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The Truth About Night (The Merci Lanard Files Book One)

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As an investigative journalist, Merci Lanard has an uncanny knack for getting the truth out of people, a talent she uses to expose the real story behind her city’s most gruesome crimes.

Until one night, when her partner, Ethan, is killed.

Reeling from shock and grief, Merci vows to track down his murderer. As she starts digging, she meets Ethan’s estranged brother, Rafe, who
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Kindle Edition, 1, 275 pages
Published January 21st 2020 by Amazon
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Jenny Schwartz
Jan 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: urban-fantasy
"The Truth About Night" by Amanda Arista has an understated fierceness to it. It's a well-imagined urban fantasy with a journalist heroine in pursuit of the truth. Merci's own story has lots of twists even as the action-mystery rolls on. I really enjoyed this and hope there's a sequel.
Marsha Hubbell
Feb 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Hooked from the start and couldn’t stop reading. "The Truth About Night" by Amanda Arista is a paranormal thrill ride. Merci Lanard is an impatient investigative reporter with a sharp wit and an uncanny ability to get the truth out of people. It’s served her well. But when her partner and best friend Ethan is murdered and the investigation discloses one dangerous secret after another, Merci has no choice but to trust Ethan’s brother if she has any chance of discovering who killed Ethan and why. ...more
Rabecka Brown
Feb 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book from start to finish. Merci was relatable and entertaining. Rafe was equal parts hot and captivating, and the mystery had a perfect pace that kept me turning pages. Amanda Arista has a gift for writing about hard emotions in a way that connects solidly with my experience of them. I also really appreciate that she didn't throw an unnecessary conflict between Merci and Rafe to drag them apart at the last second like so many authors do with their romantic subplots. A good mystery ...more
Sarah
Jan 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Super fun read that I devoured in a few short days. I sped through it because the action and intensity just grows and grows, whether we're following Merci as she chases leads in a story that is very personal or when we're getting swept up with her new and tantalizing romance with Rafe, who is much more than he seems. If you live for urban fantasy, werewolves, and magic, Merci and her new friends are here for you. I can't wait for the continued adventures of this sarcastic, sharp reporter!
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I loved it! I can't wait for the next book!
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