Diamond. One name for a woman with one purpose. Or she was, until she finished her to-do list. Now she’s just a woman ready to be over with it all.
Hanna Lang is the kind of woman men write bad checks for. She has a problem. Her man, Dr. Damon Marten, disappeared in the middle of an ordinary day. The police aren’t concerned but Hanna knows better. A clandestine meeting leaves her with an address, a sealed envelope, and one last hope. An hour later, she rings a doorbell.
Before Diamond was a widow, she was CIA agent with skills illegal in a dozen countries. When her marker is called in, she has no choice but to listen. It’s just like fate throw her a curve ball, sending her the one problem she can’t walk away from. Hanna’s situation is virtually identical to her own with one Hanna’s man might still be alive.
Diamond reluctantly takes the case. She dives into the mystery, surfacing in the middle of a scavenger hunt for a secret known as Poe’s Raven. It takes Diamond’s flair for the impossible to capture this bird, only to discover what’s in her hand has the potential to take terrorism to a chilling new level. And fate isn’t done with Diamond, forcing her to put it all on the line or risk setting the caged bird free.
* from Goodreads
Hott Review of Suicide Squeeze:
I’m an action and mystery fan. I enjoy the suspense and thriller books, though I’m not as passionate about them. What I really love is the characters and the relationships between them. I love the sass, banter, and humor that comes with a good character. It’s not easy to find a book that has all of these elements, but I feel like I have found the perfect series with The Diamond Mysteries.
I love the way Diamond’s personality stands out; she’s the kind of person that most people would be scared of or curious about. However, I think she would fit in perfectly at my dinner table. I have to say that Diamond makes me laugh. She has a great sense of humor and her wit really shines through in the book. It’s truly telling of her heart when so many go out of their way to ensure they remind her how much she’s wanted and needed. She may be snarky and full of sass, but she’s well loved and the people in her life go out of their way to show it.
Oh.. the mystery 🙂 The mystery in Suicide Squeeze was intriguing. It was easy to follow and didn’t have any plot holes. I will say, there were moments when I got a couple of the characters confused because of the spy aliases but overall I found that was because I was reading too fast or interrupted.
Lastly, I love the way Poe and his ravens play an important role in the story. It’s a great way to pay homage to the classic tale, but it’s done in a way that isn’t confusing for those who haven’t read the story in a while.
Summary: If you love action-packed hilarity Suicide Squeeze is a fun book that you’ll want to relax and enjoy with no interruptions… but I strongly suggest that you read Widow’s Run first.
Author: TG Wolff
Source: Purchased from Amazon August 10, 2023
Publisher & Date: February 8, 2021 by Down & Out Books II, LLC
ISBN: 9781643961774 (ISBN10: 1643961772)
Steam: Adult – there’s some language that ‘could make a sailor blush’ but the steam and violence are at a minimum
Setting: Present day, DC
Series: Diamond Mystery, Book 2
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