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              REVIEWS

Gigi Langer, PhD Stanford University. Author of five teacher education books and the recent 

"50 Ways to Worry Less Now: Reject Negative Thinking to Find Peace, Clarity, and Connection", winner of the12th Annual National Indie Excellence Award, MI 

Trust No One, Promise Nothing leads the reader through a tangle of blood relations that crisscross one another over several decades. There’s plenty of action with mafia, murders, adultery, drug-running, and adopted children born out of wedlock. But that’s not all. The author keeps you guessing as to who the good guys are as well as the bad guys. Everything is not what it seems. By the end, all the mysterious events and relations are untangled in a satisfying manner. 

Linda Maran, Retired Detective Sergeant, Collier County Sheriff's Office, Fl

Trust No One, Promise Nothing is definitely a must read. From the moment that you open this book, until you are finished, you are totally engrossed in the web of crime, deceit, lies, and anticipation of what will happen next! 

Cheryl Foster, Retired English Teacher, FL

I am a retired English teacher and an avid reader. I read this book from cover to cover in one sitting. I could not put it down. The suspense of this psychological thriller kept me mesmerized!

Hazel S. Smith, C.N.A., FL

I wasn't sure where this book was going when I read the first chapter, but the plot kept me coming back anxious to find out what was going to happen next. If you like action crime novels then this one is definitely a must read. I could hardly put it down. There's got to be a sequel and a movie. Those action scenes are amazing!

Patricia Discher, Business Owner,  IA

The different people, their secrets and their intertwining relationships had me from the beginning. I wasn't sure where the author was going when the mafia was introduced but soon learned how much of an integral part of the plot they actually were. This book has a bit of everything for women and men, from unrequited love to gruesome mafia gangland murders. 


Jewel Miller, Collier County Sheriff's Office, Exploitation Unit (Sex Offenders and Predators), FL

I couldn't put this book down.  I found myself actually liking Ray, even though I didn't want to. The relationships he built were deep and true. His methods, though very unconventional, were viable. Ray had a conscience. He needed to have others forgive him but more than that - he needed to forgive.

Debbie O’Dean, Retired Financial Advisor, IL

Hidden in the pages of this action-packed crime thriller is a story about a woman whose world has never been what it appeared to be, from a secret bodyguard after her father’s sudden death when she was a child to the secret lives both her husbands kept hidden from her. When something happens that reveals the deceit, she decides to take control of her own life and ends up finding true love for the first time. Action, crime, mystery, romance – this book has something to satisfy every reader. Enjoy!


Frank DeMare, Retired Steel Executive. MI

A thriller that features romance, revenge and clever twists that kept me in suspense to the end!


Jessie Yanson, RN, Pediatric Nurse, IL

Perhaps being from Chicago, with its rich history of organized crime, has something to do with the fact that I have always been interested in the crime genre.  Trust No One, Promise Nothing contains suspense, family drama, history and romance. From the first chapter I was instantly hooked on both the story line and the characters. If you want to read a book that draws you in and is an absolute page-turner, Trust No One, Promise Nothing is the one to read!


Marilyn D. Reynolds, MS, Licensed Mental Health Counselor,  FL

Trust No One, Promise Nothing is teeming with suspense, murder, mayhem, betrayal, abandonment, revenge, codependency, remorse, courage, romance and personal growth. The author utilizes her exceptional insight to reveal the characters personal histories and explore the childhood traumas which were instrumental in shaping their personalities, choices and actions. She reminds us that perpetrators can also be victims and is able to evoke compassion for Ray.


Celine Johnson, Librarian and Media Specialist, FL

This story brilliantly transports us back to a time during the heyday of Tampa filled with gangsters, drugs, and deception. Trust No One, Promise Nothing is a captivating story about how the seemingly insignificant decisions we make every day can change the course of our lives forever. This is definitely a must read!


Fidel Deforte, Technology Solutions Architect, FL

ggwakem’s book,Trust No One, Promise Nothing is a fascinating and exciting read that kept me intrigued and anxious, itching to turn the page. The author is very detailed in all areas of the story, such that I vividly immersed myself into the scenes and activities as a silent spectator. Emotionally connected to the key players, I experienced surprise, anger, joy, frustration and relief as the story unfolded. The author ensured that this story is real and very imaginable in today’s world.

Jeff Manz, Attorney and Real Estate Broker, NC

This story line, with lots of characters over multiple generations, moves quickly with many twists and turns, which left me wanting to know what would happen next. As an avid reader of mysteries and suspense novels, I found this book's genre also included adventure, crime and even romance. I firmly support the author in her endeavor to get this book published. I was glued to the end and really enjoyed it.

 

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