Monday, 9 May 2016

The Pawn by Steven James

“Called to North Carolina to consult on the case of an area serial killer, Bowers finds himself caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse. Cunning and lethal, the killer is always one step ahead of the law, and he’s about to strike again. It will take all of Bower’s instincts and training to stop the man who calls himself the Illusionist.” The Pawn, Steven James, Back cover.

Violence, sex, drugs, other:
  • The book deals with mature themes and wouldn’t target people before their teens.
  • One character cuts their wrists.
  • No foul language.
  • Romance interest, but no sexuality.
  • Gruesome crimes discussed.

What did I think?
The Pawn, was a great read and wild ride. Author Steven James does a great job keeping the reader guessing at each step of the way. Whenever you think you have something figured out, another layer to the character and story is revealed.
Special Agent Patrick Bowers of the FBI is up for a big challenge in this novel.
James is very persistent in his writing, and creates a realistic and intriguing plot that’ll keep you flipping pages.
I enjoyed this novel, and was interested to see where James might take the series.

Rating: 9 out of 10

Steven James is a critically acclaimed author and award-winning storyteller. He has written many collections of short fiction, scripts, and inspirational books that explore the paradox of good and evil. 

To find out more about James, please visit

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