An edge-of-your seat murder mystery set in a forgotten, ocean-facing town on Vancouver Island!
A body washes up on the shores of Lake Templeton, a small town on the coast of Vancouver Island. Sharon Reese, the victim, was a dedicated government employee. Everyone liked her, but no one knew much about her. Was she hiding something? Maybe a questionable past riddled with scandal. And did it lead to her plunge to death, in a drunken stupor, off the dock outside her secluded lakefront lodge?
Was it an accident? A suicide? Or cold-blooded murder? Private Investigator, Fati Rizvi, is determined to find out.
Fati arrives in Lake Templeton to find secrets that run as deep as the City’s sewers. Everyone is hiding something and nothing is as it seems. A cult escapee. A corrupt politician. A struggling airline. A multi-million dollar public-private project to revitalize the Lake Templeton waterfront. How are they all connected?
As Fati valiantly unravels the knots, another body is found on the shore. Is it the same killer? And can Fati stop them before they strike again?
After 7 days did we find out where we were dealing with an accident, suicide or something else??
Review by Charliebeesbooks, “This is a complex plot with several suspects so you have to keep your wits about you but I found myself really looking forward to diving back in and putting my amateur sleuthing skills to work. Sometimes I thought I had it worked out and then another red herring would pop up.”
Portable Magic put HS in the spotlight about her writing process, who her favourite writers are, her favourite TV show and so much more
Review by Rambling Mads, “Clever and gripping, funny and enjoyable.”
Review by twilight_reader (IG), “I was shocked how the author completely side steps you with how you feel towards situations that occur and how you feel towards characters.”
Review by Donna’s Interviews, Reviews and Giveaways (FB), “This was a great and engaging read. Fati is a relatable character, fierce, take no-nonsense.”
Extract at b for bookreview, “The footsteps are advancing left – towards the staircase. Crap! Whoever it is, they’re coming down. In seconds, they will be at the top of the stairs. And then a few steps and voila – eye level with the sprawling living room where I stand – a juvenile delinquent with my hand in the cookie jar.”
Review by Sue Loves to Read, “A great start to a new series. I loved Fati character. Read in one sitting I couldn’t put it down. I do hope there is more to come.”
Review by penfoldlayla (IG), “A absolute fantastic read which I devoured in a couple of days. I was addicted and couldn’t read fast enough. The best bit was I did not see the end coming, superb writing.”
Review by The Page Ladies (IG), “I liked that it had me at the edge of my seat and had me guessing a few times.”
Review by Morelli’s Reads, “The characters are well portrayed and solidly written, the plot is good, the twists are right there under your nose but you just don’t think about them until they’re right in front of you-what more could any crime thriller reader want from a brand new writer? I enjoyed it thoroughly!”
Review by Bookchatter@cookiebiscuit, “This is definitely one of my favourite books of the year so far. I really hope there’s a sequel, because I need to know more.”
And that is well and truly a wrap!
Thank you ever so much to everyone who has taken part in the tour!
Until the next adventure xxx