Book Review: Crazy Love

Title: Crazy Love

Author: Rachael Tamayo

Narrator: Erik Anders




She’s his everything: his heart, his love, and his future bride. But they’ve never met.

Noah is teetering on the edge of sanity. His sick obsession for the beautiful stranger pushing him further and further to the brink of madness. His Emily. He greets her daily at the pharmacy where she works just to catch a moment with her.

He’s a harmless guy, right? It’s just a crush, surely. But then things start to get scary.

By the time Emily realizes the depth of Noah’s obsession for her, it may be too late.

Top 10 finisher in the 2018 Greenlight Screenplay Adaptation Contest.



My Review

3.5/5 Stars

Emily’s a bouncy vibrant woman. In her day to day job as a pharmacist, she sees a lot of the same people. One of them, an older man by the name of Noah, stands out though. He’s never done anything to harm her, but he unsettles her. Emily tries to shrug it off and go about her life. When she runs into an old flame, Isaiah, she’s enamored. Noah is anything but. As her feelings for Isaiah grow, Noah’s sick obsession deepens. He’ll do anything to have her. Anything.

I loved the premise of this book. It had a solid plot with interesting characters. I think Noah was the most fleshed out of all of them. It was interesting to see to what depths he would go through to get Emily under his wing. My only problem was that I couldn’t really find a connection with Emily or Isaiah’s characters. They had their own personalities, but they weren’t as developed as the villain.

I loved how protective Isaiah was over Emily though I did find a few aspects of their relationship to be a bit hard to believe. All in all, they were cute together, and I was rooting for them to pull through everything Noah sent their way.

Narration was wonderfully done. The narrator had a wide range of voices for both male and female characters, and it was his performance that kept me listening to the story.

Published by Author Kayla Krantz

Proud author responsible for Dead by Morning and The Council, fascinated by the dark and macabre. Stephen King is her all time inspiration mixed in with a little bit of Eminem and some faint remnants of the works of Edgar Allen Poe. When she began writing, she started in horror but it somehow drifted into thriller. She loves the 1988 movie Heathers. She was born and raised in Michigan but traveled across the country to where she currently resides in Texas.

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