Welcome to the Blog Tour for Children of the Shadows by Erica Vetsch, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!
About the Book
Title: Children of the Shadows
Series: Thorndike & Swann Regency Mysteries #3
Author: Erica Vetsch
Publisher: Kregel Publications
Release Date: October 23, 2023
Genre: Christian Regency Mystery
Detective Daniel Swann and debutante Juliette Thorndike once again team up to solve a dangerous mystery--while trying to keep their growing romance secret.
Someone is preying upon the street children of Regency London. They seem to think no one will notice when urchins go missing--and even if they are noticed, who will care?
Daniel needs to do something about the missing children. But with recent revelations about his past and an unexpected, somewhat unwelcome inheritance to deal with, this is a terrible time to dive back into the seedy underbelly of the crime world. Nevertheless, he's still a Bow Street runner, and his partner Lady Juliette is sensitive to the plight of these wayward youngsters. They're on the case, searching shadowed alleys and coal-drenched streets to find the missing.
But the tangle of expectation and the dynamics of power cannot be easily ignored, even if there are children in danger. When Daniel's past threatens to overwhelm his future, he will need a miracle and the help of his friends to both apprehend the villain and unravel his tangled family web. And it may be that his new responsibilities demand that he leave the children of the shadows to their terrible fate--or lose everything.
Erica Vetsch's popular Regency mystery series concludes with a bang, sure to satisfy readers who have hung on every page since book one.
Review: A satisfying conclusion to a terrific series!
With pressure from multiple angles, Daniel finds himself fighting on many fronts for his job, love, and for answers about the children disappearing from the streets. Daniel is an honorable man, and I liked how this book focused more on him and his role within the Bow Street Runners, as he is challenged to fight for his future. I also enjoyed seeing him in the role of a mentor and seeing how he has matured over the course of the series.
There is a lot going on in this book, and I also enjoyed seeing familiar faces from other favorite series by Ms. Vetsch within the pages. Action packed, with a multi-faceted plot that kept my attention riveted to the pages. There were also strong themes of faith, great interactions, as well as intrigue among high society.
Overall, an amazing and satisfying conclusion to a fantastic series with each book better than the last! I enjoyed seeing Juliette and Daniel grow in their faith and in their love for each other throughout the series, and this was the perfect wrap up, full of action, decisions and faith.
I received a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.
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(1) winner will win a complete paperback set of the Thorndike and Swann series, and a $10 amazon gift card
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