Month: June 2022
Review: ‘Her Darkest Secret’ by Jessica R. Patch
‘She’d been learning to think like a killer much longer than her career with the FBI.’
This book is so worthy of more than the allowable 5 stars. From the prologue, the book is absolutely
un-put-downable! I have been a Jessica Patch fan since I read her first book. I’ve read all of hers, some of them twice, and I’ve never tired of them one bit. With this one, however, Patch’s talent has only grown, and greatly. In fact, I was astounded at how great it was! I was captivated from page one, and it never wavered.
Patch has created characters that seem to just leap off the page and into the reader’s mind. And their emotions practically ping into your heart. One such scene was so intense, it had my heart hurting for them. Never have I seen such raw emotion from a book character. This writing is brilliant and crazy good!
‘The killer had declared war. Asa would give him the fight of his life and hope it was enough.’
Patch has created an insanely bad villain. The story is gritty, chilling and so frightening. I found myself gasping numerous times during the reading. Patch ratchets up the suspense all along and races toward an ending no one will envision. No one! I was completely taken by surprise by it. She manages to weave everything together perfectly to write the very best suspense novel I’ve ever read. Bar none.
I especially enjoyed how Patch has the FBI team operating so seamlessly. The secondary characters are also very real to this reader. This is WAY better than any crime show. Hands down.
‘God had proven once again that Fiona wasn’t worth listening to.’
Let me also mention that the spiritual thread, while subtle, was very powerful indeed. I loved how the author ties this in with the horrific things that happen in this book. One reviewer called it a taut psychological thriller and I completely agree. Taut and intense are two adjectives that describe it perfectly. I am so looking forward to more books in this series. Bravo! Well done!
My thanks to Love Inspired Publishers for a copy of this book via the Net Galley platform. The opinion in this review is expressly my own.
Review: ‘Cold Case Killer Profile’ (Quantico Profilers Book 2) By Jessica R. Patch
‘Fatal Forensic Investigation’ by Darlene L. Turner
‘Undercover Assignment’ (Rocky Mountain K-9 Unit) by Dana Mentink
From USA TODAY bestselling author Dana Mentink.
This K-9 will stop at nothing
to keep a child safe
When a little boy is threatened, Officer Daniella Vargas and K-9 partner, Zara, are assigned to pose as his nanny to uncover the culprit’s identity. Suspecting one of the guests in his inn, widower Sam Kavanaugh’s only option is to begrudgingly trust Daniella and Zara to help. But can they solve the case and its mysterious connection to Sam’s late wife before it’s too late?
From Love Inspired Suspense: Courage. Danger. Faith.
Rocky Mountain K-9 Unit
Book 1: Detection Detail by Terri Reed
Book 2: Ready to Protect by Valerie Hansen
Book 3: Hiding in Montana by Laura Scott
Book 4: Undercover Assignment by Dana Mentink
Book 5: Defending from Danger by Jodie Bailey
Book 6: Tracking a Killer by Elizabeth Goddard
An I Read With Audra Book Tour and Giveaway: ‘The Songs That Could Have Been’ (Sedgewick County Chronicles) by Amanda Wen
‘Morning By Morning’ (Murphy Brothers, Book 8) by Jennifer Rodewald
About Jennifer Rodewald
Jennifer Rodewald/J. Rodes lives on the wide plains somewhere near the middle of Nowhere. A coffee addict, chaser of teenage activities, and storyteller, she also wears the hats of mom, teacher, and friend. Mostly, she loves Jesus and wants to see others fall in love with Him too.
She would love to hear from you! Please visit her at authorjenrodewald.com or at http://www.facebook.com/authorjenrodewald
‘Veil of Winter’ (A Dericott Tale) by Melanie Dickerson
- Print length316 pages
- Language English
- Publisher Thomas Nelson
- Publication date June 14, 2022
- Reading age 13 up https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B09N95SBF2/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i
‘Ensnared’ (Knights of Brethren, Book # 3) by Jody Hedlund
“One act of courage has the power to clear the path for more.”
I love Jody Hedlund’s books and especially the ones she sets in the medieval era. She is so good here! This series captivated me from the first book and this third offering still does. I loved the addition of the forest’s dangers. No spoilers so I won’t say more. Theses courageous knights are awesome. There is another book in the series and I can’t wait for it.
My thanks to the publisher for a copy of this book. The opinion in this review is expressly my own.