Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Someone Must Die by Sharon Pott

Disclosure / Disclaimer: I received this book, free of charge,from Thomas and Mercer Publishing, or review purposes on this blog. No other compensation, monetary or in kind, has been received or implied for this post. Nor was I told how to post about it



This new book comes out today!


Synopsis:


When her six-year-old nephew vanishes from a neighborhood carnival, Aubrey Lynd's safe, snow-globe world fractures; it shatters when the FBI's investigation raises questions about her own family that Aubrey can't answer.  Aubrey picks apart the inconsistencies to expose the first of many lies: a ransom note—concealed from the FBI—with a terrifying and impossible ultimatum. Aubrey doesn't know what to believe or whom to trust. The abduction is clearly personal—but why would someone play a high-stakes game with the life of a child? The more she presses for answers, the more Aubrey is convinced that her mother is hiding something.
Desperate to save her young nephew, Aubrey must face harsh truths and choose between loyalty to her family and doing the right thing. And she'd better hurry, because vengeance sets its own schedule, and time is running out.

Review:

This is an interesting book, taking the reader back to the turbulent 60's and the foundation for dysfunction that now rules Aubrey's family. Add in a few red herrings to get the reader on the wrong track of who really took Ethan, and why, and you have a page turner. It is perfect for Summer reading by the pool, once you let go of obvious flaws in procedure and Aubrey's character. But it is a likable tale, with an ending that will have you cheering for dogedness!


About the Author:

Sharon Potts is the award-winning, critically acclaimed author of five psychological thrillers, including In Their Blood—winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award and recipient of a starred review in Publishers Weekly. A former CPA, corporate executive, and entrepreneur, Sharon has served as treasurer of the national board of Mystery Writers of America, as well as president of that organization's Florida chapter. She has also co-chaired SleuthFest, a national writers' conference. Sharon lives in Miami Beach with her husband and a spirited Australian shepherd named Gidget. Check out her website for more info!

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