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Monday, 25 May 2015

‘Trap’ by L.J.Sellers



Published by Spellbinder Press.
ISBN: 9780984008698

Jamie Dallas loves her job as an FBI undercover agent in all its aspects. She revels in creating a false identity and the adrenalin rush of living on the edge, with only her quick wits and courage to prevent the failure of her mission and, in the worst circumstances, her own death. However, Dallas' present mission is different from those she has undertaken previously: this mission started with Dallas herself, overhearing plans to disrupt a political meeting. She infiltrates the close-knit group of young people, many of whom are adrenalin junkies, as she is, and have interests similar to her own. The group is known as the JRN (Justice Reform Now) and Dallas finds herself sympathising with their cause, as they protest about the greed and corruption of the legal system with its privatised prisons. The JRN claim to use disruptive but non-violent tactics in their fight to reform the corrupt drugs laws and vicious prison system. Dallas finds herself torn in two directions, as she likes many of the JRN members, and is attracted to their leader, Luke.

A high-profile judge is killed and the FBI tell Dallas to push the JRN into actions that will result in arrests and convictions for a major crime. Dallas obeys, despite her conscientious objections, but in the group there is another infiltrator with a lethal agenda, and Dallas is caught in a deadly trap.

Trap is the third Agent Dallas thriller and the series gets stronger all the time. It is a fast-paced, thought-provoking book with engaging but fallible characters. A compelling read.
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Reviewer: Carol Westron


L J Sellers writes the bestselling Detective Jackson mystery/thriller series, a Readers Favorite award winner, as well as provocative standalone thrillers. Her novels have been highly praised by Mystery Scene, Crimespree, and RT Reviews, and her Jackson books are Kindle bestsellers as well as top-ranked novels. L.J., who resides in Eugene, Oregon where her novels are set, is also an award-winning journalist who earned the Grand Neal. When not plotting murders, she enjoys standup comedy, cycling, social networking, and attending mystery conferences. She’s also been known to jump out of airplanes.

Carol Westron is a successful short story writer and a Creative Writing teacher.  She is the moderator for the cosy/historical crime panel, The Deadly Dames.  Her crime novels are set both in contemporary and Victorian times.  The Terminal Velocity of Cats is the first in her Scene of Crimes novels, was published July 2013. Her second book About the Children was published in May 2014.

www.carolwestron.com



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