WELCOME TO THE BLOG TOUR FOR – A MURDER ON JANE STREET by Cathy Cash Spellman – a brilliant, engrossing murder/conspiracy mystery – check out my review on the blog today along with an amazing giveaway OPEN INTERNATIONALLY!!
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Praise for A MURDER ON JANE STREET
“Family ties tighten and bonds of affection grow stronger as a family is trapped between ruthless forces struggling for the highest stakes: control of a world to be subjected to unimaginable evil. As.parents, children and loved ones risk all to protect one another, events accelerate towards a conclusion that is in doubt until the last page is turned. A terrific read!” ―Richard Gid Powers author of The Mystery of the Trinity
“A MURDER ON JANE STREET is a gripping summer thriller filled with history, adventure, and an intriguing mystery. Cathy Cash Spellman will keep readers on the edge of their seat” ―Charles Brokaw, New York Times Bestselling author of The Atlantis CodeCathy paints a picture with the most radiant phrasing and colorful words! I’m a fan of her books and have read every one of them, always wishing that she’ll write more! That hope was answered with A MURDER ON JANE STREET. This compelling gem of a mystery is also a history, a conspiracy, and a modern-day morality tale rolled into one. Yes there is a murder, deadly secrets and treachery, but at its heart, it’s also about family, friendship and having the courage to do the right thing in the face of nearly insurmountable odds. This brilliant author has created yet another home run! Her narrative, coupled with an edge-of-your-seat contemporary mystery thriller, have characters that warmed my heart and an unexpected ending that I absolutely LOVED! ―Adria de Haume, author of Cross Purpose
“Do NOT read this book unless you are willing to be seduced by a dozen incredibly keen people without whom the world as we know it might cease to exist.” ―K.T. Maclay author of Beginners Guide to Death and Dying in Oaxaca
A brutal murder.
A heinous secret
A deadly conspiracy.
The brutal murder of the little old lady next door puts FitzHugh Donovan on the case. A retired New York City Police Chief, he knows a cover-up when he sees one and his Irish Cop conscience can’t let that happen.
Now, Fitz, his family and his quirky band of Bleecker Street Irregulars are ensnared in the bizarre secret the woman died to protect.
Is this a 75-year-old cold case turned hot again, or an unspeakable crime-in-progress that could alter the course of the world?
Fitz doesn’t yet know how high the stakes are, that failure isn’t an option, and that the little old lady was so much more than she appeared. But he’s trying to keep everyone alive long enough to find out.
Characters you’ll care about, dark shocking secrets, and disturbing similarities to today’s political scene, will keep you turning pages to an ending you won’t see coming.
A Murder on The Jane Street is a murder – conspiracy mystery featuring a retired New York City Police Commissioner, Fitz Donahue and his team of misfits – a team that includes not only his daughters, Maeve & Rory, his granddaughter, Finn along with some extended friends, including a billionaire, scientists and a group of hacker collective, all intent on protecting the truth.
When Fitz’s neighbour calls him in a “controlled” panic asking for his help and is then later brutally tortured and murdered – he knows that something far sinister is at work than the bungled robbery theory that the police has going on.
It doesn’t take long for him and his team, Bleecker Street Irregulars (love the play on the Baker Street reference!) to understand that the murder is related to a decades long conspiracy relating to the time of Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany.
The whole of the plotline in the book is dedicated to this conspiracy theory – Fitz’s neighbour has a rich history, that he and his team piece together her role in history, a role that put her on the hit list for some very powerful people.
Yet that threat doesn’t stop any one of them to pursue justice for a woman they only know superficially, but have found was a brilliant, courageous woman with a history that could shatter the strongest human being.
The book oscillates between murder investigation and the proving of a conspiracy theory so wild that it would shake the foundations of a nation – with richly diverse characters (yes! We get multiple PoVs) and some new characters being introduced to their team, I so enjoyed the way the team solved the case and involve myself in their personal lives.
The only issue, for me as a reader, was the fact the investigating the conspiracy theory somehow went way beyond technical, to the extent that I had to scroll through those parts; for even I couldn’t understand the intricacies of those technicalities.
The author also gives us a glimpse into the next investigation that Fitz and his Bleecker Street Irregulars would involve themselves in – and it has honestly caught my attention, enough that I will be keeping my eye on it!
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Multiple New York Times and International Bestsellers, a Paramount Movie, book sales in 22 countries, Cathy Cash Spellman writes stories about love, friendship, adventure, and history. Known for her big sprawling sagas and memorable characters, Cathy writes the kind of stories women like to lose themselves in, and then remember long after the book is done.
Her books range through several genres: contemporary, historical, mystery, mystic and romance. Several take place in two time-frames, both current and historical.
Bless the Child was a Paramount movie in 2000, starring Kim Basinger and Jimmy Smits, and Paint The Wind has been optioned for film and TV.
Cathy is an Astrologer, Martial Artist (Black Belt Goju Ryu Karate) and has expertise in Chinese Medicine, several alternative healing modalities and many metaphysical disciplines.
She has written for Self, Harper’s Bazaar, Town & Country, Mademoiselle, Cosmo, Penthouse, Mode, Kung Fu and many other magazines about women, health, empowerment, sexuality, spiritual philosophy and Astrology. She blogs for The Huffington Post and The New York Times.