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Slow Burn (Buchanan-Renard, Bk 5)
Slow Burn - Buchanan-Renard, Bk 5
Author: Julie Garwood
An unpretentious beauty who radiates kindness, Kate MacKenna doesn't have a bad bone in her body -- or an enemy in the world. So why are bombs igniting everywhere she goes? The first explosion brings her face-to-face with a handsome Charleston police detective. The second one sends her into the arms of her best friend's brother -- a Bost...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780345453853
ISBN-10: 0345453859
Publication Date: 12/26/2006
Pages: 432
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 482 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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reviewed Slow Burn (Buchanan-Renard, Bk 5) on + 99 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
I've been very disappointed with Julie Garwood's contemporary romance/thrillers. With the change in time, it seems she's lost the complexity of story and character development. Honestly, this book is written simply, without complex sentences, and it drove me crazy. Didn't finish it, but my boyfriend struggled through and told me how it ended, which didn't surprise me.
myanniecat avatar reviewed Slow Burn (Buchanan-Renard, Bk 5) on + 218 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
Fast-paced romantic suspense with a good plot and engaging characters. I really enjoyed this one...
reviewed Slow Burn (Buchanan-Renard, Bk 5) on + 579 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
this is a busy book. a lot of charactors and they move very fast, kate has always been able to turn her challenges into triumphs, but fate seems to be turning against her but in th end all comes out ok. a very light bhook.
cindyw5 avatar reviewed Slow Burn (Buchanan-Renard, Bk 5) on
Helpful Score: 2
This book was good. I enjoyed it much better than Murder list. There was a lot of interaction between Dylan and Kate, I had a few good laughs. On to Shadow Dance, Noah's story.
reviewed Slow Burn (Buchanan-Renard, Bk 5) on + 114 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This story takes place in South Carolina, near Charleston, Savannah, and a little bit in Boston. It is an exciting mystery about a young woman and her two sisters surviving after their mother has died. Kate, the middle sister, starts experiencing a lot of unbelievably bad luck and it is soon discovered that someone is trying to kill her. There is also a nice romance and a happy ending.
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00JOANNE00 avatar reviewed Slow Burn (Buchanan-Renard, Bk 5) on + 65 more book reviews
Another great romantic suspense novel from Julie Garwood!
skyler2761 avatar reviewed Slow Burn (Buchanan-Renard, Bk 5) on + 36 more book reviews
Worth the wait! I loved it!
reviewed Slow Burn (Buchanan-Renard, Bk 5) on + 242 more book reviews
Good story
robinmy avatar reviewed Slow Burn (Buchanan-Renard, Bk 5) on + 2071 more book reviews
Over the past year, Kate McKenna and her sisters have had a hard time dealing with their mother's death. Kate was hoping that things would start getting better when she learns that the business she built from the ground up may be taken away from her. On top of that, Kate is nearly killed in an explosion while attending a reception at a friend's house. Kate makes a quick trip out of town to visit her best friend, Jordan Buchanan, who is having surgery. Later that night, a visit from Jordan's brother, Dylan, turns into a one-night stand. In the morning, Kate returns home only to be caught in another explosion, barely escaping with her life. Dylan follows her home. After hearing about the strange mishaps that keep happening to Kate, he isn't about to leave her side until he uncovers who wants her dead.

This is the fifth book in Julie Garwood's Buchanan-Renard series. I found it hard to put down. The romance was fun even though Kate drove me nuts, always thinking that she was not the right woman for Dylan. I enjoyed the rest of the book, including meeting Kate's McKenna cousins. Kate is such a goodie-two-shoes, it was hard to believe she was related to these McKennas.

I wasn't surprised by the villain, but I was shocked by the villain's partner. I certainly didn't see that coming. My rating: 4.5 Stars.
reviewed Slow Burn (Buchanan-Renard, Bk 5) on + 7 more book reviews
Just finished reading. I really enjoyed the book. It was an easy and fast read. Stayed up too late reading it. Couldn't put it down.
reviewed Slow Burn (Buchanan-Renard, Bk 5) on + 2 more book reviews
It was a good book. A little slow at times. I could not figure the plot out completely that keep me interested. I did not like it as well as the "Murder List".