cj Sez: Marvelous descriptions bring the reader into
the all-important sense of place, and in The Beekeeper’s Daughter, author Jane
Jordan takes readers into the moors of England in the middle 1800s with ease.
You know immediately where you are and recognize what you see, hear, and smell.
The opening tells you this novel will be a page turner.
Then the characters are
introduced—each is singularly and fully developed along the way. Each
characterization brings the reader deeper into the setting and the tale being
told. The main characters, Anabel and Jevan, grow up together but grow apart then
Mystery Thriller Week author Jordan has a great grasp of the thriller concept: Get your protagonist up a tree and then throw
rocks at her.
this book to anyone who enjoys their thrillers filled with angst, anger,
hatred, forbidden love, and betrayal. The pages turn rapidly as each chapter is
filled with unexpected twists and turns. When the power of dark arts erupts in
a family of witches, the results are unpredictable, fiery, and deadly. Be ready
for a surprise ending.
Beekeeper’s Daughter at Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
That’s it for
today. You-all guys keep on keeping on, and I’ll try to do the same.
PS: I'll be on MysteryThrillerWeek Facebook (MTW Facebook ) Feb. 18 from 6:30 to 7 p.m. EST (5:30 to 6 CST). I hope to chat with you there. Prizes will be given!
Coming in 2017—“Bad Day at Round Rock” a short story in The Posse, a Western anthology of tales of action, romance, myth and truth