The Corruptible – A Ray Quinn Mystery – Book Review

From The Publisher:

How much money would it take for you to betray the truth?

Ex-homicide detective Ray Quinn never had glamorous thoughts of the life of a private investigator—but being cornered in a bathroom stall by the enraged philandering husband of a client? That’s something he could live without. Retired from homicide and living with a painful disability, Ray’s options are limited. Stick to the job, keep impetuous sidekick Crevis alive, and spend quiet evenings with trusted pal Jim Beam, that’s about the best he can hope for.

As a new client emerges, Ray finds himself in an impossibly large boardroom holding a check with enough zeros to finally lift him from his financial pit. The job seems easy enough: find Logan Ramsey, an ex-cop turned security officer who’s taken off with sensitive corporate information. But few things are easy in Ray’s world, regardless of the amount of zeros in the check.

In what should be an open-and-shut case, Ray stumbles across Logan Ramsey in a seedy motel room. Only Ray wasn’t the first to find him. Now Logan’s dead, the client’s information is nowhere to be found, and Ray’s employer is less than forthcoming with the details. Suddenly the line between the good guys and bad guys isn’t so clear. With a foot in both worlds and an illuminating look at an unhappy ending that could well be his own, which will Ray choose?

My Thoughts:

I love me a good mystery and suspense novel.  This story had me glued in until the very end.  This is the first book I have read from this author and it is one of a series, but it told its own story and it was easy to follow along.  The characters are real and well described. If I had to pick something I didn’t like about it, it would be that I could predict the ending a bit.  It took a while for it to unfold, piece by piece, but it was still a great book.

If you want, you can Read Chapter One.


  I received this book for free from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group for this review.