Thursday, March 11, 2021

Review for The Poet by Lisa Renee Jones

The Poet by  Lisa Renee Jones 

Kindle Edition, 1st edition

Publication: March 9th 2021 by Entangled: Amara

Genre:  Thriller, Mystery, Suspense, Mystery Thriller, Fiction


“The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.”
 -Jean Cocteau

Some call him friend or boss. Some call him husband or dad. Some call him son, even a favorite son.
But the only title that matters to him is the one the media has given him: The Poet.

A name he earned from the written words he leaves behind after he kills that are as dark and mysterious as the reason he chooses his victims. One word, two, three, a story in a poem, a secret that only Detective Samantha Jazz can solve. Because he’s writing this story for her.

She just doesn’t know it yet.


My Thoughts… Lisa Renee Jones wrote exactly what I was looking for.    An amazing thriller that pulled me in, kept me reading, and turning pages.   I had so many clues to follow and I followed them exactly where Lisa Renee Jones wanted me to go.   I guessed at who The Poet could be, I had hopes that I was right, and even more hope that I was wrong. 

Detective Samantha Jazz has skills.   She does not sit back and let The Poet come to her, she goes right at The Poet.   She takes it one clue at a time, one suspect at a time, and does her job.   She focuses when she needs to and looks beyond what is right in front of her when she realizes she may not be quite right.   She fights for the good guys, invests in her cases, and comes out on top.  

The Poet is one of the best thrillers I have read in a very long time.   It may be early in 2021 but I will guess that it will be on my favorites of 2021 list. 

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Meet Lisa Renee Jones…
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones writes dark, edgy fiction to include the highly acclaimed INSIDE OUT series and the upcoming, crime thriller The Poet. Suzanne Todd (producer of Alice in Wonderland and Bad Moms) on the INSIDE OUT series: Lisa has created a beautiful, complicated, and sensual world that is filled with intrigue and suspense.

Prior to publishing Lisa owned multi-state staffing agency that was recognized many times by The Austin Business Journal and also praised by the Dallas Women’s Magazine. In 1998 Lisa was listed as the #7 growing women owned business in Entrepreneur Magazine. She lives in Colorado with her husband, a cat that talks too much, and a Golden Retriever who is afraid of trash bags.

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