Every aspect of Kathy’s life is dominated by her violent bully boy husband. Now she’s pregnant and in fear for her life. Can she ever escape him?
A dark psychological suspense novella by Amazon # 1 bestselling author, John Nicholl.
Available on Amazon.
I chose to read this book after receiving a free e-copy. All opinions in this review are my own and completely unbiased.
Bully Boy Blue is well written but what a horrible subject. Abuse is something that does happen, probably more than we know, and John Nicholl does a good job at making you feel the horror and desperation that Kathy feels. Now that she’s pregnant, she not only fears for her own life but for her baby.
You’ll probably figure out Kathy’s plan before she tries to implement it. But will it work?
Even though this is a novella, it is powerful. It contains physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. I definitely recommend it for adults but because of the subject, I wouldn’t recommend it for children.
About the Author
John Nicholl, an ex police officer, child protection social worker and lecturer, has written three dark psychological suspense thrillers, each of which are Amazon international bestsellers, reaching # 1 in multiple categories in the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Australia, Canada and the USA. John is always happy to hear from readers, bloggers or anyone interested in proposing a joint creative project. He can be contacted via his author website at: http://www.johnnicholl.com.
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Author: Ellie Ashe
Narrator: Teri Schnaubelt
Length: 7h 23m, 7h 9m, 7h 17m
Publisher: Ellie Ashe⎮2015, 2016, 2017
Genre: Mystery/Thriller, Cozy Mystery
Release date: Jul. 15, 2015
Chasing the Dollar (Book 1)
Miranda Vaughn has spent the last year and a half fighting for her freedom. Arrested for a fraud scheme involving her supervisors, she’s lost her job at a prestigious investment firm, her fiancé, and her reputation. She walks out of the courtroom a free woman, only to find that life has a few more curve balls to throw her way. The jury may have found her not guilty, but Miranda is broke, in debt to her beloved aunt, and can’t find a job because of the cloud of suspicion still swirling around her. She’s not going to be able to move forward with her life until she finds out who set her up.
Buried in the evidence against her, Miranda finds a larger scheme, one involving far more money than the $37 million her boss fleeced from unsuspecting investors. Determined to uncover the truth, Miranda begins her own investigation – leading her to Macau and Belize, and into the arms of one sexy FBI agent, who may or may not prove to be trustworthy. When the danger heats up, Miranda finds herself in a race against time to find the person behind it all. Before he finds her….
USA Today best-selling author Ellie Ashe has always been drawn to jobs where she can tell stories—journalist, lawyer, and now writer. Writing quirky romantic mysteries is how she gets the “happily ever after” that so often is lacking in her day job.
When not writing, you can find her with her nose in a good book, watching far too much TV, or trying out new recipes on unsuspecting friends and family. She lives in Northern California with her husband and three cats, all of whom worry when she starts browsing the puppy listings on petfinder.com.
Teri Schnaubelt is a Chicago-based actor, voice actor and audiobook narrator with over 100 titles, including NY Times Bestsellers.
I chose to listen to this book after receiving a free copy. All opinions in this review are my own and completely unbiased.
Chasing the Dollar is an adventure and mystery that is a fun read even though it is suspenseful at times.
Miranda Vaughn was arrested for fraud and embezzlement at the investment company she worked at and she was found not guilty, which she was. She was set up. Unfortunately, Miranda used all of her savings as well as her aunt’s savings for her trial and she can’t find a job because now she’s a high risk hire.
Miranda decides to try to clear her name and ends up on the adventure of her life. She also has to trust Jake Barmes, the FBI agent who had arrested her! They get to know each other and she realizes he’s not so bad while he realizes she’s not guilty. Also, to make things even more interesting, there’s a spark between them.
Chasing the Dollar never slows down. Ellie Ashe has a great writing style and the narrator, Teri Schnaubelt, does the story justice. She brings the characters to life and I look forward to listening to her narration of the next book in the series. If you like mystery/thrillers with a bit of humor, you’ll enjoy Chasing the Dollar.
Chasing the Dollar (Book 1)
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