"Red Brooklyn" Another riveting book by Bob Ieva. The larger than life characters present at their best that good triumphs over evil. Once I started reading I could not put the book down. I had to finish and rejoice in the ending. Bob is a masterful story teller and will keep you on a thrilling ride of adventure. A must read. --D.W. Powell, bestselling Author - How Not To Lose Your Bass in Business & Woodscraft Nation
Review by Aimee Ann from Red Headed Book Lover Blog
Red Brooklyn is book number six in Bob Ieva's Joey Toranetti series and although Red Brooklyn is a short story, it is just as sensational as Ieva's previous novels in the outstanding series. Red Brooklyn is an intelligent, thrilling, and gripping tale that demands to be read in one sitting; the story of mobsters, Russians, and drugs laced throughout the book is flawlessly executed with razor-sharp prose and incredible characterization which is all thanks to the well-accomplished author Bob Ieva.
Ieva has proven time and time again that he knows how to write detailed, well executed and gripping crime mysteries that compel the reader to read from the start and to the very end. When I began to read Red Brooklyn, I found myself instantly engulfed in the narrative and plot thanks to Ieva's quick build-up and short chapter writing style. Red Brooklyn is a short story that is full of precise, quick but detailed chapters that make for the perfect read for those that live a busy life or for readers who are looking for a fast, action-packed compelling short story because Red Brooklyn is most certainly this.
Bob Ieva has many talents as an author but his primary skill is his ability to build suspense quickly throughout his book, and in Red Brooklyn, he manages to accomplish this even faster. As the reader begins to read Red Brooklyn, they will quickly be thrown in at the deep end and although the events the reader encounters will be shocking, it is thrilling and will entice and captivate the reader until the very end. Usually, with short stories, an author will struggle to captivate the reader's attention quickly or be able to build suspense early on but Ieva is a talented and well-accomplished author and has no trouble building suspense and excitement quickly with his twisty-turny narrative that is full of twists and turns galore that will shock and surprise readers.
The Joey Toranetti series is a thrilling series with each book being original and outstanding. In other words, Ieva's story and narration of the protagonist of the novel Joey Toranetti never gets predictable. Instead, Ieva effortlessly manages to continually invigorate new life into his characters and the stories he tells and that is one of the many reasons why The Joey Toranetti series is a must-have read that should not be missed.
Readers who are looking for an intriguing, tense, suspense-filled thriller that will give you an insight into the mob lifestyle and the seedy and terrifying events that happen, will love Red Brooklyn because Bob Ieva manages to hook his readers and take them on this journey which is not only thrilling but memorable. Overall Red Brooklyn is a tense, thrilling and captivating that short story that deserves nothing less than five stars.
Red Brooklyn is spell binding. Easy to read and the character's interaction is followed easily. Most of all, the story is credible. It transports the reader to the time and place it portrays. --Marina S.
"The saga continues with another action filled drama by the author, Bob Ieva, who keeps you turning thepages to see how Joey Toranetti escapes his next adventure. An exciting easy read that you wish will never end. --P.J.Watrous