac Coles, mega film star. Isaac is captivated by Brook’s intellect, beauty, warmth, her strength of character, and an undeniable visceral sexual attraction, but the unresolved pain from his past complicates his feelings of love. As their passion ignites, Brook falls hard for Isaac, but if he can’t commit to their relationship, she knows their love is doomed. And Isaac is used to doing things his way, which doesn’t include being monogamous.

A Brush with Fate… wow, now this is a novel! A Brush with Fate is a captivating, stunning and bewitching piece of literature that enthralled, entertained, and enchanted me from the very beginning. Everything about this contemporary/romantic erotica piece of fiction was exciting; the characters, the settings and the experiences the reader witnesses is truly exciting as well as compelling! I personally believe A Brush with Fate can be read by anybody as it combines and weaves many themes that even readers of non-romance can enjoy thanks to the many suspenseful themes laced throughout the book that will delight those that love mystery and suspense. So please do let the fact that this is a romance scare you away because it can be read by anybody!  If you are looking to read a book that will grasp your attention from the first page and hold it throughout then, I would implore you lovely readers to read this book because it is utterly brilliant as well as poignant, and I guarantee you will be thinking of its events (and passionate scenes) for days afterward!

A Brush with Fate is a romance novel mixed with contemporary fiction and even mystery and suspense. The story will introduce the reader to the protagonist of the novel, Brook Jacobson, a woman who has experienced a lot thanks to the death of her husband; her husband was murdered, and this only adds to her grief. However, Brook is a strong character, and she is determined to overcome her grief and move on with her life and fate has a plan for her. Fate brings Brook to the attention of Isaac Coles, a handsome film star who is bewitched by Brook and her beauty as well as brains… oh, and did I mention that he is attracted to her?! Brook and Isaac hit it off straight away, and Brook falls for Isaac quickly however they find their relationship starting to get complicated because of Brook’s past with her husband who was sadly murdered. To make matters worse, Isaac is not willing to commit and actually, Isaac is not as faithful and as perfect as the reader will first think. What follows is a thrilling, exciting, passionate and shocking story that is guaranteed to have readers minds spinning with questions and turning the pages with haste; so if you are looking for a twisty-turny romance then look no further because A Brush with Fate will have everything you need!

The story of A Brush with Fate is an incredibly dynamic, unique piece of work that took my breath away on more than one occasion and I admire the unique premise of a grief-stricken woman looking to overcome her grief and find love again. This premise, combined with the pacing of the story ensured that I never once got bored while reading. Never once did I find myself referring to the page number and that is a sure sign that this incredible book is a compelling piece of work that draws the reader in and captivates them to read it quickly!

Sila Long is a newly discovered author of mine, however, I am already obsessed with her literature because Long expresses many writing talents throughout her book, but her core talents I believe are her descriptive powers and her beautiful prose that is laced with poignancy and excitement. Sila Long’s literature managed to keep me intrigued as well as entertained as I raced through this book. It is the kind of book that is impossible to put down, and when I had to I longed for it! I wanted to be reunited with the story I had grown to love and the characters I had become invested in.

Sila Long is a talented and a well-accomplished author who has written an unforgettable novel that features heavily on its characters and themes. Long’s characters are superb, and I think every reader will be able to find an attribute they like in them.  They are believable, and their narratives jump right off the page and into the reader’s minds. This is another thing… Long has managed to create a vivid picture in my mind of the setting she has established. Sila’s sometimes long, descriptive sentences, captured my imagination and made me turn the pages like a mad woman!

Overall A Brush with Fate is an excellent, charismatic and compelling novel that is guaranteed to keep readers entertained and excited from beginning to end and so, I have no choice but to award this incredible book five stars!  Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers, you will not regret it! The great thing about A Brush with Fate too book lovers is that it is the first in a trilogy so when you read the first and become addicted you will have two more to read!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much, I love discussing wonderful books with all of you so please comment below and let me know your thoughts on A Brush with Fate. Do you see yourself reading this book? Do you love the genre? Please let me know your brilliant thoughts below and I will be sure to comment back. Thank you so much again for reading!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

P.S. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is click the Buy on Amazon button and it will take you straight to the book on Amazon U.S.! If you are in the U.K. then below I have attached a link to the book for Amazon U.K..

Below I have attached some links about the author and this wonderful book so if you would like to learn more about the author and the book then please have a browse. Thank you so much again for reading book lovers, I can’t wait to read your thoughts on this book!


Amazon U.S.Amazon U.K.GoodreadsBarnes & Noble – iTunes 

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Thank you so much again for reading!

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Hi Readers,
I’m Sila Long and I am so thrilled that Red Headed Book Lover Blog identified my book A Brush with Fate, book 1 of a trilogy, to review. The novel explores how the power of past emotional pain can prove to be a sabotaging force in new relationships, while I also explore the role that fate plays in our lives. The story is intensely personal, provocative while I hope it entertains. The characters became part of my mind and heart energy for a long…are still very much with me. Perhaps another series is in my future. For now, I am thrilled by a statement made in the review, which captures what writers toil to get readers to feel. “It is the kind of book that is impossible to put down, and when I had to I longed for it! I wanted to be reunited with the story I had grown to love and the characters I had become invested in.” Yes! A time to get lost in a tantalizing tale. A temporary escape. It’s what we all need from time-to-time.
Much love,
Sila
P.S.
I’d love to hear your thoughts. Are there storylines you would like for me to explore surrounding Brook and Isaac in the future?

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