It took all of thirty seconds for two shots to bring the world of Margaret Tabaaha crashing down around her. After losing her husband in Afghanistan during the first year of Operation Enduring Freedom, her two sons were all she had left. Now they had been taken from her violently, deliberately, plunging her into a whiskey bottle and stripping away her reason for living.
When Arthur Nakai receives a call from his first love, Margaret, her voice pleading for his help, it comes as he is attending a wake for one of the men he considered a brother from his days in the Marines 6th LAR Wolf Pack Battalion. Feeling a deep and responsible obligation to help her, Arthur soon finds himself involved in the multi-billion-dollar world of the oil and gas industry and coming face-to-face with an old adversary, Elias Dayton. Their paths had crossed when Arthur was a member of the Shadow Wolves, an elite tactical unit within US Customs and Border Protection. Now Dayton runs Patriot Security, a Blackwater-type firm that keeps the oil rigs, gas wells, and man camps secure from the Water Protectors, protesters pushing to stop the fracking and poisoning of Native lands.
As Arthur works through the case from his end, Navajo police chief Jake Bilagody tackles it from another angle, looking into the strained relationship between the oil company and the Navajo people, all while searching for a missing Navajo man that may have become an unwilling piece on the reservation checkerboard. But when Arthur learns the identity of the boys’ killer, he struggles to make sense of it. Because if the clues are right, he will be forced to make a decision that will haunt him for the rest of his life.
Death Waits in the Dark is a thrilling, compelling, and memorable thriller that will take the reader on an epic, unforgettable journey that will shock as well as entertain readers from start to finish! Death Waits in the Dark is a sensational novel that has a classic, effortless feel to it that made it a joy to read and had me guessing nonstop. As I read this book I did not want it to end, I was enchanted by the author’s incredible words from the first page, and this is all thanks to his addictive plot and extraordinary characters.
Death Waits in the Dark is book two in The Arthur Nakai Mysteries series and will reunite the reader with the protagonist of the first book, Arthur! In book two Death Waits in the Dark, the reader will meet a host of new characters too, one of the main ones being Margaret Tabaaha. Margaret’s life is in turmoil because of the loss of her husband in Afghanistan and the subsequent taking of her children. Arthur is an old love of Margaret and she asks for his help. When Arthur begins to help he finds himself tangled in something much bigger than he at first thought and it takes him on a thrilling journey in which past adversaries come back to haunt him and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Death Waits in the Dark!
Death Waits in the Dark is an incredible novel that has an in-depth plot, and I have to say, I adore this! Mark Edward Langley is an incredible author for his ability to write such an in-depth novel and he is a brilliant talent for his ability to grab the reader’s attention effortlessly and quickly! I found the plot of this book to be captivating, it absorbed me very early on and I never once got bored. This again is all thanks to Mark Edward Langley and his great talent for writing thriller/mystery and suspense novels! Langley truly is an incredible author who has created a fantastic, brilliant story and it is evident to me that Langley has invested an enormous amount of time into his novel because it is perfectly executed and full of vibrant, descriptive scenes and well-developed characters!
To summarize my thoughts on the incredible novel that is Death Waits in the Dark; I would say if you are a reader who is tired of reading lackluster novels then take a chance with Death Waits in the Dark because I promise you now that you will not be disappointed!
It is a novel that has everything the reader would want in a read and so much more; it has spine-tingling good content, dynamic, memorable characters, a charismatic author that writes beautifully and wonderfully so, and lastly it is an all-around, entertaining, unforgettable read! Death Waits in the Dark gets five stars from me! So be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers, you won’t regret it!
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