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Book Review


Someone Else's Daughter
by Linsey Lanier

#1 in Miranda's Rights

Category:  Romance: Mystery/Suspense

Average Rating:  2.0

The searching mother

Miranda Steele. Feisty. Independent. Skeptical. Thirteen years ago her abusive husband stole her baby and gave it up for adoption. 

She comes to Atlanta to find her daughter. 

The PI 

Wade Parker. Ace detective. Wealthy owner of the Parker Investigative Agency. The most eligible 44-year-old bachelor in Atlanta. 

Still mourning the death of his socialite wife, he must solve a disturbing murder case. Before the killer strikes again. 

The murderer

A serial killer strangling young girls in a bizarre ritual. Why? 

She doesn't need a man. 

He needs to find a killer. 

Together, can they save a 13-year-old girl? 

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[2018-06-22 21:56:09]

Rating:  2

This "she doesn't need a man" trope gets very tedious very quickly. The formulaic, predictable romance in this story is insufferable. The suspense is good and would have been even better without the romantic interruptions. And unfortunately, the characters are very cookie-cutter. Hopefully, future books in this series will focus on the mystery and not romance.

Kristin James' delivery is overly dramatic and her accents seem artificial and somewhat forced. She does give distinctive voices to the characters.

NOTE: I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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