Friday, March 27, 2020
Book Review: The Mercenary's Daughter by Jessica Therrien, Joe Gazzam
Title: The Mercenary's Daughter
Author:(s) Jessica Therrien, Joe Gazzam
Stars: 4 1/2
The Mercenary Daughter is better than I expected for a YA/Young Adult Book. The story movies movies quickly as the characters are make there way and grow though the story. It reads like a movie so reader will find it to be a quick easy read with little explaining needed as to why the characters are motivated.
Readers will see inspiration in this book from pop culture and movies.
Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for the advance copy of Jessica Therrien and Joe Gazzam The Mercenary's Daughter.
When Special Ops recruit, Tara Kafee is dishonorably discharged, there’s only one place to go—Home.
But there’s more waiting for her there than she’s ready for.
It’s been four years since she’s been back and ten since her mother walked out on the family never to be heard of again.
She’s determined to rekindle things with her father and keep him close. That is, until he goes missing.
Soon after stumbling upon a safe room full of weapons, fake passports, and a mission’s dossier marking a target in Cuba, she reluctantly accepts the help of her angsty teenage brother. He’s the only one she can trust, so together, the two set out for Havana.
Tara is determined to get her father back, whatever it takes, but things are never easy when you’re the mercenary’s daughter.
Expected publication: March 31st 2020 by Acorn Publishing
About The Authors:
Jessica Therrien is the author of the young adult series Children of the Gods. Book one in the series, Oppression, became a Barnes & Noble best-seller shortly after its release. Her trilogy has been translated and sold through major publishers around the world, such as Editions AdA (Canada), EditionsMilan (France), and SharpPoint Press (China).
Aside from her Children of the Gods series, Jessica is the author of Carry Me Home, a YA contemporary fiction novel, and a kid’s picture book called, The Loneliest Whale. Her award-winning stories can also be found in a published anthology of flash fiction.
Jessica currently lives in Irvine with her husband and two young sons. She is working on an adult novel and a middle grade fantasy series.
Screenwriter/Novelist Joe Gazzam has been a working screenwriter for 8 years working on such films as:
21 Jump Street
Step Up: Revolution
Disney's Hawaiian Adventure
It Takes a Thief
(and many more)
His debut novel, UNCAGED, out now!
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