Published by Vanguard Press/
Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie
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Reviews: Five stars
* This is one of the "cant put it down" books, an intriguing tale seamlessly integrating the ghost of Kate with the living investigation into her death, you must read it to follow the twists and turns trying to catch her killer
* Fantastic book that keeps your interest and wants you to keep reading to know more. Found it hard to put down. Can't wait for the next book.*
Do you believe or even think there might be life after death? We all have our opinions on this conundrum. Chain Reaction takes up the challenge in admirable style and gives an acceptable insight into what it could be like to be 'on the other side'. We follow the chain of events that occur after Kate Maple arrives in her after life with no recollection of how or why it happened and who killed her. The story weaves through the lives of friends, family, witnesses and suspects exposing vulnerabilities and associated threats. Even the police are not immune. Their frustrations, reactions, emotions and attractions show they are human too. This is no sugary, endless fields of flowers, birds and butterflies tale but draws the reader into a story of illicit love and secrecy, a love betrayed and a rage that takes away all reason but which ultimately leads the reader into a sense of wellbeing.
"The warm sunshine that had made the earllier part of the day so pleasant and which had prompted me to accept the invitation to a picnic by the river, had given way to a cloudy afternoon which had brought with it a drop in temperature.
I sat under the tree looking down at the stream and the body which lay, as if in sleep on its grassy bank, tiny feet and creamy white toes washed gently by the ripples of water. It was almost peaceful I thought, that if I ignored the small issue that the body was in fact my own and was ... lifeless"