Shark Lover: Gracie Marie


Title: Shark Lover
Author: Gracie Marie
Published: No longer publisher
Pages: 270
Review: ebook
Genre: YA

What if you finally met the love of your life and a few months later he went missing?

Cathy meets Marc in a marine biology class and it’s love at first sight. She and Marc have so much in common with their love of animals, marine biology and missing a father in their life.

Even though her father left her, Cathy is still fearless and determined. Once she meets Marc, she realizes he is a man she can trust and she starts to become the strong woman that she once was.

Cathy also has a love for sharks. Marc is terrified of everything about the ocean, but with Cathy’s help, he starts to realize sharks aren’t as bad as they seem.

After his father died, Marc gave up his dreams of becoming a professional surfer. When he meets Cathy, he feels motivated to get back in the water and try once again to regain who he was. Through each other, Cathy and Marc are able to feel whole again.

Everything is perfect until Marc mysteriously disappears. Cathy has no idea where he has gone or if he will ever come back.

Will she ever find the love of her life or has he left for good?

I received this book to give an honest review.

This was an okay book, a bit of romance and sadness.

We are introduced to Cathy who doesn't seem to have a lot of fear, especially in the water. 
When she meets Marc it is like her whole world has changed. She has fallen in love, as the two move into a relationship we see how it blossom's yet happiness won't be forever. 
We learn about why Marc doesn't surf anymore and it is quite tragic, though reasonable for him not to. A bit of time goes on and when Marc suddenly disappears Cathy is worried he is the victim of a shark attack but he doesn't surf remember? She starts to go on a search for the shark that has killed him but will she ever find it? 
Some of the things that Cathy did bother me. The way she would handle the things she found of Marc's instead of leaving it where it needed to be. The whole police investigation needed to be done a lot better because there is no way they would be talking to the victims' girlfriend and giving her updates when she could be a suspect. 
Also, why was her sister pushing her to find romance with her friend Chris not soon after Marc went missing? I mean really? Like the dude hasn't even been gone a full month and you want her to be with someone who she has a connection with through the sharks? Needs to work on that just a bit.

Though it had its offsets in the story it was okay, took me a bit to finish. I think mostly because I couldn't relate to Cathy once she went to start finding Marc. 


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