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review 2017-02-08 00:00
Hurricane Force
Hurricane Force - Jana Deleon Hurricane Force - Jana Deleon I was a tad disappointed in this particular book in this series. I had high hopes for something a bit more comedic and a little more drama when fortune's secret was revealed. But all in all it wasn't horrible.

Only two more books in the series, unless the writer keep cranking these out and I hope she does. I've come to love the character's and the town.
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review 2017-01-28 00:00
Lethal Bayou Beauty
Lethal Bayou Beauty - Jana Deleon 4.5 Stars -even better than the first book.

Full review to come.
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review 2017-01-27 00:00
Louisiana Longshot (Miss Fortune Mystery #1)
Louisiana Longshot (Miss Fortune Mystery #1) - Jana Deleon 4.5 stars.

Just like others have said -this book is a bit like the movie "Miss Congeniality" and it is since Fortune is a CIA agent ...but instead of a group of beauty queens trailing around, Fortune has what is known in Sinful Louisiana, as the Geritol Mafia getting her into mischief *rolls eyes*. So think of this as a mix of The Godfather, Miss Congeniality, and Stephanie Plum from the Janet Evanovich series!

This book was a hoot and I got a LOT of chuckles out of it. I loved the mystery and action scenes. The character's are well written and the plot/mystery very well planned and executed. There are a couple of really bad and very humorous typo's -but it didn't put me off.

I have already started book 2 and instead of the usual week's month's or even years going by the next book start the very next day. I loved this book and have very high hopes for the rest of the series.
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review 2016-08-29 00:31
MALEVOLENT (Shay Archer, Book One) by Jana DeLeon
Malevolent - Jana Deleon

MALEVOLENT INDEED!!

 

Here I thought DeLeon's specialty was cozy mysteries. Wrong. While I'm enjoying the humorous MISS FORTUNE series, and was laughing out loud as I read the first book in the GHOST IN-LAW series, I'm totally hooked and creeped out (in a good way) by the Shaye Archer series. I started reading DeLeon's cozy mysteries last year and although I'm from Louisiana and should have been familiar with Jana DeLeon, I wasn't. An Aussie author friend half way around the world introduced me to DeLeon's writing. I'm loving Shaye Archer and I've already scored the next book in this stellar three book series, SINISTER. The last book, DIABOLICAL, was published earlier this month but I've yet to get a copy. Now, it's a must.

 

Shaye Archer is a New Orleans private investigator who just struck out on her own, both personally and professionally. Her first client is a woman who believes she's being stalked by her husband. Whom she killed just last month! Unable to get support or assistance from the NOPD, Emma hires Shaye to find the elusive, mysterious stalker. Shaye recognizes the fear in Emma's eyes and the tremble in her voice. With a dark, unsolved past of her own, Shaye knows what it's like to live in constant fear. That reason alone is why Emma chose Shaye.

 

 

 "she'd believe me...because of her own extraordinary story."
"I think it's no coincidence that Shaye became a private investigator. She doesn't have answers for herself, and my guess is she doesn't want anyone else to live in the shadow of darkness like she does." 



Together, Shaye and Emma will face a vengeful force so evil, it can only be described as MALEVOLENT.

 

As for the book, two words sum up my thoughts: Loved it!

 

 

 


MALEVOLENT is currently free on Amazon or you can get MALEVOLENT on Jana's website.

http://janadeleon.com/books/malevolent/overview

 


Visit Jana at:

http://www.janadeleon.com

Facebook @JanaDeLeonAuthor

Twitter: @JanaDeLeon

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text 2016-08-17 21:37
A Heart-Pounder
Malevolent (Shaye Archer Series) (Volume 1) by Jana DeLeon (2015-07-07) - Jana Deleon

I always enjoy DeLeon's stories but I've only ever read her cozy mysteries. This is the first book in the Shaye Archer series and it's anything but cozy. Its down right frightening. I'm a victim/survivor of years of frustrating, terrifying, abusive stalking and harassment. Emma's story hits home hard but it was Shaye Archer's mysterious past that initially drew me in. Discovered wandering the French Quarter bloodied, bruised, and incoherent, an unidentified teenaged girl becomes a puzzling mystery to New Orleans police and a prominent social worker. The young girl is completely void of memory and NOPD is unable to identify her. Doctors estimate the girl's age to be fifteen or so. With no name, memory, or identification, the girl's past is erased and Shaye Archer is born. 

 

Seriously, so very good. So far, at least. I've never known Jana DeLeon to disappoint.

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