Dark Path

Dark Path

by Melissa F. Miller

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Overview

Practicing Buddhist and retired forensic pathologist Bodhi King seeks peace. Unfortunately, death keeps finding him.

After solving a series of unexplained deaths and exposing a sordid political scandal, Bodhi retreated from the limelight. Permanently, he thought. But now he's called out of early retirement to help investigate a death cluster on a private island in the Florida Keys.

Healthy residents of a ritzy assisted living facility are dying in the middle of the night ... their faces frozen in terror.

Bodhi arrives on Golden Island to find a community gripped by fear. And beneath the surface, conflict simmers, threatening to boil over. The charismatic leader of the Golden Island Church, the dying Cuban-Americans, and the local Catholic priest all have secrets to protect.

It's up to Bodhi to bring the truth to light ... before another resident dies.

Dark Path is the first book in an intriguing, engrossing new forensic thriller series by USA Today bestselling author Melissa F. Miller. Lonely Path (Book 2), Hidden Path (Book 3), and Twisted Path (Book 4) are available now!

What Readers Are Saying:

"[A] very enjoyable read--a forensic thriller crossed with mystery, with a cast of entertaining characters confined in a remote location. ... [I]n Miller's books there are always interesting themes alongside the thrill of a fast-paced plot, and 'Dark Path' is no exception."

"I fervently enjoyed the twists and turns as one by one, the clues to the puzzle are discovered."

"[A]n excellent, tightly woven tale that hooked me quickly and kept me reading until the conclusion."

"Melissa Miller's writing is strong, with good character development, lots of action and a mystery that keeps you guessing until the end."

Other Thriller/Mystery Series by Melissa F. Miller:

The Sasha McCandless Legal Thriller Series
The Aroostine Higgins Thriller Series
The We Sisters Three Mystery Series

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158908699
Publisher: Brown Street Books
Publication date: 10/17/2017
Series: A Bodhi King Novel , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 325
Sales rank: 1,064
File size: 841 KB

About the Author

USA TODAY Bestselling Author Melissa F. Miller was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Although life and love led her to Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and, ultimately, South Central Pennsylvania, she secretly still considers Pittsburgh home.

In college, she majored in English literature with concentrations in creative writing poetry and medieval literature and was STUNNED, upon graduation, to learn that there's not exactly a job market for such a degree. After working as an editor for several years, Melissa returned to school to earn a law degree. She was that annoying girl who loved class and always raised her hand. She's clerked for a federal judge, worked for major international law firms, and started a two-person law firm with her lawyer husband.

Now, powered by coffee, she writes crime fiction and homeschools her children. When she's not writing, and sometimes when she is, Melissa travels around the country in an RV with her husband, three kids, and their cat.

Please visit www.melissafmiller.com and sign up for her e-mail newsletter to find out when she releases a new book.

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Dark Path 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 55 reviews.
tomW1 More than 1 year ago
I received an eARC of this book with a request that I write an honest review. I am a fan of Ms Miller and her Sasha McCandless series. Bodhi King is very different than Sasha. He's laid back and always calm. at least on the outside. He got a request from a Coroner in the Florida Keys to come and investigate some strange deaths.People were dying with no outward signs of any kind of trauma except for a face of terror in death. His investigative measures start off in normal fashion but soon he has an idea about what is happening.Ms Miller weaves a story that has a strong bearing of truth. The action is steady, the characters are nicely defined and this left me with a desire to read more stories of Dr Bodhi King (which is the Hallmark of a good author).
Patti Kelly 7 hours ago
Enjoyed this book. Will be reading more of her books.
Janet Roberts 3 days ago
Looking forward to the next book.
lovesbooksBW 3 days ago
Awesome book! Couldn't put it down! Liked the verses before each chapter. Very enlightening!
moose98 9 days ago
Interesting and fast moving.
Martha Suderman 14 days ago
I usually do not like this type of story but once I had started it I had to find out who dunnit. Well-written and clean.
Dena George 3 months ago
I loved reading about Dr. Bodhi King. You are a talented writer!
Carolyn Born 3 months ago
Educational forensic information. Good characters. Great author. CB
djack88 3 months ago
It is a good read and keep you guessing who was to blame
David Petersen 5 months ago
Oh well, I finished it anyway.
Anonymous 6 months ago
I was still reading after the first chapter and now it's on to the next in the series
Anonymous 6 months ago
At the end of the book, the author writes how much she loves doing research. It shows: her knowledge gave her a strong base on which to build a smart and interesting book. The characters feel complex, and the lead character is intriguing. The dialogue is smart and realistic. The pacing of the story is consistent. The author used enough of her research to build a clever and plausible story without using so much that she bogs it down in extraneous detail. I'm looking forward to reading more of this series.
Anonymous 6 months ago
I liked it
Anonymous 6 months ago
Exciting
Anonymous 9 months ago
Learned many interesting things
Anonymous 9 months ago
Wonderful book. Learned something's and was entertained in the process.
Anonymous 10 months ago
I enjoyed the education I received by reading this book almost as much as the story line. Thank you.
Anonymous 11 months ago
I+really+enjoyed+this
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
interesting reading. Enjoyed the book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
well written. could not predict the ending.nice set of characters.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a wonderful story, it's rare to find a mystery with a path not read before as a 64 yr old avid reader. I was so surprised at the basis for the prime character and throughly entertained. I highly recommend this book, if fact I'm off to get the rest of this series and hopefully the author will be prolific and write many more.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
New character , Bodhi King , is great. Enjoyed reading this new series as much as the other 2 series .
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really good read. Different in a good way! The hero is someone you don't normally meet but really want to know.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Lovely
Anonymous More than 1 year ago