Book Review

by Andrea Kane

Genre: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Suspense

2012 Suspense/Thriller Novel Nominee

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The Forensics Instincts team has proved they work great under pressure, but this time, the clock is ticking on the life of a critically ill infant. As the team scrambles to find the only person who could save the child’s life, readers will perch on the edge of their seats. Kane unfolds a story that rapidly becomes more complicated before the climactic conclusion. A gripping read, a breathless investigation and a satisfying end — what more could a reader want?

Amanda Gleason’s newborn son is battling a rare immune deficiency. Justin’s best — and perhaps only — chance at survival lies with the father who was brutally murdered before Amanda even realized she was pregnant. Or was he? When a fellow photojournalist emails her a photo of a man who looks just like her late boyfriend, Amanda’s hopes are raised enough to send her to Forensic Instincts and beg them to search for a ghost. With a child’s life at stake, the team finds their hunt for a dead man is turning up a lot more than a man who wants to disappear. In fact, even with their incredible skills and technology, it’s almost like the man Amanda fell in love with never existed at all. Then, the team begins to uncover a web of deceit that spreads from the halls of Congress to the Hamptons, pursuing ruthless people who will do anything — including letting a child die — to keep from having their secret lives discovered. (MIRA, Jun., 400 pp., $24.95)

Reviewed By: Pat Cooper

Publisher: MIRA

Published: June 2012

Reader Rating

4 Stars

Average Rating: 4 Stars
(4 ratings)

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The Line Between Here and Gone

Submitted by Robin in PA on August 10, 2014 - 2:24pm.

Amanda Gleason is desperate when she approaches Forensic Instincts for help. Her baby, Justin, is sick with a rare immune deficiency. His best chance for life is a bond marrow transplant from his parents. Amanda is not a match and his father is dead...or is he? Amanda has received information that Paul may actually be alive. She has hired the team at Forensic Instincts to find out if Paul is alive and bring him back to save Justin's life.

This is the second in Kane's Forensic Instincts series. The team consists of a behaviorist, a computer genius, a former Navy SEAL, an intuitive, an retired FBI agent, and a bloodhound. They each use their gifts to discover what exactly happened to Paul when he was presumed dead several months ago. The mystery was good, but some parts seemed to drag out a little too long. My rating: 4 Stars.