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Her Every Move

3.94  ·  Rating details ·  239 ratings  ·  98 reviews
He’s a cop trying to stop a serial bomber. And she’ll stop at nothing to clear her own name. 

When a deadly bomb goes off during a climate change debate, librarian and event coordinator Jackie Santoro becomes the prime suspect. Her motive, according to Detective Avery Wick: to avenge the suicide of her prominent father, who was accused of crimes by a city councilman attendi
Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 9th 2021 by Thomas Nelson
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Feb 24, 2021 rated it it was amazing
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HER EVERY MOVE by Kelly Irvin is an edge-of-your-seat Christian romantic suspense by a new to me author that I could not put down.

A bomb goes off at a library sponsored climate change debate in San Antonio.

Jackie Santoro, librarian and event coordinator loses her best friend in the bombing and yet still becomes a prime suspect due to her family’s past. Detective Avery Wick has doubts about Jackie’s guilt, but he also cannot exoner
Mary Jackson _TheMaryReader
Feb 02, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2021
Did the librarian plant the bomb? You have to read the Irvin's latest suspense novel to find out if Jackie was the one to place this bomb at her own event.
You can never go wrong with Irvin's books she is a master story teller.
This was a 4 star book you can not miss. I recommend it.
The Mary Reader received this book from the publisher for review. A favorable review was not required and all views expressed are our own.
Deanne Patterson
Feb 21, 2021 rated it really liked it
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Librarian and event coordinator Jackie Santoro is the suspect at her own event. She has planned this climate change event bringing in a full house. Then the deadly bomb detonates. Was her event just a front for the revenge she had planned?
The author's suspense books always have me guessing. The tension builds quickly in this fast paced thriller keeping me on the edge of my seat til the end!
Very talented author I always look forward to reading her books.

Pub Date: 09 Feb 2021
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Jan 08, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Wow! This book made me keep turning to the pages to find out who the bomber is. This is a new author to me and a genre that I don't normally read, but I really enjoyed this book! There was a lot of suspense entwined with a lot of drama! I definitely enjoyed it! I loved that she was a librarian as well. Thanks to netgalley and the publisher for the arc. The opinions are my own ...more
Patricia Bradley
Feb 11, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Her Every Move kept me up reading way too late! Kelly Irvin has outdone herself in this romantic suspense novel! One thing I loved--Jackie's unwavering faith. Even though she questioned God, she didn't lose her faith. This contrasted with Avery who had seen so much of the bad side of life and struggled with his faith.

Jackie is a strong character and determined to find out who was framing her family in these bombings. Kelly Irvin filled the story with twists and turns the reader doesn't expect. A
Sara Wise
Feb 04, 2021 rated it it was amazing
** “She refused to let the doubt in. Without faith, she had no weapon big enough to stand against this enemy.” **

Kelly Irvin delivers another incredible romantic thriller with “Her Every Move.”

Jackie Santoro, adult collections and event coordinator at San Antonio’s Central Library, is excited about the climate-control debate she has planned — until a bomb goes off, killing several important people in her life. And when Homicide Detective Avery Wick thinks she might have something to do with it —
Maureen Timerman
Feb 07, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2021

Kelly Irvin gives us a fast pace thriller with so many surprises, and yet you wonder whom is going to survive to the end!

We have a young woman Jackie Santoro who work at the San Antonio Central Library, and among other duties is an event planner. Which is what she is doing as the book opens with a blast, yes, a bomb goes off and among the casualties is a life long friend and then she becomes a suspect.

Then we meet Detective Avery Wick, and he is doing his job as he investigates Jackie, but with
Kristina Hall
Apr 05, 2021 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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I don't like giving books bad ratings, and I debated whether to even post anything about this one. But I think other readers would benefit from my perspective. This isn't a review about plot, characters, or writing. All those things in this book were good. But I stopped reading this book about a third of the way through because of the continued push of liberal talking points (LGBT, immigration, racial profiling, climate change, etc.). ...more
Apr 05, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Don't you just love that last line in the book's synopsis -- "...nail-biting romantic suspense where nothing is certain until the very last page." Ain't that the truth?! Whoo-ey but Her Every Move puts a sharp edge in edge-of-your-seater. I'm still trying to catch my breath and assimilate everything.

Intensity reigns in both suspense and romance as well as familial relationships. And the way the author connects them all into a labyrinth of gnarly goodness is utterly sublime! I hung on every bless
Andrea Cox
Some of the politics in this book rubbed me the wrong way. One thing I really couldn’t stand behind was the many mentions of building altars to honor human beings. It’s very clear in the Bible that altars are only to be built in honor of God. Another thing I struggled to understand was the reason for the leading man’s having been divorced. It wasn’t for adultery on either party’s part, so I’m not sure how there were biblical grounds for their divorce. Considering this is a Christian fiction book ...more
Jodie (Geauxgetlit)
A bomber is attacking San Antonio’s government officials during large events. Jackie, the female protagonist, is a well known librarian who happens to be the daughter of a man facing white collar crimes, that ended up committing suicide.
The detective on the case initially suspects that Jackie has something to do with the bombings to seek revenge over her father.
Through the course of events he becomes smitten with her and seems to not be able to set boundaries. Is Jackie the one who is bombing
Feb 16, 2021 rated it really liked it
HER EVERY MOVE by Kelly Irvin

A librarian main character? I definitely want to read it. Together with Avery, a homicide detective, they try to uncover the real killer. This book doesn’t waste it’s time. After reading just a few pages, the first bomb explodes. The varying persons of interest have kept me turning page after page. So many unanswered questions. Lots of suspenseful events that made me put it down a couple of times. There are some vivid descriptions too of the explosion aftermath. I fe
Feb 11, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Loved this fast paced sit on the edge of your seat thriller!
I think in my opinion this is the best one yet!
Irvin has added the right amount of faith elements and I really enjoyed watching God at work here.
I loved that the characters were realistic and flawed. No one isn't perfect. Not even cops but I know that most do their best.
I think that my favorite thing was the guessing as to who dun it. I thought I had guessed correctly but even I was surprised at the end. It wasn't who I thought it was.
Liz (Quirky Cat)
Feb 01, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2021-reads
I received a copy of Her Every Move in exchange for a fair and honest review.

Her Every Move is a thrilling mystery written by Kelly Irvin, one that is infused with both romantic suspense and Christian Fiction.

There are times when it feels like the hits just keep on coming. Jackie Santoro is the prime suspect in a bombing – as it's believed she's attempting to avenge the suicide of her father. She knows of her innocence, but it's going to take more work to convince everyone else of that fact.

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Feb 18, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 7arcs, 2021, coyer
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Review copy was received from NetGalley. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

I enjoyed the fast paced action with a slow burn romance in the background. Her Every Move had plenty of mystery with a broad range of investigations at a frantic pace to try to prevent further deaths.  The world is richly built with a large cast of characters.  Our main characters are Jackie and Avery.

Jackie works at the library
Only Kelly Irvin could pen a novel that delivers a high body count AND a serious case of the feels!

When a bomb explodes near the end of a climate debate organized by librarian and event planner, Jackie Santoro, she tops the lists of possible suspects. Not because she’s an outspoken activist, but as retaliation for her disgraced father who committed suicide.

Though a local group claims responsibility for the bombing, Detective Avery Wick keeps Jackie as a prime suspect because of her motives. Howe
Mar 26, 2021 rated it it was amazing
If you’ve never thought a book about a librarian and a library could be told with edge-of-your seat suspense, then you must read Her Every Move! Yeah - I know. If I didn’t read the book, I probably wouldn’t believe it either. But I’m not lying.

The story is set in the city of San Antonio. It even includes scenes at the most historic, sacred and visited location in Texas: the Alamo. The protagonist (or is she the antagonist?) is really a librarian and event planner. There’s an explosion at one of
Jennie Rosenblum
Mar 26, 2021 rated it really liked it
It feels like the entire city is in upheaval. With a bomber on the loose, Detective Avery Wick is busy but he is also dealing with a dear friend spiraling downward whose child was killed. The friendship between Avery and Theo is being pushed to its limits. Jackie has her own worries as she is trying to keep moving forward after her family was dealt with the devastating blow of her father’s suicide and surrounding rumors of under the table deals. She has the steel thread of her faith trying to te ...more
From its explosive opening scene to its dramatic climax, Kelly Irvin’s Her Every Move is one high-octane read. A ripped-from-the-headlines plot, a well-described familiar setting, a broad array of hot-button issues, and a large diverse cast made this book remarkably current and incredibly realistic.

Read the full review on my blog Carpe Diem Chronicles.
Irene S
Feb 03, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This is an excellent suspenseful novel about possible domestic terrorism set in San Antonio. Jackie Santoro was so focused on preparations for the library forum that she didn't think about the backpack that she passed on to the caterer. When a bomb exploded, Jackie knew she needed to pass that information on to authorities. Knowing Jackie's family history, Detective Avery Wick knew that she not only was a witness but also a prime suspect with thoughts of revenge. When more bombs go off, Avery do ...more
Mar 07, 2021 rated it it was amazing

Everything seems to be going well at the climate control debate that Jackie Santoro organized. That is until a loud bomb goes off and kills several people, injuring many and little did Jackie even think she would be a suspect in the bombing. Sure her family a past with the police force but that didn’t mean Jackie was a criminal. If she goes along with police questioning, Jackie hopes Detective Wick can see she in innocent. But she keeps being in the wrong place at the wr
Rachel Kokes
Dec 20, 2020 rated it liked it
Her Every Move is a contemporary suspense novel written by Kelly Irvin.

Summary: Someone just blew up the building Jackie Santoro was in. She survives, but is immediately labeled the prime suspect in the attack.

Detective Avery is determined to find out who committed this horrific crime. Everything points to Jackie-but did she do it? He has to move fast to follow the clues-before more people die.

My Thoughts: If you are looking for action, this book is jam-packed. If you are looking for any type of
Barbara Tsipouras
Relatable characters, suspenseful story, a developing relationship, family dynamics and a librarian as lead character depending on her faith - what else would you need?
Ruthie Jones
"Why do we think life should be fair?"

Set in San Antonio, Texas, Her Every Move by Kelly Irvin skyrockets off the page with an explosion set off by a totally unexpected killer who will not hesitate to strike again and again if demands aren’t met. Assigned to the case, Detective Avery Wick tries desperately to catch the elusive bomber and still remain immune to the charms of Jackie Santoro, librarian and person of interest amidst all the mayhem.

When a bomb explodes at an event at the Tobin Center
Nora St Laurent
Mar 30, 2021 rated it really liked it
Things get personal when Jackie Santoro’s friend is killed in an event, she coordinated at the San Antonio Central Library. What was supposed to be an incredible fun and interesting day turned into a deadly nightmare. Things get crazy when she becomes a personal of interest. They think she might be seeking revenge for the death of her father years ago.

I like how this author weaves a natural spiritual thread through this fast-paced, page turner with honest, flawed characters you can’t help feelin
Tangled in Text
Mar 31, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Her Every Move started off strong, making sure the reader knew this was a Christian novel from the beginning. I can appreciate the strong foundation and enjoyed the lack of hesitation bringing up both God and prayer in the first two chapters. Faith was blended so well into these characters, being consistently intertwined in everything they did, that it didn't seem awkward or forced. It didn't feel like an afterthought or a hidden agenda, but walked side by side with these characters and felt ver ...more
Meagan Myhren-Bennett
Her Every Move
By Kelly Irvin

For more than a year Jackie Santoro has lived under the cloud of her father's crimes. Crimes that have moved Jackie to the top of the list of suspects when a bomber targets San Antonio and the very people who accused him.

Detective Avery Wick has a feeling about Jackie but he needs evidence not just a gut feeling to remove her from the person of interest list. Though she is on his personal person of interest list. Regardless, someone has San Antonio in their sights.

Feb 15, 2021 rated it really liked it
Reading is a gift. I read when I can’t sleep
I read when I’m sad. I read when I’m happy.
Reading gives me joy,
takes me places I’ve never been,
and I learn things.
What person wouldn’t want that gift?”

(Her Every Move, p. 343)

Though it opens a bit slowly, Her Every Move becomes a heart stopper as Jackie Santora, San Antonio Public Library librarian, and SAPD Detective Avery Wick stumble among the various suspects who may be placing bombs around the city. They have identified three or four, but could i
Debbie Rozier
Feb 09, 2021 rated it it was amazing
About the Book:
Jackie Santoro is the adult collections coordinator at the Central Library in San Antonio, Texas. She loves her three cats, her books and her Lord.
Planning programs is part of her job and after what Jackie thought was a successful program featuring a debate about climate change, a bomb explodes killing 5 people including Jackie’s best friend, Estrella.
After finding and moving a backpack with a San Antonio Spurs logo from the front of the auditorium before the debate and the fact
Stella Potts
Feb 20, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This is a must read for Kelly Irvin fans. I would never have figured out the whodunnit in this one. So many twists and I was frustrated right along with Avery, the Detective, at not being able to come up with even a good suspect for the bombings. There was so much loss of loved ones in the book that it was a little heart rending. But I quote Jackie, Remember this life is only a season the good stuff is yet to come. I loved the way the author wove in God and faith into the story and the way the r ...more
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