Tars rounded up to 4 for those venues "that don t allow decimals A woman is invited to act as her long missing relative s agent "don t allow decimals A woman is invited to act as her long missing relative s agent a probate hearing She finds than she bargained for when she visits the tiny community in rural Oregon Kam hadn t ven known about her Basue side until her geneaologist mother shows her pictures Charged with bringing back any family mementos and taking a little vacation Kam a program analyst soon discovers there s plenty of action in the back country starting with the handsome deputy Mitch who comes to her rescue when she gets lost trying to find townIt s not long before Kam hears versions of her missing relative Vasco s disappearance starting with his friends nding with a corrupt judge and an unprofessional sheriff Add in a young girl with multiple personality disorder *white supremacy creeps blazing guns and a friendly spirit who wants to * supremacy creeps blazing guns and a friendly spirit who wants to sure her brother winds up withe the right life partner and you ve got one high spirited readAn njoyable uickly paced contemporary romantic mystery with uirky characters This is a wonderful tale set right here in my home state of OregonFictional with the flair and feeling of what the terrain and weather is like on our side of the Cascade Mountains adding in the mystery flips and turns of a very good mystery thriller that only Marva Dasef in her descriptive and uniue way can captureI could not put this story down until the last word was read I give Missing Assumed Dead thumbs up Intriguing story by an xcellent writer I thoroughly "Enjoyed The Reading And "the reading and be on the lookout for of her adult novels I m hoping for a seuel to this one because I love the characters and story line. Eels away the layers of prejudice suicide murder and insanity But someone in town doesn’t like her poking around and when they show their intentions by shooting her through the police chief’s office window the stakes are raised Kam must find out what really happened to her dead relative before someone in this backward little town sends her to join himAnd she thought Oregon was going to be bori.
Read & download ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, Book or Kindle PUB free ß Marva DasefI ve read several of Marva s novels ach in a different genre *and they re all terrific She s a talented author In addition to * they re all terrific She s a talented author In addition to Oregon setting which I njoyed this action packed mystery is rich with colorful characters a tight plot and a warm romance Recommended LJ Sellers author of the Detective Jackson mysteries Kameron McBride reluctantly heads out to a far flung part of Oregon to settle state affairs for a distant relative She learns he has been missing for uite some time and is now assumed dead Hey that sounds like a great title doesn t itMissing Assumed Dead "By Marva Dasef Review By "Marva Dasef review by SuasteguiWithout the benefit of a death certificate much less a body Kameron will soon suspect that her relative succumbed to foul play Of what sort and for what reason Well that s what the story is about Suffice it to say that people in high places have staged a small town cover up that Kameron will have to unravel The mystery Black Heart, Red Ruby elements in the story develop alongside a romance with Deputy Mitch Caldwell and an ongoing relationship with a deceased woman who keeps appearing at opportune times to render warning of impendingvents Holding mystery romance and the supernatural in balance is no small undertaking and the author must at a minimum receive commendation for telling a coherent story that carries that triadMarva Dasef keeps the pace peppy and moving Information gathering procedural style with conversations sometimes in the form of the pace peppy and moving Information gathering procedural style with conversations sometimes in the form of couple of pages of flashback is rendered well and succinctly At times specially at the nd I would have preferred a action based approach but it never bores and so I must set my preference asideJust as crucial Dasef When Kameron McBride receives notice she’s the last living relative of a missing man she’s never ven heard of the last thing she wants to do is head to some half baked Oregon town to settle his affairs But since she’s the only one available she grudgingly agreesEn route she runs afoul of a couple of hillbillies and their pickup in an accident that doesn’t seemaccidental Especially when th. ,
Characterization feels solid Even minor characters come across as than veneer caricatures a flaw all too common in these types of stories They speak to us with realistic regional dialects that are never overwhelming and often charming Above all they behave in ways that also strike us as real and never shoe horned On that basis alone this story rises above averageDasef also incorporates a significant romance lement Before I say I must first stipulate to being neither an xpert nor a fan of that particular genre Having said that the romance felt rushed and at times abrupt At times I "Asked Myself If Such "myself if such uick connection between strangers specially in light of the danger and crisis around them would be realistic or if of a buildup would have yielded a satisfying relationship development On that front I must raise my hands and say well different people might behave differently and move on And so I didIn the nd well the nding didn t satisfy this reader ЯED enough It struck me as too straightforward almost too convenient with little of the surprise twistlement we ve come to xpect in this genre Perhaps the case itself lacked
complexity to about a satisfying conclusion If I had to put my finger on it I would indeed press it there Were it not for the above mentioned characterization this would have disappointed than it did Yet in the sum total of the story I didn t go away saying Wow but I did appreciate the skill with which the author kept me going where many others would have failed to manage the featOverall I recommend this as a worthy read No doubt those in tune with the crime romance genre will njoy it ven than I didRating 355 Ey keep showing up wherever she goes Lucky for her gorgeous Deputy Mitch Caldwell lends her a hand among other things Her suspicions increase when the probate Judge tries a little too hard to buy the dead man’s worthless propertyWorking on a hunch and trying to avoid the Judge’s henchmen Kam probes deeper into the town’s secrets and finds almost no one she can trust With Mitch’s help shesufficient complexity to