Wednesday, December 7, 2016


Buried Secrets

Title: Buried Secrets

  • Publisher: J.C. Valentine
  • Publication Date: November 29, 2016
  • (first published February 2nd 2012)
  • Genre: New Adult, Mystery/Thriller

  • Synopsis:
  • On a chill October night, a girl goes missing setting the small town of Oakridge on edge. 
  • James has spent the last five years running from a past that still haunts him to this day. 
  • Now he finds himself thrust back into a life he thought he left behind. Finding out his new 
  • home may be haunted and reconnecting with an old friend while being thrust into a murder
  • mystery, James finds himself trying to figure out which end is up while questioning his own sanity.

Amazon CA: 

This is just a wonderfully written mystery story.  The writer uses great descriptive language to bring the reader into the story. The author has a great talent for writing thriller stories to give you chills and wide-eyed- edge of sit feelings. She was able to keep this reader guessing. I am afraid to give anything away because the author is awesome at using every detail to create this story.
James’ family left their small town for the “quiet” of Ohio.  They decide to return to Oakridge, which bring up things James was not comfortable with. The author shows some of the pain victims of abuse and bullying indore while intertwining with an unsolved murder talently.  In the story, the characters are not who they seem, filled with secrets and dark pasts.  The town seems like a quaint hamlet, with a real homespun feel, but can this town hold such deep, dark, horrible secrets and not implode?   
If you are a lover of mystery stories you must read this.  I literally could not put it down.  I have a major book hangover to prove it.  From the first chapter until the last, I was guessing as to “who done it”.  The twists were some unpredictable and the end blew my mind.  Excellently done, Ms. Valentine.  Thank you for keeping me on the edge of my sit.  I can't wait to read more of these stories from this author.
Amazon/Goodread rating: 5/5
In Patti's Imagination rating: 10/10



Author Bio:

JC Valentine
J.C. Valentine is the USA Today and International bestselling author of the Night Calls and Wayward Fighters Series and the Forbidden Series. Her vivid imagination and love of words and romance had her penning her own romance stories from an early age, which, despite being poorly edited and written longhand, she forced friends and family members to read. No, she isn’t sorry.
J.C. lives in the Northwest with her three amazing children and far too many pets, and together they spend much of their free time enjoying movies or the outdoors. Among the many hats she wears, J.C. is an entrepreneur. Having graduated with honors, she holds a Bachelor's in English and when she isn't writing, you can find her editing for fellow authors.

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