Sunday, May 10, 2020

ONE LITTLE LIE by Colleen Coble, Reviewed by Paula Shreckhise

One Little Lie has a lot of my favorite things going for it: A small town near Mobile, Alabama, a woman sheriff, a hidden past, murders to solve, a boy, a dog and the multi-layered writing of one of the best authors of Christian Romantic Suspense- Colleen Coble!
Jane is promoted to sheriff, a dream job, after her father suddenly retires But she has questions about why he did it so abruptly. Then she is faced with not one but two murders. And to complicate matters, a mandate by the mayor has her being shadowed by Reid Bechtol who is doing a documentary on women sheriffs in small towns.

This was an exceptional story with lots to keep you guessing about hidden motives. And although some things are resolved, there is plenty to build on for the rest of the series.

My favorite characters are teen, Will Bechtol and Parker, a Golden Retriever owned by Jane.

This realistic, intriguing story has me anxiously awaiting book 2 in the Pelican Harbor series. Definitely a five star read!

*I won this book in a monthly contest from Rissi at Finding Wonderland. All opinions are my own.*

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BackCover Blurb:
It started with one little lie. But Jane Hardy will do everything in her power to uncover the truth in this gripping new romantic suspense. 

Jane Hardy is appointed interim sheriff in Pelican Harbor, Alabama, after her father retires, but there's no time for an adjustment period. When her father is arrested for theft and then implicated in a recent murder, Jane quickly realizes she's facing someone out to destroy the only family she has.
After escaping with her father from a cult fifteen years ago, Jane has searched relentlessly for her mother—who refused to leave—ever since. Could someone from that horrible past have found them?

Reid Bechtol is well-known for his documentaries, and his latest project involves covering Jane's career. Jane has little interest in the attention, but the committee who appointed her loves the idea of the publicity.

Jane finds herself depending on Reid's calm manner as he follows her around filming, and they begin working together to clear her father. But Reid has his own secrets from the past, and the gulf between them may be impossible to cross—especially once her father’s lie catches up with him.

Thomas Nelson Publishing, March 2020

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1 comment:

  1. This book sounds intriguing and like a very good page turner! Thank you for sharing your review about this book.


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