A Changed Agent by Tracey J. Lyons is number one in her Adirondack Pinkertons series. Schoolteacher Elsie Mitchell agrees to help William Benton with the care of his niece and nephew. Posing as a lumber-company foreman, Will, an undercover Pinkerton agent, is there try to find a thief. As Elsie grows to love the kids her heart grows closer to their uncle. But he seems to be hiding something from her. This is one of those stories where when the heroine finds out what the hero
Cold Case Connection by Dana Mentink is the third book in her Roughwater Ranch Cowboys series. Private Investigator Sergio Ross believes his sister was murdered. While hunting for clues he discovers a connection to an old unsolved murder from years ago. Joining forces with his sisters’ best friend, Helen Pike, he races to find the answers before they become the next fatality. The story starts you out on the edge of your seat and keeps you there all the way to the end. I enjoy
The Fifth Avenue Story Society by Rachel Hauck is a stand-alone story. Five strangers receive an invitation to the Fifth Avenue Story Society. Each hurting in their own way, and each with the ability to help the others if they will all just trust each other. This book started out with so much potential. It was a great story-line. The characters were so human and the interaction was believable. Then the author had to throw in things that could have been left out, love-making,
Isaiah’s Legacy by Mesu Andrews is the third book in her Prophets and Kings series. It is the re-telling of the Old Testament story of the reign of King Manasseh. Forced to become king of Judah at the age of twelve Manasseh leads Judah into idolatry. I liked how the author brought the characters to life. Sometimes the stories from the Old Testament can be dry and hard to read and understand. But Ms. Andrews did a great job making the history come alive. The intrigue in the pa
Promised Land by Robert Whitlow is the second book in his Chosen People series. This is the continuing story of Hana and Daud. They now live in the United States because a terrorist group has their sites on Daud if he returns to Israel. Hana is helping her boss plan a conference on the Middle East. Daud is again enlisted to help the CIA extract a doctor from Egypt all kinds of things explode. Putting thousands of peoples lives at risk, including Hana’s and their unborn child.