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Thursday, August 6, 2009

Lani Massey Brown Pens Thriller

A Margin of Error: Ballots of Straw
By Lani Massey Brown
Genre: Suspense/thriller/mystery
ISBN Paperback: 1439206813
AISN Kindle: B002EQ9S3I

Reviewed by Midewest Book Review's Small Press Bookwatch
A Five Star Book

Politics is a tough career, with more knives in backs than a backstabbing convention. ‘A Margin of Error: Ballots of Straw’ is a political thriller following Cady Palmer as she attempts to stand up for what she believes in the face of a corrupt governor and his deep reaching network. Not knowing who to trust, Cady submerges herself in the webs of deceit where her next mistake may be her last. ‘A Margin of Error’ is an exciting read.


When lovely computer expert Cady Palmer discovers the governor’s plot, the governor wants her dead. The governor's spy simply wants her. And her stalker…

Cady fired Leonard months ago. Since then he’s stalked her, waiting for today, all the while executing the governor’s plan for today’s election. Tonight when Cady’s election crew tallies the votes, she’ll know something’s wrong. It’s her job to know. But there’s nothing she can do to stop it. Later when it’s over, Leonard will come for her. And if Cady’s beautiful assistant, Izzy Palacio gets in his way, he’ll grab her too.

Leonard’s not the only one on the governor’s private payroll. The governor sends his long-time confidante Neal Charles to observe Cady and her election crew, ostensibly to alert the governor if there’s need for early damage control. But the governor really wants a lookout should Leonard’s scheme unravel. The governor doesn’t count on Neal devising plans of his own.

Cady pegs Neal for the spy he is and warns the coquettish Izzy. Nonetheless when Izzy disappears and Cady’s stalker closes in, Neal wedges himself into Cady’s drama, not for the governor or Neal’s own plans, but for Cady and Izzy. At first, Cady and Neal balk at the attractions drawing them together. Then before long, the two join as one in their search for truth and for Izzy. Together they discover the silent coup marching across the country in the governor’s state-of-the-art voting machines. They risk losing it all for each other.

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