Someone's out to get Los Angeles bookseller Adrien English. His best friend has been viciously murdered, now he's getting weird phone calls and sinister gifts from a mysterious "admirer." The cops think he's trying to divert suspicion from himself - with the exception of sexy and homophobic... show more
Someone's out to get Los Angeles bookseller Adrien English. His best friend has been viciously murdered, now he's getting weird phone calls and sinister gifts from a mysterious "admirer." The cops think he's trying to divert suspicion from himself - with the exception of sexy and homophobic homicide detective Jake Riordan. Is Riordan really such a great detective - or does he have a few secrets of his own? Is his offer to help Adrien on the level or is he out to nail his favorite suspect - to the wall?
Publish date: 2012-11-20
Publisher: Josh Lanyon
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, M M Romance
, Romantic Suspense
Series: Adrien English (#1)
Chris Patton really is a near-perfect Adrien. I don't think he quite captures Adrien's snark but everything else he's got to a T. His voice for Jake threw me completely as it was nothing near what I heard in my head when I first read this series 6 years ago. Not deep enough or sardonic enough. My Li...
I really liked Adrien, and this was a great murder mystery. I like the way things just kept spiraling in directions that didn't make the guilty party obvious. I'm looking forward to the next book in the series.
This is a generous 3 stars. I liked Adrien, but the rest of the story didn't do much for me. The mystery was predictable and the future romance between Adrien and Riordan was non-existent, IMO. I have no plans on continuing with this series.
I do enjoy a good mystery and this one didn't disappoint. This wasn't the first Josh Lanyon work that I've enjoyed but I think it is the one that settles me firmly on the Lanyon bandwagon. It's not a romance. It's a mystery with a sort of romantic subplot. Adrien (with an 'e') English is th...
4,2 stars! My review to Kindle edition.Love it a lot! I enjoyed it even more by the second read LISTENING TO the audio book than I already did the first time reading it!
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