I have to admit I fretted when the team was separated for different crimes, though it turned out fantastic! Reading this book was like a race to see if they caught the criminal, I began to doubt the team would. No corners were cut, no stone left unturned, the team is brilliant solving multiple crimes together. Another brilliant story from the authour. It got scary, it has romance, frustration dealing with counterparts in another country, the deadly mafia and Anna got to show off her skills, all with yummy food!
I like the fact that these characters seem quite real....maybe Ryan is a little TOO good to be real, but I love him anyway, and Frank Phillips is a charmer, and a wonderful character too. The story flows and is sufficiently involved that the reader doesn’t lose interest but not so convoluted that it becomes a plodding task. I will be looking forward to the next book as well as the Ryan prequel. Roll on....quickly, please.
I liked this book, the story was well paced and interesting in the settings. In this book there was not so much attention paid to the romantic descriptions of the leading characters. I found for me that this was preferable as too much of this makes it read like a Mills and Boone. ( apologies to the fans of M and B But I'm not one of you). Well done Ms Ross, a great read, a most enjoyable book
I have enjoyed reading this series by JL Ross. The landscape is such a vibrant and alive element as the reader joins the main characters Ryan, Anna, Phillips and Mackenzie traipsing around historic and/or geographic places of interest in Northumberland. Being able to picture them adds so much to the stories. In this novel, Florence with its grandeur and intrigue is so beautifully captured that the story of Nathan Armstrong's demise is almost secondary. I highly recommend thd series as a great read.
I commenced by reading BOOK 1 in the DCI Ryan Mysteries. I was hooked....and am awaiting Book 10. The characters are believable and the plots thicken and are what is happening in some parts of the world today. Start from Book 1 and get to know the characters - readers, you will enjoy this "un-put-downable" series. I am 80 years of age and always been a book fan - so believe me, I have read MANY mysteries.
I enjoyed this book for its twists and turns. I realize, that there are previous books in this series and I feel I should have read them first, in order to become familiar with the characters portrayed. Nevertheless, it was complete in itself and I recommend it to lovers of a good yarn.