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Veil of Secrets

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A suspenseful romance with strong main characters and intriguing plot.

This story was a wild ride.


Alice, a journalist by day and waitress by night, finds herself in the middle of a mystery when a woman asks for her help one evening. This woman happens to be the dinner companion to Victor, a millionaire and a businessman. Alice soon finds herself entering Victor's world, and it is full of secrets. Torn between unsettling occurrences and her growing feelings, Alice must decide if she can trust Victor or run in the opposite direction.


This story is challenging for me to review because I enjoyed the novel and had issues with it. I would categorize Veil of Secrets as paranormal suspense with romantic elements. The romance level was low. The main characters had an attraction to each other, but it took most of the book for them to act on it.


Alice and Victor work well together as a couple. They respect each other. Even given the tension and unease in their situation, you could see the potential in their relationship. Misgivings about Victor eased as the mystery unraveled. However, I want to know more about these character's backstories. The side characters tell a little, but I wanted to learn more, especially given the ending.


Veil of Secrets had three different mysteries going on, and although concluded by the end of the book, it was almost too much. I felt that the central mystery was intriguing enough to carry the novel. Even so, the pacing was steady, and the multiple plotlines intertwined nicely. Many secrets came out in the last third of the book, and with those answers came many more questions.


Overall, I enjoyed the novel and think readers of romantic suspense will as well. As the first novel in a series, the plot serves to develop our characters and the mystery elements that will carry over into subsequent books. The ending grabbed my interest, and I want to know more about these characters and their continuing journey. 

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About the author

I am a frequently-harassed mother of three who, in between running the family security systems business, tries to snatch as much time as she can to write! As a former journalist, it was always my dream to become a novelist - so at least I've got one under my belt now! view profile

Published on September 21, 2020

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80000 words

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Genre: Paranormal Romance

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