Reviewed by Roberta
TITLE: Snowcroft Restoration
SERIES: Snowcroft Men #4
AUTHOR: Christi Snow
LENGTH: 286 pages
Release Date: Nov 15, 2017
Two years ago, Law Wyman went undercover for an FBI investigation that went sideways. It cost him both the love of his life and his sanity. The nightmare still haunts him, and so does some unfinished business…Ian Mayne, the son of the man who ruined his life.
Two years ago, Ian had to face the truth about how his father spent a lifetime torturing and trafficking LGBTQ teens. Ever since, Ian has done everything he can to make up for his dead father’s many sins through his law enforcement job. Too many paid in horrific, horrible ways at his father’s hands while Ian kept the truth about his own sexuality hidden.
Law is doing all he can to save Ian, but Ian has no idea about Law’s history with his dead father. When the truth comes out, it could cost them both everything.
Two men…both horrifically haunted by what happened. Is it possible they can find healing together? Only if they have the courage to face their demons and each other…
So, let’s get this review started and let me say…Damn…this story was a while in the making and Christi brought out the feels in this story.
I remember the first book and how Law came into the story at the very end and that he’d been abused. It was awful and I just remember being so damn heartbroken for him. His partner, His Love…gave his life to save him…it was really heartbreaking. Then…Law was in the second book…still hurt and broken…for lack of a better word. Then he disappeared…I wondered what happened to him. How was he coping? How is he surviving? Then at the end of the last book…Law showed up and I was hopeful. I would get to see just how Law was doing and man…did my heart just break for him. Law is such a good man and yet, what he’s lived thru has changed him. The things that he’s still going thru…the pain, the hurt and the anger that he’s got built up…I totally understand that and I feel his pain. The fact that he’s still here and making it…that makes me so damn happy. I love to see a character who has been beaten down, still show that they are survivors.
Ian…I just felt so damn bad for him. To know who you are and having to hide it from your parent. To know that if you don’t…that your life would be even more horrible. The abuse that he suffered at his father’s hands…that was just awful. The abuse that he’s still suffering from his father’s legacy and those horrible devotee’s of his father’s…that just sucks. To know that there are still so many people who believe what his father was doing and all of the hate that they throw his way…just heartbreaking. Ian…who is trying to do something good, to make up for the horror that his father had done…I give him props. To see that he would go undercover to try and help someone who he knew and willingly put himself in that kind of danger…that shows you the strength of character that is Ian. I love that Ian isn’t perfect, yet he’s trying his best to make up for all that his father had done to countless men.
The mystery/suspense in this story was really well done. I liked thinking that who you thought was the bad guy…even if he was…wasn’t the one that you thought he was. I was wondering if he was and yet, I was really grateful that he wasn’t the guy that he was portrayed. Christi does really good mystery/suspense. If you’ve read any of the Snowcroft books, you know that you’re going to be in for a ride. You’re going to feel so many damn emotions and your heart is going to break…but Christi helps to put you back together again.
The secondary characters in this story were great. I feel that they helped push the story along and they helped our MC’s in different ways.
There were sexy times in this story…but it wasn’t the main focus and that was a good thing. It was actually really sweet to see that it was truly a loving, bonding and very emotional experience.
This was another really great installment of the Snowcroft series and I am really looking forward to the next one.