Mystery/Suspense

The Bachelor Missions Review and Giveaway!

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About the Book:

Bachelor Missions

Name of book: The Bachelor Missions

Author: Jes Drew

Genre: Christian speculative spy fiction

Release Date: February 18, 2017

The good-guys, the bad-guys, and the wild card- it’s the ultimate game of cloak and dagger…

Kristian Clark, private eye, thought his days as a special agent were behind him, but when he’s drafted into action, he finds himself reunited with his old team- and painful memories of why they broke up in the first place. But as he plunges into mission after mission- from a ‘holy heist’ to babysitting a young hacker to going undercover in a cult- Kristian find that everything he tried to leave behind is coming back to haunt him with a vengeance, and then some. First there’s the mysterious woman who knows more about Kristian- and his past- than makes sense while using science fiction weapons that don’t make sense period. Then there are the shady powers-that-be who are responsible for drafting him back into this world to satisfy their own nefarious agendas. It’s all Kristian can do to keep from being pulled into their games as he tries to figure out who to trust and what to fight for, even as the trap put in place to destroy him is set with a ticking clock.
When did espionage get so complicated?
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My Perspective

This book had be at the cover. I mean, did you see it? Let’s just say that he makes me want to be a spy! Or at least read the book to see what it’s all about. I like it when a cover draws you in like that. I know a lot of people buy books online, but I still prefer to go to a traditional book store. Had I been looking in this spy section of the story and came across this cover, I would definitely take a closer look!

I thought this was a fun read. It enabled me to release the inner-spy in me and have some fun! The characters were engaging, and well, I must say that I thought Kristian’s character lived up to the cover model. Still kind of swoony, in a “I keep things to myself”, mysterious kind of way. But it was really Amelia who grabbed my attention. Sure, she was a little mysterious, but the way she talked about the Lord really stood out to me. What a wonderful way to present the gospel!

I do have to admit that at times, I felt the book was a little confusing. I’m not sure if it was because my brain just couldn’t keep up with all that was going on, or perhaps it’s meant for a younger audience who would have an easier time following the storyline. It wasn’t overly confusing, and after a few pages I managed to put it all together and figure it out, so honestly I could have been just me. But this issue aside, I thought the author created a fun and engaging story, and I look forward to reading more from her!

I received a complimentary copy of this book. I was not required to write a favorable review. All thoughts and ideas are my own.

About the Author:

IMG_0231Jes Drew lives with her mom, dad, younger sister (the illustrious Nicki Chapelway), four younger brothers (yes, four), and two dogs. She is the author of both the Ninja and Hunter trilogy and the Howling Twenty trilogy. Besides writing, she enjoys reading, daydreaming, and her day job. There is also a possibility that she may or may not be a secret agent, but that’s classified. Still, you can contact her at http://pausefortales.blogspot.com/

Guest Post from Jes Drew

I began writing at a very young age. I don’t think I even started school yet when I came out with my first children’s titles. The Swan Princess and Flamingo Queen was followed by a sequel The Duck Prince and Unicorn King (because I thought it was unfair that only the mom and sister had to go through transformations), and Julian and Juliette had many reprints- all carefully printed and illustrated by myself before moving to their final destination: safekeeping in my mom’s possession.

Years later, I resumed my writing craft near the end of elementary school with two series of chapter books I wrote and then read aloud to my family. However, it was not until I watched Marvel’s Avengers that I found my true muse (Captain America, obviously). The story was so enthralling, I could do nothing but pick up the pen and compose my first published trilogy: The Ninja and Hunter Series published when I was sixteen. This was followed by the tree books of The Howling Twenties two years later.

But, no longer a ‘young adult’ I’ve moved on beyond that genre to the next age group: New Adult. That genre infamously known for its many vices and sins. However, we as Christians are called to “Take every thought captive to obey Christ” (2 Corinthians 10:5b), and a genre targeted toward twenty-somethings should be no exception.

So this is my first release in the New Adult genre. Kristian Clark might be a secret-agent-turned-private-investigator-turned-secret-agent again, but he still deals with the same problems all twenty-somethings face: adapting to a career, longing for a soul mate, and searching for deeper meaning in all the noise. With a little intrigue and cool gadgets on the side because, well, he is a secret-agent-turned-private-investigator-turned-secret-agent after all.

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Giveaway

e5f4939d-cd96-45de-b748-8fb15bc1a0afTo celebrate her tour, Jes is giving away a

Grand Prize of the Howling Twenties trilogy, signed, and a fifteen dollar Amazon gift card

and a
1st Place Prize of The Time I Saved the Day, also signed, and a ten dollar Amazon gift card!!

Click below to enter. Be sure to comment on this post before you enter to claim 9 extra entries! https://promosimple.com/ps/c31b

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