Adrien English Mystery Series #1 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... show more
Adrien English Mystery Series #1 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: May 1st 2007
Publisher: MLR Press
Pages no: 232
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!