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Friday, July 31, 2020

Credible Threat (Ali Reynolds #15) by J.A. Jance

Credible Threat
by J.A. Jance 

Hardcover, 336 pages
Published June 2nd 2020 by Gallery Books

Goodreads synopsis: 
Ali Reynolds and her team at High Noon Enterprises must race against the clock to save an archbishop who faces mysterious death threats in yet another “incredible” (Suspense Magazine) installment of J.A. Jance’s New York Times bestselling series.

Years after her son’s fatal overdose, grieving mother Rachel Higgins learns that his addiction may have grown out of damage suffered at the hands of a pedophile priest while he was in high school. Looking for vengeance, she targets the Catholic Church’s most visible local figure, Archbishop Francis Gillespie. When the archbishop begins receiving anonymous threats, local police dismiss them, saying they’re not credible. So he turns to his friends, Ali Reynolds and her husband, B. Simpson.

With B. out of the country on a cybersecurity emergency, it’s up to Ali to track down the source of the threats. When a shooter assassinates the archbishop’s driver and leaves the priest himself severely injured, Ali forms an uneasy alliance with a Phoenix homicide cop in hopes of preventing another attack. But Ali doesn’t realize that the killer has become not only more unhinged but also more determined to take out his or her target.


3.75 stars

This is the fifteenth book in the Ali Reynolds series by J.A. Jance.

This book is about a mother seeking revenge for the treatment of her son by a local priest.

I am a big fan of Jance’s other series but this one just didn’t grab me for some reason. I thought it was good. The character development was on point and I could feel the pain of the mother who lost her son.

This is really a story for the current times. Great mystery and I plan to try my hat at other books in this series but may not do it quickly. If you love a good mystery, check this one out for sure. 

I received this as an ARC (Advanced Reader Copy) in return for an honest review. I thank NetGalley, the publisher and the author for allowing me to read this title.

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