Paperback: 368 pages
February 1, 2006
Reviewed by Gina Holmes
Ms. Collins' first two novels, Eyes of Elisha & Dread Champion, featured Chelsea Adams, a Christian whom God speaks to through visions.
Brandilyn's Hidden Faces Series' heroin is a forensic artist named Annie. Collins brings these two ladies together in her suspense novel, Web of Lies.
Chelsea gets a vision from God, a frightening scene~someone locked in a dark room filled with spiders.
She feels a burden to contact forensic artist Annie to draw the face she saw in this vision. The women's lives interweave and the roller-coaster ride begins.
This story is told in an unusal manner, third person from Chelsea's point of view, first person from Annie's. A strong and believable faith message is ever present as both heroins seek God for His guidance and help.
I had recently read Collins', Dead of Night, so I fully expected the ending of Web of Lies to have a twist I didn't see coming, and Brandilyn did not disappoint. Her writing is tight, and the story is full of twists, turns and surprises.
I recommend Web of Lies to mystery, suspense and thriller lovers.