Crime, deceit, love and the value of friendship set in the forests of Lemont, Illinois, in suburban Chicago. A woman whose family’s involvement in the Chicago Mob devastates lives throughout generations.
When an automobile accident leaves Valerie Pawlik totally blind, she masters the daily activities of a dark world, but due to painful mysteries from her childhood, she lacks the confidence to lead the independent life she desperately longs for with her young daughter. With the help of Cora and Cisco Tozzi, Frannie Berkowitz, and Billy Nokoy, Valerie sets out to search for the mother who deserted her and for the killer of her beloved uncle. But Billy is experiencing electrifying occult moments of his own. Their quest takes them into a dangerous world of the Chicago Mob and paranormal phenomena, culminating when a stalker threatens their lives in the Palos Forest Preserves.
The Mystery at Mount Forest Island is a sensational novel that hooked me from its description alone! When I read the description of this book and learned that it explores the mob as well as the paranormal, I was excited to get lost in its pages and that I did! Now that I have finished reading The Mystery at Mount Forest Island I can happily write too that it did not disappoint and in fact, exceeded my expectations! That is why I already have to recommend that you lovely readers have a read of The Mystery at Mount Forest Island, however if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more about The Mystery at Mount Forest Island!
The Mystery at Mount Forest Island is an enthralling, mysterious and thrilling novel that combines historical fiction, with mob crime and the paranormal and the result is a captivating novel I will struggle to forget for a long time! The reader in The Mystery at Mount Forest Island will meet Valerie Pawlik, a woman whose sight was taken from her in an accident and a woman who is desperate to lead an independent life with her young daughter, however, her past and lack of confidence is holding her back. And so Valerie soon embarks on a journey with the help of her friends and this journey takes them into a dark and seedy world of crime as well as the paranormal and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible The Mystery at Mount Forest Island!
The Mystery at Mount Forest Island for me was thrilling, captivating, and addictive right from the start and I felt this from beginning to end. The Mystery at Mount Forest Island was captivating to me from the start thanks to the unique premise of the story and the bewitching literature courtesy of the author, Pat Camalliere who from the start hooked me with her unique story. It is rare to find a historical/crime novel that is unique and even more challenging to discover a story like this that does not rely on gimmicks and ridiculous sequences! The Mystery at Mount Forest Island is in no way a gimmicky, generic book and stands out from its genre!
Pat Camalliere is not only a brilliant writer for her ability to write a unique and engaging story, but she is also an excellent author for her ability to lace exceptional twists and turns throughout her story that genuinely had me shocked at points! The combination of Camalliere’s shocking twists and her explanatory powers will immerse the reader in the story and make them be able to visualize every detail, no matter how small!
Overall The Mystery at Mount Forest Island is a thrilling, compelling, and thought-provoking novel that will easily entertain readers for many days and nights and so, I, of course have to award this stellar gem of a book five stars! If you are a reader who loves mystery, history, crime, and even the paranormal then I implore you to read The Mystery at Mount Forest Island; it is a fast-paced, action-adventure that should not be missed so have a read of the preview below and get reading!
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