Bridged – 4.5 Stars

bridged

Kendra Elliot

Callahan & McLane Book 2

Release Date: February 10, 2015

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book blurb

After a congressman’s tortured body is found dangling from a Portland bridge, the FBI joins the Oregon State Police to investigate the case—and FBI Special Agent Ava McLane, still recovering from a bullet wound, hunts the twisted killer alongside the man who captured her heart, police detective Mason Callahan.

But once a third body appears and all evidence points to a serial killer, the public furiously clamors for answers—and the couple’s relationship grows fractured under the pressure. Ava and Mason search in the past for clues that predict the future. And when Ava’s mentally ill twin spins out of control, the FBI agent who battles monsters every day wonders if she shares her sister’s self-destructive streak…

In the latest thrilling romantic suspense novel from award-winning author Kendra Elliot, the past and the present violently collide…and the fallout can be deadly.

Vanished (Book 1)

Vanished

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Spiraled (Book 3)

spiraled

Release Date: June 2, 2015

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about the author

Kendra Elliot

kendra elliotKendra Elliot won a 2014 Daphne du Maurier award for best Romantic Suspense for BURIED, which was also an International Thriller Writers’ finalist for Best Paperback Original and a Romantic Times finalist for best Romantic Suspense.

She grew up in the lush Pacific Northwest and still lives there with her husband, three daughters, two cats, and a Pomeranian. She left the dental world after sixteen years to write full time in 2012. She’s always been fascinated with forensics, refuses to eat anything green, and loves a strong Mai Tai on the beach on Kauai.

Visit Kendra at kendraelliot.com.

Author’s Links

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my review

4.5 Stars

The second installment in the Callahan and McLane series, Bridged was filled with fast-paced, heart pounding drama. You’re reunited with Ava and Mason, this time to chase after a serial killer hell bent on outwitting then until he has finished his mission.

As far as romantic suspense plots go, I thought the criminal in Bridged was interesting and intriguing. You experience his thoughts and emotions – leaving you feeling a strange level of empathy for him. The task force that has been formed to investigate his crimes but has no leads or clues as to who is behind it all. You anticipate the moment the killer makes a mistake and wonder who will survive his mess.

I loved connecting with Ava and Mason again. They have moved forward with their relationship since the conclusion of Vanished.  The balance between their careers and home life has created solace for the couple. The chemistry that is their friendship and passion for one another can be felt – clearly their bond has intensified. Their goodness and light balances out all the darkness in their worlds.

Overall I really enjoyed, Bridged. Fans of this duo and Kendra Elliot will be pleased as well as highly entertained. Definitely check this book out.

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