A Desperate Search by Amanda Stevens

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A Desperate Search by Amanda Stevens
A Desperate Search by Amanda Stevens
Series: Echo Lake #2
Genres: Romantic Suspense

Something strange is going on at Echo Lake.

Detective Adam Thayer is devastated when he arrives too late to save his friend who had called for help. But a series of obscure clues brings Adam to coroner Nikki Dresden, who’s eager to determine if one of the town’s most beloved citizens was murdered. Now they must work together to unravel a deadly web of lies and greed…or die trying.

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Amanda Stevens is a new author for me but I can tell yo know she is certainly on my radar. This book grabbed my attention from the get go and din’t let go. The romance in this one is a slow burn sort of romance. It isn’t the sudden heat that other books have but I find it refreshing here. They don’t jump right into bed or anything of the sort. They take it slow so that it seems much more plausible in the story line.

Nikki is the coroner Echo Lake and she has seen all sorts of death. Even the death of people she knows but the body that comes out of the lake is more personal than ever. It’s the body of her friend and she will have to team up with someone from her past to figure out what happened.

Adam is the police detective who finds the body while at his grandmother’s house. When he sees Nikki is surprised as she is not the girl he once knew. Together they have to figure out what happened to Charles. He had been trying to tell them something before his death and know they can figure out the clues.

About Amanda Stevens

Amanda Stevens is the award-winning author of over fifty novels, including the modern gothic series, The Graveyard Queen. Her books have been described as eerie and atmospheric, “a new take on the classic ghost story.” Born and raised in the rural south, she now resides in Houston, Texas, where she enjoys binge-watching, bike riding and the occasional Horror Night with friends.

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  1. Marisela Zuniga

    August 25, 2020 at 2:05 pm

    I enjoyed your review, this sounds great

  2. heather

    August 27, 2020 at 2:21 pm

    This sounds like an interesting story and one that I could get into reading thanks for sharing.

  3. Christina Gould

    September 1, 2020 at 7:52 pm

    I haven’t read Amanda Stevens yet. The book sounds great. Thanks for posting!

  4. bn100

    September 1, 2020 at 11:47 pm

    sounds suspenseful

  5. Barrie

    September 2, 2020 at 12:39 am

    I haven’t read Harlequin’s in many, many years. They sure have changed! Like you, this is a new author and sounds like one I should keep an eye on. Sounds like a good, suspenseful read!

  6. Sarah L

    September 2, 2020 at 2:38 am

    Looks like an interesting book.
    Thanks for the review. 

  7. Debbie P

    September 2, 2020 at 10:30 am

    This sounds like an intriguing and really great read.

  8. Kelly Kimmell

    September 2, 2020 at 1:19 pm

    I like suspense novels, I hadn’t heard of this author. Thanks for the review.

  9. Bea LaRocca

    September 3, 2020 at 2:43 am

    I love the book cover and synopsis. Thanks for sharing your awesome review. This sounds like a must read for me.

  10. Jenn

    September 3, 2020 at 4:52 pm

    This sounds like an interesting read. A slow burn romance that you mentioned would be a good change of pace for me, as most books I’ve been reading has the opposite! This will keep me on the edge, I think!

  11. Victoria Alexander

    September 3, 2020 at 5:57 pm

    Sounds like a great book!

  12. Rachel J

    September 3, 2020 at 11:23 pm

    I always associate being at the lake with summer, so this might be a good pick for my summer read!

  13. rochelle haynes

    September 4, 2020 at 1:40 am

    This sounds good to me

  14. Judy Thomas

    September 14, 2020 at 5:18 am

    I would love to read this book, it sounds like a real page turner!

  15. Calvin

    September 20, 2020 at 7:35 pm

    Interesting and exciting book.

  16. Bea

    September 20, 2020 at 9:05 pm

    This helped me to find a new book to read!

  17. Dandi D

    November 21, 2020 at 3:49 pm

    This sounds like an interesting book to read!

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