This mystery featuring Alex and Cole moves out of Bay City to Middletown, where Alex, or Lexi
as she is now known, has been living with her brother and his family. Once again she's been accused
of murder and looks to Cole to clear her name.
Fearing she'll be locked up until her name is cleared, Lexi disappears leaving Cole to find thereal killer of the computer geek at her brother's office. Only Cole is out of his jurisdiction and isn't the boss anymore.When a body shows up in Bay City outside Cole's apartment, the powers that be begin to wonder if he's protecting Lexi, and what else he might be hiding. As Cole and Captain Horton piece together the truth about the first victim, a hurricane bears down on Bay City. Will Cole be able to solve themurder in time to flush Lexi out and get her to safety before the storm hits?
A Bird By Any Other Name reviewd by Molly Martin
From: Molly Martin Time: 12:12 AM
> Reviewed first for author
> Title: .A Bird By Any Other Name
> Author: .Brenda Boldin
> Line/Publisher: . ebooksonhenet
> Release Date: . 2002
> eBook Formats
> Entertaining read Highly recommended
> The Review
> They're back! Lexi as Alex Masters is now known to most people,
> Detective Cole Armstrong, King Marshall and all make their
> appearance in another of the 'Bird' books written by Brenda
> Lexi's brother Alexander works for Trent Industries. At the
> last minute he sends Lexi to the office complex after something
> he forgot. In no time it seems a woman is stabbed to death and
> Lexi is on the run. A missing computer disk, Trent Industries'
> security guard who is sure Lexi-Alex is the one who killed her,
> and a whole series of scary characters all figure in the
> Lexi-Alex again is caught up in a crime she did not commit.
> Where Alex may be hiding is something Cole must learn before
> those who are responsible for the killing find her.
> During a humdinger storm King Marshall's house slowly begins
> sliding into an enormous sink hole taking Lexi with it. Cole
> arrives in time to remove her from the house, but whether he can
> protect her from the ones who want to do her in, or from the
> police who are sure she is guilty may be another matter.
> Within the pages of A Bird By Any Other Name Writer Boldin has
> again crafted another spine tingling thriller sure to enthrall
> the reader from the opening page. The reader is carried on a
> wild ride filled with twists, turns, danger, machination and
> plenty of energy in this action packed work. Boldin's
> characters continue to be well developed, full of surprises, and
> as determined as ever. Dialogue is powerful, hard hitting and
> at times profane. Boldin's settings are well wrought, writing
> is potent, red herrings abound.
> A Bird By Any Other Name is an exciting fun romp perfect for a
> lazy summer day on the porch. Pour yourself a tall glass of
> lemonade, settle back in the rocker with your laptop or hand
> held eBook reader and prepare to enjoy another delightful
> offering from Brenda Boldin.
> Some profanity.
> Entertaining read Highly recommended
> Reviewed by: molly martin
> Criterion use for review:
> ___+____ Original Story Idea?
> ___+____ Does the first sentence, paragraph, page hook your
> attention immediately?
> ___+___ Is there a plot? a subplot? Do they tie in to make the
> story complete?
> ___+____ Are transitions handled so the flow of reading isn't
> ___+____ Do the main characters seem real?
> ____+___ Does the dialogue between characters seem natural?
> ____+___ Conflict Present? Was the conflict believable? Was it
> able to sustain the book?
> ___+____ Was motivation logical? Believable? Could you see
> yourself reacting that way in that situation?
> ___+____ Was the climax believable? Could you envision this
> really happening?
> ___+____ Did the conclusion seem a natural outcome?
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|Reviewed by m j hollingshead
|Within the pages of A Bird By Any Other Name Writer Boldin has again crafted another spine tingling thriller sure to enthrall the reader from the opening page. The reader is carried on a wild ride filled with twists, turns, danger, machination and plenty of energy in this action packed work.
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