Sense of Deception

A Psychic Eye Mystery, #13

Psychic detective Abby Cooper is back in the 13th instalment of Victoria Laurie’s bestselling psychic eye series. This time a ticked-off judge has tossed Abby in the slammer for contempt of court, and during her brief but unpleasant stay she learns the story of a condemned woman who is facing a far more serious sentence. Skylar Miller has been found guilty of murder and faces the death penalty. Everyone believes she’s guilty, including her own family and her ex-husband—everyone, that is, except Abby, whose finely honed intuition tells her this woman doesn’t belong behind bars.

As always, Laurie writes a finely crafted mystery. I have always loved the way Abby and her BFF/partner, Candace work together – yin to yang – and this time is no exception. A little less emphasis is put on the women’s better halves in this mystery, and Abby and Candace go about solving the mystery in their usual inimitable style. A definite must read for anyone who is a fan of the series, and a darn good mystery for any who are not. Four and a half stars….ROCCO LOTEMPIO


Book Blurb for Sense of Deception

In New York Times bestselling author Victoria Laurie’s newest Psychic Eye Mystery, Abby Cooper senses a convicted killer is innocent, but she’ll need hard evidence to save the woman before it’s too late…

A ticked-off judge has tossed Abby in the slammer for contempt of court, and during her brief but unpleasant stay she learns the story of a condemned woman who is facing a far more serious sentence. Skylar Miller has been found guilty of murder and faces the death penalty. Everyone believes she’s guilty, including her own family and her ex-husband—everyone, that is, except Abby, whose finely honed intuition tells her this woman doesn’t belong behind bars.

With the help of her husband Dutch and her friend Candice, Abby launches into her own investigation to clear Skylar and find the real killer. But after a final appeal is denied and Skylar’s attorney scrambles for a stay of execution, time is running short—and the list of suspects keeps growing. There’s no margin for error as the life of an innocent woman hangs in the balance…


Night Owl Reviews Jul, 2015 4.50