Book Two in the Angeline Porter Trilogy
Former criminal attorney Angeline Porter has lost her sister, her husband, her profession, and her identity. She’s now hiding from a Boston mob on the island of Kauai, but she’s tired. Tired of being alone. Tired of not being able to use her skills and lawyer’s mind. Tired of not being able to fight for justice. She drinks too much, and her best friend is a rescue dog.
But when she finds out she has a sister she never knew about, she flies to New Hampshire to meet her. Not only does she run headlong into the Frenchman and FBI agent, Gerard Duvernet, but she crashes into a past of family secrets and lies. That’s only the beginning of the bad news. She also discovers this new sister has connections with the mob that’s out to kill her.
Number two in the Angeline Porter trilogy Tainted Times 2 is a chilling, suspenseful page-turner about greed, family, lies, loyalty, love, and the limits of justice.
Five Star Finalist for the International People’s Book Award
Finalist for the Nancy Pearl Book Award
She fought for justice.
Now she seeks revenge.
In this gripping psychological thriller and debut noir that takes the reader from Paris to Portland, Oregon, and finally to Kauai, criminal attorney Angeline Porter thrives on crime—righting wrongs, fighting for justice, putting away murderers. But after rebuking the sexual advances of the head of her firm—plus putting away his friend, a serial rapist—Angeline is disbarred.
When Angeline’s beautiful, but troubled sister Sophie commits suicide, she seeks to right the myriad of injustices that provoked her sister and acts to avenge her death. This time she’s forced to fight crime outside the law and travels to Paris to punish the man responsible.
Back home, guilt for not protecting Sophie drives Angeline to investigate, and after discovering Sophie had a secret life, Ang knows she’s in danger. She will lose everything, including her husband, as she battles an FBI agent, a stalker, an international crime extortionist racket, and an obsessively friendly neighbor. To maintain her grip on reality, she drinks and pops meds in order to battle secretive, powerful forces that will do anything to stay on top.
Taut and intense with heart-pumping twists, Revenge in 3 Parts uses classic noir language laced with modern tropes—a hacker named Snoop, the Ashley Madison dating site, and Snapchat—and burns with contemporary femmes-noir energy creating a new crime genre and heroine for a disturbed modern age.
“A whirlwind of deceit, theft, blackmail, and worse.”
“Genuinely surprising plot turns.
“A striking and complicated protagonist.”
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