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Blind Veil [Kindle Edition]

Michael Lorde , Brooke Kelley , Beverley Lousbury , Persis Sopariwala
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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Book Description

What does an unreported crime that occurred decades earlier have to do with a NYC cop? Everything!

Nothing the old scientist told him could possibly be true…or so the decorated New York Cop and former Marine tries to tell himself.

But as the evidence mounts, he faces the terrifying question -- is the Blind Veil lifting?

In a race for his life, he must decide if he is losing his mind or is the world he thought he knew merely an illusion?

The second book is due for a late release in 2014

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Product Details

  • File Size: 411 KB
  • Print Length: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Paper Airplanes Publishing (March 10, 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0062AGWK4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #542,883 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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25 of 26 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars strange, surreal yet exhilarating ride May 6, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
"The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible." - Oscar Wilde

Lamont Simms is a New York City cop who does his job well and has a clean record to show for it. after days of having little sleep and putting up with his partner on their beat, Lamont takes his boat and goes on vacation. little did he know that this trip would forever change his life and the way he would view the world around him.
author Michael Lorde's novel crosses multiple genres. his story, which has a combination of sci-fi, police procedural, crime, mystery and thriller elements, grabbed my attention from the first chapter to the last. at each turn of the page, i never knew what was going to happen next. it was a strange, oftentimes surreal yet exhilirating ride that sustained my interest from beginning to end.
this page-turner deals with a subject matter that has been written about and even shown on the silver screen but i have never read or seen anything like it before. the fact that the author still managed to come up with something brilliant and original is really remarkable.
although the setting is contemporary, it has a classic, vintage feel to it reminiscent of the 50s and 60s which i liked.
overall, i loved this book and its premise. even if this book can stand alone, i would not mind if there were a sequel. in fact, i welcome it.
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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Seeing is believing... June 11, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Whether the book is complimentary, part of a blog tour or paid for, this is an honest review. The following is my opinion and not a paid review.

Ever have the feeling you were outside looking in... and it totally gives you the creeps?

Lamont Simms, decorated NYC cop, former Marine and concerned citizen is moving ahead with his life. His gut instincts have served him well and soon he'll be rid of his idiot, screw-up partner... whose warped envy gets in the way of doing the job well. But, whoever said life was fair?

Raised by his uncle, a man of impeccable character, Lamont never suspected Uncle Emmett carried a dark, devastating secret... and the words uttered with his dying breath hold the key. The secret will open his eyes, and irrevocably change life as he knows it. After all... seeing is believing.

Michael Lorde's BLIND VEIL will grab you by the throat and not let go! It will shake the foundation of your beliefs in a normal world and the veil will come crashing down around your ears. A brilliant, fast paced, masterfully written thriller.

Get ready for a sleepless night...I guarantee you will not rest until you finish this book.

Thank you Michael... is there more to come?
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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Blind Veil is captivating..... November 19, 2011
By Markham
Format:Kindle Edition
Blind Veil by Michael Lorde is really suspenseful. I literally could not put it down, and had to read it all the way through on a very cold Michigan fall night! I recommend Blind Veil to anyone who is into suspense, or psychological thrillers. I am a conspiracy nut, so the hints at conspiracies in this taut thriller really satisfied my hunger! I am very much looking forward to more from this new author!!! Blind Veil-FIVE STARS
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Edge of My Seat Reading! Just What I like! January 6, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
Michael Lorde delivers the kind of story that I crave, the type that keeps me up late and wakes me up wondering what the next move is gonna be. And that's only if I haven't finished the story in one sitting. I love conspiracy theories so this book was right up my alley and I am telling everyone about it! Being that I am intrigued by the whole suspense/psychological genre, which Michael Lorde nailed, I will definitely be looking for more work by this author!! - D.L. Sparks (author, BETWEEN FRIENDS and THE LIES THAT BIND)
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Psychological Thriller! May 20, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
Blind Veil
By Michael Lorde

Former marine and now a long time police officer Lamont Simms has just bought a boat and is spending a few days out on the ocean taking a much needed vacation. As Lamont is napping off the few beers he has consumed a shadowy figure boards the boat only to sink it and wait for Lamont's body. Fortunately Lamont escapes his imminent death and is rescued by an elderly man only to find himself the focus of a bizarre experiment.

Michael Lorde combines psychological thriller and science fiction to create a strange and intriguing novel, what if what you thought you knew was not real at all? The author did a wonderful job at leaving you guessing and in the end wanting to know more but would it be a true psychological thriller if there was a sequel; I loved the cliff hanger of this book. The scenes were exceptional and you can tell the author's police background came into play giving the scenes a much more realistic feel to them. This was a quick and fun read if you enjoy detective novels you should definitely give this one a try it is unlike any I have read before.

I was sent a free copy of this book for review.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Blind Veil November 18, 2011
By journey
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Micheal Lorde's "Blind Veil". Its not so often that a book makes me loose sleep,I could not put this book Down!It gripped me right away. Sentence after sentence kept me reading with fervor to find out the next scene or situation. The action,mystery,suspense..truly made for a terrific reading experience! You may be certain That I will be keeping a watchful eye out for Micheal Lorde's next book..Definitely a "Must Read"!!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars A Fantastic Paranormal Thriller!
I received a copy of this book from the author in return for an honest review.

Lamont Simms is a fantastic character. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Lynn Worton
1.0 out of 5 stars Unreadable
I cannot understand all of these good reviews. I realize people have different tastes, but the writing here is just so bad. Read more
Published 19 months ago by Michael
4.0 out of 5 stars Just got started when I hit the Acknowledgements
I would rate this at 5 if it was longer. Is there a sequel coming? Because this read like an intro. I felt like he had just hit his stride when it ended.
Published 21 months ago by Amanda Moran
1.0 out of 5 stars Unreadable
If you like writing where no noun goes without an adjective from a thesaurus and no verb goes without a Tom Swift adverb, proceed to the checkout. Read more
Published 21 months ago by James Brown
4.0 out of 5 stars Conspiracy without the Confusion
Conspiracy theory tales aren't usually my cup of tea because they generally get so bogged down with twists and turns they lose sight of the original goal. Read more
Published on July 15, 2012 by tpvissage
5.0 out of 5 stars Gripping and realistic!
BLIND VEIL by Michael Lorde is a twisted treat, beginning with Emmet Simms' desperate actions following a heinous crime committed on his property. Read more
Published on June 5, 2012 by Edenmary Black
5.0 out of 5 stars Incredibly Complex, Suspenseful, Genre-Mixer
Blind Veil

An incredibly intense reader's hook rockets us into this novel, yanked by the throat, jaw-dropped, and that hook never lets go. Read more
Published on April 13, 2012 by Mallory Anne-Marie Forbes Haws
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome Book!
If you like suspensful, exciting books, I would highly recommend reading this one! Once I started to read it I could not put it down. Read more
Published on March 6, 2012 by D M Potter
5.0 out of 5 stars A twisted weave
Author Michael Lorde has created a very twisted, fast paced sci-fi thriller with "Blind Veil"
Where NYC cop Lamont Simms is given a drug that causes him to see the truth, from... Read more
Published on February 24, 2012 by The Sinner Reader
4.0 out of 5 stars authorpholloway
This book surprised me. I don't usually read this type of book and was surprised at myself for downloading it. I found myself fascinated by it though. Read more
Published on February 18, 2012 by authorpholloway
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More About the Author

Author M.E. Lorde was born and raised in upstate New York.

M.E. has had a passion for thrilling stories since childhood and even then yearned to write books for others to enjoy.

M.E. is a single parent to a twelve year old daughter and has three grown children.

You're invited to find out more about M.E. at:

http://paperairplanespublis.wix.com/authormelorde

Author M.E. Lorde grew up in the rural community of Victor, NY, surrounded by farms, orchards, and vinyards. She has travelled to thirty nine States and has lived in four. While she enjoys the excitement of city life where she currently resides, she remains a country girl at heart.

M.E.'s been an avid reader since childhood. Writing since she could hold a pencil well enough to scratch her first letter 'A' onto the page. She loves sharing her stories with others. It is her true passion. Four of her books are scheduled for release this coming year. The list includes three New Adult Novels and one Psychological Thriller.


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