"A fresh perspective on the familiar saying 'Think before you speak.' Adeptly demonstrates how one unplanned utterance can get a person into a heap of trouble... well thought out... seamlessly builds a series of events that culminate in a dramatic ending."- Reader Views
"Bates takes an intriguing premise to shocking lengths, revealing the outcome only in an epilogue. A graphically violent story with building suspense and a moral about where weaving such a web may lead."- Booklist
"Fast-paced, the tense thriller grips readers as the beleaguered Kat learns to obtain background checks on males if she lives long enough to meet another man...an exhilarating taut tale."- The Mystery Gazette
"This is an excellent book with interesting characters. There is so much intensity that you need to keep reading."- BestSellersWorld.com, MysteriesGalore.com
"A cracking good suspense novel, easy and undemanding but a jolly exciting read, to curl up on a cold winter's day in front of the fire with."- BeadyJans Bookshelf
About the Author
Jeremy Bates is the author of the #1 Amazon bestseller White Lies, which was nominated for the 2012 ForeWord Book of the Year Award. He has spent the last ten years traveling the world, visiting more than thirty countries. He has lived in Canada, the United States, Australia, Japan, South Korea, and the Philippines. Bates is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a degree in English literature and philosophy. He is a member of Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers, Inc., and Crime Writers of Canada. The Taste of Fear is his second novel.