The Rich and the Dead
by Liv Spector
on Tour March 17 - May 17, 2014
Genre: Mystery, Detective
Published by: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: 3/18/14
Number of Pages: 320
Synopsis:To solve the crime of the century, she'll have to go back in time....
Welcome to Star Island, where Miami's wealthiest residents lead private lives behind the tall gates of their sprawling mansions. It's a blissful escape from the hot and dirty city—or it was, until New Year's Day 2015, when twelve of the most powerful people in the world were found murdered in the basement of a Star Island mansion.
The massacre shocked the nation and destroyed the life of investigator Lila Day. Her hunt for the Star Island killer consumed her. But the case went unsolved, resulting in her dismissal from the Miami PD.
Now, three years later, life hands Lila an unexpected second chance: reclusive billionaire Teddy Hawkins approaches Lila and asks her to solve the case. But how do you investigate a crime when all the leads have long ago gone cold? The answer, Teddy tells her, is to solve the case before it happens. He's going to send Lila back in time.
With nothing left to lose, an incredulous Lila travels back to 2014, determined to find the Star Island killer once and for all. But as she goes undercover among the members of Miami's high society, she finds herself caring for—and falling for—people who are destined to die that fateful night. Now she must either say good-bye or risk altering the future forever.
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Author Bio:Liv Spector was raised on Cape Cod and now lives in Canada. She has worked as an oyster shucker, dancer, farmhand, journalist, and teacher. A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, she received her MFA from Brooklyn College.
I really love Time Travel novels. This was a fantastic story. I loved the suspense and the way that the author tells this story. It made me stop and think that if we could go back to solve a murder crime, can we go back to prevent it? The concept is intriguing. The story is full of suspense and it keep me deeply interested and I had to keep reading as fast as I could to solve the mystery. I give this book a 4/5 I was given this book by Partners in Crime Book Tours and all opinions are my own.