About the Book
Missing in the Desert
Author: Dana Mentink
Genre: Inspy suspense
Release date: July 27, 2021
Five years ago, her sister disappeared…
Now someone is coming for her.
Who would believe that Mara Castillo’s sister—missing and presumed dead—suddenly sent a one-word text? Now Mara wants answers, even if it means stepping into a killer’s sights with her brother’s best friend, rancher Levi Duke, as her only protection. But with someone who has everything to lose after her, uncovering a long-buried secret could save her life…or claim it.
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Mercy me! Missing in the Desert is a roller coaster ride that takes off at full throttle speed and never lets up! Author Dana Mentink has written a story with fascinating characters, intense action, and many questions needing to be answered. Who ambushed, and almost killed, Mara Castillo and her brother Seth? Why is Mara receiving clues that suggest that their sister may still be alive, even though she hasn't been seen in five years? Will Mara ever realize just how special Levi Duke really is? Levi, who has a steadfast devotion for Mara, Seth, and the menagerie of rescue animals at his Rocking Horse ranch, and is willing to put himself at risk to keep them safe!
Threats, danger, and hidden agendas add to the drama of Missing in the Desert, but the strong family connections and the sweet romance increase its appeal. I recommend this book to all who enjoy romantic Christian suspense.
I voluntarily received a copy of this book from the author. I was never obligated to share a positive review. These are my own thoughts.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
About the Author
Dana Mentink is a two time American Christian Fiction Writers Carol Award winner, a Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award and a Holt Medallion winner. She is a nationa and Publisher’s Weekly bestselling author of over forty titles in the suspense and lighthearted romance genres. She is pleased to write for Harlequin’s Love Inspired Suspense, Harlequin Heartwarming and Poisoned Pen Press. You can connect with Dana via her website at danamentink.com, on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram
More from Dana
Hello, readers! Boy am I excited! Since the virus-that-not-shall-be-named is being brought under control, I am cautiously venturing out again and our first vacation spot will be a return to Death Valley. Papa Bear and I love the amazing diversity of Death Valley, from the salt flats, to the sand dunes, mountains, and everything in between. Writing this book allowed me to relive the incredible topography, as well as let my mind run loose imagining a cold case that warms up to fiery levels in this ferocious climate. Part of this story revolves around “Camp Town Days” which was inspired by the Encampment Days, an event held in November by a volunteer group called the Death Valley 49ers that aims to capture the pioneer spirit with their wagon rides, parade, poetry readings, a vendor show, and historical talks. I hope you can feel the desert wind in your face and hear the distant howl of the coyote as you dive into the second book in the Death Valley Justice series.
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