Out of Focus

Out of Focus

by Carol Ashe

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BN ID: 2940159011701
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 04/17/2018
Series: WPS Crime Series , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 577 KB

About the Author

CAROL ASHE is an author and police officer with a passion for travel and outdoor adventure. Her first novel, Out of the Storm, was an honourable mention for the Whistler Independent Book Award in 2016, and was a short listed title for the 2016 Northern Lit Awards. The novel also won the romantic suspense category of the Cover Me Contest through the River City Romance Writers (RCRW) chapter of Romance Writers of America (RWA). She lives with her husband, two sons, and two dogs in Marathon, Ontario, on the shores of Lake Superior.

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Out of Focus 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ReadersFavorite 12 months ago
Reviewed by Edith Wairimu for Readers' Favorite Set in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Out of Focus by Carol Ashe explores the dangerous crimes of human and drug trafficking. Margarite Hunter is serving as a detective for WPS alongside Hank, her partner. A victim is found, beaten and bruised, and left for dead. Later, she is identified as Anna Kent, a sixteen-year-old caught in the horrific sex trade ravaging the city and other parts of the world. With no leads to follow and no witnesses, Margarite and Hank seem headed for a dead end. Later, a shot is fired just outside the station. This time the victim dies on the spot. This marks the start of a long, hard battle against a ruthless gang that will stop at nothing to rule in the city once again. Margarite will have to learn to trust again and hopefully fall in love amidst the surrounding havoc. Authored by a police officer, Out of Focus contains an extra strand of originality that takes a look at the lives of the officers that put their lives on the line every day. Carol Ashe explores in detail some of the crimes that are prevalent in many parts of the world. The story line is well designed, showing both the cruelty reigning behind this world of crime while still focusing on the resoluteness of many great officers who pursue the criminals relentlessly. Including the twist of romance amidst the action was a great way to slow down the fast paced plot while still maintaining the suspense. It gave me some time to catch my breath. The characters fitted their roles perfectly while the dialogues between them were light hearted and engaging. Well structured and skilfully written, Out of Focus is a definite must-read.