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Works by Jacqueline Simon Gunn


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Circle of Trust is the second book in the Close Enough to Kill series. You need to read this trilogy in order to avoid confusion. There were numerous references in this book to the plot in book 1 and even though I enjoyed book 2, I think it would have been much better if I had read book 1 first. I am only going to give this book 3 stars and will revise it to 4 or more stars when I've read the first one.

Circle of Trust is a psychological thriller of the best kind. Characters trust people that they think are their friend, while as readers, we know that they are their worst enemies. There are many twists and turns in the plot and it ends with a suprining cliffhanger. Book 3 - Circle of Truth is due out before year end so readers don't have to wait too long.

The author is a clinical psychologist and it shines through this novel as she looks into the minds and motivations of the characters.

I really enjoyed this book and am looking forward to reading books 1 and 3.

Thnks to the author for a copy of this book in exchange for a fair and honest review
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susan0316 | 1 other review | Sep 29, 2016 |
This is the first time that I have read anything but this author. I thoroughly enjoyed this book, despite the fact that I had not read the first book in this series. There was enough of the dialect that I was able to put the pieces together for the most part of what happened in the first book. Although, after finishing this book I do want to go back and check out book one. I liked Kadee Carlisle and Detectives Poole and Gibbs. I thought they all worked well together. There was a little sexual violence in this book but it was not long or drawn out. It only happened to be mentioned a time or two. What really drew me into this story was the characters. It is more character driven then psychological and suspenseful. While as far as when it comes to my taste in books. Yet, I was not disappointed by this factor. In fact, the last third of this book is where the story really comes together. The cliff hanger of an ending is great. It left me wanting more and looking forward to reading the next book to find out what happens.… (more)
Cherylk | 1 other review | Aug 26, 2016 |



½ 3.5