Shadow Investigation by Christopher Amato is a
satisfying narrative for fans of sleuth and tales filled with intrigue and
featuring likeable characters. DEA Special Agent Sam Dahl works at the LAX
airport, and intercepting drug money is just part of his job. But when someone asks
his help in investigating the disappearance of parents in the Gulf of Mexico,
Sam sets out on a dangerous journey that will bring about an unexpected
romance, put him at war with a merciless drug lord who wants his head, and lead
him in dire straits.
This novel is an exciting story of DEA Special Agent Sam Dahl discovering his sleuthing skills beyond what constitutes his regular job. The author dazzles with the stirring exploration of the drug world, crafting scenes that are emotionally and socially resonant and characters that are intriguing. There is so much to savor in Shadow Investigation, a novel that doesn't feel rushed, but that is sprinkled with some unexpected surprises for readers. The dialogues are dazzling, at times snappy, and the characters are intriguing. Amato's gorgeous writing will seduce readers and Agent Sam's investigation will take readers to the shadow world of crime. It is a suspenseful tale that is hard to put down— wonderfully entertaining and a veritable page-turner. It is deft and balanced.