31 May, 2012

From the Review Pile # 4

From the Review Pile is a meme hosted by 
Stepping Out of the Page every Thursday.
The aim of this meme is to showcase books that you've received for review, but haven't yet got around to reading, in order to give the book some extra publicity.

Question: What do you get the man with everything? 
Answer: When that man is the heir of the late mystery writer Robin Spencer, retired homicide detective Mac Faraday, you get him cold case to solve. 

In Shades of Murder, Mac Faraday is once again the heir to an unbelievable fortune. This time the benefactor is a stolen art collector. But this isn’t just any stolen work-of-art—it’s a masterpiece with a murder attached to it. 

Ilysa Ramsay was in the midst of taking the art world by storm with her artistic genius. Hours after unveiling her latest masterpiece—she is found dead in her Deep Creek Lake studio—and her painting is nowhere to be found. Almost a decade later, the long lost Ilysa Ramsay masterpiece has found its way into Mac Faraday’s hands and he can’t resist the urge to delve into the case. 

A world away, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; former JAG lawyer Joshua Thornton agrees to do a favor for the last person he would ever expect to do a favor—a convicted serial killer. 
The Favor: Solve the one murder wrongly attributed to him. 

Joshua finds an unexpected ally in Cameron Gates, a spunky detective who has reason to believe the young woman known to the media only as Jane Doe, Victim Number Four, was the victim of a copycat. Together, Joshua and Cameron set out to light a flame under the cold case only to find that someone behind the scenes wants the case to remain cold, and is willing to kill to keep it that way. 

Little do these detectives know that the paths of their respective cases are on a collision course when they follow the clues to bring them together in a showdown with a killer who’s got a talent for murder!

I got this book as a part of a book tour. I am really looking forward to read & review this one. So what about you?


  1. Ooh, I hope that you enjoy this one when you get around to it! Looks good :)

  2. I like crime fiction. Another one to look up!!

    Here is my From the Review Pile post!

  3. This looks really good! I've actually been to Deep Creek Lake and don't live far from Pittsburgh. I'll have to add it to my wishlist. Thanks!

    Here's my post:



  4. That sounds like quite a story! Not my usual read, though I do like to watch crime dramas/mysteries on tv. Thanks for sharing!

    Here's my Awhile on the Pile post. Have a great day! (New follower, btw. :D)