Retriever of Souls by Lorraine Mace – spotlight

Today it’s my spot on the blog tour for author Lorraine Mace, and her debut novel Retriever of Souls.

Author Lorraine Mace was born and raised in South East London, Lorraine lived and worked in South Africa, on the Island of Gozo and in France before settling on the Costa del Sol in Spain. She lives with her partner in a traditional Spanish village inland from the coast and enjoys sampling the regional dishes and ever-changing tapas in the local bars. Her knowledge of Spanish is expanding. To stop her waistline from doing the same, she runs five times a week.

Her debut novel is ‘Retriever of Souls’ and it introduces us to DI Paolo Sterling. This novel is described as the start of a dark and gritty crime series, which is a pretty good description as this is certainly a rather grim story. The book is written from both the point of view of the Detective and the killer. The killer believes that sex is the devil’s work and is trying to save his victims souls. This is a good story that certainly isn’t for the feint hearted.

When not working on the D.I. Sterling series of crime novels, Lorraine is engaged in many writing-related activities. She is a columnist for both Writing Magazine and Writers’ Forum and is head judge for Writers’ Forum monthly fiction competitions.

1. Retriever of SoulsIf you would like to try Retriever of Souls for yourself you can buy one here:
Amazon UK

Book Blurb:

The first title in a dark and gritty crime series.

Brought up believing that sex is the devil’s work, a killer only finds release once he has saved his victim’s souls. Abiding by his vision, he marks them as his. A gift to guide his chosen ones on the rightful path to redemption.

Detective Inspector Paolo Sterling is out to stop him, but Paolo has problems of his own. Hunting down the killer as the death toll rises, the lines soon blur between Paolo’s personal and professional lives.

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