Truth Behind The Mask

Truth Behind The Mask

by Lesley Davis
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Truth Behind The Mask by Lesley Davis

High above the city, a young guardian searches for the enemy...and finds love.

In a city rife with evil, masked protectors secretly watch over the inhabitants, keeping the citizens safe while hiding their own identity. One young Sentinel, however, violates her oath and loses her heart to the woman she is charged to protect. By day, Pagan Osborne is a shy security specialist working in the family business. By night, as a Sentinel, she fulfills a greater family legacy and battles the criminals who threaten Chastilian's peace. Erith Baylor, a fiery young woman with her own secrets to hide, is drawn to Pagan's quiet charm and silent strength. But with so many secrets between them, their attraction could break the ties of family and finally reveal the truth behind the mask.

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ISBN-13: 9781602820296
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books
Publication date: 09/16/2008
Series: Detective Inspector Carol Ashton Mystery Series
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 1,125,996
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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Truth Behind the Mask 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Sage320 More than 1 year ago
Imagine a city full of Batmen and Batwomen. The Sentinels and their Sighted are very reminiscent of that. Normal people who employ high tech equipment to enhance their abilities, they use their skills to protect their city Chastilian from criminals and other "bad" people. They live routine lives by day and wear masks to protect their identities at night when they enforce the laws and live by a strict code of honor. Their job is to rescue victims, not to get involved with them. Pagan Osborne was born into the Sentinels, literally. Her parents were founders of the group and performed legendary feats before being brutally murdered by a crime lord. Pagan was raised by her older sister and her lover to accept that legacy and step into a leadership role in the Sentinels when she was old enough. Pagan is shy by day and heroic by night, but neither personality quite knows how to deal with Erith Baylor. They meet when Pagan's security company is asked to install alarms at the car dealership where Erith works and an instant friendship forms. Erith brings a lightness and sense of fun that Pagan has been missing for a long time, but she has her own secrets and they soon draw her into Pagan's Sentinel work. A criminal is trying to seize control of the city and is leaving a string of dead bodies to prove how determined he is. As information is gathered about this new threat, Pagan has to determine whether Erith is a victim of the crime spree or a clever plant meant to infiltrate and undermine the Sentinels. The answer is important to Chastilian's safety as well as Pagan's heart. Lesley Davis fans may be unsettled if they buy this book because she has taken a slightly different path. Unlike her previous work, none of the characters in Truth Behind the Mask have paranormal or supernatural powers, but the fans should give the Sentinels a chance. Anyone who likes stories about heroes will probably enjoy this book. The characters seem somewhat flat and undeveloped, but the story flows well and is entertaining. Davis may be heading in a new direction with her novels. The question will be whether the fan base built by her earlier work will follow her.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago