Official Review: Sylvie's Cowboy by Iris Chacon

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Official Review: Sylvie's Cowboy by Iris Chacon

Post by TrishaAnn92 » 29 Aug 2015, 18:20

[Following is the official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Sylvie's Cowboy" by Iris Chacon.]
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3 out of 4 stars
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Sylvie’s Cowboy by Iris Chacon is a crime/thriller novel with a small twist of romance. This novel is a quick read that sucked the reader in and didn’t let go until the end. The characters were well developed and the plot well written. As the story progressed, and the plot unfolded I found it difficult to stop reading.

Sylvie Pace and Walter McGurth, two people from different sides of the track, are forced together when trouble brews in her father’s business. Her father dies and Sylvia’s life is in shambles. With the help of Walter she must learn to be independent. Sylvie moving from a life of luxury to a life of nothing is no easy feat. But being pulled into a game of tug of war far greater than she could ever know, leaves her fighting for not only her life but Walter’s life. While piecing together the level of deception in her life, Sylvie grows as a character into a woman that can stand on her own two feet.

I really enjoyed reading this story. The story was quick to pull the reader in as well as hold the reader’s attention. The plot's well written and very intriguing to see it unfold from Sylvie having to start over, how easily she can be manipulated to how she overcomes her faults. But in the end she proves to be able to rely on her new found independence. The story had its quirky ups and downs with each character. All of it was easy to figure out which made it even more interesting to read for me as the reader.

What can I say, there is nothing I didn't like about the book. It is one I would happily read again. In the end, Sylvia finds herself and love. Walter McGurth forced into watching over Sylvie, risks his life following her around and keeping her away from the people that would kill her. While we see Sylvie grow we also see him grow as he learns how to open up to somebody else.

Sylvie’s Cowboy by Iris Chacon is a quirky crime/thriller novel that is sure to pull the reader in until the end. It was an interesting crime/thriller novel and I would recommend it to those that love crime/thriller books and even those that love a little romantic twist. I rate Sylvie’s Cowboy a 3 out of 4 stars because I thought it makes for good light reading to pass the time quickly.

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Post by Iris137+Author » 14 Sep 2015, 12:49

Dear TrishaAnn92,
Thank you for your review of Sylvie's Cowboy. I like the way you summarized and categorized the book, and I appreciate your discussion of the character arcs without the inclusion of spoilers (the scourge of review readers!). It's clear you have devoted considerable time and contemplation to reading and analyzing the novel, and it impresses me greatly that you said you would happily read it again. That is high praise indeed. Reviewing and critiquing is often a thankless job, and you have done the job well and even joyously. You deserve -- and you have -- my sincere gratitude for your work on Sylvie's Cowboy.
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Post by Cee-Jay Aurinko » 18 Sep 2015, 06:11

Excellent review, TrishaAnne92. Who doesn't love a cowboy story?
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Post by bookowlie » 18 Sep 2015, 21:48

I enjoyed reading your review. The book sounds great! It's always a ringing endorsement when a reader says they find it hard to put the book down.
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Post by Cee-Jay Aurinko » 19 Sep 2015, 04:47

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Post by chytach18- » 19 Sep 2015, 05:39

Fantastic review. I like the cover of the book. Is it 'from rags to riches' in reverse?
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Post by TrishaAnn92 » 19 Sep 2015, 12:41

Thank you everybody! Sorry I have been absent lots of medical stuff going on right now. :) I loved this book and its one I would love to read again.
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Post by Cee-Jay Aurinko » 20 Sep 2015, 06:47

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Your welcome. Don't know if the medical stuff you mentioned concerns you or a loved one, but take care of yourself or the loved one first.
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Post by TrishaAnn92 » 20 Sep 2015, 08:49

It concerns me but thank you. :)
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Post by bookowlie » 21 Sep 2015, 09:10

@TrishaAnn92 Hope your medical issues are nothing serious and will be resolved soon. Feel better!
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Post by gali » 21 Sep 2015, 23:40

Sounds good! I am glad you enjoyed it and wish you a quick recovery.
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Post by TrishaAnn92 » 23 Sep 2015, 11:30

Thank you guys! Unfortunately I have to have surgery in 3 weeks but I'm sure all will be well. :) :) :) Hope you all are well!
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Post by Cee-Jay Aurinko » 23 Sep 2015, 17:01

What's the deal with Walter, TrishaAnne92. How is he forced to watch over Sylvie?
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Post by TrishaAnn92 » 23 Sep 2015, 17:29

Well I don't want to give any spoilers but Walter basically owes her father and her father calls in that favor by making him watch over her.
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Post by bookowlie » 23 Sep 2015, 18:50

TrishaAnn92 wrote:Thank you guys! Unfortunately I have to have surgery in 3 weeks but I'm sure all will be well. :) :) :) Hope you all are well!
Wishing you good thoughts for a successful surgery and quick recovery.
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