DEADLY ILLUSIONS is this reader’s first Chester D.
Campbell novel, but it won’t be the last.
Greg and Jill McKenzie are currently investigating a case
in which funds go missing at a restaurant when Molly Saint
enters their office. She wants them to look into her husband’s
background. Recent incidents have left her doubting that
he is who he says he is, and she’s becoming progressively
more frightened. After some debate, the McKenzies take
From there the situation snowballs, getting worse by the
minute. Molly disappears and the McKenzies are subjected
to various threats if they don’t back off the case.
The repercussions resulting from their fearless determination
to find Molly are not pleasant. Things aren’t as
they seem, leaving readers feeling as if they are walking
through a room of funhouse mirrors.
The relationship between the McKenzies is sweet and touching,
and bits of back-story give the story and characters authenticity
and realism. The fact that the characters are older is
a nice change in today’s norm of younger protagonists.
Campbell’s engaging style and masterful plotting
makes for a fast-paced, thrilling read. His sharp wit left
this reader laughing out loud at times, yet the steadily
building suspense made for a white-knuckle, edge-of-the-seat
ABOUT THE INTERVIEWER
Tracy Sharp is the author of Repo Chick Blues and
her work has appeared in the Spring 2006 Issue of Spinetingler
She recently joined our editor staff and you can learn more
about Tracy by visiting her website www.tracysharp.com.
Her new book Finding Chloe is now available
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