A to Z Challenge 2016: A

My choice for my first review of the A to Z Challenge is Antler Dust:

Antler Dust begins with a bang. Two bangs. 

On the opening day of the hunting season in the Colorado Flat Tops wilderness, two men go missing. 

The first is a hunting guide. 
The second is an animal rights protester who believes his creative suicide will galvanize the animal rights movement. 
Hunting guide Allison Coil hears a distant rifle shot and sees just enough through the swirling snow to believe somebody knows something-and isn't coming forward. 

But what exactly did she see? 

Outfitter George Grumley fends off the formal investigation and works to discourage the informal and persistent inquiries by Coil. Grumley knows no limits in the effort to protect his guide service, which caters to fat-cat clients. 
Who needs hunting regulations when technology can produce the quickest and most thrilling hunt that money can buy? 

Okay, Antler Dust is probably not something I would pick up in the bookstore and take home to read but it was on my Kindle and started with an A so I read it and I must say I really enjoyed it.

A great mystery I really thought that I knew what was going on, till all of the sudden I didn't and I was thrust into the same what the fuck that the main character started the book in.  I loved it!

Allison Coil is an excellent heroine, she's got a brain on her shoulders and doesn't get discouraged by people trying to get her down, an excellent female role model.


  1. Very Nice Post...

    Welcome in the letter "A"... thank you!
    Jeremy [Retro]
    AtoZ Challenge Co-Host [2016]

    Stop over and find a free "SIX STRINGS: BLOGGING AtoZ CHALLENGE" Here: http://www.jmhdigital.com/

    You know you want to know if me or Hollywood... is Nuts?

  2. I've been meaning to fit more daily book (non-internet) reading into my life, so I'm glad to have found your posts. I love the title of your blog!

  3. Actually, this does sound like something I would read since most of my books have a rural setting. Great find. Thanks!!!

  4. Why are Mystery stories are more readable and always more popular?
    BellyBytes from
    Mumbai On A High

  5. I love it when I discover something 'random' on my kindle, and it turns out not to be utterly disappointing!

  6. Nice way way to start the Series...! Interesting!

    Ashmita Chatterjee,

  7. Hi Melissa, thanks for A to Z hopping by GirlZombieAuthors. I'll have plenty of authors to check out this month, so be sure to come back. I agree - finding new books is a great thing! Chris

  8. Sounds like a very interesting book! Great idea to review books for the A to Z challenge. I never would have thought of that. This is my first time and I'm learning so much already on this first day!

  9. Great review! Thank you for sharing.

  10. This book sounds very exciting! I love murder mysteries, especially ones that keep you guessing. Have a lovely weekend, and good luck on the A-Z! :)

  11. Never heard of this author's name or about his books. But I will plan to read him soon .. Thanks for sharing :)

    A - The Art Attack

  12. I do love a good mystery.


  13. Sounds like a great read. Yet another to add to my ever growing 'must read' list. Thank you for the post. Look forward to reading more. Happy weekend.

  14. I'll have to check it out! Good luck on the challenge this month.
    -Katy from THE KATY blog (http://thekatyblog.com)

  15. I chuckled when I read the way you cast around to pick a read to fit a post - I've been doing that with mine and still have to read one or two in order to write my final posts!

    Debs Carey


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