Rising Storm Episode 2: White Lightning by Lexi Blake

Rising Storm Episode 2: White Lightning by Lexi BlakeSeries: Rising Storm
on October 1, 2015.
Pages: 89
Amazon
Secrets, Sex and Scandals …

Welcome to Storm, Texas, where passion runs hot, desire runs deep, and secrets have the power to destroy… Get ready. The storm is coming.

As the citizens of Storm, Texas, sway in the wake of the death of one of their own, Daddy’s girl Dakota Alvarez also reels from an unexpected family crisis … and finds consolation in a most unexpected place.
four-half-stars

Honestly, the writing so far has been grade A. I am loving these books. They are intriguing and entertaining.
This one picks right up where we left in book 1 with a deeper introduction to Senator Sebastian Rush.
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In book 1, we learned that Senator Rush had an affair with his daughter’s best friend and roommate Ginny. Senator Rush is married to Payton, big sister to Celeste Salt, Jacob’s mother.
The reader is treated to the inner musing of the senator as the town mourns the loss of Jacob Salt. Let’s just say that he is NOT what he seems. His mother, Marylee, wanted to raise a politically perfect family and she runs the machine.
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Marylee even made sure to pick out the perfect wife to have the perfect children so Payton was handpicked for Sebastian.
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This family has eyes on reaching great political heights. Marylee has helped her son ascend to Austin, Texas and she has even grander plans for her pride and joy. He just has to listen and do exactly as mommy dearest says.

Meanwhile, Joanne Alvarez is having a change in circumstance.
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Joanne Alvarez came home to find her abusive husband Hector had skipped town. No one seems to know why but her oldest Daughter Dakota blames her. Dakota is more determined to find a big fish to take of her the way daddy took care of her.
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Dakota’s self centered ways puts her in the path of the biggest egomaniac in town.

Lexi Blake did not disappoint. The story and plot flowed so well with book 1. We got a little more insight into a few more characters, Sebastian, Payton and Dakota and Marylee. I like how all the characters intertwine and bring us back to the residents of Storm. Definitely one of the most entertaining serials I’ve read in a long time. I am looking forward to episode 3.

*Special thanks to Inkslinger for the e-book, which was given in exchange for an honest review

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