Inspector Alex Morrow is a strongminded detective. She knows
her own heart, and doesn’t let the fact her brother
is a gangster serving time or any other situation around her,
define her. Once she becomes obsessed with a case, she goes
to the deepest depths to solve it. In this storyline, Morrow
is obsessed with Roxanna Fuentecilla, a woman possible involved
in money laundering. Fuentecilla comes up missing and Morrow
follows the trail to Helensburgh. Morrow and her partner,
Detective Constable Howard McgGrain head to the low-key seaside
town. Helensburgh is supposed to be a cheery seaside town
but as we learn more about the locals we realize there is
an underlying darkness about it. Once Morrow’s in Helensburgh
she follows the path of Fuentecilla that is until a body floats
to the top of the Loch Lomond. Now, her case load has doubled.
Morrow and McGrain pull out all the stops to identify the
victim and find Fuentecilla.
characters are so imperfect and often times dark. Blood
Salt Water begins with two thugs murdering a young woman
and dumping her body. It’s a disturbingly descriptive
chapter; Mina is brilliant at graphic scenes and dark characters.
She wants you to know the deepest darkness in these guys,
no matter how explicit and shocking it reads. As difficult
as chapter one is to read, it is the shining light how well
Blood Salt Water is crime novel full
of compelling characters, strong language and intense scenes.
The storyline takes different directions but lines up at the
end. Fairwarning, the Alex Morrow Series is not for the faint
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