The Pawn – Steven James

Can I just say “WHAT A RIDE?” This was an amazing story with several subplots happening.  I enjoyed the way Mr. James told the story from a first person view as well as the omnipresent view.  The characters were all well written and I found myself being caught up in the emotional pain they were experiencing.

If you enjoy Brandilyn Collins, Mr. James is a more intense and more graphic writer.  (Which after reading the Kanner Lake Series I didn’t think I would ever find someone more intense!) Some of the scenes were so well written they made me a little squeamish.

732400: The Pawn, The Bower Files Series #1 The Pawn, The Bower Files Series #1
By Steven James / Baker

Special Agent Patrick Bowers has met only one person he’s feared—until now. Working on a North Carolina serial murder case, he’s caught in a macabre game of cat-and-mouse with a cunning killer called the Illusionist. The pieces of the puzzle don’t add up. Can Bowers unravel the pattern in time to save the next victim?

If you would like to win my copy of “The Pawn” leave a comment with an email address.  I’ll choose a winner on September 30.



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