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One Thing About Pamela Clare's, Unlawful Contact...

Loved the book, loved the heroine, loved the hero, and most of all, loved, loved loved the plot.  Hero sentenced to life in prison for murder,  having already served six years?  I knew this would be a different sort of romance.

Anyway, I’m not going to post a full review, because quite frankly I can’t be arsed, but I have to say one thing.  This heroine (who’s a savvy, smart journalist) would not have gone into a drug store (she was hiding out with the hero, who was on the run at the time)  knowing that she would be spotted by surveillance cameras, and bought the morning after pill.  She just wouldn’t.

That’s all I have to say on the book itself, but isn’t it flipping annoying when authors make their heroines/heroes do things that don’t gel with the their character arcs?

Here’s the blurb from Pamela Clare’s website:

Taken hostage by a convicted murderer while reporting at a prison, Sophie Alton has no idea that the man holding the gun to her head is the bad boy who was her first love in high school. Condemned to life without parole, Marc Hunter finds himself with no choice but to break out of prison after his younger sister disappears with her baby.

Though he regrets what he has to put Sophie through, he can’t let anything get in the way of his stopping the corrupt officials who are set on destroying what’s left of his family. But being near Sophie rekindles memories for both of them. As the passion between them heats up, so does the conspiracy to put both of them in their graves.

You can buy Unlawful Contact from Amazon.com here, and from Amazon UK here.


  • Maddie
    July 1
    2:28 am

    I know you don’t want to leak any spoilers but I just went to her website and clicked on the excerpt for this book so what I’m going to be asking is in there for all to read.

    First the plot sounds great but I have a problem with her not remembering him it he was her first and the fact that she saids she knows his sister so why didn’t she put 2 and 2 together and realize that hey i knew them when we were all young.

    Second is the break out what was there only one guard with a gun, I would find it very hard for him to break out of prison with out being taken out by a guard in a tower.


  • Anne
    July 1
    2:38 pm

    She wouldn’t have bought condoms either.


  • LOL – I didn’t even notice that in the scene. I just simply loved the book.


  • Beth
    July 6
    1:05 am

    I loved this book, but ITA with your comment.


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