I was recently contacted by Chris Tusa, the author of Dirty Little Angels and Haunted Bones, asking me to read his newest novel (Dirty Little Angels) and review it. You never know what you’re going to get when this happens but I took on the task all the same – I love to read and a free book was just the escape I needed.
Before receiving the ebook version of Dirty Little Angels I decided to do a little background work and discovered many fantastic reviews already written for his book. One even compared it to the classic To Kill a Mockingbird, which was the first book ever that I couldn’t get through. This had me even more nervous to review Tusa’s novel.
I quickly received his work and read the first paragraph which almost made me late for work. Tusa’s description of a family losing an unborn child packed a punch of feelings I didn’t want to embrace. Being almost 7 months pregnant I can’t fathom what it would be like to deal with such a dramatic loss but Tusa wrote it down for me. I couldn’t wait to continue but had to go to work.
The next few mornings I read as quickly and as much as I could before having to go to work – I was hooked. Dirty Little Angels grabbed at my heart strings and my eyes like a book hasn’t done in a while, especially from an unknown to me author. I made quick work of this book and enjoyed every minute of it, for the most part not knowing what was going to happen next but really needing to find out.
I can’t wait to hear of Chris Tusa’s next piece of fiction and will be sure to stay in touch so I can be one of the first to know.