Moonlight Falls by Vincent Zandri
Published by R.J. Buckley Publishing
At the request of Pump Up Your Book, a PB copy was sent, at no cost to me, for my honest opinion.
Synopsis: (from back of book) In Moonlight Falls, novelist and photo journalist Vincent Zandri asks the question “If you knew your life could end at any moment, how far would you go to prove you murdered your lover?”
Albany, New York is the setting of Zandri’s paranoid thriller (in the Hitchcock tradition) about Richard “Dick” Moonlight, former APD detective turned private investigator/massage therapist, who believes he killed Scarlet Montana, his illicit lover and wife of his ex-boss Chief of Detectives Jake Montana. The dilemma…Moonlight doesn’t remember what happened!
My Thoughts and Opinion: Mr Zandri introduces the reader to Richard Moonlight in a masterful writing style of first person perspective, which is the most difficult to write in. In the first chapter, it describes how Moonlight attempted suicide by a self inflicted gun shot to his head but lives, however, a bullet fragment is lodged in his brain and affects his ability to know right from wrong. This book, from page one, was a nonstop, heart pounding, roller coaster ride until the very last page. The list of characters enthralling. The plot mesmerizing. The story line has so many twists and turns that had this reader trying to unravel, and with an ending that was never seen coming. Wild!! This book is Hitchcock meets James Patterson!! Alex Cross meet Richard Moonlight!!! Fantastic!! This is the type of book that I call a, “just one more chapter” read, whereas the chapters are a couple of pages long but you realize that its four (4) hours since saying “just one more chapter”. Warning: from starting page one, be prepared of not being able to put this book down until finished. A definite page turning read!! This book…Incredible !!!! On a scale of 1 to 5, Moonlight Falls, is a ten (10)!! Mr. Zandri….Bravo!!!!!