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Review – The Lighthouse Secret Amelia Moore Detective Series #7 By Linda Weaver Clarke

Review – The Lighthouse Secret Amelia Moore Detective Series #7 By Linda Weaver ClarkeThe Lighthouse Secret: by Linda Weaver Clarke
Series: Amelia Moore Detective Series #7
Published by Smashwords Edition on February 29th 2016
Genres: Cozy Mystery
Pages: 240
Format: Mobi
Source: Author

I received this book for free from Author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.


Amelia Moore, the founder of the Moore Detective Agency, specializes in missing persons. With the help of her partner, Rick Bonito, the business is flourishing.
Rick Bonito’s uncle supposedly drowned five years ago and his body was never found, but something did not seem right about the report. Uncle Antonio was an excellent swimmer. His disappearance seems quite suspicious to Rick’s father. He never felt the complete truth had come out about his brother. It is now up to Amelia and Rick to find out the truth about his uncle.

Rick Bonito’s uncle supposedly drowned five years ago. To the family, it never made sense that would happen since he was such a strong swimmer. Amelia his new bride, and detective suggests they make it a case and find out for sure what happened. They unearth some heavy clues that lead them on an unexpected journey. Will the Bonito family be able to get closure on what happened all those years ago?

In ” an Oyster Shell – It was a classy conclusion to a wonderful series.

The Pearls – Reading this book was bittersweet because I know it is going to be the last in the series. I have really enjoyed the book and I think I can safely say this was my favorite book in the series. We get more of a glimpse into Rick Bonito’s life and you see the man behind all the stories in the series, up close for the first time. This points to the wonderful character development the author has kept solid through the entire series.

The characters in this book were unique because most of them were relatives to Amelia and Rick. It gave enlightening peek into their background and really tied the series together well.

The plot of this story was incredible. It kept me on the edge of my seat. There was great foreshadowing that kept you guessing. In the end, the conclusion still comes as a surprise.

I am sad to say good-bye to these characters. A good story is always too short. I am glad the author went out when she did. A good author knows when a story is done. Sadly, this one is done, but it was a good run. I hope you read the series they are quick, fun, easy reads.

The Sand – I would have liked to see more of a glimpse into the future of Rick and Amelia but it was a sweet ending nonetheless.

5 Pearls!

5 Stars

About Linda Weaver Clarke

Linda Weaver Clarke travels throughout the United States, teaching a “Family Legacy Workshop,” encouraging people to write their family history and autobiography. She is the author of the historical romance series, “A Family Saga in Bear Lake, Idaho,” which includes: Melinda and the Wild West – a semi-finalist for the “Reviewers Choice Award 2007,” and a new mystery series, “The Adventures of John and Julia Evans.”

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  • Linda Weaver Clarke May 2, 2016, 6:19 pm

    I am so happy that you enjoyed this last book. I, too, wept, as I ended the story because I knew I would miss these characters. Thanks for a fabulous review.

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