📚My May 2019 Book Reviews

Here are my May 2019 Book Reviews

Murder on the Oxford Canal (DI Hillary Greene, #1) by Faith Martin

My rating: 2 of 5 stars

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Had a lot of point of views. Some added little to the story. Mainly hearing a characters inner thoughts. Could become confusing as to who's point of view it was. The story was interesting. 


Not only has she lost her husband, but his actions have put her under investigation for corruption. 

Then a bashed and broken body is found floating in the Oxford Canal. It looks like the victim fell off a boat, but Hillary is not so sure. Her investigation exposes a dark background to the death. 

Can Hillary clear her name and get to the bottom of a fiendish conspiracy on the water? 
Ballistic (Gray Man, #3) by Mark Greaney

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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Full throttle action from the get go! Kept my attention till the end. Was a very enjoyable read. 
After Court Gentry was betrayed by his compatriots and forced to take on a near-suicidal covert mission by the CIA, he thought he could find refuge living in the Amazon rain forest. But his bloody past finds him when a vengeful Russian crime lord forces him to go on the run once again. Court makes his way to one of the only men in the world he can trust—and arrives too late. His friend is dead and buried.Years before, Eddie Gamboa had saved Court's life. Now, Eddie has been murdered by the notorious Mexican drug cartel he fought to take down. And Court soon finds himself drawn into a war he never wanted. But in this war, there are no sides—only survivors... 
Jet (Jet, #1) by Russell Blake

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

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Lots of action throughout the book. Enjoyable!

Code name: Jet 

Twenty-eight-year-old  Jet was once the Mossad's most lethal operative before faking her own  death and burying that identity forever. 

But the past doesn't give up on its secrets easily.

When  her new life on a tranquil island is shattered by a brutal attack, Jet  must return to a clandestine existence of savagery and deception to save  herself and those she loves. A gritty, unflinching roller-coaster of  high-stakes twists and shocking turns, JET features a new breed of  protagonist that breaks the mold.
The Sleep Tight Motel by Lisa Unger

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

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Nice little read. 
A woman on the run finds refuge in a motel at the edge of the woods, with plenty of vacancies. Check in for the night with New York Times bestselling author Lisa Unger.

Eve  has a fake ID, a .38, and a violent lover receding in the rearview  mirror. He’ll never find her at the isolated motel, and its kindly  manager is happy to ease her fears. But if Eve is the only guest, whom  does she keep hearing on the other side of the wall? Eve won’t get a  good night’s rest until she finds out. 
Edinburgh Dusk (Ian Hamilton Mysteries #2) by Carole Lawrence

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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I really enjoyed it! A great historical fiction novel, that kept me interested till the end. 

 A wicked Scottish  winter has just begun when pioneering female physician Sophia Jex-Blake  calls on Detective Inspector Ian Hamilton to investigate the suspicious  death of one of her patients—a railroad lineman who she believes  succumbed to the horrific effects of arsenic poisoning. The most  provocative aspect of the case doesn’t escape Hamilton: the married  victim’s numerous sexual transgressions.

Now, for the first time  since the unexplained fire that killed his parents, Hamilton enters the  Royal Infirmary to gain the insights of brilliant medical student Arthur  Conan Doyle. Then a second poisoning occurs—this time, a prominent  banker who died in the bed of a prostitute. It appears that someone is  making Edinburgh’s more promiscuous citizens pay for their sins.

As  the body count rises and public panic takes hold, Hamilton and Doyle  delve into the seedy underbelly of the city, where nothing is as it  seems, no one is immune to murder, and even trusted friends can be  enemies in disguise. 

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