Repossessed (Warlock Repo Man Chronicles #1) by Shawntelle Madison

Repossessed - Shawntelle Madison

Tessa Dandridge is a witch and a supernatural matchmaker.  Matchmaking is in her blood because this is what her grandmother did.  Anyone who has tried to make it in N.Y. can tell you how tough it and being supernatural doesn't make it any easier.  Tessa is in debt up to her eyeballs trying to keep her business afloat but she knows if she can just manage to hook one big client, she can save her business and be the success her grandmother always thought she would be.

Things take a turn for the worst Tessa when her Honda Civic is repossessed and along with it, the magical scroll which allows her to communicate with her clients.  Determined to get it back, Tessa make a deal with company which repossessed her car, to allow her to pick into limbo and get her scroll back.  Tessa quickly finds out that though her plan is a good one it comes with a many more complications than she can possibly imagine, chief amongst them the navy seal Rob Shin.

I chose to read this book because I am a huge fan of Shawnelle Madison, but that being said, this book did not work for me at all.  I simply could not invest in the characters or Tessa's mission to get the scroll back.  The world was not developed well and had I not had a background through reading the previous books in her Coveted Series, it would have felt completely slapped together without much thought. 

Repossessed is very much as straight up romance novel in that the plot essentially would not exist without the building attraction between Rob and Tessa whereas; the same is not true for the coveted series.  Tessa seemed to shamble from issue to issue with Rob being there to pull her butt out of the fire.  She function much like a typical damsel in distress with nothing much to recommend her.

Tessa knows she needs her car back and her plan to expedite the situation by trying to slip into limbo makes sense but what does not make sense is that she never bothers to fill out the proper paperwork to go through the normal procedure.  Who does that?  This is especially true because it takes her a month to get into limbo and actually find her car?  She knows that her aunt is sabotaging her business but she never once mentions this to her family.  Why? Yes, there is pride in wanting to make it on your own but if you are being sabotaged and not fighting back, that is conceding and not being independent. 



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