Rox Burkey – Blog Place

***** A Perfect Listen Review by Rox Burkey

Jan Sikes delivered a memorable story of a couple who takes a romantic getaway on the Pacific coast. The descriptions make listeners and readers fall into the story. The Edge of Too Late has relatable characters.  Brandon is an innovative, successful online game designer. He’s in love with Angela, who works at a law firm and is passionate about ghost discovery and photography.

Brandon whisks her away to a romantic but historically haunted venue on the edge of the Pacific Ocean near a lighthouse. She wants to capture the ghosts on film, while he wants to make her his wife. Their arrival at the Inn is highlighted by an injured guest whom the owners suggest slipped on the rocky, slippery pathway. Perhaps it’s not just the pathway that poses the threats. Brandon’s plans for a proposal are disrupted when Angela gets brutally attacked, and Brandon fears the worst. Ms. Sikes masterfully increases the tension and mystery page-by-page with characters who bear watching to learn whodunit.

Jessine Van Lopik provides a fabulous rendition of The Edge of Too Late audio. The pace is flawless, with perfect pauses to emphasize the drama and mystery surrounding the historic lighthouse. The distinctive characters’ voices helped increase the tension as the story unfolded.

Fans of romantic suspense will love the audio rendition of this story. Having previously read the story, the audio felt more exciting to the remarkable, unexpected conclusion. The Edge of Too Late and the Harbor Pointe Series will keep you entertained with this wonderful listen.

About the Author

I’ve been an avid reader all my life. I can still remember the excitement that surged through me the first time I realized I could decipher words. There’s nothing I love more than losing myself in a story.

Oddly enough, I never had any ambition to be a writer. But I wound up in mid-life with a story that begged to be told. Not just any story, but a true story that rivaled any fiction creation. Through fictitious characters, the tale came to life in an intricately woven tale that encompasses four books. Not satisfied to stop with the books, I released music CDs of original music to match the time period of each story segment. In conclusion, to bring the story full circle, I published a book of poetry and art. I was done.


The story ideas keep coming, and I don’t intend to turn off the creative fountain.

I love all things metaphysical and often include those aspects in my stories.

I am a member of the Author’s Marketing Guild, The Writer’s League of Texas, Story Empire, and the Paranormal Writer’s Guild. I am an avid fan of Texas music and grandmother of five beautiful souls. I reside in North Texas.

Connect through Jan’s website:

Follow Jan on Facebook:

Follow Jan on Twitter:

Follow Jan’s Blog:

About the Narrator

I graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor’s degree in Media Arts and Animation; I currently spend my days working in the collections department of the local library and penning out my future children’s stories on the side.

Related Content:

    10 replies to "Edge of Too late"

    • Jan Sikes

      Thank you so much for sharing your review of the audio version of this book, Rox! I’m thrilled that you enjoyed it.

      • RoxBurkey

        Hey Jan, so glad to see you. You chose well to do an audiobook. Keep it going. Proud of your accomplishments.

    • CS Boyack

      Sounds like you really enjoyed Jan’s story. I’m looking forward to it.

      • RoxBurkey

        Hey, It is a treat to see you visit my reviews. I actually like the audiobook best. Highly recommended. Thanks for stopping in.

    • Beem Weeks

      This is a fantastic review, Rox! Thanks for sharing your thoughts! Congratulations to Jan.

      • RoxBurkey

        Hi Beem, hope you are doing well. Thank you for stopping by. If you have a chance get the audio format. Take care

    • D.L. Finn

      Great review, Rox 🙂 I loved both reading and hearing it read too. It added another dimension.

      • RoxBurkey

        Hi Denise, it did. Thank you for stopping by.

    • Robbie Cheadle

      Hi Rox, a great review of this book of Jan’s.

      • RoxBurkey

        The audiobook format made it better for me. Hope you are well.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.