Darkness Hides + Giveaway
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Book Title: DARKNESS HIDES by J.C. Gatlin
Category: Adult Fiction (18 + yrs), 251 pages
Genre: Mystery / Suspense
Publisher: Milford House Press
Release date: April 2021
Format available for review: print and ebook (Gifted Kindle)
Will send print books out: USA and Canada
Tour dates: June 14 to July 2
Content Rating: PG-13: There are a couple of murders and mild language (damn, shit)
I read this book in one day. I was invested in both the characters and storyline. Although, I had a pretty good idea early on where the story was going and therefore there was not really any surprises for me. Yet, I still did like this book and would read another one by this author.
For me the person that made this story what it was is main protagonist, Kate. She really had the tenacity like a bulldog. Once she was on the case, she would not let up until she solved it. Even a Category 4 hurricane could not stop her.
The pacing of the story moved at a fairly quick pace without being too fast. It kept my interest the whole time form beginning until the end. I would suggest this book to other readers.
Someone she knows is watching.
Someone she knows is stalking.
And something hides in the darkness.
With a Category 4 hurricane about to make landfall, boat safety instructor Kate Parks is running out of time. Bodies are piling up--and they're not from the raging storm. An injury may have ended her career as a Fish and Wildlife officer, but nothing can keep her away from the investigation.
And it doesn’t take long for her to see that the clues have one thing in common: a connection to the recent death of her five-year-old nephew.
In a brewing storm of rage, guilt, and family secrets, Kate fights to protect her grieving sister just as the hurricane threatens everything she knows and loves. But before her world is completely ravaged, she must uncover one final truth:
Run from the water.
Hide from the wind.
Flee from the shadows where a weeper seeks revenge.
Meet the Author:
JC Gatlin lives in Tampa, Florida, and writes mystery novels that include sunny Florida locales and quirky locals as characters. His last novel, H_NGM_N: Murder is the Word, won the coveted Florida Royal Palm Literary Award for Best Mystery in 2019. He is active in the Florida Writer’s Association and is a board member on the Florida Writer’s Foundation, a charity organization that fights illiteracy.
connect with the author: website ~ facebook ~ linkedin ~ goodreads
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