Girl of Rage by Charles Sheehan-Miles * Blog Tour & Review

Girl of Rage by Charles Sheehan-Miles
Book 2 of the Rachel’s Peril Trilogy
Genre: Suspense/Thrillers
Synopsis:

Four days ago, Andrea Thompson agreed to fly to the United States to help her sister Carrie. Four days ago, everything changed.
Now Andrea is lost and on the run. Dylan Paris is missing. Julia and Crank Wilson are under investigation by the Internal Revenue Service. The Thompson family is scattered and in danger, and Andrea’s very identity may hold the key to unlock decades of buried secrets.
Andrea, the youngest member of the Thompson clan, sets out on a search to find answers. Who is attacking her family? Who is trying to kill her and why?
As Andrea seeks her answers, everything she thought she knew about her family will be turned upside down.

Krystle’s Review

Girl of Rage is the superbly-written second installment of Charles Sheehan-Miles’ Rachel’s Peril series. This book continues where the first book, Girl of Lies, leaves off and follows the lives of the Thompson sisters who we all met and fell in love with in the Thompson Sisters series.This series is very different than CSM’s Thompson Sisters series. This series is intense, fast-paced and very complex. It is the epitome of a page turner and had my heart literally pounding more than once. This book alternates between several points of view and although I first thought this might get a little confusing I ended up loving that aspect of the story. This story has so many twists and turns and some parts are just information overload. Without the different points of view I think it may have been hard to truly grasp all of the intricate details that go into the story and also hard to slow myself down long enough to allow all of the information to seep in.

I have to make note that CSM’s Thompson Series is one of my all-time favorites. I feel so invested in this family and they are truly some of my favorite characters to read about. That being said it is hard for me to rate this series separately from his first series. For me, this book is a 5-star read, hands down. However, the tidbits of information that we get about some of the characters that mean so much to me and make it 5 stars most likely wouldn’t hold the same importance to someone who hasn’t read the other Thompson Sisters books. The emotions that I feel and the “AHA moments” that this book creates might not be as strong for someone that doesn’t have the whole background story of these characters. I am not saying this to encourage new readers to stay away from this series…not at all. What I’m encouraging is for you all to read the first Thompson Sisters series first and then dive in to these books. There really is no way you could be disappointed, these books have it all.

I also want to comment on something else… I try to never compare one author to another in fear of offending either author but I just can’t help myself this time. In high school I was obsessed with John Grisham books. OBSESSED. I read them for pleasure and when an assignment came up that we could choose our own reading material I would somehow find a roundabout way to make a Grisham book I hadn’t read yet meet the criteria. I eventually grew tired of reading those kinds of books and started branching out into different genres but always remembered Grisham my first “adult” favorite author. CSM, I hope that you don’t hate John Grisham and that this doesn’t offend you but I want to say that these stories remind me of his political thrillers. Your words, your crazy twists and turns and the time that you put into adding the important details all blow me away in the way only his books have ever done. I can only hope that one day your books make it big time like his do and get the attention that they truly deserve.

So anyways, if you are a romance reader that has read CSM’s Thompson Sisters series but don’t think you’ll enjoy these political thrillers please take a chance on them. They are amazing…truly amazing. If you haven’t read any of CSM’s books and would rather only read the political thrillers that is okay too but if you have the time to read his other books first I’d highly recommend that so you get the full effect and fall in love with this family like I have. None of CSM’s books are cookie-cutter novels and they all hold something truly special and unique that I honestly feel everyone would enjoy.

Another 5-Star read from Charles Sheehan-Miles. It is official, I love everything he writes.

About the Author:

Charles Sheehan-Miles has been a soldier, computer programmer, short-order cook and non-profit executive, and is the author of several fiction and non-fiction books, including the indie bestsellers Just Remember to Breathe and Republic: A Novel of America’s Future. Charles and his partner Andrea Randall live and write together in South Hadley, Massachusetts.
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*Purchase Links*
Girl of Rage (Rachel’s Peril #2)
AMAZON | B&N

Girl of Lies (Rachel’s Peril #1)
AMAZON | ITUNES | KOBO | B&N | SMASHWORDS
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2 thoughts on “Girl of Rage by Charles Sheehan-Miles * Blog Tour & Review

  1. I agree that readers should start by teading the Thompson sister series before Rachel’s Peril series. Although you don’t have to, it gives you a better understanding of the family dynamics. Can’t wait for Girl of Vengence!

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