As is often the case with Love Inspired Suspense novels, the action got started with a bang at the very beginning and the suspense continued to develop with nearly every page. There are several players involved in a race to obtain a rare and valuable piece of art and some of them are willing to kill for it.

I thoroughly enjoyed “Abducted” although I often found myself holding my breath in anticipation of what might happen next. It was easy to identify with Sarah and Jett as they learned to overcome their past in order to work together to outwit the lawless men who held them captive. The plot moved at a rapid pace with very little relief other than the growing realization that Jett and Sarah still had strong feelings for each other. Courage, quick thinking, and a strong faith helped the pair to overcome nearly impossible obstacles needed for their survival.

I always admire the often underappreciated authors who manage to make the limited word count of a mass market paperback seem like a much larger book. Dana Mentink has done a superb job with “Abducted” and I hope to read many more of her novels in the future.

I voluntarily reviewed a copy of this book that was provided by the author. A favorable review was not required and all views expressed are my own.


When the high school sweetheart she never expected to see again bursts through the door of her medical mission clinic, nurse Sarah Gallagher can’t hold back her shock. But Dominic Jett isn’t there to catch up. He’s trying to save a life, and the thugs on his tail will stop at nothing to catch him. Now abducted and imprisoned on a remote island, Sarah and Jett become pawns in a tug-of-war between a powerful drug lord and a devious madman. And their only chance for survival is working together to find the valuable painting the dangerous men are searching for. But with someone trying to kill them at every turn, can they locate it in time to keep their reunion from turning fatal?

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Dana MentinkDana Mentink lives in California, where the weather is golden and the cheese is divine. Dana is an American Christian Fiction Writers Book of the Year finalist for romantic suspense and an award winner in the Pacific Northwest Writers Literary Contest. Her suspense novel, Betrayal in the Badlands, earned a Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award. Besides writing, she busies herself teaching third and fourth grade. Mostly, she loves to be home with her husband, two daughters, a dog with social anxiety problems, a chubby box turtle, and a feisty parakeet.

Find out more about Dana at http://www.danamentink.com.