Thursday, May 30, 2013


By: Lisa Jackson & Nancy Bush

From the Back Cover:

You Sense Him
Some refer to it as the Colony. To others, it’s a cult. But few locals in the Oregon coastal hamlet of Deception Bay have ever been invited to the inner sanctum of Siren Song. Even the sisters who live here, far from strangers who might recoil at their unnerving psychic abilities, don’t know all the terrors buried within its walls…

You Fear Him
Eight months into a surrogate pregnancy for her sister, Kristina, Detective Savannah Dunbar just wants to wrap up paperwork before taking medical leave. But her department’s investigation into a brutal double homicide has suddenly become much more complex—and personal. And now there are disturbing rumors about the Colony, its matriarch, and a long history of bitter secrets...

But You Can Never Stop Him
Death has come to Siren Song before. But this time there will be no refuge and no remorse. For everything born in wickedness must die that way—and a killer will not rest until he has claimed them all…

My Two Cents:

Loving sister becomes surrogate for sister and her husband, and then develops a crush on the baby daddy.  Oh, and a madman with the ability to make woman do whatever he wants because he can give them raging orgasms, is after Loving Sister.  I cringed when I started to read this, but it turned out to be another great story by Lisa Jackson, working with a co-conspirator (and her own sister), Nancy Bush.  It is two stories in one; that overlap expertly.  The love triangle (that really is not a love triangle), the murdering sex fiend, and the psychic women that live on a desolate sound weave together masterfully in this follow-on in the series.

I have to say that I was intrigued by the intimacy between Savvy and Hale, without so much as an inappropriate make-out session.  It was a little disturbing that any sex in the story involved the man who manipulated women into having sex with him, and not the couple who were falling in love.  All-in-all, it was a truly masterful murder mystery, with a disturbing look into the eyes of a murderer who, in seeking revenge, discovers the thrill of the kill is more satisfying than retribution.  

I give it      and a 

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