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Monday, September 5, 2016

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         "Game On"
         By Lillian  Duncan
About the Book:
Politics is no game when a stalker nears and there’s nowhere to hide.

A run for the senate is just a step on the road to the White House for Congressman Lucas McMann. But his public profile has put him in the middle of a crazed gunman’s twisted game of stalking. If he wants to win the election and reclaim his life, he’ll need the help of the one person who’d rather leave their past behind them.
Private Investigator Nikki Kent knows how to dig up secrets and discover those who exist in the shadows. She should. She’s good at hiding secrets of her own. Can she risk her own discovery for someone so desperate for her help? For the first man who broke her heart?

My Thoughts :

It seems as if I am "meeting" many authors new to me these days! I must admit that I am always a bit reluctant to agree to review a book that I know nothing about! However, this particular novel was NO disappointment. I enjoyed every moment of time spent with Lucas and Nikki! This author will now be on my list to watch for future new creations!

The main characters are realistically described and well developed. I easily identified with them during the first few pages and soon began to live their adventures alongside them. Nikki became my close friend as she dealt with her many hurts and challenges. It seemed as if life just kept throwing things at her to attempt to get her to her lowest point. As a P.I. , she had to deal with digging up many secrets in the past, that she would have rather left behind. I think we all know that feeling, do we want to have everyone know about the mistakes we have made??? Nikki impressed me with her courage to put her troubles aside in order to help someone who broke her heart and caused her much emotional pain. I kept wondering if I would be able to be as noble.

The plot moves steadily and at a pace that keeps the reader engaged throughout the book. There are just enough unexpected twists and turns to keep one guessing as to what will be around the next corner. Stalking is a very fearful situation and plays a major part in this book. 

A Christian message is evident throughout the book. Keeping one's faith is difficult in times of trial, as Lucas shows us. Through his strength, he does succeed in winning Nikki back to her  faith. Will he be able to resume a relationship with her after all of the intrigue of this mystery is settled??

 This was a good read, perfect for those of us who love Christian romantic suspense books!

About the Author
Lillian Duncan…Stories of faith mingled… with murder & mayhem.
Lillian is a multi-published author who lives in Ohio Amish country with her husband. After being diagnosed with bilateral brain tumors and Neurofibromatosis Type 2 in 2012, Lillian retired as a school speech pathologist after more than thirty years.. She believes in the power of words to transform lives, especially God’s Word.
Lillian writes the types of books she loves to read—fast-paced suspense and mystery with a touch of romance that demonstrates God’s love for all of us. To learn more about Lillian, you may visit her atwww.lillianduncan.net or www.lillian-duncan.com. She also has a devotional blog atwww.PowerUpWithGod.com.

Guest Post from Lillian Duncan

Everyone’s heard the saying: just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean someone isn’t out to get you! That’s the premise of my new political thriller, GAME ON.

Congressman, Lucas McMann wants to throw his hat into the political arena once again, this time for the U.S. Senate. It’s the next step on his journey to the White House, but he believes he’s the victim of an elaborate stalking game.
The problem is no one else believes him.
He can’t move forward until he stops the game. He can’t stop the game until he discovers who’s behind it. To do that he needs someone who will believe in him enough to help him get the proof he so desperately wants.
And he knows just the person.
If only she’s put their past behind her.
Private Investigator, Nikki Kent makes a living finding out other people’s secrets, but she has one of her own. When Lucas shows up asking for her help, she refuses. She can’t take the chance of her secret coming to light. But her new-found faith won’t let her turn her back on someone who is desperate for her help—even if he was the first man to break her heart
Game On is filled with enough twists and turns that will keep you turning those pages late into the night. I really had fun writing it and hope readers will have fun reading it. My publisher outdid herself with the book trailer for GAME ON so I hope you’ll check it out at: https://youtu.be/t6MK2UGB1P0.

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To celebrate the release of GAME ON, Lilian is giving away a virtual basket of goodies. One lucky winner will win a $25 Amazon Gift Card and their choice of an e-copy, Nook, or Kindle copy of one of my previously published books—sorry not GAME On. Five other people will be given a $5 Amazon Gift Card. And finally five more winners will get their choice of an e-copy of one of my previously published books.
That’s LOTS of winners!
All you have to do is leave a comment under one of the GAME ON posts at www.lillian-duncan.com , and you’ll be entered. Contest will end on October 1! Winners will be announced on October 2. Be sure to check back to see if you’re a winner! Thanks.
This book was provided by the author and CelebrateLit, in exchange for a fair and honest review. 

1 comment:

  1. I have not heard of this author before. I enjoyed your review and it has made me decide I need to read it.


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