Hello, my lovelies. Today, I’m sharing my thoughts about Runaway Fate by Elizabeth Hunter read by Ava Lucas. The first audiobook in her new paranormal series, Moonstone Cove.
What’s Runaway Fate about?
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Title: Runaway Fate by Elizabeth Hunter
Series: Moonstone Cove #1
on 21 October, 2020
Genres: Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Later in Life, Paranormal, Paranormal Women’s Fiction (PWF)
Narrator: Ava Lucas
Length: 8 hours 39 minutes
No. of Pages: 342
It’s paranormal women’s fiction for lovers of magic, mayhem, and a solid afternoon nap (when they can squeeze one in.)
Katherine wasn’t looking for anything extraordinary in her life. She had a job she loved, a husband she adored, and a home in the beautiful seaside town of Moonstone Cove.
Okay, yes, she worked too much and had fallen out of touch with all her friends, but that happened to everyone, right? And sure, she was feeling a little creaky in the mornings and couldn’t drink coffee after noon, but that was just life in middle age.
Four minutes was all it took for fate to run away with anything that resembled normal.
Now Katherine is trying to place mysterious psychic visions into her previously ordered life. She’s playing referee between a displaced Southern mama and a sarcastic mechanic with a chip on her shoulder. And her quiet life has been upended by a mysterious rash of violent acts by students at her school.
Thankfully, her new friends have powers of their own, and together they just might discover who or what has it in for the quiet citizens of Moonstone Cove.
Runaway Fate is the first book in the hot new paranormal women’s fiction series, Moonstone Cove by USA Today best-selling author, Elizabeth Hunter.
©2020 Elizabeth Hunter (P)2021 Elizabeth Hunter
Review Format: Audiobook
Purchase Links: Books2Read - Universal eBook Link ¦ Amazon* ¦ Audible* ¦ Book Depository*
Listened To: 24th – 27th July 2021
Runaway Fate is also another title in the new reading genre – Paranormal Women’s Fiction or PWF for short.
13 paranormal romance, urban fantasy and paranormal cozy mystery authors have teamed up to write books where the female protagonists are +40s. As a menopausal woman within spitting distance of the big 5-0, I’m overjoyed at this new genre. I can’t wait to fill my shelves with them all!
What did I think about Runaway Fate?
An Engaging Thriller To Kick Off A New Series!
I’m already a fan of Elizabeth Hunter’s books and love her writing style. Her stories tick all the boxes for me. An intelligent writing style that’s easy to read. Protagonists with personality traits that feel credible. A range of supporting characters that earn their place in the story. Plots and settings that feel believable – even when based in a paranormal world. And finally, a balanced mix of relationship, tension, action, humour and mystery in the plotline.
As a menopausal woman, I love that the Moonstone Cove series has older protagonists and supporting characters. About bloody time! Woohoo! However, I think that any adult reader can connect to the varied range of characters in this book. I loved the relationships featured in this story; our protagonist’s marriage to Baxter (it was beautiful and refreshing to see) and the evolving friendships between Katherine, Megan, and Toni.
I’d recommend Runaway Fate to anyone who enjoys stories about the value of strong, healthy friendships.
Those readers who enjoy thrillers with danger, twists and unexpected surprises. But who also crave second coming-of-age adventures for older, independent, capable women. And appreciate a generous helping of banter, humour and realistic issues for the over 40s within a paranormal mystery.
We’re treated to the first chapter of the next story in the Moonstone Cove at the end of this audiobook. I want to listen to Fate Actually – now!! Lol!
Keep reading to find out more about this series and its author.
Moonstone Cove series by Elizabeth Hunter
“For lovers of magic, mayhem, and a solid afternoon nap (when they can squeeze one in).”
Moonstone Cove is a paranormal fiction series about a small group of women living in a beautiful seaside town in California. Katherine, Megan and Toni become friends after a life-altering incident. There’s a different mystery to solve in each woman’s book, while things continue to evolve in the background and their friendship grows.
Books in the Series
- Runaway Fate (Moonstone Cove #1) (2020)
- Fate Actually (Moonstone Cove #2) (2020)
- Fate Interrupted (Moonstone Cove #3) (2021)
The Moonstone Cove series can be bought in eBook, audiobook and print formats.
Amazon* ¦ Audible* ¦ Book Depository*
And finally, as promised here’s what you need to know about Elizabeth Hunter.
And as this is a review for an audiobook, here’s Ava’s bio.
Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to read my thoughts, I really appreciate it. I hope I’ve sparked your interest and that you add Runaway Fate to your groaning TBR piles. 😉 Have you read it or any of Elizabeth’s books? Do you have any audiobooks narrated by Ava Lucas? I’d love to chat about your thoughts. Drop me a comment below.
Elizabeth Hunter has written lots of books that I’ve loved reading. I’ve added her to my Favourite Authors page. Before you leave, check out which amazing authors I’ve mentioned as my favourites.
Bye for now,