PROVIDENCE FORGE, Va. (PRWEB) July 19, 2012
After the success of four posthumously-published books, the work of late author Elizabeth Baroody continues to grow in popularity. With the release of the new novel Vengeance Is Mine, fans of the late author’s fast-paced thrillers received another reason to celebrate.
Set in the backdrop of a small island off the North Carolina Coast, this transfixing thriller revolves around Nora Costain, a widow and co-owner of a successful real estate company. Nora is vacationing on the small island when her 13-year-old granddaughter, Holly, is raped by two high school-aged boys. Two months after the incident – which is never reported to the authorities – Holly dies of ectopic pregnancy.
When Nora finds Holly’s diary and discovers the rape, and the true identities of the rapists, she vows revenge. Nora attempts to murder the boys by car bomb, but no one is injured and Nora has only succeeded in provoking the boys to retaliate.
In his bone-chilling novel, reprisal becomes blistering on both sides. Baroody, who was a prolific writer, shows in Vengeance Is Mine her knack for weaving pulse-quickening thrillers.
Baroody was equally skilled at arriving at compelling conclusions. When asked what she wanted readers to take away from her heart-racing books, Baroody once answered in her writings: “A pleasant feeling that all ended well.”
About the Author
Elizabeth Baroody was an independent photojournalist, freelance writer and novelist. Over her lifetime, she wrote and sold approximately 115 published articles, short stories and books. Her work has been featured in Early American Life, Writer’s Digest, The Antique Trader, Numismatic Scrapbook, Marriage and Family, Horse Illustrated, Spinning Wheel, Country Magazine, Hobbies, Antique Week, Post Card Collector and Cricket Magazine.
Under the name of Christy Demaine, she wrote the book, A Matter of Revenge, published by Playboy Press in 1978. Her other books include: Nicole Laurent, That Summer at Windermere and The Search for Sheherazade.
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