New York City detective Al Russo is a walking cliché and he knows it. His obsession with his job and the adrenaline rush it brings has led to a failed marriage and a taste for alcohol.
Detective Russo is called to investigate, what appears to be, a simple traffic accident that resulted in the death of a homeless person. However Al uncovers evidence that things may not be as they seem. His suspicions appear to be confirmed when he is confronted one night by a shadowy figure claiming the accident was actually murder. The figure threatens violence unless the perpetrators are delivered to him to extract vengeance.
The threats are followed by several unspeakable acts of savagery that are meant to send a message. A police operation hastily organized and executed to apprehend the person responsible for the violence ends in bloodshed and death.
Detective Russo now finds himself alone tracking an ancient enemy of man long since dismissed as legend. He must put his own life in danger and betray everything he believes in an attempt to prevent further bloodshed that would result in the deaths of tens of thousands
In The Shadows is a captivating, thrilling and dramatic piece of fiction that hooked me from start to finish. When I read the description and the preview of In The Shadows I knew that I had to read the book thanks to the premise of the book as well as the mention of plenty of action! Of late I have loved reading books that take me on an adventure and In The Shadows was the perfect book for that because it took me on a breath-taking adventure that thrilled and even terrified me! If you are a reader who is looking to read a thrilling book that is unique and unlike anything you have read before then In The Shadows should not be missed, however! If you need more convincing, then have a read of the rest of my review to learn out more about this gem of a book!
In The Shadows is an incredible and thrilling novel that will introduce the reader to the protagonist of the book, Al Russo. Al Russo is a detective living and working in New York City, and some would say he is a cliché thanks to his failed marriage and alcohol addiction. However, despite this Russo is a great detective and soon he is tasked with investigating a mysterious traffic accident which resulted in the death of a homeless person. And although the case seems straight forward, soon a shocking twist and threats will be revealed and this book lovers is the premise of the incredible In The Shadows!
The story of In The Shadows captivated me from the first page thanks to the books sharp literature and strong opening. The reader thanks to the exceptional author Lawrence Medici will be thrust into the action early on thanks to Medici’s fast-paced narrative. The fast-paced narrative combined with the extraordinary story had me in a frenzy and turning the pages with haste, and when a reader does this, then they know that the book is good and worthy of a recommendation!
Lawrence Medici is an exceptional author; he is a fantastic author for his ability to grab my attention very quickly at the start of the novel. With most books, it takes a while for the author to capture my attention but not with Medici, oh no, he knew exactly what to write to have me hooked and what a ride it was. The twists and turns alone courtesy of Medici are noteworthy because they were so shocking as well as unpredictable, I love unpredictable stories where the story is continuously evolving so In The Shadows indeed was the perfect read for me.
Overall In The Shadows is an incredible, well thought out and developed novel that managed to captivate me with glorious descriptions, fantastic characterization and excellent plot development and so, I have to award this gem of a book five stars! Please do have a read of the preview below; you won’t regret it!
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Aimee Ann, thank you so much for your many kind words regarding my book it means a great deal to me. As I mentioned in our email correspondence In The Shadows is my debut novel. I would be very interested in what your readers think about the book, so hopefully they will comment here. Also if they have any questions they should feel free to comment here, on my Goodreads author page or my website, I would be happy to hear from them. Thanks so much.