The Rook (The Patrick Bowers Files #2) by Steven James
This is an adult crime/mystery novel (Rated R)
(Four Drowning Hearts)
Full of fast-paced action and mind-bending plot twists, The Rook is an adrenaline-laced page-turner that will keep readers up all night. Book 2 in the Bowers Files, this riveting look into the criminal mind is the perfect follow-up to James's well-reviewed The Pawn.
Mystery/Thriller/police Procedural books are my first love.
While the first book had me excited, this book left me a tiny bit disappointed. I didn’t go through the changes of trying to decide who did it, well, that’s not true. There was one player I couldn’t decide on.
This book sinks us into another mystery. What’s nice is there is somewhat of a tie into the previous book. However, I think if you skipped the first book, you wouldn’t have a hard time following.
The characters are well developed and you feel a part of the story. The plot isn’t convoluted and is plausible.
I also love that this author has a secondary storyline that is somewhat separate from the main mystery which keeps this a series. And the realism in the relationship between Pat and his stepdaughter and her choices are brilliant.
I will dive into the next book after I read a few books that were recently released that I was waiting for. Not that this isn’t’ good. But it has been around the block and isn’t going anywhere, lol.
Richard Ferrone did a good job with the narration and capturing the emotions from all the characters.
My book boyfriend is Patrick.
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