Thursday, December 18, 2014

Review: Dangerous Passage by Lisa Harris

Dangerous Passage 
(Southern Crimes, #1)
by Lisa Harris
Adult Christian Romantic Suspense
Average Goodreads Rating: 3.99
Published by: Fleming H. Revell Company
Published on: September 1, 2013
Pages: 320



Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis from Goodreads:


When two Jane Does are killed on the outskirts of Atlanta, Georgia, detective and behavioral specialist Avery North discovers they share something in common--a tattoo of a magnolia on their shoulders. Suspecting a serial killer, Avery joins forces with medical examiner Jackson Bryant to solve the crimes and prevent another murder. But it doesn't take long for them to realize that there is much more to the case than meets the eye. As they venture deep into a sinister world of human trafficking, Avery and Jackson are taken to the very edge of their abilities--and their hearts. 

"Dangerous Passage "exposes a fully-realized and frightening world where every layer peeled back reveals more challenges ahead. Romantic suspense fans will be hooked from the start by Lisa Harris's first installment of the new Southern Crimes series.
My Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars 

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions: I enjoyed this novel. Avery and Jackson were two characters that I enjoyed reading about. The plot was well-written and I loved the characters. Harris created a world of suspense that I can't wait to dig my hands into.

I really thoroughly enjoyed this one, but I read a lot in this genre and I just expected something more at the finish. Too many things were left unfinished for my likings.

I am anxiously awaiting the sequel so I can see if some of those ties end up getting closed up. An intriguing read. Harris is a great suspense writer.

So why 3.5 stars? I just was expecting a little bit more. But this is a very good read. 

Warnings/Side-notes: None

The Wrap-up: A very good start to a new series. I want to read the sequel to see what happens next. It's got a good premise. 

Love,

Danica Page

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