Today is my stop on the blog tour for In Your Name by Rob Ashman.
There are still a few more stops on the tour so don’t forget to check them out.
Police detective Lucas has become consumed with tracking down the deranged killer, known as Mechanic, and bringing the murderer to justice. Nothing else matters, not even his wife. His marriage is falling apart.
Mechanic has not killed for eight months and the trail has gone cold, then Lucas receives a terrifying letter. In a desperate bid to reignite the case, he tries to convince his boss to mount an operation in Baton Rouge where the letter was posted.
But was the letter really sent by Mechanic?
Not knowing where to turn, with his marriage in turmoil and his career on the rocks, Lucas begins to spiral out of control.
When Mechanic meets the head of a drug smuggling cartel the situation takes a grave turn.
Meanwhile, a bizarre set of murders are taking place in Vegas and Detective Rebecca Moran is put on the case. She will stop at nothing to make a name for herself.
Is there a link between the murders and Mechanic?
Can Lucas apprehend the killer this time or will Mechanic remain one step ahead?
Last month I read and reviewed Rob’s first book in the Mechanic Trilogy, Those That Remain. You can read my review here. I’m so pleased to be able to be able to review the next book in the series, In Your Name.
In Your Name begins where Those That Remain ended (and began). Lucas has returned to work after his rehabilitation following the events of the first book, he is still obsessed with catching Mechanic and because of this obsession his marriage is failing. Add to the mix his partner, Bassano has moved away and cut all ties and you have a man on the verge of losing everything.
I can’t go into to much detail regarding the overall story as it will spoil both this book and Those That Remain. What I will say is that this book is as good as, if not better, that the first book and all the suspense I have come to expect from Rob Ashman was there and more.
There are twists and turns galore in this book and be ready to expect the unexpected as drug dealers, police and Mechanic all get drawn into one elaborate tale of survival, revenge and greed.
The book is fast paced and will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end. The characters are brilliant and I probably shouldn’t admit to actually liking the Mechanic, the crazed, psychopathic serial killer, but I kind of do.
Overall I would highly recommend this book. I’m so excited for the final book and luckily there isn’t long to wait, my review will be available next month.
Many thanks to Rob, Sarah and Bloodhound Books for my advanced reader copy and inviting me on the tour!
In Your Name was published on July 13th
About the Author
Rob is married to Karen with two grown up daughters. He is originally from South Wales and after moving around with work settled in North Lincolnshire where he’s spent the last twenty-two years.
Like all good welsh valley boys Rob worked for the National Coal Board after leaving school at sixteen and went to University at the tender age of twenty-three when the pit closures began to bite. Since then he’s worked in a variety of manufacturing and consulting roles both in the UK and abroad.
It took Rob twenty-four years to write his first book. He only became serious about writing it when his dad got cancer. It was an aggressive illness and Rob gave up work for three months to look after him and his mum. Writing Those That Remain became his coping mechanism. After he wrote the book his family encouraged him to continue, so not being one for half measures, Rob got himself made redundant, went self-employed so he could devote more time to writing and four years later the Mechanic Trilogy is the result.
When he is not writing, Rob is a frustrated chef with a liking for beer and prosecco, and is known for occasional outbreaks of dancing.
Rob is delighted that all three books in the Mechanic Trilogy will be published with Bloodhound Books in 2017.
Those That Remain – 22 June
In Your Name – 13 July
Pay The Penance – 8 August
Rob now writes full time and has recently completed his fourth novel titled Faceless.