Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Heart of a Runaway Girl - A Book Review

Heart of a Runaway Girl is a novel that keeps you turning pages!

Trevor Wiltzen is the author of this book and he has made it available to me pre-publishing for an honest review! 


Heart of a Runaway Girl is his debut novel featuring Mabel, a single mom, with a penchant for "reading" people.  She's a hard working mom, whose own life is difficult given her circumstances, but that doesn't stop her from helping someone in need.

Blue River is the community where she lives with her two sons and her niece.  She has a full plate with her family and the motel/restaurant that she runs.

The two biggest employers in the town are the mines and the sawmill.  Both see their share of casual laborers who come and go as the wind may blow.

In the midst of all this, Mabel still has time to get to know and observe the comings and goings in her small town.

What she doesn't like is that this town also has a dark side.  There is one school with about 30 kids and each one of those kids wants to leave town as soon as they can.  There just isn't anything here for them.  




The town is ripe for a drug dealer to get his contraband into the hands of people looking for some fun.  With only one law enforcement officer in town, drug dealers are able to go about their "business" unchecked.  The dark side seems to have the right to do whatever it wants, with a blind eye turned in their direction.

Enter a young man and his girlfriend.  Things are not quite right with these two.  During a meeting of the two in the restaurant, Mabel notices both of them and wonders what is going on.  The young lady is sad, angry and upset, while the young man is at a loss at what to do.

Trouble begins when it's the last time she is seen alive.    

Winston (the young man) the last person she has been seen with, is picked up and charged with her murder.

But Mabel, having watched the two of them together is convinced that there is NO WAY that Winston did what they allege he did.  Deep in her heart, she knows that this young man is being railroaded by a bunch of bigots and bullies.

Oh Winston is no saint, that's true, but he's not capable of committing the heinous crime he has been charged with.  Mabel just can't sit by and watch this young man's life go to waste.  No one else seems to care what happens to him!



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I don't want to give away too much of the story, but suffice it to say that this book was an enjoyable book to read. 

Since I was given the book, it has now been published and you can get it for yourself on Amazon.ca or  on Amazon.com.  This book is available either in Kindle or paperback form on either site.

If you enjoy the book you can go to Trevor Wiltzen's Website and sign up for his newsletter so that you will be the first to know when his new books are coming out!  




  



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10 comments:

  1. Heart of a Runaway Girl sounds like an interesting story, Olivia. As you know, I am a big mystery fan. Thanks for your review letting me know about this new author.

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    1. I certainly hope you enjoy it. A good murder/mystery is right up my alley.

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  2. Wow! Now I really want to know who did kill the young lady. I'm in the middle of a book right now, but adding this one to my list to read soon. In reality, people are all too often to turn their back when bad things happen and try to ignore it. Sometimes, there is simply nothing we can do. It sounds like it would be very hard for Mabel to help Winston. It will be interesting to see how the author does or does not make that happen.

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    1. You will enjoy finding out I'm sure. I won't give it away. I think this author is onto a good story line with a great character that I'm sure will see more stories.

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  3. This certainly sounds like an intriguing storyline that, in the hands of a talented writer, is easy to imagine as a page-turner. Thanks for the recommendation!

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    1. Thank you Margaret, I'm sure you will enjoy it as well. You are so welcome, I do hope you enjoy it!

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  4. Another terrific book idea for my mom! I know she'd enjoy this one. Once again, ReviewThisReviews comes through with awesome book reviews! Thanks for the heads-up on this one.

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  5. This sounds like a really interesting read Olivia. I do like a good mystery, and this seems to fit the bill for me. Thanks for the review.

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  6. This book sounds a fascinating read and such a mystery...I really want to know what happens now!! Thank you for a great review Olivia

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  7. Sounds like an interesting mystery novel, Olivia. Thanks for the recommendation.

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