Evening! My second promo of the day is one I’m super excited about!! I’ve recently read and reviewed the first in the Santero and Rein series and absolutely LOVED it, so can’t wait to read this next one to see what they’re up to!! An Unsettled Grave by Bernard Schaffer is going to be a good’un!!!
Before being promoted to detective, Carrie Santero was given a rare glimpse into the mind of a killer. Through her mentor, Jacob Rein–a seasoned manhunter whose gift for plumbing the depths of madness nearly drove him over the brink–she was able to help capture one of the most depraved serial killers in the country. Now, the discovery of a small human foot buried in the Pennsylvania woods will lead her to a decades-old cold case–and the darkest secrets of her mentor’s youth.
“Nobody trusts an animal that tries to eat its own kind.”
Thirty years ago, a young girl went missing. A police officer was murdered. Another committed suicide. The lives of everyone involved would never be the same. For three agonizing decades, Jacob Rein has yearned for the truth. But when Detective Carrie Santero begins digging up new evidence, she discovers some answers come with shattering consequences.
Where to buy: Amazon
about the author
*Photo and bio courtesy of Goodreads
Bernard Schaffer is the author of multiple novels, including the Santero and Rein Thriller series, and a non-fiction book studied at universities and police academies all across the United States. But that’s not all.
In addition to writing, he is a full-time police detective (active duty, not retired), former child actor (retired, not active), and father of two children.
He credits his “voracious love of reading” at an early age with inspiring him to write.
He published several small-press stories in the 1990’s, before attending the Montgomery County Municipal Police Academy. Since March, 2000, he has been a Warrington Township Police Officer. He has been a detective since 2005, and is a court-recognized narcotics expert and child forensic interviewer.
In 2011, Schaffer returned to publishing and released multiple titles as an independent author via digital platforms.
He subsequently founded a non-profit anthology with all proceeds benefiting the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The anthology featured multiple independent authors, in addition to sci-fi luminaries Harlan Ellison and Alan Dean Foster.
In 2016, Schaffer signed a multi-book deal with Kensington Publications for the Santero and Rein Thriller Series.
THE THIEF OF ALL LIGHT (2018), AN UNSETTLED GRAVE (2019) and BLOOD ANGEL (2020), available in hardback, audio, and eBook wherever books are sold.
Make sure you also check our my review for The Thief of All Light.
Massive thanks to Bernard and the publisher for sending me a copy of the book to review, and for their patience! I can’t wait to get stuck in!
If you’ve read this, give me a shout and let me know what you think….no spoilers please!!