Justice Betrayed by Patricia Bradley

It’s Elvis Week in Memphis, and homicide Detective Rachel Sloan isn’t sure her day could get any stranger when aging Elvis impersonator Vic Vegas asks to see her. But when he produces a photo of her murdered mother with four Elvis impersonators–one of whom had also been murdered soon after the photo was taken–she’s forced to reevaluate. Is there some connection between the two unsolved cases? And could the recent break-in at Vic’s home be tied to his obsession with finding his friend’s killer? When yet another person in the photo is murdered, Rachel suddenly has her hands full investigating three cases. Lieutenant Boone Callahan offers his help, but their checkered romantic past threatens to get in the way. Can they solve the cases before the murderer makes Rachel victim number four? – from author’s website

I found the setting of this book intriguing. It is set during an Elvis impersonator festival and Elvis impersonators are being killed off. I also liked that we get peaks into the motivation of the killer and why she turned out the way she was. The author casts the reader’s suspicion on a few people of who the killer could be but doesn’t fully give it away until the climax. It makes the reader try to figure out who it is and question everyone. There are also complicated family dynamics in the book with Rachel and her father and her grandmothers are delightful although at times I found it different to keep track of which grandmother was which. Nevertheless, this is a great romantic suspense novel.
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