Friday, April 20, 2018

Virtual Book Tour: Blind Eye by Meg Lelvis #mystery with my book #review




Hard-Boiled Mystery
Date Published: April 19
Publisher: Black Rose Writing

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The ultimate betrayal.  What would you do?

Hard-nosed Detective Jack Bailey is back in Chicago with a serial killer on his hands. At first Jack figures the murder of Sister Anne is a robbery gone bad. But when a Bible verse turns up with the body, he and his partner realize this is no random murder. The Bridgeport community is shocked; the popular nun taught generations of students. Within two weeks a young man’s body is found with a similar Bible verse. What is the connection between the two victims? And who is the so-called Bible Thumper perp?

 Jack’s investigation is complicated by a demanding sergeant whose attractiveness is overshadowed by her abrasiveness. Moving back to Chicago after escaping to Texas for six years has forced Jack to face the family trauma that plagued him for twelve years, as well as his PTSD that compromised his job. Jack finds his large Irish family both a pleasure and a pain; when he discovers a buried family secret, his future could be affected.

After a third victim is discovered, Jack must make tough decisions while facing issues of abuse, betrayal from high places, flawed parents, unlucky love, and the tragic fallout from turning more than one blind eye.



Early Review

“The past is always looming in this tale. The police detective’s PTSD both colors his interpretation of events and is affected by them...More than a straight-up police procedural, this tale gives readers the excitement of the chase while taking them deep into the psyches of its diverse characters"
—Kirkus Reviews



My Review

Meg Lelvis has great attention to detail and makes everything from the setting, to the characters feel very real. It makes for a wonderfully written and very suspenseful novel. 

Definitely fast paced and filled with surprising moments. A solid Mystery. 




About the Author


Meg Lelvis’s fiction and poetry have won awards from Houston Writers Guild and Houston Writers House. Her short story featuring Detective Jack Bailey, was published in HWG mystery anthology followed by her first Jack Bailey novel, Bailey’s Law. Her second Bailey book, Blind Eye, is a stand-alone novel. Meg grew up in northern Minnesota and is a former English and psychology teacher. She lives in Houston, Texas.




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2 comments:

  1. Great writing and lots of suspense, sounds like one for me. Love the cover and title.
    sherry @ fundinmental

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  2. Thanks so much....my first blog tour, first day. Very exciting!
    Meg

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