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All Mike Hanson wants is a relaxing family vacation in the mountains of New Mexico; time away from his stressful Midland, Texas career and a chance to refocus on family. The explosion of a gasoline tanker truck and subsequent forest fire not only change vacation plans but his entire life, sending Mike and other survivors on a dash for their lives. Its no accident. He is ta ...more
Paperback, 414 pages
Published November 10th 2009 by Dream Books LLC
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Andrea Allison
Jul 17, 2010 Andrea Allison rated it liked it
After 20 years working at Weaver Oilfield Tool and Supply, the need to alleviate stress hits Texas resident Mike Hanson hard. A relaxing vacation in the New Mexican mountains provides a chance to also refocus on his family. However, an explosion of a gasoline tanker truck eliminates all mellow plans. Mountain updrafts sends Hanson, daughter Jojo, Paradise Mountain Resort owner Katy and her son Josh up Grant Peak in to a 19th Century gold mine for refuge. As they fight for survival, they soon lea ...more
Brande Waldron
Feb 28, 2010 Brande Waldron rated it really liked it
Paradise Flawed by Daniel Lance Wright is a captivating thriller that will keep you guessing until the end. Daniel has created some pretty fascinating and entertaining characters and poor Mike Hanson, stressed out from twenty years of working himself to the bone for Weaver Oilfield Tool & Supply he is burnt out. A good man with a wife who has lost herself all these years so wrapped up in her social circles and keeping up with her society ladies that she has left her marriage and personality ...more
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Title: Paradise Flawed
Author: Daniel Lance Wright
Published: 1-14-16
Publisher: Booktrope
Pages: 241
Genre: Action & Adventure
Sub Genre: Fiction; Espionage
ISBN: 9782630257794
ASIN: B01AGN0210
Reviewer: DelAnne
Reviewed For: NetGalley
My Rating: 5 Stars

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Mike Hanson has devoted over a dedicated to his job, much to his family's detriment. Close to total burnout Mike has decided to take his wife and daughter visiting from college off for a week in the mountains. When the resort burns and a
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Sheila
Dec 16, 2010 Sheila rated it really liked it
Some families are majorly dysfunctional. Others just don’t function right. Mike and Brenda, in Daniel Lance Wright’s Paradise Flawed, fall into the latter category, with college daughter Jojo gazing on in dismay. How did Brenda “reel so far out of control” and why does Mike just step back? Mike’s friend Ed suggests Mike’s working himself into his grave. And so the family head off on vacation—to Paradise Mountain Resort.

The dialog’s finely tuned and realistic, though formalities of formatting som
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Neil
Sep 03, 2016 Neil rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley, thriller
I received a free copy via Netgalley in exchange for a honest review.
This is a very enjoyable action / adventure.
The characters are likeable and the story rolls along at a good pace.
One negative though is the poor editing with grammatical and spelling errors.
If you can ignore these it is well worth a read.
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A lifelong Texan, Daniel (Danny) Lance Wright is a freelance fiction writer and novelist born in Lubbock, Texas now residing in Clifton, Texas. He lives with Rickie, wife of 44 years and has two children and three grandchildren.
Having spent the first nineteen years of his life on a cotton farm on the South Plains and the next thirty-two in the television industry, he has seen the world from two d
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