REVIEW TOUR: AT DEATH’S DOOR by JOHN W. MEFFORD @JWMefford @beckvalleybooks #Thriller #Mystery

Posted on October 8, 2018 by Nadene @ Totally Addicted to Reading in Alex Troutt series, Beck Valley Books, John W. Mefford, mystery, Review, thriller / 13 Comments

Title:  At Death’s Door
Author: John W. Mefford
Publisher: Sugar Hill Press
Source: Author via Beck Valley Book Tours 
in exchange for an honest review
Format: Ebook
Published:  September 25, 2018
Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller
Reading Challenges:  2018 New Release Challenge

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Alex still reeling from the loss of a loved one, and what she perceived as a betrayal by her significant other, along with Ozzie and their family visited Hawaii for a much-needed vacation.  Alex being a magnet for danger would soon find that what was supposed to be a time of healing and retrospection became a moment riddled with danger. While investigating, Alex and Ozzie made a discovery that shook them to come. As they for deeper to gain answers, they would find themselves at death’s door. Will they make it out alive or will this be the end for everything that Alex holds dear?
Kidnapping, corruption and murder along with the Yakuza involvement was the central themes of this installment.
Talk about nail-biting and edge of your seat suspense, At Death’s Door had it all. In the last seventy percent of the book, I could barely hold my excitement as the story unfolded. I was nervous for both Alex and Ozzie especially when they discovered that not all who appeared friendly could be trusted. 
There were points in the story where the pacing slowed but it did not prevent me from enjoying it one bit as I knew it would only be a short stint.  In fact, I completed this book in one sitting, which is the norm when I pick up one of Mefford’s books.
From a personal and emotional aspect regarding Alex’s life there was a point in the story where I was a bit disappointed with her actions. I understood that she felt betrayed but after the revelation of the truth instead of harboring feelings of empathy; she held on to bitterness, which was unnecessary.  I am glad she came to her senses although it took her teenage daughter coupled with her being at death door for her to see the light.
Fans of mysteries, thrillers and suspense would love this latest offering from Medford.  At Death’s Door offered a suspenseful ride coupled with the personal growth and emotional turmoil of Alex Trout.
It’s the perfect system — for the rich and powerful.

But who has the guts to take them down?

All it takes is a slight shift in the tectonic plates and two thousand miles later, a tidal wave engulfs the Big Island.

This time, the deluge is in the form of greed and treachery. And many in the land of paradise will do anything to keep it hidden under the surface.

But when severed limbs start rolling onto the shore, Alex has another thing in mind — even when her heart is gutted. Despite the shock of a lifetime, Alex won’t stop until someone pays the ultimate price.   Will she be destroyed in the process?

Redemption Thriller Series

*Suggested to read the books in the following order:

Books in the Alex Troutt Thrillers:
AT Bay
AT Large
AT Once
AT Dawn
AT Dusk
AT Last
Books in the Ivy Nash Thrillers:
IN Defiance
IN Pursuit
IN Doubt
Break IN
IN Control
IN The End
Books in the Ozzie Novak Thrillers
ON Edge 
Game ON  
ON The Rocks  
Shame ON You 
ON Fire  
ON The Run 
Books in the Alex Troutt Thrillers:
AT Stake
AT Any Costs
Back AT You
AT Every Turn
AT Death’s Door
AT Full Tilt
The Scoop 
By now you’re probably aware that the Alex Troutt thrillers, Ivy Nash thrillers, and the Ozzie Novak thrillers are all under the same Redemption Thriller Series umbrella. Why? Because, ultimately, they all connect — Alex, Ivy, Ozzie. How? That’s part of the mystery that I’m slowly unveiling throughout the Redemption Thriller Series.
Through each sub-series, characters from different books appear in the other novels. If it adds suspense, intrigue, or even a good laugh, I’ve included a cross-over character — it’s a lot more fun that way. Plus — and here’s the real kicker — the final six novels will bring all of the major characters together — Alex, Ivy, Ozzie. It will be explosive and gut-wrenching…in a way that will leave you breathless.
About the Author

Amazon #1 Bestselling Author, #2 bestselling author on Barnes and Noble, and a Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal winner.

John W. Mefford has been writing his debut novel since he first entered the work force almost thirty years ago, although he never put words on paper until 2009. Once he started writing, however, he couldn’t stop. Many readers ask John from where he gets his ideas. Well, he’s a veteran of the corporate rat-race, a former journalist, and he’s always been an astute observer of human and social behavior. On top of that, he’s really good at embellishing.

A member of International Thriller Writers, John writes novels full of electrifying suspense — the same types of books he has loved to read since before he could shave.

When he’s not writing, he chases his youth on bike or a basketball court, all while making mental notes of people and societies across the land.

Find the author on the following sites…

 Website   Facebook   Twitter   Google+   Goodreads   Bookbub   Amazon Author Page

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