He can see clearly now… Blind romance author Oliver Cameron uses the pen name of Fidel Amore and thinks he has the perfect life at his country estate near Desolation Bluff. After a honeymoon in Paris, his wife Vanessa continues her work as his assistant. His friend Ray is the business manager who lives in the gatehouse and also acts as the public face of Fidel Amore, doing all those book-signing trips that Oliver never wanted to attend. Helen Dunkley is the housekeeper devoted to him since childhood – but she detests the two newcomers. Complications set in when Ray, working on his old car, accidentally backs into Oliver. His injuries appear minor but the next day he suddenly regains his sight. Oliver wants Ray and Vanessa to be the first to hear his good news, but when he finds them he uncovers a shocking betrayal. A game of cat and mouse begins – and with the arrival of a mysterious stranger, it turns deadly. A short suspense novel that will keep you guessing right to the very end.
Bluff is the Operative Word
Bluff is the operative word in this new thriller by Toni Pike. This short novella is quickly engaging and a page-flipper as Pike weaves this suspenseful tale of betrayal set in the Southern Highlands region of Australia.
Romance author Oliver Cameron is blind from childhood, but an accident restores his sight unbeknownst to his housekeeper, new wife, and literary partner. The minute Oliver “sees” the treachery of his partner and his own wife, he engineers a subtle cat and mouse game of revenge that will stun you to the end and leave you well-satisfied.
Pike is fast becoming a master in the suspense fiction genre and Desolation Bluff is a great addition to her growing collection of books.