Friday, April 5, 2013

E is for Evans and Blackwell Mystery Series by Clarissa Draper


For 2013's A to Z Challenge, I am talking about book series, particularly some favorite series as well as series I've been waiting to read for a LONG time.

E is for ... Evans and Blackwell Mystery series by Clarissa Draper

I've been following Clarissa Draper's blog for a while, and as a fan of mysteries, I wanted to read her debut novel The Sholes Key. It was wonderful! I loved the main characters Evans and Blackwell. The mystery was thrilling, and best of all, it had codes with it! I love codes. It's definitely a series to watch, and I look forward for more Evans and Blackwell Mysteries.

All across London, single mothers are vanishing. Margaret Hill, mother of two, walked out of her house two months before, never seen again. A month later, Carrie-Anne Morgans takes her two-year-old son for a walk in the park and disappears leaving him alone in his stroller. Lorna McCauley leaves her London flat in the early hours of the morning to buy medicine for her sick child and disappears. Newly promoted Detective Inspector Theophilus Blackwell is assigned the case of Lorna McCauley, which, on the outside seems to be a simple case of mid-life crisis and child abandonment. Elsewhere in London, MI5 analyst, Sophia Evans, is working undercover to catch an animal rights group responsible for targeted bombings. As her case (and her personal life) fall to pieces, she receives a strange envelope in the mail. It contains a picture of Lorna McCauley s lifeless face along with a daunting code. Now the police and MI5 are forced to work together to stop the murders, and Sophia must find her way into the terrifying mind of a serial killer.

Read my review of The Sholes Key here.