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Desperate Measures FRAMED FOR MURDER Accused of murdering her estranged husband, widowed mother Samantha Rogers panics and flees But the real killer is now after her and her son She s desperate to find a safe haven where her past is secret So when John Wagner offers her room and board in exchange for work on a remote island in the Chesapeake Bay, she moves to Smuggler s Cove Samantha longs to tell her handsome boss why she s always looking over her shoulder But when danger arrives on shore, the truth may put John in a killer s crosshairs

  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • Desperate Measures
  • Christy Barritt
  • 12 February 2019
  • 037367631X

About the Author: Christy Barritt

Christy Barritt is an author, freelance writer and speaker who lives in Virginia She s married to her Prince Charming, a man who thinks she s hilarious but only when she s not trying to be Christy s a self proclaimed klutz, an avid music lover who s known for spontaneously bursting into song, and a road trip aficionado She s only won one contest in her life and her prize was kissing a pig okay, okay actually she did win the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Suspense and Mystery also Her current claim to fame is showing off her mother, who looks just like former First Lady Barbara BushWhen she s not working or spending time with her family, she enjoys singing, playing the guitar, and exploring small, unsuspecting towns where people have no idea how accident prone she is.



10 thoughts on “Desperate Measures

  1. Ruth Ruth says:

    Desperate Measures by Christy Barritt is not one of those suspense books that you want to read before going to bed It is however, one of those that you just don t want to put down in the daytime once you start reading it Such a nail biting, hand wringing, riveting and inspirational suspense, so well written and makes one feel like they are right there in the scene with the stars The ending was rather surprising, but wonderful and sweet, with a super inspiring message that with all the storm Desperate Measures by Christy Barritt is not one of those suspense books that you want to read before going to bed It is however, one of those that you just don t want to put down in the daytime once you start reading it Such a nail biting, hand wringing, riveting and inspirational suspense, so well written and makes one feel like they are right there in the scene with the stars The ending was rather surprising, but wonderful and sweet, with a super inspiring message that with all the storms raging in our lives, we can always trust the Lord to bring us through it no matter how hopeless we feel about the situation I loved this book and highly recommend it to everyone Christy Barritt is a wonderful writer and I thank her for sharing her God given talent

  2. Carol Storm Carol Storm says:

    Competent romantic suspense but not muchSamantha is on the run, accused of a crime she did not commit, with a little boy in tow John is still blaming himself for his wife s tragic death at the hands of a crazed stalker Will Samantha learn to trust Will John get it right this time Only Billy knows the answers Billy, the crazed super villain who has unlimited resources and goons everywhere Billy who pays to have Samantha beaten up by generic hoods every three days, who harasses her Competent romantic suspense but not muchSamantha is on the run, accused of a crime she did not commit, with a little boy in tow John is still blaming himself for his wife s tragic death at the hands of a crazed stalker Will Samantha learn to trust Will John get it right this time Only Billy knows the answers Billy, the crazed super villain who has unlimited resources and goons everywhere Billy who pays to have Samantha beaten up by generic hoods every three days, who harasses her for weeks at a time, but who never thinks to pull out a gun and do the job himself until oh, but that s spoiler territory My question is, can you really be afraid of a villain named Billy I mean Emilio Estevez played Billy the Kid, and he was adorable, but not really menacing Whenever I hear the name Billy I keep hearing Mick Jagger on LOVE YOU LIVE, introducing Billy Preston to the Montreal crowds Billy Where s Billy Billy s gone Billy s very open for offers I wouldn t say he s up for grabs, but open for offers I just wish DESPERATE MEASURES had been as much fun as LOVE YOU LIVE

  3. Emilie Haney Emilie Haney says:

    What do you do when all of the odds are stacked against you You run Samantha Rogers has been accused in the murder of her estranged husband Now, she s not only fleeing wrongful charges to protect her son, but also the real killer John Wagner is looking for a fresh start When his path crosses with Samantha s, he can tell she s in need of help He offers her work and a place to stay on a remote island in the Chesapeake Bay, hoping it will give her a fresh start as well Things are calm for a What do you do when all of the odds are stacked against you You run Samantha Rogers has been accused in the murder of her estranged husband Now, she s not only fleeing wrongful charges to protect her son, but also the real killer John Wagner is looking for a fresh start When his path crosses with Samantha s, he can tell she s in need of help He offers her work and a place to stay on a remote island in the Chesapeake Bay, hoping it will give her a fresh start as well Things are calm for a time, but it s only the eye of the storm when Samantha s past comes knocking on her door.Christy Barritt always offers a wild ride and Desperate Measures is no different This book will keep you guessing to the end as you weather the storm with Samantha and John Originally posted on my blog _______________________I received a free copy of this book for review purposes, but was under no obligation to read the book or post a review I do so under my own motivation and the opinions I have expressed in this review are honest and entirely my own

  4. D.J. D.J. says:

    This is the first novel I ve read by Christy Barritt and I was thoroughly intrigued Wow Suspense oh yeah The story draws you in quickly I found myself holding my breath as the stranger grabbed her and began hurting her Thankfully I began this at a good time I never put it down until I was finished It had just the right amount of excitement, thrills, chills and surprises The handsome hero was a nice touch, too.I applaud Christy Barritt for writing a novel that shows such terror and violen This is the first novel I ve read by Christy Barritt and I was thoroughly intrigued Wow Suspense oh yeah The story draws you in quickly I found myself holding my breath as the stranger grabbed her and began hurting her Thankfully I began this at a good time I never put it down until I was finished It had just the right amount of excitement, thrills, chills and surprises The handsome hero was a nice touch, too.I applaud Christy Barritt for writing a novel that shows such terror and violence without betraying her Christian principles Too many writers feel that cussing is necessary not so And I could enjoy reading it without feeling like my own principles were being compromised What a blessing Samantha and the other characters are totally believable and the story is one that inspires as well as holds your attention to the very end I am definitely going to recommend this book to my friends

  5. Crystal Crystal says:

    I ve liked this book so much I ve read this paperback version 3 times I recently just finished this book on January 21, 2020 and finished the book on January 22 I will read this book again no doubt.This book is not only Amazing but fantastic It s one of those books that once you start you don t want to put this book down This was my second time around reading this book and I enjoyed it as much if notthan the first time around It s full of Suspense Mystery Action Romance Inspiration an I ve liked this book so much I ve read this paperback version 3 times I recently just finished this book on January 21, 2020 and finished the book on January 22 I will read this book again no doubt.This book is not only Amazing but fantastic It s one of those books that once you start you don t want to put this book down This was my second time around reading this book and I enjoyed it as much if notthan the first time around It s full of Suspense Mystery Action Romance Inspiration and also full of twists and turns I loved this book and yes I would read it again and again.I like this bookandeach time I read it.I highly recommend it and everyone can read it

  6. Jill Jill says:

    Smuggler s Cove Samantha and son Connor John Wagner,

  7. Jenn : Godzilla is King Jenn : Godzilla is King says:

    good story with the right man coming to the rescue

  8. Danielle Danielle says:

    Title Desperate MeasuresAuthor Christy BarrittSeries Smuggler s Cove, 1Format ebookLength 457 pages iPhone Rating 1 starSynopsis FRAMED FOR MURDER Accused of murdering her estranged husband, widowed mother Samantha Rogers panics and flees But the real killer is now after her and her son She s desperate to find a safe haven where her past is secret So when John Wagner offers her room and board in exchange for work on a remote island in the Chesapeake Bay, she moves to Smuggler s Cove Title Desperate MeasuresAuthor Christy BarrittSeries Smuggler s Cove, 1Format ebookLength 457 pages iPhone Rating 1 starSynopsis FRAMED FOR MURDER Accused of murdering her estranged husband, widowed mother Samantha Rogers panics and flees But the real killer is now after her and her son She s desperate to find a safe haven where her past is secret So when John Wagner offers her room and board in exchange for work on a remote island in the Chesapeake Bay, she moves to Smuggler s Cove Samantha longs to tell her handsome boss why she s always looking over her shoulder But when danger arrives on shore, the truth may put John in a killer s crosshairs.Favourite character ConnorLeast favourite character SamanthaMini review Look here s the thing, I want to readof this author s books While the romance felt very odd and rushed and was not well paced at all, I can t wait to read her other books Don t ask me why, I just am But this book was not my cup of tea at all Love Inspired Suspense can be such a hit and miss with me, and this was a miss A very big miss Maybe it s because of how absolutely paranoid Samantha was I mean, don t get me wrong, if a psychopath was stalking me and trying to frame me for my husband s murder I d be paranoid too But whereas the paranoia in Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks felt natural and explainable, this just felt ridiculous almost Like she s on the verge of being put in a mental hospital I just don t know really I liked John, he was kinda cool But I didn t get that conversation 3 4 of the way through the book that they pretended didn t happen just so they could kiss and live happily ever after Again, the ending was really rushed Not just the romance, but there was about a 5 page and that s for the iPhone, so it was probablylike 2 or 3 pages of what happened and a quick conversation between Samantha and John.Excuse the rant Fan cast Samantha Rogers Jennifer MorrisonJohn Wagner Aaron Paul

  9. Bibliophile Bibliophile says:

    Desperate MeasuresSamantha and her son are running for their lives John feels the need to protect them Unfortunately, the danger she s running from follows them to Smugglers Cove She must learn to trust and he must let go of his past failure.

  10. beverly beverly says:

    1 fanChristy I can t imagine how you come up with your story Ideas You always keep me on the edge of my seat And most of all the hope that you give your readers that God is real and He loves us no matter what.

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