Series: Sydney Jones Series
on November 5, 2019
Genres: Mystery, Psychological Thriller, Women's Crime Fiction
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Chance – A Novel: Psychological Thriller (Sydney Jones Series Book 2) by Carolyn M. Bowen
They took her lover. Getting him back could be the last thing she ever does…
High-powered Atlanta attorney Sydney Jones never backs down from a case. So when her bodyguard and boyfriend is accused of murder, she’s determined to fight for him in court. Instead, the charges are suddenly dismissed, and he vanishes without a trace…
Suspecting CIA involvement, Sydney takes on a lawsuit with Chinese Black Society ties and finds a startling connection to her missing man. But as she digs deeper, she discovers that someone may kill to keep the secret.
Will this dangerous cat-and-mouse game reveal the truth or put a bullet in Sydney’s head?
Chance is the second book in the Sydney Jones psychological thriller trilogy. If you like fearless heroines, page-turning action, and shocking twists, then you’ll love Carolyn Bowen’s gripping story.
Second in the Sydney Jones series, Chance- A Novel by Carolyn M. Bowen is a fast-paced thriller that follows Sydney and Walker as they try to side-step death and defeat their relentless adversaries.
A scheduled meeting with Roxanne, a singer-songwriter whose music was once top of the pop charts, leads Walker to a gruesome murder scene. The CIA frames him for it and Walker knows all too well he will be blamed for her death if he does not relent to the CIA’s demands. He leaves Sydney, the woman he is in love with, to take on his new assignment. After Walker’s sudden departure, Sydney pulls herself together and tries to move on. While running her law firm, Sydney takes on Nancy Lynn’s case. Lynn is a prime suspect for the murder of Liu Chang, a member of the Chinese Black Societies. The case spirals into a harrowing chain of events as Sydney’s life is threatened. Her work continues to thrust Sydney into an even more dangerous course and Walker can only hope he will be able to save her. The conflict in the novel is heightened by the power the antagonists yield. Both Walker and Sydney face powerful organizations that are not hesitant to kill those who stand in the way of their missions. The consistent sense of danger that appears throughout makes the work even more suspenseful. The novel begins with a powerful opening scene, of the murder of Roxanne, which draws attention right from the beginning. The inclusion of different settings in the book including the Caribbean, China, and the US makes the story engaging as danger follows Walker and Sydney from place to place. The intensity of the action scenes in the book makes it even more captivating.
Reviewed by Edith Emunah for Chick Lit Cafe