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Sins of the Father (Erin Solomon Pentalogy #2)

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The brutal murder of a young girl more than forty years ago pulls investigative reporter Erin Solomon into a serpentine mystery revolving around her own father's dark past. The trail leads Erin and fellow reporter Daniel "Diggs" Diggins to Black Falls, Maine, a town steeped in the Acadian tradition, where young girls have gone missing with terrifying frequency for decades. ...more
Paperback, 270 pages
Published July 23rd 2012 by Adian Prss
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Elisabeth Zguta
Oct 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: yes
Book two of the Erin Solomon Mystery series ramps up the danger and darkness as Erin digs deeper into her father's past. Old murders become connected, and the trail leads to assumptions about her father's implication in the horrific murders. The story is fast paced, and unfolds in a natural manner, introducing colorful characters and twisted motives. All the while, Erin's love interests tag along, with intent to help her, creating an awkward tension in the triangle relationship between herself, ...more
Ashley Capes
Apr 08, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'd go 4.5 if I could, more tension, deepening and expanding the mystery around Erin's father, great stuff. Real review to follow.
Robert
Sep 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mystery-and-noir
It's rare for the second book in a series to be as good, let alone better, than the first book. The first book gets all the advantages. As readers we want to like the first book, so we go in with a more forgiving attitude. We forgive poorly developed character, plot flaws, and writer's quirks that would otherwise drive us to distraction because we're too busy being willfully seduced by the charms of a new story and all that it promises. Of course it's the second book that suffers for the literar ...more
John Clark
Jan 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is where the story starts to hit its stride. I started reading and promptly forgot everything around me. The expanded cast of characters and the varied locations around Maine all ring true (I've lived here for over 60 years). Just enough was answered to make me feel satisfied, while the tension level and new unanswered questions had me ready to jump into the next book.
Anna Martin
Nov 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Keeps you reading.

Can't wait for number 3. What is going to happen next? She should be with Diggs! Who is the angel of death?
Shannie
May 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle-obsession
Action packed! Sol is still annoying but other than that still loved it.
Pat
Aug 20, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the second book in the Erin Solomon series and picks up where the previous one (All the Blue Eyed Angels) left off. Kind of.

Erin is sucked into visiting a man imprisoned for raping and killing his daughter. The carrot is that he has information about her father (missing, presumed dead for 10 years). But he won't say anything until she agrees to look into his case. He claims he is innocent and has some compelling evidence.

And so it begins. Coincidentally, five other bodies have been disco
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Bruce Blanchard
Sep 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Obsessions and Answers

Erin Solomon is on a push for answers when it comes to the mystery of her father. This novel will lead her on to more than she ever wished to know. Enter the plot of someone wishing to clear his name of a murder with the promises of information when it comes to her father. Pursuing this course will place her and Diggs in peril to be the next victims of a deadly hunter who has killed before and they are next in line.
Uncovering the past is never easy when you dive into old re
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Tahlia Newland
Jan 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
This second book in the Erin Solomon series is not for the faint-hearted. Significantly grittier than the first, All the Blue Eyed Angels, takes us into the realm of thrillers when Erin's stubbornness nearly gets her and her friend Diggs killed. Personally, I can't say that I actually enjoyed Erin and Digg's forced participation in the murderer's sick games, but it did make for riveting reading and would suit readers of thrillers and suspense.

As with the first in this series I enjoyed Ms Blood'
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Topher Gee
Aug 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing
In the second installment of her Erin Solomon series, Jen Blood offers a riveting suspense novel. Whether one has read All the Blue Eyed Angels or is meeting Erin and company for the first time in Sins of the Father, the characters develop and take shape in satisfyingly real ways. Where other authors leave holes, Ms. Blood weaves a coherent fabric that causes the reader to feel the reasons behind the characters' behaviors. Though there were many times that I wished characters would make differen ...more
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Jen Blood is a professional editor and publishing consultant, and author of the bestselling Erin Solomon Mysteries. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing/Popular Fiction, with writing influences ranging from Emily Bronte to Dennis Lehane, and any number of genres and authors in between. Her work has earned accolades and awards including the AIA Seal of Quality and the B.R.A.G. Medallion for ALL THE ...more
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