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Silent Sentry

March 8, 2016
Silent Sentry
Theresa Rizzo
Romantic Suspense
Theresa Rizzo
April 3, 2016


Description of the book

Dr. Joe Scarfili runs. He’s a runner. It’s how he copes with emotional pain.

When his wife was murdered, he ran from violent Detroit to insular Grosse Pointe. He ran from his smothering, caring family to long hours in the operating room. But when he falls for Gianna, another run could cost him everything.

Nurse and entrepreneur Gianna Donnatelli is on the verge of making her dreams come true. Her company is poised to go public with a product guaranteed to revolutionize medical care and at the same time help revitalize Detroit, only she’s attacked, stalked, and flattened by an explosion. Then the danger escalates.

With Gianna’s life at stake, Joe can’t run. Despite the fact that he has no police or tech experience… Despite the fact that Gianna’s penchant for aiding Detroit’s underprivileged is the same kind of altruism that got his wife killed… Despite the fact that Gianna pushes all his insecurity buttons… This time, Joe will do whatever it takes to keep her safe.

And Gianna protects those she loves just as fiercely. Together they’ll fight to save each other and their love… Or die trying.

My review of Silent Sentry 

Let me just say, I love Theresa Rizzo’s writing! I have loved every book she has written. Silent Sentry is no exception.

I have come the expect certain things from Theresa’s writing; settings that come alive because of her vivid descriptions, characters that feel like real people to you, like friends. And an intriguing plot that puts these characters through the ringer.

Silent Sentry is set in Detroit. Gianna Donnatelli has invented, Prometheus, a computer program that will revolutionize the medical industry. Someone has found out about her new invention and wants in on it and will stop at nothing to get it and her.

Dr. Joe Scarfili is an old friend of Gianna’s family. He is the Dr. who takes care of her after someone breaks into her father’s home and knocks her unconscious. He is also the object of her man crush from years ago.

At times, I was yelling at Gianna for being so stubborn and naive about the real and present danger. At other times, I was impressed with how smart and compassionate she was.

Silent Sentry a romantic story that is full of suspense. All the way to the very last page.

I think you will thoroughly enjoy this book. Give this author a try. I don’t think you will regret it.

About the author:


Theresa Rizzo is an award-winning author who writes emotional stories that explore the complexity of relationships and families through real-life trials. Born and raised in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, she now lives outside of Boulder, Colorado with her husband of thirty years. Learn more about Theresa at Follow Theresa on Twitter (@Theresa_rizzo) or Facebook.


About Terry Houchin

Hi, my name is Terry Houchin. I live on the on the Gulf Coast of Texas with my husband of thirty-eight years and our two dogs, Miley and Shadow. I have two grown sons and a grandson. I am a retired teacher who loves gardening and reading. I am currently working on writing a novel.