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|Title: Truth-Stained Lies, Moonlighter Series #1|
By: Terri Blackstock
Number of Pages: 352
Publication Date: 2013
|Dimensions: 1.10 X 6.10 X 8.10 (inches)|
Weight: 11 ounces
Stock No: WW283133
The first book in the riveting Moonlighters Series from New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Terri Blackstock.
"Crisp prose, an engaging story, and brisk pacing make this thriller another home run for Blackstock." Library Journal, starred review
When truth doesnt make sense, will lies prevail?
Cathy Cramer is a former lawyer and investigative blogger who writes commentary on high-profile homicides. When she finds a threatening note warning her that shes about to experience the same kind of judgment and speculation that she dishes out in her blog, Cathy writes it off as mischief . . . until her brothers wife is murdered and all the "facts" point to him. The killer has staged the crime to make the truth too far-fetched to believe. Working to solve the murder and clear her brothers name, Cathy and her two sisters, Holly and Juliet, moonlight as part-time private investigators. Juliet, a stay-at-home mom of two boys, and Holly, a scattered neer-do-well who drives a taxi, put aside their fear to hunt down the real killer.
Stakes rise when their brothers grieving five-year-old son is kidnapped. As police focus on the wrong set of clues, the three sisters and their battered detective friend are the only hope for solving this bizarre crime, saving the child, and freeing their brother.
"A story rich with texture and suspense, this family murder mystery unfolds with fast pacing, a creepy clown murder suspect, and threatening blog visitor to boot." Publishers Weekly
"Truth Stained Lies is the first in whats likely to be a very popular new series for Blackstock. Her characters are flawed, faltering in their faith, and ultimately human. Theyre the kind of people you wish you had as friends. This latest novel should appeal to millions of existing fans and millions of new fans who just dont know it yet." CBA Retailers + Resources
Terri Blackstock has sold over seven million books worldwide and is a New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author. She is the award-winning author of Intervention, Vicious Cycle, and Downfall, as well as such series as Cape Refuge, Newpointe 911, the SunCoast Chronicles, and the Restoration Series. Visit her website at www.terriblackstock.com; Facebook: tblackstock; Twitter: @terriblackstock.
Crisp prose, an engaging story, and brisk pacing make this thriller another home run for Blackstock (Downfall). Recommend it to readers who enjoy material by Lynette Eason and Erin Healy.
Truth Stained Lies is the first in whats likely to be a very popular new series for Blackstock. Her characters are flawed, faltering in their faith, and ultimately human. Theyre the kind of people you wish you had as friends. This latest novel should appeal to millions of existing fans and millions of new fans who just dont know it yet.
The first book in Blackstocks new Moonlighter series is intriguing, with a fast-moving plot. There are a large number of connected characters, and it is quite difficult to keep everyone straight, along with their relationships and complicated backstories. Heres hoping that as the series progresses and more details are revealed, this will improve.