Killer Harvest by Tanya Stowe is an inspirational romantic suspense novel that pulls from current events to create a tense, fast-paced story about a race to find a formula that could destroy the world. What really made the story shine were the details Ms. Stowe weaves into it, like the Kingsburg area, the university, motherhood. It helped bring me into the story and keep me there as the tension between the main characters ratcheted up.
The book has Christian themes throughout. And Ms. Stowe contrasts a believer (Sassa) with a man who hasn’t quite lost his faith (Jared) and those who have completely walked away from God altogether (Sassa’s ex-husband, the terrorists). I felt like it was a clever way of showing the Parable of the Sower (Matthew 13).
I am not one for “insta love” and the romance between Sassa and Jared hover just on the edge of it. However, Sassa does mention that, at least once, their feelings may have been due to the adrenaline, rather than any real feelings. Of course, the rest of the ending totally blows that part away but I’m glad that Ms. Stowe at least addressed that concern.
GoodReads Rating ★★★☆☆ I liked it and recommend it.
About the Book
Book: Killer Harvest
Author: Tanya Stowe
Genre: Inspirational Romantic Suspense
Release Date: March 2020
Can she stop a deadly crop virus from ending up in the wrong hands? Biologist and single mom Sassa Nilsson just witnessed her mentor’s brutal murder by environmental extremists. Now she’s the last link to a deadly pathogen they plan unleashing—and their number one target! But can handsome border patrol agent Jared De Luca shield Sassa and her baby long enough to find a cure…before the entire world faces the unthinkable consequences?
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About the Author
Tanya Stowe is a Christian Fiction author with an unexpected edge. She is married to the love of her life, her high school sweetheart. They have four children and twenty-one grandchildren, a true adventure. She fills her books with the unusual…mysteries and exotic travel, even a murder or two. No matter where Tanya takes you…on a trip to foreign lands or a suspenseful journey packed with danger…be prepared for the extraordinary.
More from Tanya
As a teenager, I spent my summers water-skiing on the King’s River in Central California. Even though we lived on the coast and the ocean, we traveled inland to the smooth river waters every other weekend for our sport. We camped on a sandy beach, skimmed over the water all day long and at night sat under a sky full of brilliant stars and listened to the sound of the water rippling past. Since we lived on the coast with a heavy marine layer, the amazing sky always fascinated me. Surrounded by massive cottonwood trees, with the smell of ripe fruit drifting toward us, my river experiences were different from home and more than memorable. On some nights we’d hear the splash and laughter as teenagers, somewhere across the river, came down to swim. I always wondered what it would be like to live in the nearby small, neat-as-a-pin town, to know the same people all of my life and to be able to drive down to the river with my friends on any given night. I envied those teenagers and always knew I’d someday write a story about central California. I didn’t know it would involve biological warfare and crazed killers…but that transition is another story all its own! I’ll stop here and hope you enjoy Killer Harvest!
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