A Wicked Truth - Joyce Proell (with a GIVEAWAY!)

4 Stars!

The wedding date is set, and life is magical for Doyle Flanagan and Cady Delafield.  Honor bound to repay an old debt, Doyle agrees to help a friend find her sister. As he searches for the girl, painful memories surface, stunning Cady when she discovers facts about Doyle’s hidden past.

In spite of incredible odds, Cady and Doyle’s love has flourished. But in the midst of a life threatening accident, murder, and Doyle’s secrets, their wedding date and happiness are in jeopardy. Mired in tragedy, can they overcome the turmoil with a fateful decision that changes their future forever?

Joyce grew up in the Midwest and attended college and grad school in Chicago. After working in mental health, she retired to write full-time. Her first book, Eliza, was published in 2012. A Wicked Truth is the third book in the Cady Delafield series. When she isn’t writing mysteries or historical romances, she loves to swim, walk and is a crossword puzzle fanatic. She and her husband live in Florida and Minnesota, in her very own little house on the prairie.
Website: www.joycepoell.com

Twitter: @jproell1

Very well done! This story earned my interest right away and kept it all the way through. It was very suspenseful and a little sad in parts, but kept me wanting to read.
I love that is was a historical mystery (1800's, set in Chicago). I always love a good historical story!

The character development was done very well. I really grew to know and like most of the characters (some you weren't suppose to like). The author stayed true to the historical time period. The characters really felt like they were from the 1800's. I also love books with a strong positive female lead and this one had that! Cady was awesome :-)
Just tiny parts of this book were a little slow, that's why the four stars instead of five, but for the most part - a very good read!

This is the first book I have read by this author. I am sure I will read more! I had no idea that this was the third book in a series, but that didn't seem to affect me. I was fine reading it, I didn't feel like I was missing anything and I wasn't confused. 
Pssst - I liked the cover too!

Thank you "Reading Addiction Virtual Book Tours" for sending my this book for my honest review!

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  2. I like the premise, sounds like a good read.