Cards On The Table
Fifty years ago a glamorous Hollywood party ended in murder -- the only clue a bloody Tarot card. Timothy North is trying to find out what happened that long ago summer's night, but when a Tarot card turns up pinned to his front door, the only person Tim can turn to for help is his ex-lover,... show more
Fifty years ago a glamorous Hollywood party ended in murder -- the only clue a bloody Tarot card. Timothy North is trying to find out what happened that long ago summer's night, but when a Tarot card turns up pinned to his front door, the only person Tim can turn to for help is his ex-lover, Detective Jack Brady.(This novella was previously published as "Partners in Crime" through Loose Id Publishing.)
Publish date: January 24th 2012
Publisher: Just Joshin
Pages no: 95
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Short Stories
, M M Romance
, Romantic Suspense
You have a writer with health issues taking on a cold case from old Hollywood. You have a cop neighbor. You have that uncertain tension between them. Never seen that before! Throw in a few colorful characters to murk up the waters and a tidy ending and case closed. One thing I personally like about ...
Highlights of this story included the addictive writing style, being inside Tim’s head, and Jack’s character. I always find it intriguing when an author can say so much with a single sentence. There were just enough bits of information to make sure I understood the character better. Although the rom...
JFC author. Way to scare me.This one line in the beginning, where the MC is examining himself critically in the mirror, seriously had me worried."The last year had turned me into an old woman."Srsly, my mind screeched to a stop and stared at that line in horror and had me reading the next few pages ...
Not one of my favorite of his but it was okay. One thing that bugged me was I don't think we ever found out what kind of accident Tim had that caused his seizures or did I miss that??
2.5 stars (rounded up for writing style)This book is clever and the characters are sweet. The writing is strong, and I enjoyed the author's style. It's my first by Lanyon, and I'll read more of his stuff. The overall story didn't engage me. It didn't exactly feel rushed, but in a few short days, an ...
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