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Tin City Tinder - A Thriller (Boone Childress Mysteries Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

David Macinnis Gill
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Fourth in Samantha Chase's Montgomery Brothers series. See all this prolific writer has to offer

Book Description

A farmhouse explodes in the middle of the night.
The town drunk finds a burned finger on his front porch.
An elderly woman is left to burn in an abandoned building.
A serial arsonist hides in plain site, plying his fiery trade in the dead of night. Who will his next victim be?

Boone Childress is a former Navy intelligence operator, a hero turned firefighter who returned home to the North Carolina mountains to pursue a career in forensic investigation, but when a series of arsons points to murder and greed, he finds himself stymied by a corrupt law officer and tight-knit southern society. Everybody, it seems, has a secret to hide.

A hero doesn’t need medals to prove what he’s made of. Just the chance to do what’s right.

An adult crime thriller by award-winning author David Macinnis Gill


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"Loved David Gill's mystery and look forward to other Boone Childress books. Science, humor, romance make for a great reading experience."

From the Author

Reading Order of the Boone Childress Mysteries
 
The Boone Childress novels, novellas, and stories are written so that they can be read in any order. Some readers prefer to follow the stories in chronological order, so I've included a timeline below, starting with the earliest and ending with the latest:
Novels:
TIN CITY TINDER, a novel
STEEL CITY SMITHEREENS, a novel
BRONZEVILLE BLOWBACK, a novel 
FIERY GIZZARD CONFLAGRATION, a novel
Stories & Novellas:
KEY LIME DIE, a novella
"Boone Childress and the House that Kills," a story

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  • Print Length: 249 pages
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  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00JJCOE2U
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,875 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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27 of 30 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy reading. May 21, 2014
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I liked this writers style of writing. Good likable characters, easy dialog to follow. Kind of a small hick town mentality with good people and bad. good twist at the end. I will check out other David Macinnis Gill books.
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36 of 42 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars awesome May 3, 2014
By vianix
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The most thrilling book that I have ever read, it kept me hooked throughout and even now, a few days later, I am still thinking about this story, and longing for more. Highly recommended
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27 of 32 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good May 4, 2014
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The storyline was good, but there were a number of grammatical and typographical errors that distracted me and kept me from enjoying this story. It was as if the book had been transcribed by someone who didn't know English.

That bit of annoyance aside, I found the storyline very enjoyable and fun.
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18 of 22 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A good beach read May 20, 2014
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This was an interesting book. Not a chiller, thriller but with enough of a story to keep your interest. The characters; some were charming, others were not so much. The end was a little surprising. It was a likable read.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars More like Ho Hum August 3, 2014
By A Katz
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Thriller? More like Ho Hum!
Dialogue is awful. The main character is suppose to be a decorated combat veteran and he acts and speaks like an immature high school junior. Examples. He is quietly following and hiding from the bad guys and then he suddenly blurts aloud an obscenity when he discovers who the bad guy is. He blurts out "I love you" to a girl he has known only a short time. He is repeatedly told to follow firefighter protocol and then proceeds to disregard orders. The other characters aren't much better. A Japanese exchange student mixes up idioms. This is suppose to be comical but it falls flat. Abner, the grandfather, is the only interesting character. Too bad the book isn't about him. Curse words do not bother me but the use of them in this book seem to be added for no other reason than to use them. The story line is weak and boring. I agree that better editing is needed but I can read around typos and misspellings. I have not rated this book down for editing. I read the whole book because I don't believe in reviewing a book without doing so. I also was waiting for the book to get better. It never did.
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18 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Boone Companion May 3, 2014
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Loved David Gill's mystery and look forward to other Boone Childress books. Science, humor, romance make for a great reading experience.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't bother. June 29, 2014
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I very rarely review books, but this one got my goat. Maybe if Boone had been a very young high school student, it would be different, but he is supposed to be a highly decorated Naval intelligence officer. I had to quit reading about a fourth of the way through. Boone showed no intelligence at all. He talked like a 12 year old. Annoying.
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19 of 25 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A good read May 22, 2014
By jack
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A good read. held my interest till the end. Very well written and very well edited. I also learned a bit about the area where the action takes place
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Great
Interesting plot throughout. A few twists that adds to the storyline, helped to add spice to it. Looking forward to reading
more of this writer s books.
Published 6 days ago by dickb
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Interesting read
Published 6 days ago by Wylie Hovey
3.0 out of 5 stars A story for young people
I read the reviews of others and I agree with the one person - the main character is a bit immature but I kept reminding myself that he's only 23 years old. Read more
Published 10 days ago by Helcha
4.0 out of 5 stars Easy read. Held my attention
Easy read. Held my attention.
Published 13 days ago by Cathleen McCabe
4.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining read
This work is well-paced, light entertainment. My singular criticism is the many textual errors throughout the book (switching between first and third person narration within a... Read more
Published 22 days ago by Ike 44
5.0 out of 5 stars You will love this story.
I loved this book.It was a joy to read.You must read this and you will want to read more. BOONE CHILDRESS IS GREAT.
Published 25 days ago by sylvia
2.0 out of 5 stars Desperately in Need of Editing
I flip-flopped between two and three stars on this one. On the one hand, the book is entertaining, the characters are fairly well thought-out, the plot is solid and the book moves... Read more
Published 25 days ago by Marooned72
2.0 out of 5 stars Not what I expected
I chose this rating because it was not that interesting. Many words were spelled incorrectly. It never picked up the pace.
Published 1 month ago by Susan W.
5.0 out of 5 stars Good
Good
Published 1 month ago by Gail M Lipomi
3.0 out of 5 stars Not a lot of mystery
Interesting storyline but in desperate need of an editor and proofreading. The book would have been much shorter if all the juvenile 'romance' bits had been omitted. Read more
Published 1 month ago by BJ
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