Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite
Fiona Dares to Disturb is a work of fiction in the action and interpersonal drama genres, and it was written for an adult audience by author Marcelo Antinori. Our central titular character is the bold and somewhat eccentric Fiona, who has always had a fiercely independent spirit in her life. She sees herself as a survivor and even living in an elderly community does not dampen her fire and passion for life. So when corruption rears its ugly head in her little community, Fiona is the first to break out of its rules and regulations to begin a chain of events that will expose sinister practices right under everyone’s noses.
A truly unique setting for an action and adventure novel, this is a charming and exciting read that proves the heroic spirit never fades away, no matter what your age. Author Marcelo Antinori has a real talent for both character development and the diversity of characters in his excellent novel, which delivers cultural authenticity across the board and a real sense of emotion, connection and realism in the people of his little community. With Fiona as a central strong heroine to the piece, the plot events fall in nicely amongst her friends and foes. The organization of events builds clues and intrigue well, and the more of the story which is uncovered, the more difficult it becomes to put the book down. Overall, Fiona Dares to Disturb is an empowering, entertaining and uniquely narrated read that will please fans of alternative heroes and cozy mysteries alike.