When once in a Blue Moon myth collides with reality…
Carter is a man who lives for his work. The more dangerous, the better. The more remote, ditto. Anything that'll keep him on the move; anything that won't leave him a moment free to reflect on what he gave up, and what he lost due to neglect.
He's the one that Special Agent Vernon Saunders calls, when he needs a precision tool to remove what threatens the security of the citizens. He's the one he sends to have a chat with US diplomats overseas, about any alarming developments in their part of the world.
Then suddenly, those alarming developments move stateside. The problem lands on Carter's shoulders. His directive is simple. Find the source of deadly riots that are sweeping the country—and end it all. The vicious riots, however, have no source, no reason, no focus. They just erupt spontaneously and leave streets littered with bodies. Carter is forced to seek help from the most unlikely source—a reclusive historian who is hell bent on saving something that shouldn't exist in the first place. She claims the solution to the growing crisis lies in searching through ancient myths and legends. But how do you put in a report to your boss that an ancient curse is ravaging the population, and that the riots will not stop until the one who was seeded with this curse is dead—or that the civilization is doomed if nothing's done and quickly.
Ribbons of Death is the first book in the Peacetaker series. It is also the first book by Edita A. Petrick that I have read so I wasn't sure what to expect. What I found was a well written suspense thriller. This is a standalone without a cliffhanger. Though the story continues in future books. There is violence.
The book blurb adequately describes the storyline so I'm not going to repeat that all info here. The author did a good job of explaining what is going on and describing the characters and the setting of the story. The beginning part of the book really grabbed my attention and kept it all the way through.
I received a copy of this book from the author and chose to leave a review for other readers.
Couldn’t put it down!
Ribbons of Death
Exciting read combining ancient myths & terror. Well drawn characters who grab your interest and make you care about what is happening. Looking forward to reading the other books with these characters.