Book Reviews · Science Fiction/Fantasy · Suspense/Thriller/Crime

ARC Review: Best Left in the Shadows by Mark Gelineau & Joe King

Best Left in the ShadowsBest Left in the Shadows*
Authors: Mark Gelineau & Joe King
Series: Best Left in the Shadows, #1
Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy, Mystery
Release Date: Nov 15, 2015
Publisher: Gelineau and King
ISBN: 1944015051

Target Audience: Young Adults (YA)

 My Rating: Gold_starsGold_starsGold_starsGold_starsGold_stars

Characters: Alys, Magistrate Inspector Daxton “Dax” Ellis, Lydia Ashdown, Blacktide Harry, the Tigress, Keyburn, Calder

Synopsis:  A Highside girl. Beaten. Murdered. Her body found on a Lowside dock. A magistrate comes looking for answers. For justice.

Alys trades and sells secrets among the gangs and factions of Lowside. She is a daughter of the underworld. Bold. Cunning. Free. When an old lover asks for help, she agrees. For a price.

Together, they travel into the dark heart of the underworld in search of a killer.

Review

The mystery continues as Echoes from the Ascended incorporates yet another thrilling adventure into the Aedaronean series. But unlike its sister series, A Reaper of Stone, Best Left in the Shadows takes a step away from the mystical, leading readers through the gripping subterfuge of a highborn murder in the low side of town. Here, the heroes may be a little tarnished but even in Lowside, there’s honor among thieves and their need for retribution must be satisfied. Another fast-paced page-turner from Gelineau & King, Best Left in the Shadows will leave audiences astounded!

**This book was provided as an ARC in exchange for an honest review. **

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