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Monday, April 5, 2010

Hand of Fate by Lis Wiehl with April Henry

I review for BookSneeze

Book description: Hand of Fate: A Triple Threat novel follows the murder of Jim Fate, an outspoken radio talk show host. FBI Special Agent Nicole Hedges, crime reporter Cassidy Shaw, and  federal prosecutor Allison Pierce must work to narrow down the list of people who wanted him dead.

My review: This was both suspenseful and interesting. It's the second in a New York Times best-selling series about these three friends, though I had not read the first. It was written in such a way that you didn't have to read the first to read this one, since each book is about a different case. Though, after reading this one, I want to go back and read the first and will look for others in this series as they come out; that's high praise coming from me!

Also, while this is not what I would characterize as "Christian lit," it's definitely written from a Christian world-view in that some of the characters pray and talk about why things happen. Though, one of the characters does question God due to some things that have happened in her life. The Christian perspective is there, but without hitting you over the head with it constantly. It's more that it's a part of the characters' lives and so comes out that way.

You can read more about the series at http://www.liswiehlbooks.com/.

Or download sample chapters HERE.


Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Thomas Nelson Publishers as part of their BookSneeze.com book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”



Blogger Alexis AKA MOM said...

OMGosh I have to check this one out! I didn't see it on Sneeze. GREAT book!

April 5, 2010 at 12:59 AM  
Blogger Casey said...

This sounds really good, I am going to check it out!

April 5, 2010 at 1:21 AM  
Blogger Oka said...

Not sure how mothers find the time to read books.

April 5, 2010 at 4:29 AM  
Blogger Kmama said...

That sounds like a good book. I'll have to add it to my list of books to read (you know, when I find some time!).

April 5, 2010 at 8:38 AM  
Blogger Grand Pooba said...

I love suspenseful books!

Romance? Not so much. (Especially when Miley Cyrus is involved. LOL)

April 5, 2010 at 4:34 PM  
Blogger Lisa said...

I will have to read this one...after the first one. I hate reading books out of order.

April 5, 2010 at 6:24 PM  
Blogger Much More Than Mommy said...

This sounds really good, definitely something I'd want to read! I've never heard of these books, though, but I'm going to go look for them!

April 6, 2010 at 12:11 AM  
Blogger Corrie Howe said...

I'm always in the market for a good crime novel. I'd like to read one from a Christian world view. That would be interesting.

April 6, 2010 at 9:37 AM  
Blogger Ji said...

beautiful blog post!
Happy Tuesday!

April 6, 2010 at 10:44 AM  
Blogger Ji said...


Happy Belated Easter!
have fun for free stuff.

April 6, 2010 at 10:44 AM  

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