Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Protection For Hire: A Book Review and GIVEAWAY!

About The Book:


First she served as a mob enforcer. Then she found Christ in prison. Now, Tessa Lancaster is protecting an heiress whose spouse seeks to kill her. In this action-packed read, Tessa and a handsome Southern lawyer discover the reality of being made new in Christ.


Tessa Lancaster’s skills first earned her a position as an enforcer in her Uncle Teruo’s Japanese Mafia gang. Then they landed her in prison for a crime she didn’t commit. Now, three months after her release, Tessa’s abilities have gained her a job as bodyguard for wealthy socialite Elizabeth St. Amant and her three-year-old son. But there’s a problem or two … or three …. There’s Elizabeth’s abusive husband whose relentless pursuit goes deeper than mere vengeance. There’s Uncle Teruo, who doesn’t understand why Tessa’s new faith as a Christian prevents her from returning to the yakuza. And then there’s Elizabeth’s lawyer, Charles Britton, who Tessa doesn’t know is the one who ensured that she did maximum time behind bars. Now Tessa and Charles must work together in order to protect their client, while new truths emerge and circumstances spiral to a deadly fever pitch. Factor in both Tessa’s and Charles’s families and you’ve got some wild dynamics—and an action-packed, romantic read as Tessa and Charles discover the reality of being made new in Christ.


You can read an excerpt of Protection For Hire, here, in PDF format


About The Author:


Camy Tang grew up in Hawaii but she now lives in San Jose, California, with her engineer husband and rambunctious mutt, Snickers. She was a biologist researcher, but these days she is surgically attached to her computer, writing full-time. In her spare time, she is a staff worker for her church youth group, and she leads one of the worship teams for Sunday service. She won the Carol Book of the Year award in the Debut Author category with her novel Sushi for One? Follow Camy online at www.camytang.com.

Author Website:
http://www.camytang.com


My Review:


This is the first time I have read anything by author, Camy Tang, and I was very impressed. From the very first pages you are drawn into the world of Japanese mafia, action, forgiveness, moving on from our past and allowing God to transform even the least of these! A fantastic read, that due to topics and some violence, is suited to mature audience, but is very good. The storylines flow nicely, and will appeal to all readers of mystery and action novels. 


I love the tale of  Tessa and how her character developed through the book. I am especially excited that Tessa will be seen in book two of the Protection For Hire series, releasing soon. 


If you have a Christian mystery fan in your life, this is the perfect gift idea for your Christmas shopping trips in the coming weeks.


I highly recommend this book and give it a huge thumbs up!


BUY IT: You can purchase Protection For Hire at your favorite bookseller, from Zondervan

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***I received a complimentary copy of this book, as a member of the Zondervan Blogger Club, for the purpose of review on this blog. All opinions expressed are my own, and I have not been compensated in any other manner***

8 comments:

  1. Many thanks for this lovely giveaway. Anne. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  3. I guess that I never really thought about a woman being a mob enforcer. Sounds like an interesting book to read.

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