mystery series, which includes Doing Max Vinyl, Zombie Candy, and Collateral Damage. Having lived in Switzerland for the past two
decades, Brooke has taught English, run a business and learned French,
German and Italian.
today’s Wednesday feature, I bring you Collateral Damage. Reading the three Annie Ogden books in the order they were written is the ideal
way to get into the series, because there is a progression and development in the main
character, Annie Ogden. But it’s not essential. You can also start with
Collateral Damage and work backwards.
of of Iraq War vets, after all they’ve survived overseas. Determined to find
the murderer, Annie Ogden discovers she’s his next target.
that number? I took too many math seminars. I can’t help it if my brain makes
these associations. They come to me at odd moments. The significance suddenly
occurred to me, like an email dropping in my inbox. Prime numbers. The one
hundredth prime was 523. In itself it had no meaning, and yet…a coincidence
like this, a number that was such a tremendous thing of beauty, in the canon of
all numbers, prime numbers in themselves being exquisitely beautiful, and today
being the one hundredth prime, a thing exponentially more beautiful than any
ordinary prime, and this being the very day that Michael chose to reappear in
my life bringing a love poem, after all my desperate pining and longing and
refusal to give up all hope. Could it really, truly be meaningless?
hard. I saw every bit. You deserve more than a reward. You’re up for sainthood.”
Michigan Avenue, and all afternoon I had trouble containing myself, even if we
avoided the subject for the next four hours. It felt incredible to be alive. I
felt like I was bathing in a circle of sunshine even though the day was cold
Buy it on Amazon. You can read an excerpt from Chapter 1 here and here’s where you’ll find links to more excerpts of Collateral Damage. Enter a Goodreads giveaway for this book, and you could receive this book for free.