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Review: The Summoner (Dominic Grey #1) by Layton Green


Summary:  A United States diplomat disappears in front of hundreds of onlookers while attending a religious ceremony in the bushveld of Zimbabwe. Dominic Grey, Diplomatic Security special agent, product of a violent childhood and a worn passport, is assigned to investigate. Aiding the investigation is Professor Viktor Radek, religious phenomenologist and expert on cults, and Nya Mashumba, the local government liaison.

What Grey uncovers is a terrifying cult older than Western civilization, the harsh underbelly of a country in despair, a priest seemingly able to perform impossibilities, and the identity of the newest target.

Himself . . .

My Review:  To be honest, I am not sure how I stumbled across this book, I was searching for something specific on Kindle Unlimited when I found it.   I am very happy I found this book.  It is one of those books that has a whole lot of mystery and the anticipation that something bad is going to happen.    The build up is fantastic, I couldn’t put this book down.

Plus it is set in Zimbabwe, how freaking cool is that?

I am a fan of Dominic Grey.  He really is a no bullshit character that has my respect, in fact I wish more men would be like him.  He doesn’t beat around the bush he tells it like it is and he has had a hell of a life.   I love Dominic Grey he is my book crush of the month, in fact I have already started book 2.

The plot is pretty intense, there is animal sacrifice that is stomach turning because it feels real and you know deep down that crap happens.    Those scenes were hard to read as I am an animal lover so be warned.

Fantastic book and I am very happy to have stumbled on this author!