Sunday, April 19, 2009

The Dark Horse


Title: The Dark Horse
Author: Josh Lanyon
Publisher: Loose id
Publisher URL: http://www.loose-id.com/
ISBN: 978-1-59632-443-5
Genre: Contemporary Suspense, M/M
Rating: 4.5 Nymphs
Literary Nymphs Reviewer: Chocolate Minx

Hollywood actor Sean Fairchild and his bodyguard-turned-lover Detective Daniel Moran are enjoying breakfast on the deck at the Malibu beach house when a threatening postcard from Sean’s stalker arrives in the mail. Dan tries to persuade Sean that the stalker is dead; so if not the stalker, who is sending the postcards? And how well does Sean really know Dan?

The Dark Horse is a well written who-done-it mystery with realistic characters. Sean is an emotionally fragile actor who is attempting to find balance in the turmoil of his life. Dan is a compassionate man who loves and accepts the flawed Sean. The amazing Josh Lanyon is a master at creating suspense that keeps me glued to the very end of the story and wanting more. This is a splendid and very enjoyable saga.

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