Finding Courage By Kathi Daley: Review/Giveaway

Nov 3, 2018 | 2018 Articles, Kathleen Costa, Mysteryrat's Maze

by Kathleen Costa

Details at the end of this post on how to enter to win an ebook copy of Finding Courage, and a link to purchase it from Amazon.

I Sense Danger!
First published in 2017, Kathi Daley’s Finding Justice introduced a clever paranormal twist to her storyline set in Rescue, Alaska. Harmony Carson works in her brother-in-law’s bar along with volunteering at the local animal shelter and taking care of her own menagerie, but it is as a member of the search-and-rescue team that her unique gift is the most useful. Although at times she thinks it more of a curse. Harmony can sense the emotions of people in grave danger. First experienced when her sister went missing, she felt her pain, fear, and tragically the last few minutes of her sister’s life. Her visions often lead to rescues, and bring justice to one whose untimely death peaked her interest. In Finding Answers (2018), her visions sense a disturbing darkness, danger and leads her to a recently murdered community leader, but the answers she seek could put more at risk. And now…it is courage that will be needed to get justice and answers she thought she’d never find.

Finding Courage earns 5/5 Explosive Mysteries…Clever, Engaging!!

mystery book coverA phone call from a frantic father comes into the rescue team. Fairly routine situation has two fourteen-year-old boys, one his son, missing. The team heads off on the search, but Harmony’s ability to connect with those scared or suffering seems not to be effective. Is this a hoax, or are they purposely blocking her efforts? Are they unconscious, or are they dead? Stopping to force the connection, something painful pierces her consciousness. She grabs her chest feeling such intense anguish. “Stop!” An explosion, a team member’s death, and a memory flashed in her thoughts. Normally Harmony connects with victims, people needing to be found and rescued, but this was different…personal, very personal.

Wow! An engaging hit! Kathi Daley has penned a very engrossing third book in her Rescue Alaska series. She hooks readers right away with some disturbing emotions from the killer, and from there the search for the identity puts everyone on edge and a few in danger. There are several possible suspects, but the final reveal was a shock that also provides some closure for Harmony and Jake, her brother-in-law. Kathi’s writing style includes a descriptive illustration of the Alaskan community, the mountains and the wildlife, and the character appearances along with a first-person narrative to follow Harmony’s inner thoughts, fears, and joys. The entertaining dialogue helps to understand personality, relationships, and tone. A few references to past storylines, background and character connections are made, but no spoilers. Newbies can join in here, and then go back to enjoy the beginning. I really enjoy the realism to the paranormal twist. It doesn’t overwhelm the story. Harmony’s mental and emotional connections also seem to be strengthening and expanding. Top notch! Great characters! Clever thriller!

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To enter to win an ebook copy of Finding Courage, simply email KRL at krlcontests@gmail[dot]com by replacing the [dot] with a period, and with the subject line “courage,” or comment on this article. A winner will be chosen November 10, 2018. If entering via comment please include your email address. You can read our privacy statement here if you like.

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Kathleen Costa is a long-time resident of the Central Valley, and although born in Idaho, she considers herself a “California Girl.” Graduating from CSU-Sacramento, she is a 35+ year veteran teacher having taught in grades 1-8 in schools from Sacramento to Los Angeles to Stockton to Lodi. Currently Kathleen is enjoying her retirement revitalizing hobbies along with exploring writing, reading for pleasure, and spending 24/7 with her husband.

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  1. Looks Great
    Thank You for sharing this book with us
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  2. I really enjoyed the first book in this series. I have the second but haven’t had time to read it yet

  3. Love Kathi Daley, thanks for the chance to win.

  4. I’d love to win a copy of Kathi’s book. My email is somesmartcookle @ aol dot com
    Thanks for the chance!

  5. This book sounds delightful! I always enjoy reading them and look forward to this one too. Thank you for the giveaway.

  6. Thanks so much for the giveaway! Can’t wait to read it!

  7. I would love to win this book. I love a mystery for sure!!!

  8. I’ve never read this series before it sounds interesting and I love reading and giveaways!

  9. Love Kathi’s books. Would really like to read “Finding Courage”.

  10. Sounds interesting! I would enjoy reading this! Thank you for the chance to win.

  11. Thanks for the opportunity to win! I would love to read it.

  12. We have a winner!


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