Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Murder Come by Mail--A.H.Gabhart

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A little about the book (from the back cover) . . . 
Doing a good deed never felt so bad
Deputy Sheriff Michael Keane doesn't particularly enjoy being touted as the hero of Hidden Springs after pulling a suicidal man back from the edge of the Eagle River bridge in front of dozens of witnesses--a few of whom caught the breathtaking moments with their cameras. But the media hype doesn't last long as a new story pushes its way into the public consciousness of Hidden Springs' concerned citizens. 

Photos of a dead girl arrive in the mail, and Michael becomes convinced she was murdered by the man he saved. With a killer one step ahead, things in Hidden Springs begin to unravel. Now Michael must protect the people he loves--because the killer could be targeting one of them next.

And I thought . . .
it was a great read.  A little humor (quirky townsfolk), mystery and just a tab bit of romance.  The story line was fast paced and interesting full of twists and turns.   I enjoyed the characters and getting to know them.  

Although this is the 2nd book in the series I didn't feel confused. 
I would love to read book 1.  I enjoyed this book. 

Even though it is a murder who done it I didn't get a feeling of violence or too much graphic explanations. (the murderer mails photo's of his victims) It is violent in that the murder count ads up. I actually lost track 3 or 4? And of course an attempt at the end.

With that said this was a clean book.  No language or bedroom scenes.  

Murder Comes In The Mail is categorized as a fiction mystery book and is published by Revell which publishs Christian fiction.

The story begins with Michael the main character driving a bus load of senior ladies from his church to a play. 
As Michael struggles with the search for the villain he struggles with just how to handle God's role in all the evil surrounding him

 The story line weaves a faith aspect into the story without being overly 'preachie'.  Making this book enjoyable for any adult audience. Because of the content I would caution young readers.

The author did an amazing job of weaving the sub characters into the plot making this reader definitely want to visit Hidden Springs 

I give this book a 5 stars.
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I received a complimentary copy of Murder Comes By Mail from Revell Books in exchange for my honest review.

This book is available at Amazon, ChristianBook(dot)Com and Barnes and Noble.  Click on the bold type to purchase or read additional reviews.  

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