4/02/2012

False Pretenses

Secrets of the Roux River Bayou
Kathy Herman
2011
David C Cook

Fiction/Suspense/Mystery

Zoe B's is a happening  brasserie in Cajun country, in the town of Les Barbes.  Zoe Broussard and her husband Pierce, have worked hard and have established a successful business, but Zoe realizes that her life is built upon deception, that will soon be revealed when she starts receiving notes that she knows will lead to blackmail.  So forcing herself to face the horrible acts of her past, she knows that she has to face what she did and who she really is.  She however is not sure her marriage can survive the revelation of the real Zoe.  However when the notes lead to the actual act of blackmail, she realizes that she is in deep trouble and the truth has to come out  in order to save her's and Pierce's lives.  A crazed drug dealer thinks that Zoe is someone other than she really is and is convinced she has stolen a hundred thousand dollars and he wants it back, or someone will die.
 An action packed story that I could not put down.  I loved this book, it is the first book I remember ever reading from this author but I hope it is not the last one.  LOVED the book!!  5 stars. 384 pages US $14.99
This book was provided for review purposes only, no payment was received for this review.  

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