A Deadly Wilderness: The Ties that Kill MOBI Ø Deadly

A Deadly Wilderness: The Ties that Kill MOBI Ø Deadly


  • Hardcover
  • 353 pages
  • A Deadly Wilderness: The Ties that Kill
  • Kelly Irvin
  • English
  • 21 September 2018
  • 1594148430

10 thoughts on “A Deadly Wilderness: The Ties that Kill

  1. Beverly Beverly says:

    A very good first mystery novel by a San Antonio resident, with the story set in San Antonio.


  2. Stella Potts Stella Potts says:

    Kelly Irvin has hit a home run with this debut into the romantic suspense genre Full of action and suspense as the police hunt for a killer as bodies keep turning up Detective Ray Johnson has to deal with a less than desirable partner and try to keep his relationship with his girlfriend Susana from being destroyed all while hunting a murderer Ms Irvin gives us some spiritual lessons on forgiveness and faithfulness as we see the characters deal with problems not always of their own making I r Kelly Irvin has hit a home run with this debut into the romantic suspense genre Full of action and suspense as the police hunt for a killer as bodies keep turning up Detective Ray Johnson has to deal with a less than desirable partner and try to keep his relationship with his girlfriend Susana from being destroyed all while hunting a murderer Ms Irvin gives us some spiritual lessons on forgiveness and faithfulness as we see the characters deal with problems not always of their own making I really enjoyed this book and I highly recommend it.I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author All views stated are my own


  3. Bruce Judisch Bruce Judisch says:

    I finally turned off the reading lamp an hour and a half after my usual bedtime last night I had reached the last few chapters of Kelly Irvin s A Deadly Wilderness It wasn t so much that I couldn t put it down It s that I refused to put it down.Set right here in San Antonio, A Deadly Wilderness is a fast paced thriller that follows the exploits of Detective Ray Johnson, who, while hiking in one of the city s wilderness parks, literally falls over a dead body but not just any dead body The I finally turned off the reading lamp an hour and a half after my usual bedtime last night I had reached the last few chapters of Kelly Irvin s A Deadly Wilderness It wasn t so much that I couldn t put it down It s that I refused to put it down.Set right here in San Antonio, A Deadly Wilderness is a fast paced thriller that follows the exploits of Detective Ray Johnson, who, while hiking in one of the city s wilderness parks, literally falls over a dead body but not just any dead body The late Joey Doyle, son of a prominent local family, has been savagely murdered and partially dismembered Immediate and intense political pressure fuel Ray s innate overdrive, and he fights both the politicos and the clock to solve the case before the killer strikes againand then againand then again All the while, Ray s professional skills and his devout faith are challenged to the limit every perilous inch of the way Then, when he starts to get too close, the killer turns his eyes on Ray.An excellently conceived and cleverly crafted supporting cast push and pull at Ray throughout the ordeal His on again off again relationship with the lovely Susana Martinez Acosta becomes entangled with the investigation, as does his strained friendship with Susana s protective brother, Samuel who also happens to be Ray s boss Hindered as much as helped by Detective Deborah Smith, his alcoholic partner, Ray limps one step forward then stumbles two steps backward untilnope, not gonna tell ya You ll have ta read the until But Ms Irvin doesthan spin a gripping tale of murder, lust, and greed She invades the human heart and turns it inside out, spilling the good, the bad and the ugly into a jumbled mess on the floor Then she very carefully and skillfully reassembles the pieces and sculpts them into a diverse cast of personae who complement and collide, attract and repel, win and lose, andwell, I guess act a lot like you and I They re at once lovable, annoying, inspiring, frustrating, andwell, I guess are a lot like you and I Do I detect a trend here Only onething You ll enjoy Ms Irvin s delightful writing voice that permeates the characters dialog and garnishes the narrative with glib one liners and poignant observations I meanokay, let me give you an example Now, this is just from her Acknowledgments page, mind you it s not part of the actual story and, in fact, isn t designed to be overtly clever You be the judge It s important to state for the record that the events in this novel are complete and utter fiction San Antonio parks are incredibly safe, beautiful places for families to share wonderful times together, in large part because of the San Antonio Park Police The crimes that occur in parks in this novel are figments of a feverish, overactive imagination Now I ask you if she can write a sterile acknowledgment with this much personality, imagine how it reads when she s selling you her dream Just how do you not read a story by someone who writes like this Uh huh, you ll refuse to put it down, too.So, now yawn I ve begun my work week sleep deprived, and it s all Ms Irvin s fault If I get grouchy, Kelly, you have Jeannie to answer to, that s all I have to say A Deadly Wilderness is scheduled for release in January 2010 I highly recommend you pre order it here


  4. Sharon Sharon says:

    Detective Ray Johnson, is out hiking and mentoring two young boys Marco tumbles down a steep hill and Ray tries to catch him Unfortunately, Ray tumbles even further down into the ravine, eventually falling onto a hidden corpse The dead man is soon identified as a member of a prominent, yet unscrupulous family Ray, his boss who happens to be his girlfriends brother and his new partner, Deborah, are intent on solving the murder It is a media nightmare, and they all end up bumped from the Detective Ray Johnson, is out hiking and mentoring two young boys Marco tumbles down a steep hill and Ray tries to catch him Unfortunately, Ray tumbles even further down into the ravine, eventually falling onto a hidden corpse The dead man is soon identified as a member of a prominent, yet unscrupulous family Ray, his boss who happens to be his girlfriends brother and his new partner, Deborah, are intent on solving the murder It is a media nightmare, and they all end up bumped from the case when they stir the political black pot Ray s married boss struggles with his attraction to a colleague, Deborah is battling alcoholism and Ray s girlfriend is firm in her decision to never fall in love with a policeman She has lost her husband in a freak car accident, and is determined that she, nor her son, Marco, will ever go through such trauma again Ray and his partner continue their investigation and unravel a drug ring that stretches from San Antonio to Mexico Add one ruthless paid assassin into the mix and the action turns deadly Ray, his boss, his girlfriend, and his new partner have their faith tested to the max Who will be left standing as the body count continues to climb


  5. Karen Karen says:

    This Christian author wrote a great, fast paced mystery The reason I usually don t like mysteries are that they are too gorey and such horrible language is used This one had all the mystery without that stuff Hopefully Kellly Irvin will writemysteries.


  6. Monica Monica says:

    Reading for my Mystery Book Club Author coming to my library May 24th at 6 pm Great setting San Antonio


  7. PWRL PWRL says:

    Large Print


  8. Sue Klasing Sue Klasing says:

    Held my interest right up to the end Great 1st book for this author, looking forward toby her.


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A Deadly Wilderness: The Ties that Kill❰Epub❯ ❧ A Deadly Wilderness: The Ties that Kill Author Kelly Irvin – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk An idyllic wilderness hike turns deadly when homicide detective Ray Johnson tumbles into a ravine and lands on a corpseNot just any corpse, but the son of a prominent citizen that turns the case into An idyllic wilderness Wilderness: The eBook ☆ hike turns deadly when homicide detective Ray Johnson tumbles into a ravine and lands on a corpseNot just any corpse, but the son of a prominent citizen that turns the case into a political hot potato Ray teams up with his troubled partner and their boss to solve the murder before city leaders bump them from the case and out of their jobs A Deadly Kindle - And before the twin temptations of alcohol and lust can derail his colleague.


About the Author: Kelly Irvin

Kelly s newest Wilderness: The eBook ☆ Amish romance series, Amish of Sky Country, debuted in August with Mountains of Grace, followed by The Long Bridge Home in February The series explores Amish communities in northwest Montana and how they are impacted by wildfiresOver the Line is Kelly Irvin s latest romantic suspense novel, a fast moving behind the scenes look at how gun smuggling affects every aspect A Deadly Kindle - of life on the Texas Mexico border Publishers Weekly said of Tell Her No Lies, No one is above suspicion in a tale sure to appeal to readers beyond its main Christian market The Every Amish Season series includes Upon A Spring Breeze, Beneath the Summer Sun, Through the Autumn Air, and With Winter s First Frost from Zondervan HarperCollins Christian Publishing This follows the Amish of Deadly Wilderness: The PDF Æ Bee County series, The Saddle Maker s Son, released in June It is an ECPA bestseller It follows The Bishop s Son, and the critically acclaimed bestseller, The Beekeeper s Son, which earned a starred review from Publishers Weekly The reviewer called it a beautifully woven masterpiece The Beekeeper s Son was a finalist in the romance category of the ACFW Carol Awards Contest Kelly has novellas in The Amish Christmas Gift and The Amish Marketplace, both of which were also ECPA bestsellers She is also the author of the Bliss Creek Amish series and the New Amish Amish series The first series includes To Love and To Cherish, A Heart Made New, and Love s Journey Home, published by Harvest House The New Hope Amish series includes Love Still Stands, followed by Love Redeemed, which was an ACFW Carol Award finalist, and A Plain Love SongKelly has also penned two other romantic suspense novels, A Deadly Wilderness and No Child of MineThe Kansas native is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and ACFW s San Antonio local chapter Alamo City Christian Fiction Writers A graduate of the University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism, Kelly has been writing nonfiction professionally for thirty years She studied for three semesters at the University of Costa Rica, learning the Spanish language As a journalist, she worked six years in the border towns of Laredo and El PasoShe worked in public relations for the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department for years before retiring earlier this year Kelly has been married to photographer Tim Irvin for twenty eight years They have two young adult children and have three grandchildren In her spare time, she likes to write short stories, read books by her favorite authors, and looks forward to visits with her grandchildren.


10 thoughts on “A Deadly Wilderness: The Ties that Kill

  1. Beverly Beverly says:

    A very good first mystery novel by a San Antonio resident, with the story set in San Antonio.

  2. Stella Potts Stella Potts says:

    Kelly Irvin has hit a home run with this debut into the romantic suspense genre Full of action and suspense as the police hunt for a killer as bodies keep turning up Detective Ray Johnson has to deal with a less than desirable partner and try to keep his relationship with his girlfriend Susana from being destroyed all while hunting a murderer Ms Irvin gives us some spiritual lessons on forgiveness and faithfulness as we see the characters deal with problems not always of their own making I r Kelly Irvin has hit a home run with this debut into the romantic suspense genre Full of action and suspense as the police hunt for a killer as bodies keep turning up Detective Ray Johnson has to deal with a less than desirable partner and try to keep his relationship with his girlfriend Susana from being destroyed all while hunting a murderer Ms Irvin gives us some spiritual lessons on forgiveness and faithfulness as we see the characters deal with problems not always of their own making I really enjoyed this book and I highly recommend it.I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author All views stated are my own

  3. Bruce Judisch Bruce Judisch says:

    I finally turned off the reading lamp an hour and a half after my usual bedtime last night I had reached the last few chapters of Kelly Irvin s A Deadly Wilderness It wasn t so much that I couldn t put it down It s that I refused to put it down.Set right here in San Antonio, A Deadly Wilderness is a fast paced thriller that follows the exploits of Detective Ray Johnson, who, while hiking in one of the city s wilderness parks, literally falls over a dead body but not just any dead body The I finally turned off the reading lamp an hour and a half after my usual bedtime last night I had reached the last few chapters of Kelly Irvin s A Deadly Wilderness It wasn t so much that I couldn t put it down It s that I refused to put it down.Set right here in San Antonio, A Deadly Wilderness is a fast paced thriller that follows the exploits of Detective Ray Johnson, who, while hiking in one of the city s wilderness parks, literally falls over a dead body but not just any dead body The late Joey Doyle, son of a prominent local family, has been savagely murdered and partially dismembered Immediate and intense political pressure fuel Ray s innate overdrive, and he fights both the politicos and the clock to solve the case before the killer strikes againand then againand then again All the while, Ray s professional skills and his devout faith are challenged to the limit every perilous inch of the way Then, when he starts to get too close, the killer turns his eyes on Ray.An excellently conceived and cleverly crafted supporting cast push and pull at Ray throughout the ordeal His on again off again relationship with the lovely Susana Martinez Acosta becomes entangled with the investigation, as does his strained friendship with Susana s protective brother, Samuel who also happens to be Ray s boss Hindered as much as helped by Detective Deborah Smith, his alcoholic partner, Ray limps one step forward then stumbles two steps backward untilnope, not gonna tell ya You ll have ta read the until But Ms Irvin doesthan spin a gripping tale of murder, lust, and greed She invades the human heart and turns it inside out, spilling the good, the bad and the ugly into a jumbled mess on the floor Then she very carefully and skillfully reassembles the pieces and sculpts them into a diverse cast of personae who complement and collide, attract and repel, win and lose, andwell, I guess act a lot like you and I They re at once lovable, annoying, inspiring, frustrating, andwell, I guess are a lot like you and I Do I detect a trend here Only onething You ll enjoy Ms Irvin s delightful writing voice that permeates the characters dialog and garnishes the narrative with glib one liners and poignant observations I meanokay, let me give you an example Now, this is just from her Acknowledgments page, mind you it s not part of the actual story and, in fact, isn t designed to be overtly clever You be the judge It s important to state for the record that the events in this novel are complete and utter fiction San Antonio parks are incredibly safe, beautiful places for families to share wonderful times together, in large part because of the San Antonio Park Police The crimes that occur in parks in this novel are figments of a feverish, overactive imagination Now I ask you if she can write a sterile acknowledgment with this much personality, imagine how it reads when she s selling you her dream Just how do you not read a story by someone who writes like this Uh huh, you ll refuse to put it down, too.So, now yawn I ve begun my work week sleep deprived, and it s all Ms Irvin s fault If I get grouchy, Kelly, you have Jeannie to answer to, that s all I have to say A Deadly Wilderness is scheduled for release in January 2010 I highly recommend you pre order it here

  4. Sharon Sharon says:

    Detective Ray Johnson, is out hiking and mentoring two young boys Marco tumbles down a steep hill and Ray tries to catch him Unfortunately, Ray tumbles even further down into the ravine, eventually falling onto a hidden corpse The dead man is soon identified as a member of a prominent, yet unscrupulous family Ray, his boss who happens to be his girlfriends brother and his new partner, Deborah, are intent on solving the murder It is a media nightmare, and they all end up bumped from the Detective Ray Johnson, is out hiking and mentoring two young boys Marco tumbles down a steep hill and Ray tries to catch him Unfortunately, Ray tumbles even further down into the ravine, eventually falling onto a hidden corpse The dead man is soon identified as a member of a prominent, yet unscrupulous family Ray, his boss who happens to be his girlfriends brother and his new partner, Deborah, are intent on solving the murder It is a media nightmare, and they all end up bumped from the case when they stir the political black pot Ray s married boss struggles with his attraction to a colleague, Deborah is battling alcoholism and Ray s girlfriend is firm in her decision to never fall in love with a policeman She has lost her husband in a freak car accident, and is determined that she, nor her son, Marco, will ever go through such trauma again Ray and his partner continue their investigation and unravel a drug ring that stretches from San Antonio to Mexico Add one ruthless paid assassin into the mix and the action turns deadly Ray, his boss, his girlfriend, and his new partner have their faith tested to the max Who will be left standing as the body count continues to climb

  5. Karen Karen says:

    This Christian author wrote a great, fast paced mystery The reason I usually don t like mysteries are that they are too gorey and such horrible language is used This one had all the mystery without that stuff Hopefully Kellly Irvin will writemysteries.

  6. Monica Monica says:

    Reading for my Mystery Book Club Author coming to my library May 24th at 6 pm Great setting San Antonio

  7. PWRL PWRL says:

    Large Print

  8. Sue Klasing Sue Klasing says:

    Held my interest right up to the end Great 1st book for this author, looking forward toby her.

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