#Book Review: Life In Death by Harlow Coban

by | Mar 24, 2012 | KUWTR

Life In Death
Kari Marchant Series ~ Book 1

Author: Harlow Coban
File Size: 194 KB
Publisher: Wine Not Publishing (February 19, 2012)
Language: English

When a girl that social worker Kari Marchant places in foster care is brutally murdered, she’s compelled to learn why. Her quest for the truth pits her against friends and coworkers. As Kari works to solve the horrific plot, more people die. How far should she go to learn the truth—even if it threatens her life?
When homicide detective Rance Nicolet meets Kari, his attraction to her is powerful—and the feeling is mutual. But things between them go terribly wrong when Kari’s old lover is found murdered with a letter from her in his pocket. The evidence against Kari is damning. Rance’s personal and professional lives collide. Does he blindly believe the woman he’s falling in love with or follow the evidence no matter where it leads?


Author Harlow Coban was born in Kansas City, MO, but grew up in Denver, CO. She relocated to North Carolina five years ago with her husband, two dogs, and 16-year old twins.
She shares a birthday with the notorious Napoleon Bonaparte. In keeping with his legacy, she is currently working on taking over the world. Harlow’s positive attitude and fresh take on life are her tools and conquest is certain.
She spends her free time writing, dancing, traveling and defending mailboxes from her 16-year-old twins’ driving.
Her debut novel, LIFE IN DEATH (February 2012), is a murder mystery which pulls from real-life situations from her own family history. She felt compelled to share her story with the world while offering a thrilling, entertaining, and amusing escape for readers.
In keeping with her commitment to improving the lives of children, a portion of the proceeds from the sale of her book will be donated to the Boys and Girls Club in her home state of North Carolina.

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This is a really fast read… it was over before I knew it! The plot is sick and twisted and the characters too! Coban does an interesting job of creating a twisted storyline that keeps you guessing and wondering what just happened. Throughout the book there were several questions about the characters that I had to re-read and make sure that I had the characters straight. Even with the questions I would read the next installment to see where Kari’s life leads! I would recommend this to others who enjoy a good twisted mystery.

MY RATING:          
  3.5/5 Hearts: Really Good

Disclosure: I received a copy of the book for review purposes only through CBLS Promotions. I was not compensated to write a positive or favorable review. This is Keeping Up With The Rheinlander’s personal opinion.


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