[Book Review] Ten Years Gone by Jonathan Dunsky

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By Jonathan Dunsky

A survivor of the Shoah, Adam Lapid immigrated to Israel, working as a private detective. Tasked with a seemingly hopeless case, Lapid has a soft spot for a mother seeking her missing son. He finds himself attempting to untangle a web of secrets, lies, and deception that could put him in mortal danger.

This is the first book in a seven book series and I’m looking forward to reading more from Dunsky. The execution of this PI mystery is excellent. Dunsky brings exceptional depth to his cast of characters. They seem to leap off the page as if real.

The setting of this book is very interesting with the state of Israel still in conception and infancy. The history of the time, along with the very messy politics, is almost a character unto itself. The book is clearly well researched.

I am looking forward to continuing in this series. If the other books in this series are as well presented as this one, Dunksy has created a bingeable series I very much look forward to indulging in.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

About the Author

Jonathan Dunsky

Jonathan Dunsky is the author of the Adam Lapid historical mysteries series. The first five books take place in the early days of the State of Israel and feature private investigator Adam Lapid, a Holocaust survivor and former Nazi hunter. The sixth novel, The Auschwitz Detective, is a prequel that takes place in Auschwitz-Birkenau in the summer of 1944.

Dunsky has also written a standalone crime thriller called The Payback Girl, in addition to publishing a number of short stories, in various genres.

He resides in Israel with his wife and two sons.

You can download one of his short stories for free at http://jonathandunsky.com/free/

You can contact him at http://jonathandunsky.com/contact/

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