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Her Dark Path by Ken Ogilvie #BlogTour @JoffeBooks @Books_n_all #KenOgilvie

Firstly  wish to thank Jill Burkinshaw on behalf of Joffe Books for inviting me to be part of this Blog Tour for HER DARK PATH by Ken Ogilvie

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BOOK DESCRIPTION

16 years ago Rebecca Bradley’s mother was murdered. Rebecca was only eight years old. The killer has never been caught. Growing up, Rebecca vowed that one day she would track him down and make him pay.

 

Now Rebecca is a young police woman in Ontario. She wants to become a homicide detective. Her first investigation is the cold case of a woman who vanished for 16 days and then was found dead in her own home. The brutal crime shocks the small Canadian town of Conroy.

 

The puzzling case has uncanny similarities to the murder of Rebecca’s mother. Both victims were found strangled in their own kitchens.

 

Can Rebecca keep her emotions together as she closes in on a killer with connections to her family and tragic past? And will she finally get justice for her mother?

 

Discover a new crime writer who will have you gripped till the pulsating end.

 

HERE ARE MY THOUGHTS AND REVIEW

When Rebecca Bradley was only 8 her mother was murdered which put this little girl on a mission to one day find out who had killed her. Now 16 years later she is in the office of her ex lover and superior Jonathan Cartwright, using the fact that he has never got over the split, to get her own way. Now a serving police woman in Ontario Rebecca is after a cold case that Jonathan had and never solved. A case that is a mirror image of the murder of her own mother. If she can use their past to gain the case then it will also open up documents that she hasn’t had access to before to solve her mother’s case too. The poor man didn’t stand a chance and acting homicide detective Rebecca Bradley exits the office.

As each chapter begins there is a drop back to earlier years and diary entries of Rebecca that give an insight into her and the decisions that she made. Rebecca knew that the new appointment wouldn’t go down well with some as she was sure that most people at least suspected they knew of her not so indiscretion with her boss before the split. For Rebecca this was her best shot and she headed off to Conroy.

Wow here we go. I do love a woman who knows how to work what she has and Rebecca really did that. All her life, well since her mother’s death, she has had one goal and this was her shot. Rebecca doesn’t just have the ability to rattle her ex lover but also a whole town and it doesn’t go down very well and this hornets nest will have a fatal sting for some. You just got to mellow to one resident, Hound a giant of a man with a soul and heart to go with it, even if he is totally random.

Ken Ogilvie builds this story through the emotions of Rebecca and turns it into a story that has an urgency and momentum as each chapter goes by. There are some real shocking moments to discover that kept me reading this book in one shot. It may be the author’s first ‘stab’ at this genre but I hope that he will follow-up with more of the same soon.

 

HERE IS A LITTLE ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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I began my fiction writing as a novice, but I had extensive writing experience in technical and policy areas, and I was a ferocious editor of staff reports at Pollution Probe. Novel writing would come naturally to me, or so I thought (incorrectly). I wrote half of a really crappy science-fiction book, and then struggled over whether to continue. But I’m not a quitter, so I shelved that book for the time being, took a deep breath, and hit the reset button.

I’m currently an independent environmental policy consultant, working from home in Toronto, Canada, although I’m on the road a lot. Recent consulting contracts of mine include preparing a case study designed to be used by the Said Business School, University of Oxford, on the province of Alberta’s recent transition towards being a climate policy leader in Canada, and I’ve done research and ran workshops on the creation of a new Canadian Energy Information Organization. I serve on the Boards of Directors for two leading environmental and energy organizations – the Pembina Institute for Appropriate Development, and Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow (QUEST). And when spare time and suitable opponents permit, I play the odd game of chess, which was a passion of mine in younger days

 

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The Bones #(The Parliament House Books 3) by John Mayer @johnmayerauthor

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BOOK DESCRIPTION

Tina is young, her four children all in foster care. Charged with attempting to murder the youngest, her baby, she swears her innocence, and that of her boyfriend, Smiddy. Trouble is, he’s a heroin dealer and she was one of his regular customers. Will they receive justice in the High Court of Parliament House in Edinburgh ? Can Brogan McLane find his way through the chaos of his clients’ lives, and political cover ups to discover the truth of what really happened to Baby Luke ??
More Low Life in High Places in the Old Town of Edinburgh.
The third novel in the Parliament House Books series featuring Brogan McLane.

 

HERE ARE MY THOUGHTS AND REVIEW

I loved the first book, the second was brilliant but wow this is something else.

I can not think of anything more horrific than child abuse in any form but when this story begins a young couple are waiting trial for the appalling abuse of their baby son. At only a few weeks old he already has 35 broken bones and in terrible pain. His drug dealer and alcoholic father and former drug addict and alcoholic mother are to be defended by Brogan McLane QC and now Keeper of the Advocates’ Library.

After meeting both the parents Brogan wanted them to think about taking a deal, it is called 2 for 1 where I admits guilt and the other walks free. It is as much as money-saving for the courts than justice being served but it guarantees at least someone serves time for the crime. The thing was both parents insisted that they were innocent and that their other half was too. Brogan just felt that there was something about their sincerity that seemed honest. Smiddy, the baby’s father, takes devastating action to give his wife a chance of freedom and so she has to make a choice.

A huge part of this story is set in the trial at the beginning of the book and I was riveted. It was like I was in court and cringing at the frustration that Brogan was facing. I hadn’t seen him like this, I mean how can you defend someone just on gut instinct when all the facts say differently? A life line was to come but it was like watching the train pull out of the station, it was too late. Losing a case like this was hugely damaging to his career but to fight it a second time would be suicide if he lost.

John Mayer has written what has to be the best ever court procedural novel yet. These books would make a brilliant winner of a TV series with tension, a QC with a conscience and enough guts to do something about it. A man who will fight for the truth and put his career on the line for justice. Brogan McLane is my super hero both at work and at home. I normally like to build a character in my own mind but the picture on the front on the books is just perfect. I loved the research and the really get down and get dirty physical side to find the truth too.

I was thrilled at the little catch up moments with Brogan’s home life to find out how Joanne and Ababuo were getting on, which is now two years further on in the story from the last book. At least these bits made me smile for her this time.

There is a Glossary of court jargon at the beginning of the book which is worth a read over before you start but being on book 3 it all comes second nature now. If you wish there is also a sneak preview of the fourth book coming out soon called The Trust. Myself I dare not even venture so far I would desperately need more.

 

HERE IS A LITTLE ABOUT THE AUTHOR

John Mayer would love to be a top-flight blues guitar player and have dated Jennifer Aniston. But what he did achieve, amongst other things was to be a 1970s Indie Record Producer before becoming a top-flight Advocate in the Supreme Court of Scotland where he specialised in international child abduction: rescuing the children, not abducting them, of course.

In his youth, John was shot! Twice! Once in Glasgow, Scotland and once in New York City. John attacks everything he does with passion. And that’s what he brings to his writing.
The Parliament House Books.

OTHER BOOKS BY THE AUTHOR

The Parliament House Books.
The Trial Book 1
The Order Book 2
Also now available three prequels;The Cross
The Cycle
The Boots
Coming soon

The Bones Book 3

PLEASE DO VISIT THE WORLD OF BROGAN MCLANE QC IN VIDEO AND PICTURES AT:

http://www.parlimenthousebooks.com

OR ON FACEBOOK AT:

https://www.facebook.com/theparliamenthousebooks/

 

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MY REVIEW LINK TO THE TRIAL

https://booksfromdusktilldawn.blog/2017/05/25/the-trial-by-john-mayer-the-parliament-house-books-1-legalcrime-drama-johnmayerauthor-looloothie/

 

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MY REVIEW LINK TO THE ORDER

https://booksfromdusktilldawn.blog/2017/09/15/the-order-by-john-mayer-the-parliament-house-books-2-johnmayerauthor/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE ORDER by JOHN MAYER #The Parliament House Books 2 @johnmayerauthor

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BOOK DESCRIPTION

The story of how The Earl of Marchion who owes £7.8m in Death Duties, thought he could kidnap, smuggle and cheat his way out of paying them. But he didn’t reckon on the skills of an 11 year old African girl or her crusading lawyer Mr Brogan McLane QC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

HERE ARE MY THOUGHTS AND REVIEW

This is the second book in the series although I believe that it could be enjoyed as a standalone book. This is such a tragic story of human trafficking and the appalling ways in which children can be shamefully used and abused all for greed and profit. The opening scenes set in Africa are unthinkable. I just couldn’t get my mind round what little value a man put on his children. I don’t mean monetary I mean in the human sense, God damn it these were his flesh and blood and it was like he was selling chickens. I was stunned. The sad thing is this story is based on a real little girl, Ababuo and at that I cried.

This is my second outing with Brogan McLane QC and although I loved the first book I felt like I was home with this one. This is a legal thriller set in the Crown Courts but Brogan McLane always seems to get entangled far more than any normal QC would do. He does really get stuck right into the heart of the investigation side of things, playing a very dangerous game at times.  He is married to Joanne who really shines in this story for me. The whole case becomes very personal for Brogan McLane and his wife, with some very moving scenes.

Some people may seem to have everything but to what lengths will they go to make sure that they keep what they have? This is a story about wealth, power and the value of a life, a little girl who has been through and seen too much. She is a package. Not the good stuff inside but just the vessel to carry to valuables. This story tests the whole judicial system and the men that thought they were above the law.

This isn’t a book that you can casually read, it is one where you really need to be involved with the events and who is who in return you get a story that will stay with you way after you have finished reading it. There is a lot of court jargon so make sure that you familiarise yourself with the Glossary at the front of the book before you start reading. As the book is set in Scotland there is also quite a bit of Scottish accents used which you will get the hang of as I did. It all goes to make it one very authentic story.

This is turning into a series to keep my eye one. Just loving it! Already got book three in the series ready to read.

 

HERE IS A LITTLE ABOUT THE AUTHOR

John Mayer would love to be a top-flight blues guitar player and have dated Jennifer Aniston. But what he did achieve, amongst other things was to be a 1970s Indie Record Producer before becoming a top-flight Advocate in the Supreme Court of Scotland where he specialised in international child abduction: rescuing the children, not abducting them, of course.

In his youth, John was shot! Twice! Once in Glasgow, Scotland and once in New York City. John attacks everything he does with passion. And that’s what he brings to his writing.

 

OTHER BOOKS BY THE AUTHOR

The Parliament House Books.
The Trial Book 1
The Order Book 2
Also now available three prequels;
The Cross
The Cycle
The Boots
Coming soon
The Bones Book 3

AUTHOR LINKS

Website

 

Twitter

Dan Knew by F J Curlew #BlogTour @fjcurlew

Firstly I would like to say that I am delighted to be on this Blog Tour for DAN KNEW by F. J Curlew

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BOOK DESCRIPTION

A Ukrainian street dog is rescued from certain death by an expat family. As he travels to new countries with them a darkness grows and he finds himself narrating more than just his story. More than a dog story. Ultimately it’s a story of escape and survival but maybe not his.
The world through Wee Dan’s eyes in a voice that will stay with you long after you turn that last page.

 

 

 

 

HERE ARE MY THOUGHTS AND REVIEW

This story centres round a young married couple and all the troubles they have in their everyday lives. The problems with drink, work and what seems like continual moving house and at times country, to live. Doesn’t sound much of a story really does it except this isn’t really their story. This is the story of Dan and his life but the unusual thing is Dan is a dog.

Dan, although nameless when the story begins, is one of the wild pack dogs that lives on the streets of the Ukraine until the day he tragically looses his family. His new ‘mum’ and ‘Him’ find Dan, who is still a puppy and take him home. The year is 2002.

I had to smile at how Dan sees the world and his role in it. His instinct tells him that he has to protect his ‘mum’ and I soon got the know all the different walks and stances this gutsy little puppy had to display to the world in order to show his feelings. Of course being a dog a lot of how he judges people is through their smell. Mum he loves more than anyone but ‘Him’ has a bad smell something which Dan knows is not a good thing and it makes his ‘mum’ cry such a lot.

Dan has a lovely relationship with the other two dogs, that his ‘mum’ and ‘Him’ own, but they can be naughty which leads Dan astray too. This is a lovely story of love and loyalty between owner and pet. The need to be loved and the faithfulness in return that can be given back unconditionally. The story spans from 2002 Ukraine to 2016 Scotland, with a lot of story in between!

Having had dogs myself I often looked into their eyes and wondered just what were they thinking. I believe that Fiona Curlew has probably come as close to how our pets view the world pretty well. A thought-provoking book which I thoroughly enjoyed.

HERE IS A LITTLE ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Fiona dropped out of school aged 15, because being the consummate rebel, she hated it! After becoming a single parent she decided to return to education, graduating in 1996 with an honours degree in primary education. Ah, the irony! As soon as she graduated she packed everything she owned into her Renault 11, including her daughter, two dogs and a cat, and headed off to Estonia to become an international school teacher. After fifteen years of teaching, predominantly in Eastern Europe, she returned to the UK . She now lives on the east coast of Scotland with two Scottish rescue dogs and a disgruntled Portuguese cat.

Fiona is the author of two books:
To Retribution – A love story/political thriller set in times of turmoil.

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Dan Knew – A fictionalised account of her travels told through the eyes of Dan, her rescued Ukrainian street dog.

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Links:-

https://www.facebook.com/FJCurlew

Twitter @fjcurlew

Website https://fjcurlew.com/

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The Kindred Killers by Graham Smith #BlogTour @GrahamSmith1972 @BloodhoundBook #(Jake Boulder Book 2)

Firstly I wish to thank Sarah Hardy and Bloodhound Books for inviting me to be part of this Blog Tour for THE KINDRED KILLERS by Graham Smith.

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BOOK DESCRIPTION

An explosive new crime thriller

Jake Boulder’s help is requested by his best friend, Alfonse, when his cousin is crucified and burned alive along with his wife and children.

As Boulder tries to track the heinous killer, a young woman is abducted. Soon her body is discovered and Boulder realises both murders have something unusual in common.

With virtually no leads for Boulder to follow, he strives to find a way to get a clue as to the killer’s identity. But is he hunting for one killer or more?

After a young couple are snatched in the middle of the night the case takes a brutal turn. When the FBI is invited to help with the case, Boulder finds himself warned off the investigation.

When gruesome, and incendiary, footage from a mobile phone is sent to all the major US News outlets and the pressure to find those responsible for the crimes mounts. But with the authorities against him can Boulder catch the killer before it’s too late?

 

HERE ARE MY THOUGHTS AND REVIEW

Well when an author normally begins a new series they deliver a bright and keen new DI but not Graham Smith, no. Graham Smith moves his new series to the USA and heads the cast of charters with a very loveable rogue that deals with life, at times, through a bottle, though he is trying to at least remember what leads to each fall down now a days, as well as him being a man who likes nothing better than a darn good punch up, as long as he is doing the fighting! Well I loved the first book and knew that it would take a lot to hit that unique spot again but this surpasses everything so far that I have read of his. This is close up and personal and Jake Boulder is ruffled and nothing will die the fire out in this man until he gets justice and I mean JAKE BOULDER justice!

There are some real nut jobs in the world and Graham Smith has captured the essence of the worst kind, in this heart breaking story, that destroys whole families in the most gruesome and horrific ways. When Jake’s best friend’s cousin and his whole family are wiped out, the entire truth is kept from Alfonse because it was simply too much to expect anyone so close to bear. Jake makes a promise to bring the person or people responsible to justice. Unfortunately it isn’t that Jake isn’t quick enough, it is more that the killings are occurring all too quickly and the bodies and ultimate horror mounts up, as well as even more ingenious ways in which to kill someone.

This is such a sad story of how some people in the world see others but I loved how Graham Smith has woven his brilliant dry humour into it to give the book balance for me the reader. It enhances the story and takes it from a daunting read to inspiring. I just couldn’t help myself at times as I felt more like a cheer leader shouting in Jake’s corner. There are some hard reading chapters, well not quite. Graham Smith lead me up as close to the unthinkable scenes as he possibly could and then let my imagination explode with what came next. Don’t get me wrong there is no doubt about any outcome but this clever writer lets your mind deal with how much detail you include on the worst bits. Very thoughtful.  Although I have mentioned that this is the second book in the series it could easily be read as a stand alone but don’t short change yourself, read both. Utterly brilliant!

 

HERE IS A LITTLE ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 

A time served joiner Graham has built bridges, houses, dug drains and slated roofs to make ends meet. Since Christmas 2000 he has been manager of a busy hotel and wedding venue near Gretna Green, Scotland.

An avid fan of crime fiction since being given one of Enid Blyton’s Famous Five books at the age of eight, he has also been a regular reviewer and interviewer for the well-respected website Crimesquad.com since 2009

He is the author of four books featuring DI Harry Evans and the Cumbrian Major Crimes Team and now two books in the crime series featuring Utah doorman, Jake Boulder.

 

HERE ARE SOME LINKS TO THE AUTHOR

https://www.facebook.com/grahamnsmithauthor/?fref=ts

https://www.grahamsmithauthor.com/

https://twitter.com/GrahamSmith1972?lang=en-gb

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Graham-Smith/e/B006FTIBBU/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1491159376&sr=8-1

ROBERT B PARKER’S Debt to Pay by Reed Ferrel Coleman #BlogTour @ReedFcoleman @noexitpress

Firstly I wish to thank Anne Cater and No Exit Press for inviting me to be a part of this Blog Tour for ROBERT B PARKER’S DEBT TO PAY by Reed Ferrel Coleman

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BOOK DESCRIPTION

All is quiet in Paradise, except for a spate of innocuous vandalism. Good thing, too, because Jesse Stone is preoccupied with the women in his life, both past and present. As his ex-wife, Jenn, is about to marry a Dallas real-estate tycoon, Jesse isn’t too sure his relationship with former FBI agent Diana Evans is built to last. But those concerns get put on the back burner when a major Boston crime boss is brutally murdered. Despite all evidence to the contrary, Jesse suspects it’s the work of Mr. Peepers, a psychotic assassin who has caused trouble for Jesse in the past.

Peepers has long promised revenge against the Mob, Jesse, and Suit for their roles in foiling one of his hits—and against Jenn as well. And though Jesse and Jenn have long parted ways, Jesse still feels responsible for her safety. Jesse and Diana head to Dallas for the wedding and, along with the tycoon’s security team, try to stop Peepers before the bill comes due. With Peepers toying with the authorities as to when and where he’ll strike, Jesse is up against the wall. Still, there’s a debt to pay and blood to be spilled to satisfy it. But whose blood, and just how much?

 

HERE ARE MY THOUGHTS AND REVIEW

It can be difficult to come into a series when it is in full swing, this is book 15, but after author Robert Parker passed away, Reed Farrel, an established author in his own right, took on the immense task of filling his shoes and continuing with the series. This is his third Jesse Stone book. I felt that the cast of characters were well established and I was given enough information in the story to still make me feel a strong connection with them.

Debt to Pay is very much a story of revenge to even up the scores. Mr. Peepers is a creepy assassin  who enjoys his work a little too much, OK he is a real nut job that made the hairs on my arms stand up and my spine shudder. He can blend all too well while he hunted down the really nice ex LAPD detective and now Chief of Police of Paradise, Massachusetts, Jesse Stone. Boy what I got from him was just a glimpse into the harsh cases he had worked on, and the mental scars that had eventually caused him to become an alcoholic, recovering sometimes and sometimes failing big style. Well if Jesse Stone is to keep one step ahead of Mr. Peepers, get the better of him and keep his friends and people he cares for safe he needs to keep sober.

It was quite strange reading this book as there was the urgency of Jesse Stone to capture Mr. Peepers but Mr. Peepers kept slowing the whole process up. He was enjoying toying with his intended victims too much. It is like no matter who chases him he is always the cat, not the mouse. But the nine lives have to come to an end at some point right? Mr. Peepers was really scary, he could sit in a room and no one would know he was there a nobody of particular interest.

Besides all the psycho stuff Jesse Stone has his love life too. Diana, an ex FBI agent I liked straight away. Quite the perfect girlfriend when there is a nutter after you really. I loved how quickly I fell into the story line, which is down to Reed Farrel’s intense writing as this story was based on past events in a previous book. I reads so smoothly with characters that were very distinctive so they were easy to keep track off. It was a very gripping story from the opening pages to the final act. I unfortunately haven’t time to go back and read all 14 before this book but I feel comfortable to continue with future books from here.

I wish to thank the publisher for a copy of this book which I have reviewed honestly.

 

HERE IS A LITTLE ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Reed Farrel Coleman

aka Tony Spinosa

Reed Farrel Coleman’s love of storytelling originated on the streets of Brooklyn and was nurtured by his teachers, friends, and family.

A New York Times bestseller called a hard-boiled poet by NPR’s Maureen Corrigan and the “noir poet laureate” in the Huffington Post, Reed is the author of novels, including Robert B. Parker’s Jesse Stone series, the acclaimed Moe Prager series, short stories, and poetry.

Reed is a three-time Edgar Award nominee in three different categories—Best Novel, Best Paperback Original, Best Short Story—and a three-time recipient of the Shamus Award for Best PI Novel of the Year. He has also won the Audie, Macavity, Barry, and Anthony Awards.

A former executive vice president of Mystery Writers of America, Reed is an adjunct instructor of English at Hofstra University and a founding member of MWA University. Brooklyn born and raised, he now lives with his family–including cats Cleo and Knish–in Suffolk County on Long Island.

Robert P Parker wrote over 60 books in 37 years, and was among the top 10 best-selling authors in the world with over 15 million copies sold.

He won the prestigious Grand Master Edgar Award

Reed Farrel Coleman is a New York Times Bestseller and three-time Edgar Award nominee, who was selected by the estate of Robert P Parker to continue his legacy.

 

Jesse Stone TV series shown on Channel 5 starring Tom Selleck.

AUTHOR LINKS

Website

 

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The Detriment by David Videcette #J.D. Flannagan Book 3 @DavidVidecette #I Can’t Tell You The Truth, But I Can Tell You Another Story

BOOK DESCRIPTION

“The truth costs nothing, but a lie can cost you everything…”

June 2007: a barbaric nail bomb is planted outside a London nightclub, a spy is found dead in his garden, and a blazing Jeep is driven into Glasgow airport. Three events bound by an earth-shattering connection that should have remained buried forever.

From the author of ‘The Theseus Paradox’, the smash-hit 7/7 thriller based on true events, comes the sequel about a real-life mystery that threatens to destroy a nation. Detective Inspector Jake Flannagan must uncover how a series of astonishing events are inextricably linked, before the past closes in on him.

We all have secrets we say we’ll never tell…

 

HERE ARE MY THOUGHTS AND REVIEW

When I read this book and The Theseus Paradox I felt a real genuine connection with the stories although they are written as part fact and part fiction. David Videcette as the author blends them in such a way that you would be hard pressed to know where one ends and the other begins, it is totally seamless. I am sure that these events  will forever be in readers minds, but this takes the you into the behind the scenes stuff, an inside look at the people who protect us from so many more horrors that don’t ever hit News Headlines. The physical and mental cost to these men and women is huge.

I just couldn’t help but take to Jake Flannagan in the first book, one of the good guys that has to, put it bluntly, a bit of a mixed up head due the job he does. Seen too much, done too much and been caught up in red tape too much, not to mention the booze and continual string of woman left behind as debris. The toll on his personal life was tragic to say the least but work for him is addictive. He bestie Lenny on the other hand, has his head screwed on a little better and even has a working relationship with his other half. Together Jake and Lenny are the perfect match, bouncing off each other with one liners and constant digs.

I am not even going to try to explain anything about the story which comprises of three main events and their random connection as it is far too complicated and would give far too much away. What you get in this book is as darn close to what it is really like to work at this level day in day out told by David Videcette, whom was himself was a former Scotland Yard Investigator with the Metropolitan Police for a number of years that cover both the periods of time that these books are set in. This is as close to the truth that you will get and it will horrify you, mesmerise you and at times break your heart.

When you finish the story do please continue to read on about factual accounts surrounding this book, the real life events that were the building bricks for the author. Love these facts that I read with too many sliding right into the story. Another outstanding read and sad to say that with the tragic events that have occurred in real life already there will be more to share, which I guiltily look forward to as a third book.

HERE IS A LITTLE ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Former Scotland Yard investigator, David Videcette, has searched hundreds of properties, placed bugs on countless vehicles, chased numerous dangerous criminals and interviewed thousands of witnesses.

He was a lead investigator on the London terrorist bombings and is a former Met detective with twenty years policing experience, including counter-terror operations and organised crime.

He currently consults on security operations for high-net-worth individuals and is an expert media commentator on crime, terrorism, extremism and the London 7/7 bombings.

David also now puts his police knowledge to good use in his crime novels.

The number one question that David gets asked most often is: ‘How do you pronounce Videcette?’

To save you the trouble of asking, it’s pronounced ‘Wide-set’, but with a ‘V’. (Vyde-set). /ˈvaɪd.set/

The second most asked question from readers is: ‘Did that really happen?’

To which David’s answer is: ‘I can’t tell you the truth, but I can tell you a story…’

 

AUTHOR LINKS

Website

 

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DO ALSO READ THE STUNNING FIRST BOOK IN THE SERIES
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July 2005: in the midst of Operation Theseus, the largest police investigation that the UK has ever known, Detective Inspector Jake Flannagan begins to ask difficult questions that lead to the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend and his sudden suspension from the Metropolitan Police.

Who masterminded London’s summer of terror?
Why can’t Flannagan make headway in the sprawling investigation?
Is Jake’s absent girlfriend really who she claims to be?

While hunting for the answers to the most complex case in British history, one man will uncover the greatest criminal deception of our time.

Terror, extremism and fear of the unknown,
Sometimes the answer is much closer to home.

THIS IS MY GOODREADS REVIEW LINK FOR THIS BOOK
(before I had a blog)