Shadows of Deception

  • Author: Ashley Dawn
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Print Length: 231 pages
  • Release Date: May 1, 2018
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  • GenreChristian
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Book Summary

“Get to work cowboy or you’ll be too late to the table to get any pie.”

A short getaway to a nice Texas ranch isn’t why Tiffany is at Colorado’s home. She is a seasoned LA PI and used to the fast paced life. The problems on the ranch are different from what she is used to but she is determined to solve them one way or another. There is one slight problem—a tall dark and handsome cowboy distracting her and occupying more and more of her thoughts.

“…I would hate for anything to happen to remove you from my favor…or organization.”

Danger on the ranch is real and escalating quickly. Colorado doesn’t know who to trust or what is coming next. The thing he does know is Tiffany Reiley is the woman he wants for the job.

Thinking the case will be quick and easy to solve, Tiffany doesn’t anticipate the depth of the horrors she has stepped into.

As Colorado and Tiffany’s attraction grows, the danger gets closer. Will God guide them to the answers they are so desperately searching for?

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Guest Post from Ashley Dawn

Shadows of Deception was a fun book to write.

I love writing my Shadows books because the characters have become so ‘real’ for me. The Reiley family is a large, close family. Each of the siblings is their own person with their own life, but they will always be there for each other.

Deception focuses on Tiffany Reiley. Tiffany loves her family completely, but in such a big family, feels like she has to prove herself. She isn’t looking for a man, and certainly not a man like Colorado. Her story honestly didn’t unfold as I had planned, I wrote it one way but it felt forced and like I was making my characters do things that didn’t fit their personalities. Letting the story just ‘flow’ and the characters be themselves was scary and thrilling at the same time.

There is a touch of difficult subject matter, but for me the story is more about how God is in our lives no matter what. God is always there and His love for us, even when we don’t feel loveable or deserving is ours for the taking. When we don’t understand why things are happening, He does. My hope is no matter what someone gets from the book, they see God’s love through it.

About The Author

Ashley Dawn was born and raised in rural Arkansas where she developed her love for writing while helping in her parent's office. She graduated with an accounting degree from the University of Central Arkansas but is currently working as a legal assistant.
Ashley has been writing professionally for the past twelve years and has three published books. Her Shadows Series include Shadows From The Past, Shadows of Suspicion, Shadows of Pain, and Shadows of Deception. She is currently working on multiple projects including the fifth in her ‘Shadows’ series entitled “Shadows in Black and White” and also a standalone suspense titled ‘One of Their Own’. She and her family make their home in Texas.

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Book Review by Bree Herron

Ashley Dawn has written another good book for this series. P.I. Tiffany Reilly is a tough cookie working for and with Colorado. Between cooking and mystery, there is plenty to keep a reader engaged. I liked Tiffany and Colorado (what a unique name) when the going gets tough for these two the combine together with faith and minds to face it. I thought it was nicely written and stayed with the series nicely. Ashley Dawn does a nice job of combining faith and suspense in her novels that engage a reader from the first page.

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**DISCLAIMER: I was provided an opportunity to read this book as an Advanced Reader Copy in return for a fair and honest review.

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  1. Kay Garrett

    Thank you for your review on “Shadows of Deception” by Ashley Dawn and for being part of the book tour.

    I’d love the opportunity to read this great sounding book from my TBR list.

  2. Emma

    This sounds like a very exciting story!

  3. Vivian Furbay

    I would enjoy reading this book. Thanks for the giveaway!

  4. Marisela Zuniga

    Thank you for sharing your review, this sounds great


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