Sunday, June 2, 2013

Avenged by Janice Cantore (Review)




  • Paperback: 400 pages

  • Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (March 22, 2013)

  • ISBN-13: 978-1414358499


  • About the book:

    When Officer Carly Edwards finds three young gangbangers shot execution style, she and her husband, Sergeant Nick Anderson, head of the gang unit, fear Las Playas may be on the verge of a gang war. The Las Playas PD is put on high alert as tensions escalate between rival gangs, especially after Carly confiscates weapons from a gang leader and learns they were stolen from a military base along with explosive devices.

    But something isn’t adding up, and Carly suspects there might be more going on. As she prepares to testify at a major trial, Carly’s reputation is shredded by a reporter apparently trying to discredit her professionally. Facing pressure on all fronts, Carly must rely on faith and trust God in a deeper way during one of the biggest struggles of her career.


    My Review:

    This is the third book in the Pacific Coast Justice series. I loved it and the whole series. I would recommend reading the books in order as they build toward this one. The characters and plot are interesting and unique. I love Carly and Nick and their dynamics. Their relationship and faith are renewed through hard work and belief. The suspense/mystery part of the plot held my attention too. The whole book was well written and concluded the trilogy nicely. I can't wait to read another book by this author. She is now on my must read list. Highly Recommended! :)




    About the author:

    A retired Long Beach California police officer of 22 years (16 in uniform and 6 as a non-career officer), Janice Cantore worked a variety of assignments, patrol, administration, juvenile investigations and training. During the course of her career in uniform Janice found that faith was indispensable to every aspect of the job and published articles on faith at work, one for a quarterly newspaper called "Cop and Christ", and another for the monthly magazine "Today's Christian Woman".

    With retirement Janice began to write longer pieces and several novels were born. Janice is excited and honored to now be a part of the Tyndale Publishing House family. Accused, the first installment in her new suspense offering, The Pacific Coast Justice Series, was released February 1, 2012 and kicked off a brand new chapter in her writing career. In addition to suspense and action, her books feature strong female leads. Janice writes suspense novels designed to keep you engrossed and leave you inspired.

    http://www.janicecantore.com/

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