Beth's Review: Switchblade Heart by A. Denning
Author Provided Copy Publisher: Archway Publishing Released: July 28th 2015 Genre: Mystery, Thriller, & Suspense Length: 242 pages Format: eBook, Paperback Add to Goodreads Buy Links
Reno Villarrubia has killed more men than she has kissed. A fierce Colombian bodyguard who carries a switchblade in her boot, she protects a blackmarket kingpin named Victor Pagnolli. When Pagnolli is blackmailed by a cop who knows more than he should, Reno must stay alive on a reckless one-hundred-mile journey through the criminal underworld surrounded by treachery, murderous jealousy, and pursuing FBI agents.
As the clock ticks away, Reno knows she is just one bad break away from being killed or arrested. In this suspenseful story, criminal and cop, liar and lover, and innocent and immoral all collide together in an underworld climax where there is nowhere to hide. Three Boundless Stars
Switchblade Heart is definitely a thriller; full of suspense, action and drama. Denning’s writing style is perfect for this genre, as I was brought into the story and found it hard to put down! I loved the plot, the characters and the action, almost everything about it.
The only complaint I have is; when the language switched to Russian at some very intense parts of the story, I found it distracting and it took away from the story for me. It read smoothly except in these sections of dialog. I can’t read or speak Russian so I
had to translate a lot of the dialog online.
The story was mostly worthy of 4 stars, but because of this major distraction, I give Switchblade Heart 3 boundless stars for “It was good.”