Saturday, January 24, 2015

Review: The Designated Survivor: A Road Trip Mystery - Suspense Novella

Designated Survivor is a very fast-paced, well-written, suspenseful novel. I loved the way Tess handled the situations she was thrown into with each turn of the page. I cared for all the characters' well being, although, they had some pretty terrible flaws. Grab a copy and hang on for the ride, you will not be disappointed.

About the Author:

JC Gatlin lives in Tampa, Florida. In addition to regular fishing trips, he wrote a monthly column for New Tampa Style Magazine, then began penning several mystery/suspense stories. He also maintains a blog about the art of spinning a nail-biting, edge-of-your-seat mystery yarn. 

Coming from a large family with five brothers, JC grew up in Grapevine -- a small Texas town just outside of Dallas. He moved to Tampa in 1999, and most of his stories feature the rich landscapes of Texas and Florida as backdrop.

Blurb:

An Unreasonable Hitchhiker. An Unstable Widower. An Unpredictable Journey. 

Having just escaped from inmate work detail, Tess is on the run and has one goal: get her daughter back. So, hitching a ride to Sarasota, where her daughter is staying, seemed like a good idea at first. That is until she realized her Good Samaritan is clearly suffering from the recent loss of his wife. 

As the miles go by and they get closer to Sarasota, she comes to suspect that this crazy widower may in fact be a murderer and they're transporting a body in the trunk of his car. With the police hot on their trail, Tess isn't about to let a little murder stand between her and her daughter -- no matter how many bodies start piling up.

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