A Change of Scenery by Debra Parmley
The Hunger Roads Trilogy, Book 1
Belo Dia Publishing (July 24, 2017)
The Hunger Roads Trilogy: In a futuristic world of GMO’s, and overbearing government, a hot Special Opps soldier rescues an innocent belly dancer and gives her a wild adventure along the way, but there are larger issues to face in a world that has become dangerous and deadly.
A Change of Scenery:
Belly dancer Clarrisa Heat is headed from Memphis to the Caribbean for a vacation after a horrible divorce. A change of scenery is just what she needs to forget her troubles. At the Atlanta shuttle station she’s handed a letter, which states she cannot board the Zuilund Super Shuttle until she receives a Sendot injection, a new drug that claims to prevent a new deadly gastrointestinal illness. She stops in a shuttle lounge on her way to check in and gets locked inside the wrecked deserted room with no one to hear her calling and no cell phone service.
Navy SEAL Warren West finds Clarissa locked in the lounge. Soon they’re on the run because she missed her injection and shuttle, which lands her on the militia’s watch list. The heirloom herbs she grows in her bedroom will mark her a terrorist on Benjamin Innovative Genetics Corporation’s most wanted list if they’re discovered.
All Clarissa wanted was A Change of Scenery to live her new mantra… No men, just sand and beach. Is a change of scenery what she needs or is it Warren? And will he cause her to change her mantra?
“Maybe all that matters is who you are with, not where you are.”
A different type read from what I’m used to from Debra Parmley. It’s a futuristic with flying cars, tracking technology, and a government that is taking away citizens freedom. This also has a bit of suspense, action and a bit of romance. The main female character is a bit quirky but interesting. Ended not necessary on cliff hanger, but I didn’t feel the story was finished, maybe it continues with book 2? Not my favorite read from Ms. Parmley but still a good story.
Reviewed by Comfy Chair Books/Lisa Reigel (August 16, 2018)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Debra Parmley spreads love, one story at a time. A multi-genre, hybrid author, fascinated by fairy tales and folktales ever since she was young, she has always ended her stories with a happy ever after. Every story she writes turns into a romance. She started out writing gritty western historical romance, always with a damsel in distress, back before self-publishing was an option. Her first book, A Desperate Journey, was published in eBook in 2008 and in print in 2009. An Air Force veteran’s wife, she now writes military heroes. Montana Marine, part of Elle James Kindle Worlds Brotherhood Protectors series, is her most recent contemporary military romantic suspense. Debra enjoys travel and her work as a travel consultant gave her the opportunity to visit many countries. Her luggage often carried home folk tales from the countries visited and you will find her travel experiences scattered throughout her books.