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BCPL Staff Reviews 2-6-24

Swiping Hearts

By Jeffery Deaver

Release Date: September 26, 2023

Ebook Available from WV Reads!

3.5 Stars - A suspenseful short story but not heart-pounding. I rounded up slightly because I liked the unique concept of looking for a slayer of hearts verses bodies. It was intriguing. And I appreciate Deaver likes to write a solid short story, not just something that feels like an exerpt from a series or a discarded novel idea. Lincoln Rhyme and his wife Amelia return to help an old friend whose heart's been broken by devious dating app user. They're a good team but law enforcement's hands are tied. But who will stop this creep? Not much else can be said without spoilers but this was a fun little read, sure to please fans of the series I think, and even casual mystery readers.


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