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Saturday, November 3, 2012

Reviewer Loves New Mystery

Title: Special Interest
Author: Aaron
Genre: Cozy Mystery/humor
SBN-13: 978-1460972335 
ISBN-10: 1460972333
Published by CreateSpace
Review Originally published on  A Cozy Readers Corner



Imagine a quiet world free of fossil fuel polution. Clean air to breathe. No noise from automobiles or factories. An atruistic scientist imagined it and made it his life’s work to find a replacement for fossil fuels. When he discovers an inexhaustable source of electric power he is murdered by a special interest group trying to find the formula. 

As a precaution he has hidden the formula in four parts in places around the world. Only one person will know how to find the four pieces to the formula. A wild and often hilarious pursuit ensues as the energy industires scramble to possess the prize.
 
Megan's Review: A Cozy Readers Corner

Joe has just relocated after having a broken engagement and being forced out of his accounting job. Everything appears to be getting along nicely with his new life until his flowerbed reveals a mysterious clue to a murder. Soon Joe is involved in a risky operation involving a new energy source that could change how the world operates. Joe soon finds out that there are limited people that he can trust and many special interest groups are after the clues to this energy source and will stop at nothing to obtain the information, not even murder. Joe doesn't want to be involved in this scheme but soon a love interest and his best friend are entangled as well and he finds that he has no choice but to help solve the puzzle. 

 Overall I thought the author had a creative idea and I was captivated and wanted to know how the story would end. The characters' motives were hidden well until the end of the book when the author did finally start to place doubt in your mind about who was the good guy and who was the bad guy. The science behind the energy source was unique too - would be nice if such a thing existed!
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