Lethal Legacy

I took a break from doing book reviews for a couple months due to not having enough time to read them, but then some interesting titles came through that I had to read! Ever get that bug? I love to read and even though I can use the excuse that reading is my “work” I still suffer from feeling guilty. Ever felt that way? But the pleasure of curling up with a good book usually wins out, eventually.

Anyhoo…on to the book…

Leathal Legacy Review

I have really come to enjoy mystery, crime or suspense fiction. I really like trying to figure out how the plot is going to play out. Irene Hannon has written a series called the Guardians of Justice. I believe I have read one or both of the first two in the series so of course I wanted to read the third and last book, Lethal Legacy.

I loved the main character, Kelly Warren’s, determination. She refused to believe her father committed suicide and displayed persistence in trying to convince the police detectives there was more to her father’s death. I cannot even fathom being able to do that in the midst of grieving, even six months later. Her character definitely lived out the motto, “Never Give Up.”

The detective on the case seemed to have lost his way when he felt God had not answered his prayer the way he wanted Him to. It was a quick reminder to me that God doesn’t always answer my prayers in the way or timing I think He should. His ways and timing are not mine.

One last thought stood out in the book – Relationships are hard work, but in the end it’s always better to mend them before it’s too late and not have to live with regret in the end.

I really enjoyed this book. It was an easy read, which is the kind I reach for when I want to relax. No heavy thoughts for me when I just want to zone out for a little while. For the most part the story kept me guessing. I was kind of surprised when the “mystery” was revealed. The romance part was predictable, but sweet nonetheless. :)

Two thumbs up from me!

“This book is available August 2012 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.”

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  1. This sounds like my kind of book!

  2. Courtney says:

    Sounds like a great book to read :)

  3. Colleen says:

    Sound interesting. I love to read when I can find the time. I went through a spell but lately haven’t had the time.

  4. I haven’t found time to read in way too long!! I hope to before baby comes!!

  5. I’m reading a book right now I couldn’t pass up. I long for the old days when I had time to read all day, every day – darn adulthood! :)

  6. I so hear you on the easy read. I whipped through the Hunger Games trilogy over the last couple weeks, then one more that I got at BlogHer and now I’m halfway through another. Funny because now I wanna get off the computer and go read again. lol

  7. Penelope says:

    It’s good she stuck by her guns…it can be hard to d.

  8. Jennifer says:

    sounds like a great read

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