Saturday, September 10, 2016

Your brother is a serial killer! How do you deal with that?!? Be sure to enter the giveaway!

 Color of Danger
 By Alexa Verde
     


Luke couldn’t save his fiancée from the Smiling Killer, but he’ll do anything to prevent more murders, even ask for help from the serial killer’s sister. Finding a kindred tortured soul in Mari, Luke is determined to keep her alive, but it’s not easy to protect the stubborn ex-rebel.
To solve the mystery, renew her faith, and find love and redemption, Mari has to face her most dangerous enemy — herself.
“One of the best Christian romantic suspense novels I’ve ever read.” – JoAnn Durgin, JoAnn Durgin, USA Today bestselling author

My Thoughts:

  For those who love a book full of suspense and mystery, look no further! This is the perfect read for you!!  From the opening page to the end, I was  caught up and lived in Rio Azules, alongside the characters, totally embroiled in the trials, fears and life threatening situations. It is hard to believe that this author is relatively new to writing. Her talent in grabbing your attention and keeping it is outstanding.

The characters were extremely well developed in such a way that I became part of each of them. Every fear, worry and confused thought became mine. The main character, Mari was a unique woman who had gone through more in her life than any of us can even dream of. More important was the author's talent of showing the growth of Mari's self esteem , not only able to accept herself  as she is but to also accept God's grace , helping her to become a better person, one who cares deeply not only for others, but for herself. 

The plot development was excellent ! It moved quickly and steadily, keeping me on the edge of my seat, with my heart throbbing.  Around every corner were unexpected twists and turns. Just when I thought that I had the mystery figured out,  another obstacle appeared in the  path. All I can say is "WOW!"  A mysterious killer was on the loose!!  Who was this person?  How did he/she stay so hidden?? Who would be next in the killer's path??

The rather delicate subject of child abuse was handled in a sensitive, understanding fashion.  Trust issues caused by this background is evident throughout the story. The strong Christian emphasis was present throughout the terrorizing events. God is always with us. Even at our lowest and most hopeless times, He is with us.

This is definitely a five star book!! I am eagerly awaiting this author's next creation in this Rio Azules Trilogy.  Please, Alexa, don' t make me wait to long! This was an AWESOME book!!

This book was supplied by CelebrateLit  and the author , in exchange for a fair and honest review.

To purchase your copy, click here.

About the Author

Alexa Verde writes sweet, wholesome books about faith, love, and murder. She penned her first literary masterpiece, a rhymed poem, at the ripe age of eight, and since has had 200 short stories, articles, and poems published in the five languages that she speaks. She has bachelor’s degrees in English and Spanish, a master’s in Russian, and enjoys writing about characters with diverse cultures. She can claim her 15 seconds of Amazon fame with her books climbing to the #1 spot in Hispanic American and #3 in Christian Mystery & Suspense. She’s worn the hats of reporter, teacher, translator, model (even one day counts!), caretaker, and secretary, but thinks that the writer’s hat suits her the best. After traveling the world and living in both hemispheres, she calls a small town in south Texas home. The latter is an inspiration for the fictional setting of her popular series Secrets of Rios Azules. For giveaways (for example, Russian souvenirs), news, and recipes, please sign up for her newsletter atwww.alexaverde.com. Twitter: @AlexaVerde3. Facebook: www.facebook.com/alexaverdeauthor
To celebrate her tour, Alexa is giving away a $50 amazon gift card! Click here to enter: https://promosimple.com/ps/a367
This book was supplied by the author and CelebrateLit in exchange for a fair and honest review.

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2 comments:

  1. What an amazing review! I loved reading it. Thank you so much!

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  2. Thanks for sharing about the book and giveaway!

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