This is the second book in the series featuring three sassy, sexy, amazing female crime fighters. When someone was murdered, the three ladies try to solve his murder and try to piece together his death and uncover the truth. Since this is a mystery novel, I dont want to ruin the ending for anyone. This is a great read, and I highly recommend it, because it is suspenseful, captivating, and definitely not just a subway ride to work read. I stayed up all night to read it, and could not stop turning the pages! I love the female empowerment, and this entire book kept me on alert for hours on end, so this is truly a good book for anyone who is looking for a thrill and a great suspenseful mystery read. Awesome book!
After I read the first book by Lis Wiehl, I was looking forward to this book. Most second books don't always hold up to the first, but I was surprised with this one. I didn't know who the killer was in this story. When I picked the book up to read, I didn't want to stop reading until I had finished it. Now I am waiting on book three.
Special Agent Nicole Hedges, Federal Prosecutor Allison Pierce, and crime reporter Cassidy Shaw are back in Lis Wiehls second installment of the Triple Threat series, Hand of Fate. When radio personality, Jim Fate, is murdered in what at first appears to be a terrorist attack the three women find their careers and personal lives intertwined once again. Fate, a not-so- veiled replica of the Rush Limbaughs and Glen Becks of the real world, is murdered in his radio booth and the city of Portland is thrown into panic. As before, each of the main characters must face personal issues often more daunting than the murder they are investigating. Cassidy continues to face the reality of younger faces in the television journalism world and the consequences of how she has tried to defy age. Allison has yet to tell her friends she and her husband are finally expecting a child. Nicole is still raising a young daughter alone as she balances her FBI duties with motherhood. Issues of faith are presented through the eyes and hearts of each of these women: the shallow news reporter, the true believer, and the hardened agnostic. Though handled with more maturity than her debut novel, Lis Wiehl and her co-author April Henry give us an ending that still seems hurried. For such a great buildup the conclusion is a bit disappointing. Hand of Fate is what we call in my part of the world, a beach book. If you are looking for intricately woven plots and thought-provoking dialogue you may want to look elsewhere. But if you want a fun read, with strong female leads doing something more than falling for the first hunk that comes along, this one just might be the ticket.With Heart of Ice coming next year the Triple Threat Club isnt finished so perhaps we will still see the satisfying ending I believe this writer is capable of. Until then, grab a chair, find something chocolate, take the afternoon off, and join Cassidy, Allison, and Nicole as they look for a killer.
Hand of Fate, Lis Wiehl's second installment in the Triple Threat series, is action packed to the very end. The story opens with the murder of popular radio talk show host Jim Fate. The three crime-fighting colleagues from Face of Betrayal again use their wits and friendship to solve the murder, but even they don't suspect the twist that unveils the killer on the last page. This is not bedtime reading material, but it's definitely a page turner. While not overtly Christian, the author's biblical worldview does peek through the pages occasionally. Overall, I'd give Hand of Fate two thumbs up! I'm a member of Thomas Nelson's blogger club and they provided me with a free review copy of this book.