Monday, October 14, 2019

Review Tour and Giveaway: Trail of Secrets by Nora LeDuc

Trail of Secrets
by Nora LeDuc


GENRE:   Mystery



Who killed the vivacious, Emily McGuire and laid out her body at the water tower? Orderly, rule-follower Mia McGuire is the least likely person to answer this question. Mia’s life has taken a downward spiral with her sister Emily’s murder, the breakup with her boyfriend, and losing her editing position. But when the homicide investigation crawls, Mia can’t stand by doing nothing. She hires the problematic Lucas Davis to help her find the truth.

After suffering trauma from a shooting on the job,  Lucas Davis resigns from the local force. Once known as a daredevil in his small Florida town, he has become an embarrassment to his dad, the police chief. When Mia offers him investigative work, he quickly accepts the job to prove he still possesses the skills and guts to solve the case. Together, these two unlikely sleuths form an intimate bond and are determined to beat the odds. They set out to bring a terrifying killer to justice before he targets them next.



“Mia?” A deep male voice shouted to her.

She turned to the sound of the voice. Lucas Davis was striding to her. He was here too? The tall, blond-headed man paced to her in a hurried power gait. Mia blinked, trying to adjust to the fact he wasn’t in her imagination.

He stopped a few feet from her. “We meet again. I’d say it’s my lucky day.” His playful tone eased the ache of tension vibrating in her skull. His eyes were warm.

The tightness in her body drained away. She tilted her head. “You don’t have a clone that was at the station earlier, do you?”

“I’m the one and only. It would cause a lot of gossip in Star Pointe if I had a twin.” A hint of mischief curved his mouth slightly upward.

She’d been talking and thinking about him yesterday and today. Now he stood in front of her—a second time. It was like she kept wishing him to appear. Gram’s words floated into her mind. That boy could be the poster child for lack of common sense.

Had “the shooting” changed him? His overgrown hair and cutoff shorts fit the casual look of a perpetual beach boy. He was lean and trim, probably from his training in law enforcement. Although his sturdy six-foot-plus frame reminded her he’d been into lots of sports in school. “Are you here to surf?”


AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Nora grew up in rural New England where she currently lives with her family. She enjoys visiting and spending time with her friends, the Winettes, in Florida, where she continues to write. Trail of Secrets is her sixteenth book. Her next story is already in progress.
You can find Nora on Amazon, Goodreads, Facebook and her website: She also contributes to the Romance Gems’ Blog every month.

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My Review

Trail of Secrets is the first book I have read by Nora LeDuc. I thought this was a pretty good romantic suspense. I enjoyed the teaming up of Mia and Lucas. I thought they were a perfect pair to investigate the murder. There were a few scenes that kept me on the edge of my seat, wondering what was going to happen next. 

I am giving Trail of Secrets four stars. I would love to read more like this one by Nora LeDuc in the future. 

I received this book from the publisher. This review is 100% my own honest opinion. 

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  1. Thank you for taking the time to read and review my book. Have a good day.

  2. An intriguing blurb and excerpt. This sounds like a great mystery read. Thank you for sharing your book and author details.

  3. Thanks for reviewing and hosting me!! I wrote earlier but don't see it. So sorry. I appreciate your time and the review.

  4. I like the cover. The colors are beautiful.

  5. I encourage reading so having a family who loves to read I sure support.Thanks for sharing your terrific read with us.

  6. thats great review thanks for hosting

  7. Who is your favorite author that is still currently writing? Best of luck on the release.

  8. Do you enjoy reading any other genres besides mystery and romance?

  9. Do you spend much time on research for the elements of the backstory in your books?

  10. happy friday what do you like to do on weekend

  11. happy sunday thanks for the review you rock