Top positive review
Well Written Medical Thriller With Action and Suspense and Great Character Development
June 5, 2017
ANGELS WEEP is a medical thriller full of action and intrigue on every page. CJ Lyons’ protagonist Morgan Ames is dealing with recovering from injuries she sustained driving off a cliff to stop her serial killer father from inflicting pain to those she has come to consider family. Morgan didn’t think about surviving as she only wanted to stop her father. After spending three weeks in a coma, Morgan wakes to find herself a ward of the Pediatric unit at the Angels of Hope Rehab Center. Lyons gives her readers details of Morgan’s past including details of her father’s death and information on those she considers family. The author provides backstories on Jenna, Andre, Nick and Micah helping readers understand their role in helping Morgan recover.
While details of Morgan’s rehab are a significant part of the developing storyline, Lyons places her readers inside Morgan’s head so they can understand what she is thinking and feeling. Morgan feels helpless and doesn’t like being dependent on others. The author skillfully tells how Morgan draws on her past life experiences to understand what is happening around her. Lyons shows Morgan drawing on her instincts telling her that she and her friends are in danger. While she knows someone is preying on the other children and their families, Morgan can’t convince others that she isn’t being paranoid and imagining the danger.
Lyons creates interesting support characters providing their history and the roles they play when they enter the storyline. She creates subplots changing the storyline direction, adding to the suspense and mystery and as events unfold at the rehab center. Morgan knows that while her mind is recovering and can draw from past training to see the truth behind the unspeakable horrors taking place of Angels of Hope Rehab Center. Once again in Morgan’s short life, the only way to put a stop to the evil is to sacrifice her safety. Lyons keeps building the intensity of the story placing her readers on the edge of their seats and holding their breath.
ANGELS WEEP is a skillfully told story of intrigue that delivers a deadly ending. Lyons’ third novel in her Renegade Justice Series earns a 5-star ranking and a must-read recommendation.