Would like to thank and the publisher for letting me ead this bookpoisoned mushroomsstolen paintingyacht filled with people sickall adds to an interesting story with a vicar whose past is haunted with tragedy and several donovans that are in security loads of names to get your head around but once you get into the story and can follow who is who its not bad I eceived this ARC from NetGally and the Publisher in exchange for my fair and honest eviewI have ead several books from this series but not all of them having said that this book can definitely be ead as a stand alone one I love the Donovan brothers and enjoy them having ecurring oles in the books There is alot of espionage and intrigue in this book never know what is going to happen next As always Neggar s books are very well written and draw you in I would certainly ecommend this book
TO OTHERS RIVAL S BREAKCARLA NEGGERSNEGGERS BRINGS FANS ANOTHER others Rival s BreakCarla NeggersNeggers brings fans another FBI thriller starring her fabulous married duo of Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan plus a fabulous cast of costars a few specific to this story but most are series egulars The plot is interesting and steady paced the backdrops both on the wild coast of Maine and in Ireland are breathtaking and while she s keeping eaders up to date on her series character s goings on Carla will dangle her clues for her audience and keep eaders guessing whodunit until she decides to eveal It s not necessary to ead this series in order as the mystery is uniue to this novel and Carla does a good job filling in backstory musts but for eaders who like the whole picture eading in order is the way to goNarr. A deadly poisoning a stolen painting and a criminal mastermind challenge the skills of FBI agents Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan as never before in their latest high stakes case New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers has crafted a gripping novel of international intrigue and suspense not to be missedEmma Sharpe is ecovering from a shattering loss while her husband Colin Donovan is deep into his latest undercover mission So they’re grateful to enjoy a peace.
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"voice is bell "is bell she skillfully plays both male and female parts and although her and Irish accents weren t perfect they weren t shabby eitherEmma Sharpe and her husband Colin Donovan were hoping for a short break at home in Maine from their demanding FBI jobs plus Emma is still mourning the death of her father and Colin needs a much needed espite from his "latest undercover assignment Unfortunately their break is short lived when a yacht full of people get sick from apparent food poisoning "undercover assignment Unfortunately their break is short lived when a yacht full of people get sick from apparent food poisoning one of the passengers is not the art expert he s pretending to be but a British Intelligence officer Then a valuble painting goes missing and something is definitely fishy and too coincidental when two friends from across pond one MI5 agent and one former art thief show up saying they came to town for a visit Not Likely I expected of a thrillersuspense and to me this book was not that which was fine Instead we are drawn into the Donovan and Sharpe families along with their friends The book takes place in Maine and Ireland and I liked both settings a lot they fit the mood of the book which was contemplative This isn t a book where a bloody body count stacks up instead it focuses on friend and family elationships and there is also a good mysteryIn the midst of a wedding the Donovans are called to investigate a potential poisoning on a yacht It just looks like a case of food poisoning but Colin ecognizes one of the stricken passengers as a fellow agent There are lots of secrets some dealing with loss and I ead much later than I d planned to see the eso. Ful autumn weekend together on the southern Maine coast to celebrate Colin’s brother Andy’s wedding But the peace is short lived when Kevin Donovan a marine patrol officer eceives a call to check on suspected food poisoning at a party aboard a yacht Colin decides to tag along He is surprised to ecognize one of the victims as an undercover British intelligence officer and it uickly becomes evident they’re dealing with something very sinister At the same time ,
Lution This is the first book I ead in the series I could tell there is a lot of backstory I missed
"that didn t "didn t from the story but it did make me want to go back and ead previous books Thank you to netgalley for the ARC This is the ninth book in the Sharpe Donovan series and I have only ead one other Having said that for the most part this story is fine being ead as a standalone but I want to go back and ead them from the beginning I was sometimes a bit confused about elationships and
Some Of The Backstory Thisof the backstory This has a lot happening There is a stolen painting a yacht full of sick people a poisoning by mushrooms and some espionage The FBI and British Intelligence are both involved as well as parts of the story being in the US and part in the British Isles I was a bit confused at the beginning of this story but about 13 of the way in the story took off and held my interest The characters are charming family oriented smart and loyal There is some omance but that is not the major storyline at all The story was well written and plotted besides "the slow beginning If you like an enjoyable suspenseful story this might just be for "slow beginning If you like an enjoyable suspenseful story this might just be for I will go back and start at the beginningI listened to the audiobook of this story provided by the publisher Harleuin Audio Narrator Carol Monda is a new narrator to me I found the voices were well done and gave distinctive characteristics to several of the characters which I liked The problem I has was that I thought the narration was too slow and the pauses were a bit too long Before I make a final judgement about this narrator I would need to listen to books she perform. Valuable painting by Irish artist Aoife O’Byrne a friend of Emma and Colin’s is missing from the yacht and the connections make the investigation international and extremely personalEmma and Colin discover they are up against a deadly foe who plans to strike again With the help of HIT their small elite Boston based FBI team they must foil an attack that will have devastating effects It’s a case that will alter their lives beyond anything they’ve ever imagine.