12/15/18

Review: Mind Games by Nancy Mehl


Hey all, I am alive (barely, but you knowww)!

And I am here with the review I told you about.


Book synopsis  (from goodreads):

Kaely Quinn's talents as an FBI behavior analyst are impossible to ignore, no matter how unorthodox her methods. But when a reporter outs her as the daughter of an infamous serial killer, she's demoted to field agent and transferred to St. Louis.

When the same reporter who ruined her career claims to have received an anonymous poem predicting a string of murders, ending with Kaely's, the reporter's ulterior motives bring his claim into question. But when a body is found that fits the poem's predictions, the threat is undeniable, and the FBI sends Special Agent Noah Hunter to St. Louis.

Initially resentful of the assignment, Noah is surprised at how quickly his respect for Kaely grows, despite her oddities. But with a brazen serial killer who breaks all the normal patterns on the loose, Noah and Kaely are tested to their limits to catch the murderer before anyone else--including Kaely herself--is killed.


When I started Mind Games I expected it to be another cliche romance/crime book, I was wrong.

There is barely any romance, which made me really happy.

This book started out a bit slow, but towards the middle it really sped up, and I felt like it never quite found the happy medium?? Don't get me wrong, it was good, I probably will re-read it in the future, but I felt like I never got to know the characters like I wanted to. Kaely remained mysterious even towards the end and I wish the book had focused a bit more on her *highlight to view slight spolier*imaginary friends/was she schizophrenic?*spoiler*

Otherwise, this book was a rollercoaster and I highly enjoyed it!


Rating: four and a half stars

Have you read this book?
Thank you, Bethany House for sending me this book!


Sorry for being even more inactive, guys.
I've been dealing with a lot of muck recently in a very personal place, a place I've considered a second home has recently become very toxic, and I haven't been doing well. But I'll be okay.

Happy writing, Merry Christmas and happy holidays,

21 comments:

  1. WOW. I NEED TO READ THIS. A FBI BOOK WITH VERY LITTLE ROMANCE. :-O SOUNDS AMAZING.
    <33 I hope everything turns out good for you!!!

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    1. It's really good, I hope you enjoy it!!

      Thank you!

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  2. Oh, that sounds interesting - hey, keep well! Don't worry about being inactive here. We miss you, but all of us understand life :)

    keturahskorner.blogspot.com

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  3. Sounds like an interesting book. Definitely adding it to my TBR.

    I'm here for you, girl. <3

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  4. It's okay if you've been gone for a while! You returning is what matters the most. Man, it must be awful if a second home can become toxic :(

    I dunno if I should pick this up. I'm trying to experiment with genres more? Would it be okay for a person who mainly reads YA Contemporary?

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    1. Thanks. <333

      I'm not sure?? It's kind of a crime contemporary in a way, but it is a bit different.

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  5. I'm fascinated!! Want to read!!

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  6. Ooo, this sounds really interesting! Great review, Gray!

    And Merry Christmas! I hope your month starts going a little better . . .<3

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  7. This book sounds pretty cool!! While it's not my normal genre, I might have to check it out at some point! Thanks for the review!

    All the hugs to you, girl. If you need to chat about anything, please let me know. I'm always here.

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    1. No problem, I hope you like it if you end up picking it up! ^_^

      Thank you, Sarah. <33

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  8. (Love the black and white pics...really help to set the mood!)

    Haven't read many FBI/crime/mystery kinda books, but hey...always good to branch out and read new books, right???

    *hugs* *points upward* Remember God.

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  9. Sounds pretty good always looking for a good mystery book.

    astorydetective.blogspot.com

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