What about Barnum? , Joss Landry

To Millicent Brewer, Barnum may as well be Poseidon when he walks out of a rip current’s swell in the Pacific Ocean to save her five-year-old son from drowning. Jonah is her whole world. However, Millie’s divorce taught her to avoid tall, gorgeous men–badasses her sister Denny calls them. And the glow in Barnum’s eyes stirs her. No. Not merely gratitude. More like an emotional alarm prompting her to remain on her guard.  

Trouble emerges in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with two murders at their hotel. To prevent retribution from the Jalisco Drug Cartel, Barnum fetches Millie, Denny, and Jonah in the middle of the night to board his yacht.  

One evening while walking on the beach, Barnum gathers Millie in his arms in a passionate kiss that turns black clouds into white linen, and Millie senses the two of them floating far above the ground. While the man provides for all their needs with charm and kindness, through unfathomable occurrences, Millie considers Barnum might not be human.  

What about Barnum is an enchanting novel that will intrigue you and make you fall in love at the same time. It is a novel full of romance as well as underlining mysteries which will keep you hooked until the very end and I have to say now that I adore this novel so much!

What about Barnum follows the protagonist of the novel Millicent Brewer who is a single mother to her boy Jonah. When Jonah is in danger, caught in the current in the sea Millicent is helpless and out of nowhere, Barnum appears; A mysterious, dark, and dreamy figure and he swiftly manages to save adorable Jonah. Millicent can’t help but be attracted to Barnum due to his alluring nature but she is hesitant and reluctant to get close to another man because of her relationship with her ex-husband.

This novel may seem all about Millicent and Barnums adventure together but it is about so much more than that. For example, the novel at one point transports the reader to Puerto Vallarta in Mexico and we soon discover two grizzly murders. I do not want to say what happens after this because it is brilliant and sets the whole story up but what I can say is that there is something different about Barnum… something mysterious and not human like and this is where our enchanting tale begins.

What about Barnum is an enchanting, powerful novel that packs a punch. It is a story that will stay with the reader for a long time and I know that this definitely happened with me as upon finishing reading the last page I was still completely immersed in this beautiful world! It is a mesmerising novel that captivated me with its story of love, hope, and mystery and I cannot wait for the rest of the novels in Joss Landrys series.

Joss Landry is an exceptional literary talent and she has the gift of teasing her readers with fascinating plot avenues and glorious plot twists and turns. As well as her story being enticing and exciting so are the characters especially the mysterious Barnum. He is an intriguing character and you are enticed from the very beginning of this novel because of him as you desperately want to know all about who is he and where he comes from and what is so mystical about him!

To summarise my thoughts on What about Barnum I would say if you are looking for a story that has an incredibly placed plot, full of mystery, suspense, and exciting, believable characters then you will adore this novel. This wonderful novel gets Four Stars from me!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! Please do comment below and let me know your thoughts about this wonderful novel, do you see yourself reading it? Let me know below! Thank you so much for reading I really appreciate it!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

P.S. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! If you have loved what you have read and want to buy the wonderful novel then you can click the buy on Amazon button and it will take you straight to Amazon U.K.! If you are international then click the Amazon USA underneath it! Thank you so much again for reading!

Amazon USA


Author Twitter

Author Facebook

Amazon Author Page

Author Website


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s