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Physical Forces by D.D. Ayres

Physical Forces (A K-9 Rescue Novel) - D. D. Ayres

This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.

I had a lot of fun with this book! I have had a review copy of this book for a long time but somehow I always seemed to skip over it when it was time to pick up a new book. I really have no idea why it fell off my radar. I love romantic suspense even though I don't read a ton of it anymore. I also love books that have dogs worked into the story and animals play a huge part in this tale. I am so glad that I finally decided to give this book a try.

I really liked Macayla. I can't remember ever reading a book that featured a pet detective before but I loved that aspect of the story. Mac finds lost pets and seems to have a real knack for it. She is really great with animals and works hard to rescue them when they are lost and scared. She's made a few enemies by standing up for local animals but it is worth it in her eyes. 

Mac meets Oliver while she is trying to coax a scared dog out from behind a dumpster. Oliver handles a K-9 Search and Rescue dog and is one of the owners of a company specializing in the task. He can't help but go to help the lady he sees hanging out by the dumpsters. Before a lot of time elapses, he jumps in to save the day and is pulled into the events happening in Mac's life. 

I really liked Mac and Oliver together. I thought that they had great chemistry and were both very competent individuals. I liked that they were both able to help each other and they were both very willing to do so. Their relationship moved quickly but I thought that it felt realistic. 

I would recommend this book to others. I thought that it was a really well done romantic suspense with great characters that both had intriguing backstories and a healthy enough dose of doggie antics to keep the animal lover in me happy. This book is the sixth book in the K-9 Rescue series but I had no issues reading it as a stand-alone although now I really want to go back and read some of the earlier books from this series.

I received a digital review copy of this book from St. Martin's Press via NetGalley. 

Initial Thoughts
I liked this book. I was in the mood for a lighter romantic suspense and this book filled that need perfectly. Mac's back story was interesting and I liked that she worked as a pet detective finding lost pets. What a great job! Oliver was great and I loved the way he couldn't help but get involved in helping Mac out. I liked their chemistry and thought that they made a great team. This is the sixth book in the K-9 rescue series but I read it as a stand-alone and it worked just fine.