#BookReview “Hunter’s Secret (The Edinburgh Crime Mysteries #5)” by Val Penny

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Two young boys stumble over a body while bike-riding home. When they return to the site with their parents and the police, the body is gone. The boys are thought pranksters at first, but blood evidence proves there was a body. It is never found.

Thirty years later, two coworkers out for morning exercise stumble upon a body at a muddy river’s edge. With a dead cellphone in an isolated area, the men leave the body to contact authorities. When they return, the body is gone.

At first glance, the only connection is WHO found the bodies. The first body was found by fifteen-year-old Hunter Wilson and his younger brother, Fraser.  The second body three decades later is found by DCs Tim Myerscough and Bear Zewedu, and their boss is… DI Hunter Wilson.

With the holidays fast approaching, Hunter wanted to clear as many cases as possible, but this newest case may not be one of them. His team will have to search through thirty years of missing person cases as he deals with thirty years of nightmares.

This is my first read by Val Penny and I enjoyed it! What seemed like a simple plot in the beginning took enough twists and turns to keep me guessing almost to the end.

I loved the characters… well, except for Arthur and his jerk brother. And Jamie was annoying, but everyone had distinct personalities and played off each other well.

Gender reassignment, the LGBTQ community, and racial issues are dealt with realistically without being preachy or heavy-handed. Family issues are a big part of the story and they’re honestly portrayed and at times, humorous.

Don’t know when I’ll get time to read the first four books in this series, but I’m definitely on board for the next case!

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SYNOPSIS

Detective Inspector Hunter Wilson is called to the scene of a murder. DCs Tim Myerscough and Bear Zewedu found a corpse, but when Hunter arrives it has disappeared, and all is not as it seems.

Hunter recalls the disappearance of a dead body thirty years earlier. The Major Incident Team is called in but sees no connection – it is too long ago. Hunter is determined to investigate the past and the present with the benefit of modern DNA testing.

Tim has other problems in his life. His father, Sir Peter Myerscough, is released from jail. He, too, remembers the earlier murder. There is no love lost between Hunter and Sir Peter. Will Hunter accept help from his nemesis to catch a killer?

Hunter’s own secret is exciting and crucial to his future. Will it change his life? And can he keep Edinburgh safe?

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#BookReview “Hunter’s Secret (The Edinburgh Crime Mysteries #5)” by Val Penny

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Two young boys stumble over a body while bike-riding home. When they return to the site with their parents and the police, the body is gone. The boys are thought pranksters at first, but blood evidence proves there was a body. It is never found.

Thirty years later, two coworkers out for morning exercise stumble upon a body at a muddy river’s edge. With a dead cellphone in an isolated area, the men leave the body to contact authorities. When they return, the body is gone.

At first glance, the only connection is WHO found the bodies. The first body was found by fifteen-year-old Hunter Wilson and his younger brother, Fraser.  The second body three decades later is found by DCs Tim Myerscough and Bear Zewedu, and their boss is… DI Hunter Wilson.

With the holidays fast approaching, Hunter wanted to clear as many cases as possible, but this newest case may not be one of them. His team will have to search through thirty years of missing person cases as he deals with thirty years of nightmares.

This is my first read by Val Penny and I enjoyed it! What seemed like a simple plot in the beginning took enough twists and turns to keep me guessing almost to the end.

I loved the characters… well, except for Arthur and his jerk brother. And Jamie was annoying, but everyone had distinct personalities and played off each other well.

Gender reassignment, the LGBTQ community, and racial issues are dealt with realistically without being preachy or heavy-handed. Family issues are a big part of the story and they’re honestly portrayed and at times, humorous.

Don’t know when I’ll get time to read the first four books in this series, but I’m definitely on board for the next case!

Enjoy!

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SYNOPSIS

Detective Inspector Hunter Wilson is called to the scene of a murder. DCs Tim Myerscough and Bear Zewedu found a corpse, but when Hunter arrives it has disappeared, and all is not as it seems.

Hunter recalls the disappearance of a dead body thirty years earlier. The Major Incident Team is called in but sees no connection – it is too long ago. Hunter is determined to investigate the past and the present with the benefit of modern DNA testing.

Tim has other problems in his life. His father, Sir Peter Myerscough, is released from jail. He, too, remembers the earlier murder. There is no love lost between Hunter and Sir Peter. Will Hunter accept help from his nemesis to catch a killer?

Hunter’s own secret is exciting and crucial to his future. Will it change his life? And can he keep Edinburgh safe?

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#BookReview “Once Upon A Princess: Land of Dreams (A Paranormal Fairy Tale)” by Deborah A. Bailey

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When we last saw Willem, the (pervy) gargoyle in Heart of Stone,  he died.

Okay, kinda, sorta. But I won’t go into detail—you must read that story for yourself!

Willem awakens on a muddy riverbank with no memory of past or present. He’s greeted by a water goddess, Lady Maris, who tells him because of his sacrifice to free her son, Eduardo, he has been granted a chance at a life and love of his own… after he fulfills his destiny. Think Pinocchio “You’re a real boy!” Sorry, couldn’t resist.

Lady Agnes appears again. In Beauty and the Faun, she was Kayla’s godmother. Turns out, she’s a real fairy godmother and it’s her job to train Willem in the ways of magic and spells. He goes along with the plan, though he’s still confused and convinced he’s not being told all the facts.

Though he appears as a human now, Lady Agnes gifts him with a pendant that makes him a gargoyle shifter with the ability to transform at will.

And he does. To clear his head and jog his memory, Willem spreads his massive wings, takes flight, and visits the other side of the world. And he’s devastated as his memories return. All the treachery and betrayal; pain and loss, and knowledge of what he can never have.

My heart broke for poor Willem! He did the right thing for the right reason and paid a steep price. Now all he wants to do is run away and forget, but Ladies Agnes and Maris insist he is the only one who can fight the coming evil. Lord Montrose implores him to save his daughter’s life.

This quick, feel-good read made me smile because even with all the swords and sorcery, and magic and spells, Willem will learn to defeat the evil of dark magic and gain his own identity, the source of his greatest power will be love.

How cool is that?

Was good to see and hear mention of characters from the Once Upon a Princess Duet, and to see everyone so happy.

This is such a different ending from what I imagined for Willem in Heart of Stone. It’s better because he’s alive and in love. And yeah, he’s still a little pervy, but gotta love him, right?

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Formula for Fairy Tale Love: 1 adventurous Heroine + 1 tortured-but-noble Hero = Happily-Ever-After.

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A Sequel to Once Upon A Princess: Heart of Stone  
Willem was created of magic and trapped in the Land of Dreams by a curse in which he shared his gargoyle form with Eduardo. When Eduardo freed himself from the evil spell his jealous half-brother Erokan cast on him, Willem survived and was given a new life by the faeries. Haunted by the duality of his previous existence as well as the woman he and Eduardo both fell in love with while hexed, Willem, now a gargoyle shifter, meets the daughter of Lord Montrose. Compassionate, graceful and adamant about marrying for love and not riches, Cicely is far more wondrous than her outside beauty suggests. Suddenly, everything he’s ever wanted is within his grasp. But he isn’t the only man who longs to capture her.

Aware that Cicely descends from the royal line and was hidden away as a child to keep her magical ability a secret, a mysterious stranger intends to bend the powerful fire elemental to his will. To succeed, he has only to dominate Willem, still anguished by the curse that trapped him…and easily beguiled by a fair princess.

Cicely knows she possesses magical ability, but her origins are a mystery even to her. She loves her family and her land. Falling in love with the courageous, self-sacrificing Willem may be the key to awakening…or unleashing…something formidable buried deep inside her.

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#BookReview “In Name Only” by Sean D. Young

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IN NAME ONLY

BY SEAN D. YOUNG

Some of the greatest romances start with a fairy tale.

Cassaundra Moore, event planner extraordinaire, stopped believing in fairy tales only in creating them for her clients. Why would she believe something so magical would happen to her after being scammed by her ex-husband, causing her loss of business and social standing. But when Adam Simmons, candidate for governor of Virginia comes along, making a proposition that would not only help propel him in the race, but also relieve her of her financial worries, she has to redefine what fairy tales are made of.

In Name Only explores one man and one woman’s decision made out of convenience that forces them to consider there was something else at play. They both yearned for love.

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I loved everything about In Name Only!

Past hurts and betrayals have left Adam Simmons closed to any ideas of a relationship. But the young congressman and gubernatorial candidate’s single status has him slipping in the polls. Thanks to character-assassination stories written by a spurned reporter, Adam is seen as a playboy with no instability by women voters.

He needs a wife.

Event planner Cassaundra Moore finally has her head above water again. Her criminal attorney ex-husband, Marcus, had been involved in illegal activities and she didn’t find out until he was indicted, had drained her bank accounts, and ruined her credit and professional reputation.

A temporary marriage to Adam would solve her financial issues and enhance her client base.

As it turns out, Cassie’s cousin is Adam’s best friend and campaign manager. After discussions and still having doubts, the couple is married.

Fake relationships/marriages are not one of my favorite romance tropes, but even though Adam and Cassie got together for personal gain, they never felt fake. Though they agree to “play by the rules” they quickly come to care for each other but are wont to admit their true feelings. Yet while they have issues to work through, they are not their biggest problem. Adam’s opponent who publicly questions the quick marriage, Adam’s parents who feel he married beneath him, and the deliciously vile snooty, bougie mother who thought her daughter was a “better fit” for Adam all deliver their own brand of outside pressure to the new marriage. Cassie holds her own with them all… even though she wanted to slap the hell out of bougie mama! HA!

But it’s the spurned reporter who keeps popping up to make trouble, and when she takes aim at Cassie, all bets are off.

Adam and Cassie are good, strong characters, with great back-up from Tina and Spyder, Cassie’s cousins, and Adam’s sister, Sara.

In Name Only is what romance is about and delivers the best kind of HEA. I’m looking forward to the next books in the series.

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Contemporary Romance Author Sean D. Young, a native of Gary, Indiana uses her vivid imagination to craft heartwarming and passionate love stories that deal with family, forgiveness, promise, romance and redemption. Her debut novel TOTAL BLISS was published in 2005. At an early age, Sean found that she loved words and tried to read everything she could get her hands on. She joined her first book club “Sweet Pickles” at the age of 7. Writing would come later, when she wrote short stories for her own enjoyment, then she wrote the Easter play for the youth at her church at the age of 12.Sean, a graphic/web designer loves building websites and graphics almost as much as she loves writing her stories. She loves working in her church and lives in Northwest Indiana with her family.

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#BookReview “Dear Durwood (Third Chance Enterprises Book 2)” by Jeff Bond

on Tour August 1 – September 30, 2020

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5/5 Stars!

I shamelessly admit I am crushin’ on Durwood Oak Jones.

He may have a standing ad in Soldier of Fortune magazine, but he’s not your run-of-the-mill mercenary.

Actually, Durwood isn’t a mercenary at all. He’s not muscle for hire. His unique set of skills simply aren’t available to the highest bidder. Since his military days, Durwood has fought to right injustices because the underdog rarely had the advantage. Which is how he ended up in Chickasaw, Texas.

Big-money Wall Street is suddenly interested in the small town’s single largest employer, Hogan Industries, a manufacturing company. Losing Hogan would be a death knell for Chickasaw. Mayor Carol Bridges is not a damsel in distress looking for a dude in a white hat to save her. She takes her job seriously and is exploring other options to bring jobs to Chickasaw, but her inquiries have been stonewalled and ignored on every front. She simply wants Durwood to get answers for her so she’ll know how to proceed and save her town.

While it’s not diffusing bombs or shooting a drone out the sky six seconds before it hit the fuselage of a jumbo jet carrying six heads of state, Durwood has a gut feeling about Chickasaw’s problem, and he’s impressed with Carol’s forthright nature—and the Iraqi combat medal hanging on her wall—so he agrees to make some inquiries on her behalf.

However, on meeting each of the under-thirty Ivy League graduates who run Hogan Industries, Durwood is not happy with the answers he receives. Jay Hogan and Chester Lyles are arrogant and condescending… and they both will regret underestimating Durwood Oak Jones.

This was such a good read with a great protagonist! I loved the wit and dry humor!

Durwood doesn’t have the swagger of Bond or the ever-simmering rage of Reacher or the mental issues of Rambo. He’s Just. A. Guy. A guy in jeans, boots and a cowboy hat with principles and ethics who believes taking on four guys is a fair fight. He’s buried a wife and a son and tries to stay connected to his youngest son… who works on Wall Street. He takes his blue-tick hound, Sue-Ann, everywhere, and the old dog with a bad hip should also never be underestimated.

Dear Durwood is book 2 in the Third Chance Enterprises series. I have not read book 1—but I downloaded it—and I preordered book 3 so I can learn more about Durwood’s partners, Quaid and Molly.

However, if the author ever penned another adventure for Durwood, I’m here for it! Only, I hope there are no more lawyers… because Durwood hates lawyers!

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Book two in the epic Third Chance Enterprises series, Dear Durwood is a standalone mystery pitting uncompromising principle against big city greed.

Durwood Oak Jones is a man of few indulgences. One he does allow is a standing ad in Soldier of Fortune magazine soliciting “injustices in need of attention.”

This month’s bundle of letters includes one from Carol Bridges, mayor of the dusty, blue-collar town of Chickasaw, Texas. For nearly a century, Chickasaw has relied on the jobs and goodwill of Hogan Consolidated, a family-run manufacturer of industrial parts. Now East Coast lawyers and investment bankers have taken aim at the company. The citizens of Chickasaw fear it may be acquired or bankrupted, leading to massive layoffs — effectively destroying the town.

Durwood and his trusty bluetick coonhound, Sue-Ann, fly to Texas to see what can be done. They find a young CEO born with a silver spoon in his mouth. Factory workers with hammers. A good woman, Carol Bridges, who knows her town is being cheated but can’t get to the bottom of how. And lawyers.

Dirty, good-for-nothing lawyers.

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Book Details:

Genre: Action-Adventure / Western Romance

Published by: Jeff Bond Books

Publication Date: June 15, 2020

Number of Pages: 215

ISBN: 1732255296 (ISBN13: 9781732255296)

Series: Third Chance Enterprises

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#BookReview “Relative Silence” by Carrie Stuart Parks

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Relative Silence

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Carrie Stuart Parks

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All families have secrets, but in most cases, the immediate family shares the knowledge of those secrets.

In Relative Silence, Piper Boone learns there are so many secrets kept from her, she wonders if she ever really knew her family.

Though she attended school and worked for a while, Piper has only existed for the last fifteen years. The death of Dove, her three-year-old daughter, destroyed her marriage, her faith in God, and for a time, her will to live. She’s “hiding out” at her wealthy family’s island compound in South Carolina, trying to decide “what comes next.” Accepting a lunch invitation from a former classmate lands Piper in the crossfire of a mass shooting that leaves three people dead, including her friend. But it also brings Tucker Landry into her life. However, the forensic artist who risked his life to save Piper’s has demons of his own.

It wasn’t lost on me how quickly Tucker and Piper bonded over their brokenness. But while Tucker has support to reclaim his life, Piper is the pathetic daughter and sister, who spends too much money rescuing animals who are just as pathetic. Her weakness is tolerated as long as she stays in line and does nothing to upset her brother Tern’s career as a U.S. senator. Even the gift he gives Piper is to keep a secret.

When the mass shooter is found dead, supposedly by his own hand, police suspect Piper was the intended victim. James Vincent Cave was a disgruntled employee who’d lost everything after being fired from Boone Industries. The facts don’t add up though, and Piper is distracted as she searches for Joyce, the neighbor who left a message for her the day before the shooting. Trying to find Joyce, the island’s only other resident, will lead Piper to the truth of her own life and decades of family secrets.

Piper realizes she can’t trust her family, but she also doesn’t trust herself. Facing down her demons isn’t enough. She must battle genuine fears and phobias. She has to battle her loss of faith in God because what loving God would allow a child to die so violently? She makes deals with God to get her through, to give her this or that, with the answer always being silence. It isn’t until she prays for intercession on the behalf of others that Piper feels a peace inside her… and a new resolve.

And it will take all of that resolve when Piper faces down the family member who fed the “Curlew Island Curse” and spent decades killing.

The plot is complicated but not fantastical. The rules are different for the rich. What money won’t buy; power will stifle. Investigations never go too deep or last too long. Certain questions are never asked. Murders get called accidents.

While I still have questions—because I’m me—the climax of the story is like WHOA, and I was finally able to take a deep breath at the end.

This is my first read by Parks, but I will look for more.

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A powerful family with lots of secrets. A forensic artist with his own tragedies. And a hurricane drawing bearing down on their private island.

Fifteen years ago Piper Boone’s only child died in a boating accident, and Piper’s almost perfect life came to an end too. After living through a divorce and losing her job, she retreats to Curlew Island and her childhood home—a secluded mansion for the politically powerful Boone family, who are practically American royalty.

But Piper’s desire to become a recluse is shattered when a mass shooter opens fire and kills three women at a café where Piper is having lunch. The crisis puts her family in the spotlight by dredging up rumors of the so-called Curlew Island Curse, which whispers say has taken the lives of several members of the Boone family, including Piper’s father and sister.

Forensic artist Tucker Landry also survives the shooting and is tasked with the job of sketching a portrait of the shooter with Piper. They forge a bond over their shared love of movies and tragic pasts. But when police discover a connection between the shooting and two more murders on Curlew Island, they face a more terrible lineup of suspects than they could have imagined: Piper’s family.

Unraveling the family’s true history will be the key to Piper’s survival—or her certain death.

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Genre: Suspense

Published by: Thomas Nelson

Publication Date: July 14th 2020

Number of Pages: 336

ISBN: 0785226184 (ISBN13: 9780785226185)

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#BookReview “The Bellhop Only Stalks Once” by Cat Hickey

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An anonymous shrieking toddler and an annoying, overly attentive, flirtatious young bellhop not only interrupt a young woman’s morning yoga routine on the beach, but they’re just the beginning of the vacay-from-hell.

Chloe’s already on edge, proven when Cooper, the steadfast and dependable… and controlling and boring fiancé back home continues to intrude into her thoughts.

Determined to enjoy her Costa Rican getaway, Chloe pushes the negativity from her mind and goes on a guided tour of the island’s volcano trails a few hours away the next day.

However, during her outing, the pesky bellhop, Jaime, shows up again, waving his arms and calling her name. Perturbed, before Chloe can respond, Jaime disappears… without a trace. No one else saw Jaime. Not the park ranger or the resort employees escorting her, but they all discount anything serious happening to the errant bellhop.

Unable to shake her feelings of dread, especially after finding a pendant of Tlaloc—referred to by locals as the God of Death—on the spot where Jaime disappeared, Chloe’s fears are realized when other bellhops go missing from Club Pacifica and other surrounding resorts.

Before the mystery is solved, Chloe will make two new friends, confront a drug dealer, assault a chicken, take a mind-altering drug, become a prime suspect in the case, and develop feelings for one of the resort employees.

And Cooper shows up.

As Chloe plays private investigator, she’s also on a path to self-discovery. One she’s avoided for far too long… and may not live long enough to enjoy.

While I would have liked more details about Chloe’s backstory, her growth during the story made up for what I didn’t know. She’s surrounded by a great cast of characters who may or may not be worthy of her trust.

Despite the dark overtones of kidnapping, The Bellhop Only Stalks Once is a fun read. Well-written with a smooth pace, it was an easy one-sitting read as I needed to know “what happened next.” Mystery readers will enjoy Chloe’s journey.

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Lies, secrets, and a sinister plot hide in broad daylight at the heart of the Club Pacifica.

A beautiful tropical resort, exciting new friends, and a handsome guest liaison – it’s the perfect getaway for Chloe, a free-spirited Baltimore girl just getting to know herself. But the vacation of a lifetime quickly takes a dark turn when a young, overly flirty bellhop starts following her everywhere. It gets even worse when he disappears, and Chloe is the sole witness.

As bellhop after bellhop goes missing, she struggles to figure out what’s happening. When suspicion falls upon her, Chloe must not only try to rescue the kidnapped bellhops, but also to clear her name.

Complicating things further is the relationship she forms with Mateo, Club Pacifica’s guest liaison. Charming and easygoing, he is everything that her fiancé at home is not, and she finds herself fighting a growing attraction to him. But can he be trusted?

She soon discovers that she’s landed herself in a world of secrets, and, worse, that these are not just those of others, but also the secrets she keeps from herself.

Can she find her way through all the lies to finally discover the truth before it’s too late?

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#BookReview “Carnal Knowledge” by Rachael Tamayo

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When twenty-six-year-old Wren Addison wakes up bruised and bloodied with no memory of the night before, she believes she’s been sexually assaulted. Blaming herself for letting her guard down, she doesn’t report the assault and tries to move on.

Until it happens again. A fresh wound and a needle mark make Wren realize she’s being targeted, but with no memory of what happened, she still doesn’t contact law enforcement. However, when Wren has a serious car accident and doctors find bruises on her not related to the accident, Wren is forced to not only tell her story to the police but also deal with Ricky, the cheating husband she walked out on six months ago.

Between Ricky, a former cop, and the detectives, Wren learns a serial killer has her in his sights, and the bloody cat-and-mouse game he plays before the kill means Wren only has weeks to live.

As the investigation begins, Wren takes stock of her unimpressive life. Losing her mom at a young age, grandparents who weren’t bad people raised her but she felt more like a piece of the furniture instead of family. Meeting the charismatic Ricky in her teens, they married as soon as she turned twenty-one. Now five years later, she’s a glorified secretary nearing divorce, on probation for driving drunk, and the next name on a killer’s list.

Wren’s mental state is frazzled, and who’s wouldn’t be? But she makes too many questionable… and just plain poor decisions.

And she’s allowed to.

Meaning, for someone who’s the focus of a serial killer investigation, I never believed Wren felt the gravity of the situation, or simply ignored it. Even when I can’t connect with a character, I can understand them. I can’t say that about Wren Addison. She lamented her impending death SEVERAL times (and used it as a weak excuse too many times), but her actions—to me—were more in line with someone facing a tax audit.

But even Wren can’t derail the suspense as the killer escalates his game by taunting her with texts and photos of his time with her. No matter where she goes or who she’s with, he finds her, leaving evidence of his bloodlust but no clues to his identity. When the killer strikes close to home, Wren is not only left terrified but wracked with guilt.

They finally make a connection into what was believed to be random murders, and it shocks Wren to learn she shares that connection. However, before she can make any decisions, she comes face to face with a serial killer and someone will die.

An amazing plot twist had me on the edge of my seat, and I was not ready for that ending! Wow! Did not see that coming! Who? What? NICE!

This book two in the series can be read as a standalone and I do recommend it.

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What do you do when you know you’re on a serial killer’s hit list? Six women are dead, and Wren Addison is the next victim on the SMS Killer’s list—or so she’s been told after waking in a pool of blood with no memory of the events that have transpired. Newly separated and struggling to start her life over after her husband’s infidelity, Wren tries to remember what happened to her, but nothing is adding up as more horrors unfold around her. With her life on a timer and the murderer taunting her, she realizes there is nothing typical about this serial killer. Wren is pushed to the edge as she dances between knowing she’s likely to die and fighting to be the first to survive. As the truth starts to emerge, she rises to the challenge and decides not to go down without a fight.  

Someone is going to die, and she’s determined it won’t be her.

Book Details:

Genre: Psychological Thriller

Published by: Tangled Tree Publishing

Publication Date: July 11th 2020

Number of Pages: 301

ISBN: 9781922359124

Series: A Deadly Sins Novel, #2 || Stands Alone

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