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The Game Begins

(The Sam Beckett Mysteries #1)

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It's been four years since the car crash took away her father and Sam Beckett's nightmares are back worse than ever. When her friend suggests she take a PI course to distract herself, Sam agrees, but she soon realises it won't be as simple as she expected when her first case leads to a woman being killed, her husband accused of her murder, and a series of threatening text ...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published October 2nd 2017 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Suzanne Rogerson
Nov 14, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: thriller, ya-mystery
4.5 star
Really enjoyable read - a more detailed review will follow shortly
My Review update 21st November 2017

I've always loved mysteries, even going back to my childhood when I couldn't get enough of Scooby Doo. I've read countless novels and watched all the shows with their alcoholic, divorced or generally messed up detectives and P.I's. For a long time I've been wanting something different. The Game Begins delivers an altogether different protagonist.

Sam is
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Ian
Mar 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
Rating: 7.5/10

Samantha Beckett may appear to be the typical, aimless teenage schoolgirl who doesn’t know what to do with her life, but there is more going on in her life than meets the eye. Not only does she have a troubled home life with her mother and stepfather, she also has to contend with the traumatic baggage―both psychological and physical―of having survived the car crash that claimed the life of her father; a car crash that she knows wasn’t really an accident. This conviction eventual
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Dita
Jun 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"I'm seventeen. I'm alive. This is just the beginning."


I loveee this book. It's been awhile since I read YA mystery. So this one is very refreshing for me.
I thought this will be just ordinary teenager mystery solving case, but when the murder happens, it's definitely more than what I had expected.
It's like a roller coaster, just when I thought I figured something out, the author gives some surprises and twists.
It keeps me on my toes all the time, everyone is a
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