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Linda Watkins
The Empty Space, A Kate Pomeroy Mystery

"A masterpiece of suspense"

Crack, crack, crack!

Three shots from a sniper’s rifle send Kate Pomeroy’s world spiraling into a deadly tailspin. Worried about the safety of those she loves, Kate sets out on a dangerous journey to bring an obsessive madman to justice. But unbeknownst to her, other forces are at play in this melodrama – twists, turns, crosses, and double-crosses – will she emerge victorious? Or, will she fall prey to the psychopath who wishes to, once again, enslave her?

The Empty Space is the fourth novel in the multi-award-winning Kate Pomeroy Gothic Mystery Series by USA Today bestselling author, Linda Watkins. The previous three novels (Storm Island, The Tao of the Viper, and Abducted) are also available on Amazon and can be read for **FREE**on #KindleUnlimited.

Plot/Idea: 7 out of 10
Originality: 7 out of 10
Prose: 7 out of 10
Character/Execution: 7 out of 10
Overall: 7.00 out of 10


Plot: In the gripping fourth installment of the Kate Pomeroy series, Watkins does a fine job of pulling off a multi-tiered plot while not losing readers. Following the shooting of her close friend, Jeremy, Kate finds herself at the mercy and hands of law enforcement, in a foreign country no less, as she realizes she too is still in danger, and questions who she can trust.

Prose: Watkins uses many perspectives to her advantage and never bores readers. Although there is often a quick shift between characters, it never gets confusing or overwhelming.

Originality: Watkins puts a fresh spin on thriller tropes in a way that keeps readers guessing until the very end.

Character/Execution: Whether readers have read the first books in the series, the titular heroine emerges as capable, complex, and endearing.

Blurb: This is a thrilling read for fans of mystery and suspense.

Date Submitted: August 21, 2021