Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Silenced


Silenced
(Alaskan Courage)
Dani Pettrey
(Bethany House)
ISBN: 978-0764211959
May 2014/336 pages/$14.99

Jake Knew Something Was Wrong.
But He Never Guessed How Wrong.


A relaxing day of rock climbing takes a disturbing turn when Kayden McKenna's route brings her face-to-face with a dead climber. Is it a terrible accident or something darker? When the case is handed to overburdened sheriff Landon Grainger, he turns to Jake Westin for help. With Jake's past now revealed, he's ready to use his talent for investigation again--but he could never prepare for where the mystery will take him.

Kayden's climbing expertise soon leads her and Jake to the realization that the death was no accident. And worse, it seems the killer is onto them. When strange things begin happening in Yancey, Jake is terrified that once again his world may put someone he loves in danger. But the truth is far worse than he could ever imagine.

Read an excerpt.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Photo Credit:
© Michael Pettrey Photography
Dani Pettrey is a wife, home-schooling mom, and the author of the bestselling romantic suspense novels Stranded, Shattered, and Submerged, winner of the 2013 Holt Medallion for First Novel and the Colorado Romance Writers 2013 Award of Excellence. She and her husband have two daughters and reside in the D.C. Metro area. She can be found online at danipettrey.com, on Facebook, and Twitter: @DaniPettrey.



MY THOUGHTS

The McKenna siblings return in book four of Dani Pettrey's Alaskan Courage series, this one spotlighting Kayden McKenna as Pettrey once again combines breathless suspense and extreme adventure sports in this novel set in the rugged beauty of Alaska. Heart-pounding tension infuses the pages of this story--from Kayden's free climb up a cliff to the search for the killer of the man whose body she discovers at the top. Kayden and Jake--at odds for so long in the previous novels--have joined forces in an attempt to solve the mystery, and their new friendship deepens as the danger escalates. Just when it seems as if the solution is at hand, Pettrey surprises the reader with an unexpected twist, lending an even more sinister tone and making the book impossible to put down until its conclusion. Don't miss this captivating novel!


Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a copy of this book from Dani Pettrey and Bethany House Publishers as part of a blog tour. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”


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5 comments:

Beth said...

So glad school is out this week and I am 'retiring'! I will have more time to read and catch up on all these great books you have been reviewing!

Shannah McClamrock said...

I'm glad you loved it as much as I did! I couldn't put it down!!!

Jill said...

I really like Dani Pettrey's books. She's my newest gotta-have-it-as-soon-as-it-comes-out author. : )

Kelli Standish said...

Linda,
What a fantastic review! Thank you so much for participating in the tour, and for your help sharing about Dani's wonderful story. I loved this line: "Just when it seems as if the solution is at hand, Pettrey surprises the reader with an unexpected twist, lending an even more sinister tone and making the book impossible to put down." So perfectly said, and so true! She really worked a zinger into this story-- unexpected and totally different from any of the stories before.
Thanks again for your post and your support. You rock!
Cheering you on,
Kelli

Amanda Dykes said...

Linda, I loved reading your review of SILENCED. Thank you so much for your insights. I agree- Dani sure knows how to spring a surprise on her readers! ~Amanda