Victoria Pitts Caine'snovel, The Tempering Agent, is a romantic novel set against the backdrop ofEgypt. Dr. Priscilla Hackling is working with the police to find the murderer ofher fiance, Trey Whittington. He was murdered by Zarka El Din, an Egyptianartifacts trafficker. During that time, she finds herself drawn to Agent DonnieBarnes, but she holds herself back from falling in love due to her past. But sherealizes that that she has to reconcile with Donnie and work towards finding outthe reason of Trey's murder before the Egyptian artifacts trafficker kills her,too. A blend of historical fiction and Christian romance, the archaeologicaltheme makes a compelling story.
The book is a good read and the backdropof Egypt gives it an exotic vibe which will expose readers to the art andculture of Egypt. The characters are well developed and the story has the rightamount of action and romance that builds up the urgency of the plot effectively.There is a kind of richness associated with the settings and the plot that willkeep readers glued to the book. The twists and turns in the story keep thesuspense alive to the very end.
The archaeological setting is interestingand the subtle faith message is conveyed beautifully to readers. We are toldabout the Oasis in Siwa, protecting the ancient artifacts and gems. The plot hasintrigue, information, romance, and good Christian message - all the ingredientsof a good romantic suspense thriller! A very original theme packed withinformation and intrigue.
From the Author
Alvarado Gold, the first book (available on Amazon)
Cairo,the second book (available on Amazon)