Friday, January 6, 2017

Death in the Shadows by Paul McCusker (Book Review!)

Death in the Shadows

(A Father Gilbert Mystery, Book 2)

By Paul McCusker

(received in exchange for an honest review)


Genre- Fiction / Mystery

Published by- Lion Fiction

Copyrighted- 2016

Number of pages- 302

Age Group- Adult (Men)

Description of book- paperback, listed price- $14.99, ISBN 978-1-78264-122-3

Death in the Shadows

Father Gilbert used to be a Scotland Yard detective.  He is now a priest at St. Mark’s in a small Sussex town.  As a detective, he has experienced death.  He didn’t expect it to follow him to Englesea and a church conference.

Englesea has a strong illegal sex trade, and the people in charge are fighting to dominate.  The victims are being traded across borders and in London.  Now someone has died.  

Will Father Gilbert get involved with the case?  Is there a sinister force involved?   

About the Author-

Paul McCusker currently lives in Colorado.  He has written many novels and audio dramas.  He has written books for Adventures in Odyssey and The Imagination Station Series.  The Father Gilbert Mysteries originally began as an audio drama series.

My thoughts-

I like reading mysteries.  I’m not sure about this series though, because Father Gilbert sees ghosts and something called the Shadow Man.  I know there are evil spirits in the world, but I’m not sure how much I enjoy reading about it.  It’s something to think about before you read the book. 

Death in the Shadows was well written.  There was a lot of detail, and the characters were well developed.  I wasn’t sure who was the murderer.  I didn’t even have any ideas, so I wasn’t sure until the end.  I like it when it is hard to figure out who did it.  I really didn’t see this one coming. 

On the whole I thought this was a good book.  I think it would be a good book for men.  I know that some women would enjoy it as well.

Happy reading!

Disclosure of Material Connection- I received Death in the Shadows, by Paul McCusker, for free from the Kregel Publications’ Blog Tour.  All links were current when posted.  I was not required to write a positive review.  The opinions I have expressed are my own or those of my family.  I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

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