Start reading BLOODSTAIN (Det. Jason Strong(CLEAN SUSPENSE Book 2) on the free Kindle Reading App or on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here.
OR
with Kindle Unlimited

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Enter a promotion code
or gift card
 
 
 

Try it free

Sample the beginning of this book for free

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 

BLOODSTAIN (Det. Jason Strong(CLEAN SUSPENSE Book 2) [Kindle Edition]

John C. Dalglish
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)

Print List Price: $6.99
Kindle Price: $0.99
You Save: $6.00 (86%)
 
Kindle Unlimited Read this title for free and get unlimited access to over 700,000 titles. Learn More

If you buy a new print edition of this book (or purchased one in the past), you can buy the Kindle Edition for FREE. Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. Learn more.

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition $0.99  
Paperback $6.29  
Audible Audio Edition, Unabridged $14.95 or Free with Audible 30-day free trial
Save up to 85% Off Kindle Books
Choose from more than 400 Kindle books up to 85% off from popular genres including mystery & thriller, romance, science fiction & fantasy, non-fiction, children's & teens, and more. This deal is only available through October 5, 2014. Shop now

Book Description

What turns a man into a killer? Can simple words drive a man to commit murder?
*******
Detective Jason Strong must find a killer whose signature is a wine glass. That's about all the police know, except that his victims all share certain similarities.
The case gets personal when someone close to Jason is targeted, and time begins to run out.

In the exciting follow-up to "Where's My Son?", Jason is pushed to find a way to solve this case, before the unthinkable happens.

5.0 out of 5 stars- Another gripping mystery, a fantastic series., August 24, 2012
By The Kindle Book Review "The Kindle Book Review"

5.0 out of 5 stars- Hard to Put Down!, June 19, 2012

Other CLEAN SUSPENSE by John C. Dalglish

'WHERE'S MY SON?'-(Detective Jason Strong #1)
FOR MY BROTHER- (Detective Jason Strong #3)
SILENT JUSTICE - (Detective Jason Strong #4)
TIED TO MURDER (Detective Jason Strong #5)
ONE OF THEIR OWN (Detective Jason Strong #6)
DEATH STILL (Detective Jason Strong #7)

DET. JASON STRONG: THE EARLY CASES (Books #1, 2 & 3)
DET. JASON STRONG: COLLECTION #2 (Books #4, 5 & 6)

And A New Series-

CROSSOVER - (Chaser Chronicles #1)
JOURNEY- (Chaser Chronicles #2)


Product Details

  • File Size: 714 KB
  • Print Length: 148 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0086REQSQ
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #23,037 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?.


Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
24 of 27 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A Silly and Shallow Story May 14, 2013
By Fran
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Writing a Christian novel is not license to write a trite and silly book. If you have read any police procedurals you will be disappointed by this shallow and silly story. There was not even a hint of police work by the detectives. If you had a serial killer murdering hookers, wouldn't you canvass other hookers on South Press Street in San Antonio and show photos of the dead girls? If you knew the killers drove a black pickup truck, wouldn't you do a DMV search for possible matches?

The only police work in this silly story was to wait for the next dead body to show up. The author is clueless about police work and didn't bother to do any research. The dialogue among the paper cut-out characters was trite and not remotely believable. An author can avoid the "F" bomb without resorting to a Mary Poppins style dialogue. It is utterly unbelievable that detectives would engage in such trite dialogue.

The big "plot twist" is that the female detective is abducted by the serial killer. PUH-LEEZE! Even a dumb serial killer is not that dumb. Very trite and predictable, as we are warned early on that the female detective resembles the killer's victims.

This book is worthless. I wouldn't even want it as kindling to start a fire in my fireplace. You can certainly skip this one. I can only guess where the five star reviews came from.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A mixed bag January 9, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Decent story about a serial killer who leaves a trademark wine glass at each murder scene. Starts out with revealing who the murderer is and his motivation for killing these women, but not much more about him after that. No four-letter words that I can recall, and no sappy romances to drag down the story. Good plot and nicely paced, but the characters were mostly one-dimensional and the conversations were often quite hokey. And the clues came gift-wrapped at just the right times to save the day. Overall, I felt as if I was reading the screenplay from a 70's or 80's police drama. Good but not great. Although not very deep, it was still interesting enough that I wanted to keep reading. That being said, I more than likely will read at least another of this series, as I now know what to expect.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another gripping mystery, a fantastic series. August 24, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
This is the second book in a series and it did not disappoint. Detective Jason Strong returns for another murder investigation, the book picks up where the first one left off and it's not long before he is involved in a murder investigation.

I reviewed the first book in the series "where's my son", I stated I needed to catch my breath as the story was fast paced and gripping, this is just as gripping and I am really enjoying following the series.

Detective Jason Strong is an interesting character and I love following his story. This book introduces his new partner Vanessa and she is equally as interesting. You can't help but love the partnership.

The parts about the investigations are the parts which keep me completely hooked, they are so in detail and intricate.

This author does a great job of keeping the reader engaged and the killers are dark characters who do not appear to show any remorse. I don't want to give too much away but this book is a must for readers who enjoy mystery stories with a dark twist.

Another 5 stars from me and I can not wait for the next in the series.

Becky Sherriff (The Kindle Book Review)
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Dalglish does it again! June 4, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
You work with a guy for 5 years, you think you know him. Sheesh! When John first told me he was going to write a book, I thought, sure, just because your son David is finding success as an author.....yada, yada, yada. Well let me tell you, the apple and the tree are definitely both very talented. I thought the first book, Where's My Son, was very good. Bloodstain ROCKS!! John has definitely hit his stride and his writing style shows improvement. I can't wait for Book 3. So, get in their on your breaks, put your ear pods in, and get cranking. Your fans demand more!! Congrats, John!!
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Nice try...but.... January 10, 2014
By Mwcats
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
A decent lil book if you can overlook typos and the simple telling of the story. The characters could have been presented better and the story could have had more "oomph" to it but you could while away a few hours with it.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bloodstain June 3, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This is the second book I've read by this author, he does not disappoint. I can't say enough good things about this book, if you like a mystery you should give this book a try.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars No surprises! September 8, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This is another quick, entertaining read starring detective Jason Strong.This is strictly for fun, not deserving of five stars but, not terrible either. On the down side, I think knowing who the killer is from the beginning spoils the element of suspense and makes the ending kind of " meh" Otherwise, the story provides an hour or so of enjoyable reading!
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
9 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another Winner June 3, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I just finished this book and had to take a minute to catch my breath. This one is the 2nd in the Det. Jason Strong series and it's as good if not better than the first one. Great suspense story. A serial killer is on the loose and his victims fit a certain profile. Too late they discover that Det. Strong's partner fits the profile so it's a race to find this guy before he kills his latest victim. This author can really tell a story and keep you glued to the end. My heart is still pounding. I can't wait till his next book comes out. Now I have to figure out how to sleep tonight. Maybe I should read a cheesy romance novel next. Nah, I do love my suspense thrillers, and this one is another winner from John Dalglish!
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars As advertised, I love it!
As advertised, I love it!
Published 10 days ago by Suzanne Thom
3.0 out of 5 stars Detectives Investigate Wine Glass Serial Killer
Bloodstain is a relative short story about a serial killer who leaves a trademark wine glass at each murder scene. Read more
Published 17 days ago by LilMissMolly
5.0 out of 5 stars Better than book # 1
Book Number 2 was as if not more exciting as the first
book. can't wait to read the next!
Mr. Dangling bias a great author!
Published 18 days ago by Pat Clonick
5.0 out of 5 stars Realistic
I really appreciate a writer who can articulate thrill, mystery, and suspense without having to use swear words. His stories are tight and thorough without having to be verbose. Read more
Published 21 days ago by Mark A. Hosterman
5.0 out of 5 stars Another great story
I must say I am really enjoying this series! The stories are absorbing and the main characters are likeable (other than the villain). Read more
Published 24 days ago by Kindle Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Bloodstain
Omg!! This has been one great storyline. I love these types of books.Just enough murder,plus suspense rolled into one.I couldn't stop reading it. Ready for next book
Published 24 days ago by Kindle Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars ... can I say but john Dalglish keeps up his great writing with Jason...
What can I say but John Dalglish keeps up his great writing with Jason Strong as his main character. A very good read and I can't wait for more.
Published 26 days ago by LJ
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book
It was well written ans I couldn't put it down .I would read books by this author again.thank you again
Published 1 month ago by carlton furbush
5.0 out of 5 stars Short & sappy
There's a lot of action I this short tale. Well written and keeping you on the edge, it has the psycho drama, the impact, and all the drive it takes some authors thousands of... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Jana Boardman
4.0 out of 5 stars Very enjoyable
Enjoyed the story very much and look forward to more of Det.Jason.
Published 1 month ago by Linda
Search Customer Reviews
Search these reviews only

More About the Author

Hello! Thank you for stopping by my page.

I was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and adopted when I was just a baby.(Some may see the connection in my first book)
I lost my father at 13 and my mother remarried when I was 16, moving myself and my 2 brothers to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
It was there that I met my wife of 32 years, Beverly, and became the father of three wonderful sons. We now have 5 grandchildren.
We moved to Missouri in 1989 and are still here. I became an American citizen in 1991.
I started my first book when I was 18 but it was never completed. Encouraged by my wife, I tried again and have loved every minute.
I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I do writing them.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions about my writing at

(jdalglish7@gmail.com) or my webpage (www.jcdalglish.webs.com)

God Bless, John


Books by John C. Dalglish

"WHERE'S MY SON?" (Det. Jason Strong #1)

"BLOODSTAIN" (Det. Jason Strong #2)

"FOR MY BROTHER" (Det. Jason Strong #3)

"SILENT JUSTICE" (Det. Jason Strong #4)

"TIED TO MURDER" (Det. Jason Strong #5)

"ONE OF THEIR OWN" (Det. Jason Strong #6)

"DEATH STILL" (Det. Jason Strong #7)


"Det. Jason Strong: The Early Cases (#1,2,& 3)

"Det. Jason Strong: Collection #2 ( #4,5,& 6)


"CROSSOVER" (Chaser Chronicles #1)

"JOURNEY" (Chaser Chronicles #2)

"DESTINY" (Chaser Chronicles #3)

"THE CHASER CHRONICLES" (Books 1-3)

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 


Look for Similar Items by Category