Steven Rothwell takes it upon himself to stay with her--and the young client she has taken under her wing. A protector at heart, he's not about to let Haley fight this battle alone.
In a sweeping plot that takes them into long-buried memories--and the depths of the heart--Haley and Steven will have to solve the mystery of Haley's past while dodging bullets, bombs, and bad guys who just won't quit.
When the professor dies, the will names best friend Detective Victoria Tacket as the new guardian. Emily worries her secrets will be exposed and her location leaked. She plans to run away because the general will kill anyone to recapture her, and she won't risk the detective's life.
Scarred by loss. Driven to protect.
Detective Vick Tacket is shocked when she learns her best friend has died. She's even more stunned when she learns her friend had a hidden dependent and named Vick-a single woman with no maternal interest-as the girl's guardian. Convinced she'd be a terrible mother, Vick plans to decline guardianship, until the teen disappears.
Vick scours the streets of Golden City searching for Emily-but what she discovers threatens both their lives.
Propelled into danger, Serena must stay the course and solve this case before anyone else dies. But just how is she supposed to do that when the two men in her life arrive on the scene, bringing with them a boatload of romantic complications--and even a secret or two?
Author: Susan May Warren
It's those we love who have the power to hurt us most . . .
Champion backcountry snowboarder Gage Watson has left the limelight behind after the death of one of his fans. After being sued for negligence and stripped of his sponsorships, he's remade his life as a ski patrol in Montana's rugged mountains, as well as serving on the PEAK Rescue team. But he can't seem to find his footing--or forget the woman who betrayed him.
Senator and former attorney Ella Blair spends much of her time in the public eye as one of the youngest senators in the country. But she has a secret--one that cost Gage his career. More than anything, she wants to atone for her betrayal of him in the courtroom and find a way to help him put his career back on track.
When Ella's brother goes missing on one of Glacier National Park's most dangerous peaks, Gage and his team are called in for the rescue. But Gage isn't so sure he wants to help the woman who destroyed his life. More, when she insists on joining the search, he'll have to keep her safe while finding her reckless brother--a recipe for disaster when a snowstorm hits the mountain.
who have impacted his life and that of his family’s, including Peter’s strange connection to a mysterious woman who lives behind his church.
Peter’s life changes forever when the mystery woman steps forward with a secret that could be the key to his recovery.
Reviewer: Michelle Holmes
Having been a missionary kid in Asia, I was interested to read Rust Bucket, which is about Pakistanis and human trafficking in North America. There was lots of Urdu language mixed in for effect and translated for understanding. I enjoyed the few words I understood. One word I knew was spelled two different ways a couple pages apart. Wright seems to understand the Asian culture and portrayed it well. An example of this would be how the women were shy about interacting with males. He definitely put a face on the huge problem of human trafficking and the difficulties and dangers in fighting it.
The book flowed well, except for the details of what Josh Radley ate at every meal, which seemed a bit list-like. There were a couple of places where a fast food place turned into a diner and a cell phone turned into a computer, but they weren't very obvious.
The biggest problem I see in this book is that the hero doesn't appear to be a man of integrity. The author puts doubt in the reader's mind (especially in the first part of the book) as to whether Radley will stay faithful to his wife or not.
He tells his wife he is a "one-woman-man" and a couple of pages later we learn that, when his marriage had problems, he made friends with another woman. He had apparently been looking for an affair since we learn later that she still "set his pulse racing", and yet through most of the book he kept in contact with her more than his own wife. At one point he wonders if the other woman is interested in being more than just friends. Later he tries to witness to her. That didn't seem to fit together. I also felt that he was willing to risk his marriage for a story by visiting a prostitute in order to rescue her, without at least mentioning it to his wife first. I think this smudge on Radley's integrity distracted from the message of the book, namely, the horrors of sex-trafficking.
There are enough sexual references to do with Radley that I would say that this book is for adults.
Good knowledge of subject matter. I liked the ending,"Now if only I could persuade Steph to bring me my laptop."
Reviewer: Kelly Potts
“Rust Bucket” is the third in a series written by Eric E Wright. The book delves into the dark world of human trafficking. The main character, Josh Radley goes beyond his journalistic duties to assist Canadian authorities in rescuing the men and women kidnapped from Pakistan to be used as slaves in Canada and the U.S. Josh’s passion for saving the unfortunate makes him an easily likeable character. I found the book to be an exciting read, right down to the last page. “Rust Bucket” quietly blends Christian faith into a suspense novel. Though the continual negative commentary regarding Canadian Authority (CSIS, Immigration, police) is disturbing, I realize that the author needs to describe the plight of those affected by human trafficking and the loop holes and bureaucracy that hinders progress. Nadia and Captain Weber could not be the only good people working for Canadian Authorities. I am looking forward to reading the first two in this series.
Reviewer: Mary Hosmar
I picked up this book because the premise of recreating the ten plagues of Egypt was unusual and intriguing. And the story was just that. It had lots of twists and turns as any good thriller must. The characters were well developed and the action was non-stop.
However, I did find that the references to incidents which happened well before this story were a little disconcerting. Each time I came across one I thought I had missed an important part of the story and went back to look for it. I was not aware that Mr. Blumer had written a prior book with the same main characters. Nowhere in the notes was there any indication of this. The Tenth Plague is considered by the author as a stand-alone story. If so, why the many references to incidents from the past which added very little to this story? The characters’ anxieties and fears could have been explained in other ways which did not detract from the story line and leave the reader wondering.
This novel is also listed as Christian fiction and, as such, it needs the salvation message, but does the author not trust his readers to pick this up without repeating it over and over? If one can overlook these two points the story is worth reading.
Reviewer: Beverly Wallin
I thoroughly enjoyed this this book of The Seven Trilogy. It is very well written and is a page turner. It took off where The Dragon Roars left off, giving a few details from the first two books when needed for a reader who just started with this one. This is a futuristic Christian Book about possible end times from a fresh perspective. Lots of love, danger and intrigue in the life of two families and their friends. In the end there is both tragedy and triumph.
Reviewer: Mary Hosmar
The final book in Sara Davison’s The Seven Trilogy, The Morning Star Rises, picks up the story of the persecution of Christians in a Canada controlled by the military and under martial law. Jesse Christensen and Meryn O’Reilly are barely on speaking terms but have to work together for the good of the Christian community. Are they doomed to be at odds forever?
The story takes its premise from the book of Revelation which describes the persecution of Christians to come. Despite the gloom of the subject matter, the story is full of hope. Christian faith come through loud and clear, not minimizing the threat but acknowledging our hope.
The writing is clear and the story full of twists and turns.
One thing I did find somewhat disconcerting is the speed with which things happened, especially the various romances. That seemed somewhat unbelievable, but then, when your life and faith are threatened, perhaps these types of relationships do move all the more quickly.
Although this 3rd volume in the trilogy could stand on its own, the story makes much more sense if the first two books have been read as this one refers back to incidents which happened in them. The progression of events throughout the first two volumes adds credibility to the third. Without the background knowledge afforded, the reader would have a difficult time filling in all the gaps.
I think I enjoyed this book more than the first two.