Small-town lawyer Taylour Dixxon meets Sarah Cockrell Baines, a New Jersey socialite and millionairess, and their budding friendship begins with promise. However, soon after they meet, Sarah is arrested for the murder of her husband. When Taylour volunteers to defend Sarah, she has no idea that her struggling solo law practice in the sleepy, fictional, small town of Marlinsville, Texas, will be turned upside down. From a lovable, adolescent nephew who moves in with her, to a hired assassin who is determined to hide the truth, and a handsome Texas Ranger who becomes the object of affection in a love triangle between the two friends, Taylour’s life will never be the same.
I am a crime and mystery buff. I love “real life” thrills and action. This book was a perfect fit for my tastes. The setting was described to perfection and the characters were so well developed I felt like I really knew them. The story played out perfectly. There was the mystery of the murder, the thrill of the chase from the unknown assasin and even a little bit of romance thrown in there. I liked that this was a great in depth story and there was no unneeded foul language, and the violence didn’t get out of hand. I like my horror movies bloody, but not my books. I read to relax and for enjoyment. This is what I would call a bit of a cozy mystery. It’s perfect for the beach, or staying up late reading in bed. I stayed up late a few nights because I wanted to know what happened next. The conclusion of this story was little suprising, which is awesome because I don’t wind up surprised very often. There are also a few questions left. I’m hoping to get to read more about Taylor Dixxon and her law practice in a small texas town!
About the Author
“I have a day job working for a financial services company. I received a BS degree from Brigham Young in 1991 and an MBA degree from the University of Phoenix in 2002. I currently reside in north Texas with my wife and four children. I am a frequent blogger on my website, www.taylorsbookpub.com, and “The Fallen Body” is my debut mystery/suspense novel.”