Blog Tour: Deadly Secrets by Robert Bryndza
Deadly Secrets is the sixth book in the Erika Foster series, and I was thrilled to be asked to join the blog tour for books I have been reading from the start! This novel finds Erika feeling slightly the worse for wear, her last case having proven incredibly challenging. I like it when authors don't just ignore the trauma their characters suffered before in crime fiction series, and Erika feels all the more real for it. The case in this book is a creepy one, as per usual, with a mother finding the body of her daughter on her doorstep. It's very grim, and I immediately wanted to know what had happened and why. Erika also deals with some personal issues from her past, and her husband's death four years prior. I liked getting to see a slightly softer side to this characters, who, in her toughness, could be difficult to connect to at times, even though I always found her intriguing. The story moved quickly, as it always does in Bryndza's novels, and though the arc has become a touch formulaic, it was still very absorbing and a solid addition to the series.
If you enjoy Angela Marsons, Erin Kelly, Elizabeth Haynes or B.A. Paris, I do think this series will be a good fit for you. Recommended!
On an icy morning, a mother wakes to find her daughter’s blood-soaked body frozen to the road. Who would carry out such a killing on the victim’s doorstep? Straight off her last harrowing case, Detective Erika Foster is feeling fragile but determined to lead the investigation. As she sets to work, she finds reports of assaults in the same quiet South London suburb where the woman was killed. One chilling detail links them to the murder victim – they were all attacked by a figure in black wearing a gas mask. Erika is on the hunt for a killer with a terrifying calling card. The case gets more complicated when she uncovers a tangled web of secrets surrounding the death of the beautiful young woman. Yet just as Erika begins to piece the clues together, she is forced to confront painful memories of her past. Erika must dig deep, stay focused and find the killer. Only this time, one of her own is in terrible danger…
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Robert Bryndza is the author of the international #1 bestseller The Girl in the Ice, which is the first in his Detective Erika Foster series. The Night Stalker, Dark Water, Last Breath and Cold Blood are the second, third, fourth and fifth books in the series. The sixth book, Deadly Secrets is now available to purchase.
Robert's books have sold over 2 million copies and have been translated into 27 languages. In addition to writing crime fiction, Robert has published a bestselling series of romantic comedy novels. He is British and lives in Slovakia. Sign up to Robert Bryndza‘s New Release Mailing List here: http://eepurl.com/UITxz
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