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Red Tide (Aspen Falls Thrillers) (Volume 1) Paperback – April 30, 2012
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From the Author
When I tell a story what I want to do is provide a few hours of entertainment. Maybe inspire a little discussion about relationships or some other social issue of our time. But mostly? I want to give my readers an escape. Something with a little juice that makes them care and scares them at the same time.
About the Author
A Colorado native, Peg Brantley is a member of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers and Sisters In Crime. She and her husband make their home southeast of Denver, and have shared it with the occasional pair of mallard ducks and their babies, snapping turtles, peacocks, assorted other birds, foxes, a deer named Cedric and a bichon named McKenzie. Red Tide is Peg's first novel. Her second will be released in late 2012.
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Based on what I've seen of this author, I'd encourage her to keep trying and just add some more interactions between those who are supposed to wind up together. We have to believe that it's possible, and in this book I just didn't get there quite.
Back to my wow...this book just blew me away. I am really enjoying the mystery/thrillers I had gotten and this one was not a disappointment. The who, what, where, when, why. and how questions were answered in so many different ways along with many twists and turns on the road. I think there were also some backtracks as well. But the story line was awesome. The balance of learning about the characters past and their present was done in such a way that it helped you to understand can care more about them. You became part of the story not just on the sideline watching.
I look forward too more books from Peg Brantley. I do so love the book specials. It is because of them that I am learning about new authors for me like Peg that it keeps me out of the rut that I was in.
Assistant Special Agent in Charge Nicholas Grant spends a lot of his downtime trying to find the grave sites of the victims of Leopard Bonzer. Thirteen families have been unable to bury their loved ones. Nick has a bad back which has gotten him hooked on oxycontin. And, due to an incident when he was a child, he is terrified of dogs.
When Bonzer dies in prison, Nick finds a photo hidden in his cell. He believes it is the burial site. Since Bonzer was captured ten years ago with his last victim in his car, the FBI assumes he was driving to his burial ground. Based on the direction he was going they look at many sites and eliminate them one by one. Finally they find a likely spot near Aspen Falls. Jamie is called to bring her cadaver dog. They start marking grave sites and workers start to excavate. They find ten year old graves but also unexpected newer ones. Have two killers been using the same site?
This is a tense, interesting book. The killer is walking among them but who is he? I loved how Jamie was so invested in her dogs. It was educational to see how they worked. Nick had a lot of problems but was essentially a good person.
I recommend this book to people who like mysteries and dogs. I do and I loved it.