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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Review of Amy Saunders Cliffhanger


Making her grand re-entry into Portside, Rhode Island, Belinda Kittridge expected fun, sun, and sugar cookies. Instead, she gets one jilted lover braced for round two, an old rival on the hunt, and the murder of a former classmate and friend. Even worse, Belinda must return to the events surrounding a tragic sailing accident to set things right. But new possibilities emerge in the form of security expert Bennett Tate. Between her connections and his know-how, they're bound to catch the killer - and kick the skeletons out of the closet for good.
My Review:
This was a fun read and very entertaining.  Belinda comes back to help her brother Kyle pack up their parents house in Portside, RI so it can be remodeled.  While there, she goes to a party at an old friend form high schools house.  Another old friend is murdered and Kyle is charged with the murder.  Belinda teams up with the security guy from the party Bennett Tate to solve the murder.  Well, lets just say sparks fly.    Belinda is also pursued by her 18 year old neighbor.  Lot of suspects in this cozy whodunnit.  Belinda and Bennett are awesome.
I received a complimentary copy of this book for my honest review.

Author Bio:
I've written two mystery novels so far. My first, Dead Locked, is about Imogen Bell who works for a team of underwater archaeologists and ends up embroiled in a deadly treasure hunt. My second mystery, The Jester's Apprentice, is about Philippa, a woman caught between her new husband Edric and his smoky past - and hers.
I've always loved mysteries, even in elementary school. My mother raised me on TV show reruns like Murder, She Wrote, Matlock, and Magnum, P.I, and later I picked up her Agatha Christie addiction.
However, sometimes I just want a hot (but intelligent) guy and a strong woman bantering for pages. Or a gripping action sequence. Or some fun sci-fi/fantasy elements. And sometimes I want it all in the same book. So with mystery as the backbone of my stories, I blend in romance, action, adventure, and soon sci-fi to keep it fresh and exciting.
Why should you take a chance on my books? Well, I write what I'm passionate about, and I'm passionate about people and mysteries. I make my characters passionate too: about each other, about what they're hunting, fixing, or piecing together. Above all, I want my readers to have fun, and leave happy!

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for reviewing Cliffhanger, Melina!