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The would-be highwayman killer’s case is closed, and Luis has been cleared to return to work. He and Donovan are starting their new life together, and while they’re both a little new at this whole “stable relationship” thing they’re determined to make things work. When people start dying at Assonet Ledge, it seems like a typical case for Donovan until one of the victims tu ...more
Kindle Edition, 398 pages
Published April 23rd 2019 by J. V. Speyer
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Mari  Cardenas
4.5 Stars!

Absolution is book 2 in the Hunter series and it needs to be read in order.

I was warned that this book focused on Donovan a lot and that I might still not like him. In my review for the first book in the series, Hunter, I mentioned that it took me a long time to warm up to him, and by the end, it wasn't like that had changed all that much. Frankly, I don't think I could ever love him as much as I love Luis and this installment only served to show me how weak and easy to manipulate Don
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Maryann Kafka
May 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
Luis and Donovan are taking steps to work on their relationship. When things start to look up and a new serial killer case presents itself, their relationship takes a nosedive. Luis is really trying to adjust but Donovan has become a really jealous and obnoxious person to the point they can’t even work the case together. Donovan has taken to connecting with his father, Fred, who is a really nasty, vindictive, slimy person. Fred has pretty much brain-washed Donovan.
Luis has to make a very difficu
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John-Torleif  Harris
Sep 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Excellent

This was an emotional rollercoaster! I loved that whatever lurked in the state forest only exacerbated what was already there, simply because I loved that Donavan had to face some daunting realizations about himself that he may never have done otherwise.

Fred was absolutely despicable, and it's no wonder why he's ended up miserable and alone. I felt like cheering during the epilogue when we got a glimpse at his life after this story.

Luis proved that, once again, he was stronger and more
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Laurie
Nov 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Excellent story, just as good as 1st book

Another fantastic story by J. V. Speyer. FBI profiler, his partner Kevin and detective Donovan. The love implodes, nasty father, wonderful mother, and cousin plus nephew,, the family still loves him and would really like to kick Donovan to the curb. A purple presence and more ghosts. Murders not suicide at a quarry. Enough helpful hints, just read to enjoy.
R
Jul 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
Serial killers don’t rest

Luis and Donovan have sort of settled in to being together. Another serial killer emerges and their relationship just might not survive.

Donovan’s insecurities lead directly to the heart of their issues. He was pretty much a jerk and I don’t think it can all be blamed entirely on outside influences.

Although they were separate for part of the book I think down deep they still belong together. I would recommend reading the first book in the series
Mitsy
Outstanding!

Another thought provoking, intelligent, emotional, and memorable story! Luis is a character I wish was real. I love him! Highly recommended!
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J J. V. Speyer writes LGBTQ+ romance novels heavily flavored with suspense, mystery, and adventure. She has lived in upstate New York and rural Catalonia before making the greater Boston, Massachusetts area her permanent home. She currently lives just south of Boston in a house old enough to remember when her town was a tavern community with a farming problem.

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