Missing: The Morris Mysteries #1
This book is 34 pages. It starts off strongly. Evan was taken in by his uncle Cecil after his parents were killed in a car accident. Cecil is a PI and he has taken on a kidnapping case in the desert. Evan meets him there. While waiting for his uncle, Evan is befriended by a strange girl, Janine. Evan becomes involved in the case and helps Cecil ...more
I received this book for free, in exchange for an honest review. And I'm glad I didn't pay for it, because at less than 30 pages (PDF file), I would have been very annoyed with the length!
The Good Bits:
1. The writing style. Strong, easy to read style, I really liked the way the book was written - which is why I wish it was longer and more filled out. I feel like it wouldn't have taken much effort for this author to have added more to this. It reads well - give me more o ...more
Uncle Cecil (investigator) introduced himself to Jeanne & Evan (amateur investigator).
Room # 118, Paul Paz (son) is missing.
Mr. Paz & Mrs. Paz are genuinely concerned.
They hired Uncle Cecil, Jeanne & Evan to find him.
Will Paul be found safe/sound?
What did Jeanne reveal to Evan?
I do not receive any type of compensation for reading & reviewing free books from publishers & authors. Therefore, I am under no obligation to write a positive review, only an ...more
I would like to start off by saying I received a complimentary copy of the book from the author via Voraciousreadersonly.
Missing brings a boy Evan together with his uncle Cecil Morris and they met for the first time after Evan travels by train to an old sleepy town out west. Both the nephew and the uncle are reluctant to trust each other. ...more
A young fellow goes to stay with an eccentric uncle. There is more than meets the eye with this uncle. He seems to know everything and the anticipate everyone's next moved. Turns out, the uncle is a detective of the private nature and he is in the middle of a case.
The book is very short and yet a whole lot is packed into 32 pages. A very quick read and rather enjoyable, I ...more
A quick bedtime read.I received this novella for an honest review. As I was saying, a quick read, the author pulled me into the story with his characters, and am ready for more. I realized this is a young adult book, and I am 70years old, and I thoroughly enjoyed reading it, I found it to be interesting, it wasn't filled with swearing, or violence, just a charming story that I loved.
I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
I look forward to reading more stories in this series by this author. I recommend this one.
Shawn Jolley was born and raised in northern Utah near the Wasatch Mountain Range, a place now called Silicon Slopes by tech enthusiasts and hipsters. He grew up in a small suburban home in a small suburban neighborhood situated between two large farms and a miniature ranch. His first job was working as a farmhand for an excessively rich horse breeder.
Once housing developments cannibalized the sur...more