This genre was not my typical style, however the author did a great job building suspense and intrigue. The characters were well crafted and I found an interest in rooting for the good guys. This book was an easy read and hard to put down. I recommend this book for anyone who likes action mixed with love. It’s totally worth the readers time and I hope to see more from the author.
<a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/63918024-revenge-never-rests” style=”float: left; padding-right: 20px”><img border=”0″ alt=”Revenge Never Rests (Tallie Brown Suspense Book 2)” src=”https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1670095373l/63918024._SX98_.jpg” /></a><a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/63918024-revenge-never-rests”>Revenge Never Rests</a> by <a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/407409.Laurie_Lewis”>Laurie Lewis</a><br/>
My rating: <a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/5202975779″>4 of 5 stars</a><br /><br />
In this second book of the series, Tallie is searching for a missing girl but doing so might bring up secrets from Tallies past. While I believe it is possible to read this book as a standalone, having not read the first book, I did feel like I was missing a few details about Tallie and her past. Missing those few details however did not take away from the overall story of the second book nor did it hurt the relatability of the characters. The author did a tremendous job of building relationships between characters while also giving twists and turns that were unpredictable. Great story, looking forward to reading book and more in the series.
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This was a great 5 star read. You get pulled in right from the beginning, we start off where book one ended. Tallie ends up working on an Amber Alert and it leads to her finding out about others that are missing which includes her father. Will she be able to find the missing people? Overall this was a great thrilling read. All of the characters added a great element to the story. I was on the edge of my seat waiting to see what was coming next. The author does a great job of pulling you in with her writing, I look forward to reading more from this series and the author. 1-click and get started today.
Revenge Never Rests starts right where Secrets Never Die ends. Tallie Brown is trying to figure out herself (and her relationship with Jackson) with the revelation of her birth family from the last book. The story follows her in gaining a better understanding of herself while trying to find out the mystery of who is taking previous military personnel. Once her father is taken she is determined to find out who is behind it. All the clues are there for you to determine who is the mastermind. All questions are answered at the conclusion of this book and the ending is highly satisfying. I highly recommend reading this series!
Picking up from where book 1 leaves off, Tallie has discovered why she had so many skills geared towards disappearing and staying hidden. She has also discovered a passion for seeking out lost individuals to bring them home. One night, she gets an Amber Alert and is immediately on the hunt. Her quest for the missing girl leads to some painful truths and lessons regarding her family.
This novel focuses on Tallie discovering that her past appears to be linked to a set of disappearances that have remained unsolved, and now someone she just found existed is on that same list.
Loads of twists and turns, yet again from this author. Very well thought out plot, presented in an incredible way. Great characters and heart. Lots of mystery and suspense and some romance.
This story is amazing… Tallie Brown is by far my favorite character yet. She’s been through trying times and as a strong female lead character, she fights with everything she has. Despite all of the hard life she was forced to lead, she makes the best of what she’s got. She uses her talents for good and keeps going.
I love how involved the author is with her military knowledge and the way that she conveys the story. Her acknowledgements are also heartfelt and I appreciate it so much. She did an amazing job and I look forward to reading more of her work.
This was a book with constant twists and turns and so many surprises. Tallie Brown has finally learned who her real family is and is on a mission to meet the man that is her father when he goes missing. This is a fast paced page turner that instantly pulls you in. Each chapter follows and different characters perspective and it is very easy connecting with each one. I wasn’t expecting the ending but it made it all the more perfect.
Revenge Never Rests is the second book in the Tallie Brown Suspense Series. I did read the first book so I felt that I had all the necessary backstory for this book. If you haven’t read the first book in the series (Secrets Never Die), I highly recommend doing so before diving into this one. Laurie Lewis continues Tallie’s story shortly after the events in the first book. There are several returning characters in this book and, again, Lewis delivers unusual yet realistic, humanized characters. This book follows Tallie in the search for her missing father, Cai Kaswell, along with several other missing persons. While this book has many twists and turns like the first book, I felt this one was a little faster paced, which I enjoyed. Overall, this book is on par, if not higher, than the first book! I look forward to reading more books by Laurie Lewis!
Tallie Brown has discovered that she is not who she was raised to believe she was. The woman who raised her taught her how to simply disappear. In this suspenseful book, Tallie must use all of her skills to figure out how people are disappearing never to be seen again. I was hooked from the very beginning.
In a continuation from the first book in this series, the story brings us back to where it was left off from the first. Learning how strong of a woman Tallie is, despite her unusual and mysterious upbringing, she continues on her own mission in seeking the truth. As she recently discovers who her father, General Cai Kaswell, is considered missing and embarks on a journey to find him and get more questions answered.
Just as the first book, this book is such a great read and keeps you on your toes with action and mystery. Not only is the action and suspenseful aspects of the book amazing but the concept of friendship and valuing its integrity. Such a great series!
This is the second book I have read by Laurie Lewis and is the second book in the Tallie Brown Suspense. A continuation of the first book Secrets Never Die, following the loss of her mother and learning about the secrets that sent her on the run for most of her life.
I enjoyed this fast-paced suspense book! A lot of the stuff in this book felt like it was ripped from today’s headlines. The action and intrigue really drew me in, and I found it hard to put down. It’s a race against time as Tallie Brown is trying to find her father whom she recently discovered and is now missing. One of the biggest twists of the first book is that her mother Julia wasn’t her biological mother and kidnapped her. Despite the dubious circumstances in which she was raised. Tallie learns of a missing girl that she uses the skills she learned while on the run with her mother to help find not only the missing girl but all the missing people. Tallie can thank Julia for everything she taught her about tracking, self-defense, etc. as it comes in handy as the story progresses.
This book is set shortly after the first book in the series. A lot happens in the first book. To understand the characters better, read the first book before this one.
Tallie Brown is still grieving the loss of her mother as well as what will never be (the loss of her biological mother and sister) when she gets news that the father she cannot claim, Cai Kaswell, is missing she jumps at the chance to find him. Seeing as Tallie has a unique skill set, Major Norris knows that she will be a huge asset and welcomes her aboard. This mission brings Tallie into a bigger conspiracy than they thought. Not only is Cai missing, so are many others.
The clues bring the group to Mexico where Tallie is introduced to Burke, the agent on the case. Instantly Tallie does not trust him. She has to learn to work with him while trying to keep things from getting personal for her. Nothing is adding up and Tallie doesn’t know who to trust.
Memories of Tallie’s past with her mother keep her on her toes. She was raised to look at everything and trust no one but it’s hard when it’s your fathers life on the line.
She also has to overcome her feelings of not being good enough if she wants to keep her new found relationship alive.
This book was great. It sucks you in right from the beginning. Compared to the first book it is much more fast paced. I can’t wait to see what the author has in store next time.
This is book 2 in a series. I did not read book 1. While it was good as a stand alone, I think it would be better for the backstories to read book 1 first. In this book we meet Tallie. She is a strong woman character who is on the search for the answer to the disappearance of a missing girl and then of a General Kaswell. Jackson and Tallie have a strong connection and have to make a decision as to whether they should work together or separately. This happens just as she discovered who her real father is.
Throughout this story, there is intrigue, conspiracy and high action. It kept my attention and was a good read on a really long car ride over the holidays. If you like this type of genre, you would rate it much higher than a three.
Wow this book had my attention from the very first page!! The writing, the story, the characters…the emotions it made me FEEL. Incredible. I couldn’t put it down and I finished this book in one sitting. Like I said, I. COULDNT. PUT. IT. DOWN. It’s THAT good. If you want a book that’s full of suspense, emotion, action, mystery, twists and turns…read this! Laurie L.C. Lewis is easily becoming one of my favorite authors. Highly recommend and ENJOY every page!!
This book is the second in a series. I did not read the first book, and I was able to follow along just fine. There was some struggle to get everyone straight, but nothing I wouldn’t have expected. My favorite part of this book was that it was clean and didn’t have the F word on every page. That was incredibly refreshing especially paired with a great story! Tallie Brown is a strong female character with completely relatable doubts and issues. I enjoyed hearing her thoughts and reservations. This book is worth the time to read. I look forward to reading more from this author!
This is the follow up story to Secrets Never Die. I definately recommend reading that book first as this book picks up straight from where that one ends.
This story is such a gripping rollercoaster of a read full of even more secrets and lies than the first book. The author does an amazing job with this story making it a gripping read right from the beginning.
Tallie is back and struggling to come to terms with everything that has happened to her. Not only is she dealing with the grief of losing her mother (or so she thought) she also has to deal with the lies and deception that surrounded her life and took her away from her real family. When Tallie’s real father goes missing she is asked to use the skills she learnt to help find him.
As the story progresses we learn more about Tallie’s past and her relationship with the woman she thought was her mother. Now Tallie is on her own and surrounded by people who she doesn’t know if she can trust or not and I have to admit my opinions on those people changed several times and I was in for a few surprises.
This is a great mystery Suspense story that will keep you hooked from the first page to the last. The twists and turns are so good you don’t see it coming until it happens which is an amazing thing in a book.
Definately read the first book and then prepare to have your mind blown when you dive into this one to continue Tallie’s story.
I dove head first into this book. I did not read the first, but you do not need to in order to read this book. However, I plan on going and reading the first as soon as I can get my hands on it because WOW! This book was intense to the very last page. The plot and characters suck you in immediately and I found it difficult to put down.
The romance between Tallie and Jackson is one that gives you hope along the way. It was also a very relatable relationship. If you enjoy a good suspense, mystery, and romance novel, then this one is for you. Whether you pick up this one first or you pick up the first in the series, you need to get your hands on this novel.
Tallie has been running for most of her life which has given her certain skills which is now helping her trying to locate a missing girl but will trying to find this lost child bring up secrets from the past which Tallie is not ready to open or seek.
This book in the second in the series and I have to confess that I had not read the first book, although this can be read as a stand-alone book, I believe I was missing certain important information by not reading the first book, but this did not distract from the overall story.
I loved the character of Tallie, how broken she was but had it in her heart to try and help the thousands of missing people with her history and skills. I loved the twists in the story and the relationships between all the characters, the story was engaging and drawn me, I could not put it down.
I can’t wait to read the first book in this series and other books going forward.
Revenge Never Rests is the 2nd book in the Tallie Brown series. It picks up shortly after the first book finished, which I was happy for. Tallie had a bomb of information dropped on her in the end of the first book, and she is still sorting it all out. There is a bit of struggle, as she tries to compartmentalize her life. The book had a good recap of the information from book one, although not the full story… enough as a refresher. Likely couldn’t be enjoyed without reading the first book. This book was much more clear, and written better than the first. I really like the characters of these series and the author did a good job of representing Tallie’s (and sometimes Jackson’s) feelings. There is so much suspense in this book, and it is action packed. I like that Tallie continued to refer back to her childhood teachings, despite the new heartbreak and inner struggle she is weighing. This book kept me on the edge of my seat. I look forward to more from the author.
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I really enjoyed this suspense book. I went in without knowing what to expect and I was hooked. The way the author grips you with the storyline is amazing. The characters are phenomenal. I was on the edge of my seat from cover to cover.
This is my first book that I have read by this author and it will not be the last! I did not read the first book but I don’t think I needed too. It caught us up pretty quickly. This whole story was action packed and had many twists and turns. I honestly stayed on the edge of my seat the whole time reading it. I hope that we get another book in this world.
Fast paced barely cuts it with “Revenge Never Rests” as the book starts with an Amber Alert and never lets up! There are so many events that truly keep you reading until you reach the last page.
Although this book can be read as a standalone, I suggest reading “Secrets Never Die” first.
Pay attention to detail, expect the unexpected, keep your head down, trust no one, and watch everything. Tallie use her skills that her mother, Julia, taught her. But can she keep the level of expertise needed to save her father or will she get in her own way? Tallie needs to find her father as he is her tie to a life she was never able to live.
If you like suspense and quick moving plots with great characters, then Revenge Never Rests is for you!
Book 2 in the Tallie Brown Suspense Series Revenge Never Rests, picks up pretty much where book 1 left off. Tallie knows who she really is now! Knows Julia lied to her! Knows she can’t tell her real father who she is because it could cause more harm than good. How does one live like that?
Well by continuing to be the person she was trained to be. Julia may have taken her from her family, but she trained her well in tracking and survival.
Paired together as somewhat of a team Tallie and Jackson take positions working for soon to be Ambassador Kaswell. However before they can start those jobs he disappears. Looks like he was taken, until Tallie evaluates the situation and realizes it’s bigger than that. Tallie is thrown into a mission with Major Norris and his daughter Marlene to track General Kaswell down. While Jackson has been left to work the press circuit to keep things at bay. Unfortunately Tallie and Jackson don’t feel comfortable on how this situation is panning out, nor do they feel comfortable that they are apart figuring it out.
Do they find General Kaswell?
Does he know the truth about Tallie?
The author wrote a fantastic follow-up to Secrets Never Die. The puzzle is what keeps me intrigued, trying to figure out what happened and what’s going on along with Tallie. The writing helps too, since it’s written extremely well. Unfortunately it doesn’t quite work as a standalone novel. You need to read book 1 first, but trust me when I say you will be happy that you did!
If you like puzzles and suspense this book and series is for you! Now while you get on that, I’m going to look up other books by this author to check out!!
Tallie Brown has lived a life cloaked in lies. She just learned about those lies though and now there is more trouble. Tallie responds to an Amber Alert about a missing child and after securing the child, life gets pretty interesting. It’s discovered that the Amber Alert was a set up and that there were Somalian operatives after Tallie for her connections to other people. Can she escape their clutches and save General Kaswell in the process?
This book grabbed me from the get-go and didn’t want to let go! This story is full of adventure, love, redemption, and mystery. All great elements to put together this telling of Tallie’s life. From the opening notes, the author mentions how she wrote this book during a time of turmoil in our country and those elements are scattered throughout. Such a beautiful book that can be read as a stand-alone, however it is the second book in a series. I will be going back to read the first book as I missed it! There are details that will likely be cleared up by reading the first book.
Please don’t skip over the opportunity to read this great book!
This is Book 2 of the incredible tale of Tallie Brown. I never read the first book but I’m now a convert and huge fan of this author. The characters are rich and their growth is quite refreshing.
Tallie has baggage and an extremely complex background that she struggles to hide from herself and others. The pain of loss, the confusing secrets unveiled because of the loss, new relationships and a scary new mission with ties closer to home.
If you enjoy mystery, adventure, drama and suspense, you’ll enjoy this book. It was a page-turner.
Lewis can certainly write suspense! Revenge Never Rests starts right where Secrets Never Dies leaves off. I highly recommend if you stumble upon this book not knowing it was book two, to pick up Secrets Never Die first (you won’t be disappointed). Lewis does a great job over-viewing the backstory so this could be read as a standalone but its truly worth it to read in order. Just like the first I was on the edge of my seat and couldn’t put it down. Knowing how disappointed I was that I had to put the first one down and couldn’t read it through in one sitting, I carved out my day and read this in one go! Truly clean suspense that leaves you screaming out loud.
<a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/62243803-revenge-never-rests” style=”float: left; padding-right: 20px”><img border=”0″ alt=”Revenge Never Rests” src=”https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1662317630l/62243803._SX98_.jpg” /></a><a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/62243803-revenge-never-rests”>Revenge Never Rests</a> by <a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1743696.Laurie_L_C_Lewis”>Laurie L.C. Lewis</a><br/>
My rating: <a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/5178413337″>4 of 5 stars</a><br /><br />
This was a great sequel to the first book, Secrets Never Die. We get to know Tallie even better and follow her journey of still trying to figure things out. She has found out that her father is a man named General Cai Kaswell. She has been using the set of skills her mother taught her on tracking to help find people that have vanished. Unfortunately the father she just discovered is among the missing. Will she be able to find him? <br /><br />There is a lot going on in this book and it definitely keeps you on your toes. Just when you think you have the plot figured out and you know what’s going to happen you get thrown for a loop. If you like books like this I highly recommend taking this one for a spin.
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This is book two in the series and does well as a stand alone book. I was hooked on the action and drama from the first page. The detailed plot is intense with twists and turns you don’t see coming. The characters were fleshed out and complex, adding to the puzzle in the story. Once I started reading this fast-paced tale, I couldn’t put it down! Highly recommended!
I am not sure where to begin with this book because so much happened. It is amazing and really well written. Everything is in the details. There are so many twists and turns in this book that once you think you figured things out, plot twist, and you are back to square one. This book kept me on the edge of my seat constantly turning pages to see what was going to happen next. The suspense in this book is a slow burn that build throughout the book. This book has so many things going for it that you don’t miss the graphic scenes or foul language, which are normally on my must read lists. I was able to keep a steady pace reading this book. I was able to get sucked into the story line and wasn’t able to stop reading until I was done. This is the second book in the series and while it can be read as a stand a lone, I would highly recommend reading the first book in the series. It will allow you to be able to keep up with characters in the book faster. This can be done without reading the previous book but it will take a few chapters to really understand what is going on. If you do go in without reading the first book in the series, don’t worry the character development and the way the author goes in depth will bring you up to speed. I just recommend it because everything just builds with the characters. If you are looking for a fast paced suspenseful read, I highly suggest this book.
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This was my first book by the author and in the series. I wasn’t lost at all reading this book which I really liked. I also liked how straightforward the storyline is. The beginning of the book is enough to pull you in but it doesn’t beat around the bush with action. I’m so glad I was able to add this to my read list for this year!
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