2.75 stars rounded up
I love Amara's writing, I really do. She is basically my auto-read author (oh, except when she writes high fantasy, but that's more because I don't favor reading the genre). However, Crash Plan Plus Expenses had quite of extreme occasions that I rarely find in contemporary romance that I ended up being distant through out.
I mean, let's see, we had airplane crash where only Connor and Dan survived, we had BEAR at one point, and
. On top of that, I also found it a little bit creepy for Dan to fall in love with his subject, especially when he(show spoiler)
It was difficult for to connect with everything because it was a little bit too much, you know? Even if I also knew this was a work of fiction. I'm a type of reader who needs to feel some kind of emotional attachments to the plot and characters to fully enjoy the reading experience -- and this one didn't give me that. Which was why I could only consider it as an 'okay' read.
I do know that Amara will release a sequel for this one, a kind of Hanukkah romance story in December. I hope that one will work better for me ...