BLOG TOUR – Mistress (Miranda Trilogy #2) by Stewart Giles #crimefiction #psychologicalthriller @stewartgiles

Today I would like to share my review as part of the Blog Tour for this absolutely awesome new release by Stewart Giles. MISTRESS is book 2 in the adrenaline pumping Miranda Trilogy and this is fast paced action from the first page to the jaw dropping ending.

MISTRESS

Miranda Trilogy book 2

Available from AMAZON

Link to Goodreads

She has killed again

‘My name is Miranda, and I’m a serial murderer.’

‘I have killed again!’

From #1 bestseller Stewart Giles comes the sequel to Miranda, a psychological thriller trilogy.

Miranda is on the run from the Dunford Police and has managed to flee the UK.  The story continues as we follow Miranda to the USA.

With the body count increasing all the time will Miranda ever be caught.

This is a gripping page-turner that keeps the adrenaline pumping as Miranda manages to keep just one step ahead of DS Swales.  With numerous twists and turns all the way to the absolutely brilliant ending this is a must read for anyone who loves psychological thrillers.


What readers are saying about Mistress:

‘One heck of a story. She’s clever, insane and I loved every page. It’s worthy of double the stars.’ – Booklover Bev

‘Miranda’s back. Still evil. Still scheming.  Still death wherever she goes.  I couldn’t put it down.’ – Sandra Brown

‘Oh blimey crikey! Where do I start? Perhaps with a warning…. do not start this book if you want/need to put it down or be involved in real life.’ – Misfits Farm

‘Giles has done it again!  I was riveted.  More expertly crafted action packed adventures with Miranda.’ – Carol Stone

I read Mistress in two sittings. By the time Miranda finally slipped up and got caught I was so engrossed I had forgotten this was #2 of a trilogy and really thought she was going to get her come uppance but …’ – Alison Gitelson

‘What follows is a gritty, action packed, fast-paced game of cat and mouse and I didn’t know what was going to happen next! It is so good that I didn’t want to stop reading.’ – Sarah

THE MIRANDA TRILOGY
Book 1-Miranda
Book 2-Mistress
Book 3-coming soon


My Review

This is book 2 in the Miranda Trilogy so if you haven’t read book 1 I recommend you do so because it helps to understand Miranda and her personality.

Book 1 ended with the death of Patricia and that is where this book begins. 

Lets start with the characters. 

Miranda, she found out by accident that she likes to watch people die, in particular men.  She also has an inbuilt repulsion of men ‘handling’ her in any way and her reaction to any contact is uncontrollable rage.  There is something about the character that you have to like.  Any woman who has suffered any kind of abuse is likely to have a small part of them high fiving Miranda for having the guts to do what they couldn’t.  Miranda is unique, different and an absolute genius of a character so kudos to the author for her creation.

DS Swales was Patricia’s colleague and he was also present when Miranda ‘confessed’.  Both he and Patricia put Miranda down to a weirdo and because of this he feels guilty that Patricia lost her life because they didn’t take the confession seriously.  He is on a mission to make amends for this mistake and that mission will take him to the other side of the world where he will follow Miranda but always one step behind.  He is a very caring man and I love how his personality has flourished in this book.

Lisa.  She is a news blogger and also the sister of a David who was sent to prison for a murder that Miranda committed.  Lisa teams up with Henry Swales using her blogging network to track Miranda.  Lisa is a selfless person who will stop at nothing to prove David’s innocence.  Tragedy wont stop her mission to see Miranda pay for her crime and David exonerated.

The story – well what can I say it is a roller coaster of adrenaline pumping suspense that will keep you turning page after page.  There are many twists and turns, numerous shocks and a lot of false leads.  Will Henry and Lisa catch her?  With Interpol and US Police each managing their own investigation the race is on to catch Miranda.  However, Miranda is nothing if not resourceful and she has avoided capture for some time.  Will time run out or will she continue to kill? 

I do love how the author has written in about bloggers.  They get a lot of bad press and it is brilliant to see them take an important and beneficial part in this story.

This is a work of fiction and the author has taken full advantage of that to write a totally gripping story with an absolutely breath-taking ending that makes for a 5star read.  I can’t wait for the final instalment.


Stewart Giles

Author Bio

After reading English at 3 Universities and graduating from none of them, I set off travelling around the world with my wife, Ann, finally settling in South Africa, where we still live.

In 2014 Ann dropped a rather large speaker on my head and I came up with the idea for a detective series. DS Jason Smith was born. Smith, the first in the series was finished a few months later.

3 years and 8 DS Smith books later, Joffe Books wondered if I would be interested in working with them. As a self-published author, I agreed. However, we decided on a new series – the DC Harriet Taylor Cornwall series.

The Beekeeper was published and soon hit the number one spot in Australia. The second in the series, The Perfect Murder did just as well.

I continued to self-publish the Smith series and Unworthy hit the shelves in 2018 with amazing results.  I therefore made the decision to self-publish The Backpacker which is book 3 in the Detective Harriet Taylor series which was published in July 2018.

After The Backpacker I had an idea for a totally new start to a series – a collaboration between the Smith and Harriet thrillers and The Enigma was born. It brings together the broody, enigmatic Jason Smith and the more level-headed Harriet Taylor.

Miranda is something totally different. A stand-alone psychological thriller, it is a real departure from anything else I’ve written before.

Website: www.stewartgiles.com

Twitter: @stewartgiles Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stewart.giles.33

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