Sunday, September 14, 2014

Book Review ~ Going Once, Going Twice, Dead by Jerri Drennen

Going Once, Going Twice, Dead
(Denver Homicide Series Book 1)
by Jerri Drennen
Gruesome murder rocks art world

Hard-nosed Detective Dane Reynolds has met his match with up-and-coming sculptress, Simone Preston, the prime suspect in his current homicide. As he digs into her past and uncovers another dead ex, he questions if he has a Black Widow on his hands.
Simone is shocked when her ex-boyfriend is found strung to a piece of art she has up for auction, especially since he's not the only former flame to be murdered. Someone is setting her up, and with the help of the one man who could put her away, she’s determined to find out who.

The two find themselves caught in a tangled obsession that could leave them in danger of losing their lives as well as their hearts.

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My Thoughts
When the body of  Simone Preston's ex-boyfriend is found dead and hung upside down on a statue that she carved, she becomes the number one suspect in Detective Dane Reynolds homicide investigation.  As the investigation continues, sparks develop between Dane and Simone and things really heat up between the two.  With a killer on the loose, and twist and turns you never see coming, this one will keep you on the edge of your seat!

Going Once, Going Twice, Dead was fast-paced and the plot flowed effortlessly.  The chemistry between Simone and Dane is hot, and the mystery surrounding the killer was a surprise to say the least.  Fans of romantic suspense will love this one.  Ms. Drennen has written an intriguing and solid story that will keep the reader enthralled and entertained with great characters and sizzling romance.  This was a great start to what looks like will be an amazing series!

My rating:  5 out of 5 stars

About the Author
Jerri Drennen is an author of romantic suspense, paranormal romance and contemporary romance. Growing up on a farm in a tiny town in Minnesota was where she acquired her love of storytelling. After meeting her husband, she relocated to his hometown in Missouri where they now live with two of her four children and two grand kids. Her children call her the crazy cat lady.

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