Review: Shadows of the Past by:Patricia Bradley

Shadows of the Past: A Novel (Logan Point)
About the Book:
Psychology professor and criminal profiler Taylor Martin prides herself on being able to solve any crime, except the one she wants most desperately to solve–the disappearance of her father twenty years ago. When she finally has a lead on his whereabouts, Taylor returns home to Logan Point, Mississippi, to investigate. But as she is stalking the truth about the past, someone is stalking her.

Nick Sinclair pens mystery novels for a living, but the biggest mystery to him is how he can ever get over the death of his wife–a tragedy he believes he could have prevented. With his estranged brother the only family he has left, Nick sets out to find him. But when he crosses paths with Taylor, all he seems to find is trouble.

About the Author:
Patricia Bradley’s manuscript for Shadows of the Past was a finalist for the 2012 Genesis Award, winner of a 2012 Daphne du Maurier award (1st place, Inspirational), and winner of a 2012 Touched by Love award (1st place, Contemporary). She is a published short story writer and is cofounder of Aiming for Healthy Families, Inc. When she’s not writing or speaking, she can be found making beautiful clay pots and jewelry. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and Romance Writers of America and makes her home in Mississippi. Learn more at

My Review:
Taylor’s father has been missing for years and she is determined to find him. But it seems the closer and closer she gets to find out what made him disappear, she is knocked farther and father from the truth. Though she has the ability to find him, she maybe in more trouble than she knows. Her job involves solving different crimes, why can’t she solve this one? What’s the difference?

Nick’s wife having passed away a few years ago, Nick busies himself with writing mystery novels but even that is losing his interest. He feels he is failing at life and turns for his brother for help. Finding his brother missing, he begins searching for his brother but has no luck. He finds many clues but is never able to solve the mystery behind his brothers disappearance.Then he meets Taylor, a pretty woman who is also in search of someone, her father. How Taylor came to find him is unknown, but what he does know is she brought trouble along with her. But who knows maybe she’ll be able to help solve his mystery too.

**Disclosure** This book was sent to me free of charge for my honest review from Revell.

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