Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Blog Tour: Lethal Legacy (Review)

Kelly Warren is a determined woman.

She knows, deep in her heart, that her father did not commit suicide.She just has to prove it to the authorities.

Taking new evidence in hand, Warren lands in front of Detective Cole Taylor's workload. While he is skeptical at first, further inquiries and some revealing evidence about Warren's past unpack evidence that is surprising and unexpected.

In a style I thoroughly enjoy, Irene Hannon has once again "hit it out of the ball park" with her newest mystery/suspense novel, Lethal Legacy.

Book three in the Guardians of Justice series, this book follows the story of Cole Taylor, the third and final Taylor sibling.

Hannon has crafted this novel with some surprising twists and turns. It pulls in a variety of legal themes - and I'll admit, the ultimate villain was a surprise.

It's a novel based upon the strength of one woman, and the guy who believes her, even when things seem like they are stacked against her.

I really like how Hannon has linked the storyline of the three novels through the siblings, yet each can stand alone as a solid manuscript. (So many times trilogies market themselves as stand alone, but the dialogue contains too many references to the first books to live up to the claim.) 

If you are looking for a solid book to read, that combines suspense, mystery and a wee bit of romance, I thoroughly recommend this book and series. On a scale of one to five, I give it at least a four and half.

More About The Author
Irene Hannon is the author of more than 35 novels, including the bestselling Heroes of Quantico and Guardians of Justice series.

Her books have been honored with two coveted RITA Awards from Romance Writers of America, a Carol Award, a HOLT Medallion, a Daphne du Maurier Award, and two Reviewers' Choice Awards from RT Book Reviews magazine. Booklist also included one of her novels in its "Top 10 Inspirational Fiction" list for 2011.

She lives in Missouri.

Online Resources
Read an excerpt of Lethal Legacy here.
Visit Irene Hannon's website.
Buy Lethal Legacy at Amazon
Read my review of book 1 - Fatal Judgement
Read my review of book 2 - Deadly Pursuit

About The Publisher
Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, offers practical books that bring the Christian faith to everyday life.  They publish resources from a variety of well-known brands and authors, including their partnership with MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and Hungry Planet. For more information, visit www.RevellBooks.com.

Note: As a freelance journalist, I was provided a copy of this book by Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group. This review was not influenced by a free book - just in case you (or the FTC) were worried about this detail.

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