“Death Takes a Ride” by Lorena McCourtney takes us to Eugene, Oregon to the life of private investigator Cate Kincaid. As the story opens Cate arrives at H&B Classic Auto Restorations on an errand for her aunt. What Cate did not count on was walking into a robbery and attempted murder scene. It seems like a cut and dry case but things do not add up. One of the owners of H&B hires Cate to investigate the attempt on his partner’s life. Cate’s investigations lead her to many more questions but unfortunately not many answers. The investigation also makes her wonder just who the good guys and the bad guys truly are. Cate also has help on the case from her boyfriend Mitch. Cate and Mitch’s relationship seems to be going great but then Cate learns he may be taking a job out of state. Cate is not happy as she wants a future with Mitch but she puts her faith in God to help her solve the case and prays for a future with Mitch.
This book will keep you reading and guessing until the end. It is a mystery with a little comedy and quirky characters you will love. This book also reminds us that God is always in control and that when we trust in Him things will turn out for the best even if we do not think it is the best at the time. This is the third book in the Cate Kincaid Files series and I highly recommend reading “Dying to Read” and “Dolled Up to Die” to have all of Cate and Mitch’s story. I received a complimentary copy of this book to review from Revell.