You guys, so I’m part of my friend Tiffany King’s blog tour for her newest book, Unlikely Allies. Woot!
First, I’m going to share the blurb with you:
Eighteen-year-old Kimberly gets the shock of her life when she learns the father she thought was dead is not only very much alive, but never even knew she existed. Angry with her mother for lying all these years, Kimberly flies to Colorado to meet the father she knows nothing about before heading off to college in the fall.
Her father’s world turns out to be nothing like she expected. Rather than the typical nine to five lifestyle, Kimberly’s father runs a summer foster camp that teaches young children skills to build their confidence and self-esteem. The Colorado Rocky Mountains are a different world than the sunny shores of California, taking Kimberly completely out of her element, and causing her to second-guess her spur of the moment decision.
Never being one to quit anything, Kimberly is determined to show her father that a surfer girl can fit into this rugged mountain wilderness. That is if she can deal with Mason, an arrogant nineteen-year-old guy who has made it his mission to point out every mistake she has made since her arrival. While she would love nothing more than to rub it in his know-it-all face, Kimberly can’t deny the feelings he stirs up inside her, or the chemistry between them, even during their verbal assaults.
When a tragic accident leaves them stranded in the mountains, Kimberly must use her shaky skills to save Mason and survive the elements. Suddenly, fighting is the last thing on their minds as they must rely on each other if they want to live. In their struggle for survival, they realize what they thought they knew about each other isn’t true after all.
Now, I’m going to give it a short review:
Unlikely Allies is set in a summer camp for kids in the mountains of Colorado. What better setting is there than that? Tiffany rocks at illustrating the characters of the the supporting cast. And the main characters, Kimberly and Mason, are vibrant and real. At first, I really didn’t like Mason- Tiffany did such a good job of making him arrogant. But the story progressed and so did my feelings for them.
Unlikely Allies ended up being my favorite book of Tiffany King. I don’t want to reveal a lot to you in this review because I don’t want to spoil it for you. Just let me say that the writing was fluid, the pacing was spot-on and the characters were real and amazing. You should pick it up today. You can find it here on Amazon and here on Barnes and Noble.com.
Also, did I mention that you can WIN A KINDLE TOUCH with all of Tiffany’s books on it? Yeah, you can! Go here and sign-up for the drawing! 🙂 Good luck! And I really hope you enjoy Unlikely Allies