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Blog Tour - Played for a Fool Review and Giveaway



About the book: Three years ago, the small town of Britteridge was rocked by the senseless murder of Gail Ludlum. Now the people most affected by the tragedy have returned to the place where it all began, and the scene is set for the perfect revenge . . .

Megan O’Connor’s life was shattered when she was unwittingly drawn into a kidnapping plot that ultimately led to the murder of an innocent woman. Though the road to redemption has been long, she’s finally found happiness with her recent engagement to a wonderful man, a pillar of the community. But amid the chaos of wedding planning, the return of Gail Ludlum’s son to Britteridge sets in motion a disturbing sequence of events. Soon Megan finds herself the victim of a series of cruel deceptions that indicate one thing: her past mistakes have not been forgiven or forgotten. As the mischief escalates to dangerous levels, it becomes clear that someone is determined to avenge Gail’s death. And he won’t rest until he’s taken a life for a life.

My review: This book is way suspenseful! It's about Megan, she's a young woman who lives in the town of Britteridge.  She let her twin sister, Kristen, talk her into helping her kidnap a young woman. Megan ended up saving the young woman's life, but there are many people that just won't let it go. Now Kristen is in prison and Megan is trying to move on with her life. But someone has decided that Megan must pay for what she did and they are set on making her life miserable. Can Megan figure out who is after her before it's too late?

I remember reading Fool Me Twice, the book that precedes this one, but I can't remember all the details and that was kind of bugging me the whole time I was reading this one. I'll have to see if I can re-read it! This book can stand alone and make perfect sense, the author did a great job making sure of that. The plot is super suspenseful. It's one of those books where you want to scream at the person to not go into that room! I love the way that the author made it so the reader knows what's going on before the characters do. 

I thought that the characters were really well written. I liked Megan and there's enough other characters that you are able to see the events through that you really get a good picture of who everyone is and what's going on.

This is one of those books that you won't want to put down, it's really amazing!

I was sent a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

About the author: Stephanie Black has loved books since she was old enough to grab the pages, and has enjoyed creating make-believe adventures since she and her sisters were inventing long Barbie games filled with intrigue and danger or running around pretending to be detectives. She is a three-time Whitney Award winner for Best Mystery/Suspense, most recently for Cold as Ice (2010). Stephanie was born in Utah and has lived in various places, including Arizona, Massachusetts, New York, and Limerick, Ireland. She currently lives in northern California and enjoys spending time with her husband Brian and their five children. She is a fan of chocolate, cheesecake, and her husband’s homemade bread.

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