An intricate, gorgeously written, character-driven page-turner with some shocking twists….
Exquisite plotting and multilayered characters lift Towles’s pulse-pounding second installment in the E&A Investigations Series. It’s been two years since Marissa Ellwyn has seen her father. Other than receiving a few cryptic postcards, she hasn’t heard from him. Determined to not only find his whereabouts but also the why and how behind his disappearing act, Marissa plans a secretive getaway to Tortola. Her journey to discover her father’s truths gets hampered when a body is found floating in the ocean. Towles’s writing is crisp and elegant and characters infectious. The tightly plotted storyline has both thrills and chills of a fast-paced suspense and interpersonal tension of a first-class mystery. Towles enhances the plot with a deep dive into her heroine’s psychology, highlighting Marissa’s complex responses to having dodged kidnapping. Readers will root for her throughout the narrative. This cleverly plotted entry is sure to win Towles new fans.
Genre: International Thriller | Private Investigator
Series: E&A Investigations | Book Two
Page Count: 250
Word Count: 73,000
Library of Congress Control Number: 2023931215