Jeni’s Brush With Fate

She never thought that it would happen to her!

Fiction - Action
180 Pages
Reviewed on 03/18/2020
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Reviewed by Edith Wairimu for Readers' Favorite

In Jeni’s Brush With Fate by AP Bazeley, Jeni, a famous and accomplished author, sets out to look for a date that her friend Jo will hopefully like. Jeni turns to internet dating and after a long search she finds him; Fernando Alverez, a possible match for her dear friend. It turns out Fernando lives close to where Jeni and Jo live, the west coast of Scotland, and a lunchtime meeting is swiftly arranged. Jeni leads the unsuspecting Jo to the date. Jo quickly takes to him as Jeni chats with Jackson, a friend of Fernando's. After having a lovely time, they set a date for another meeting. The day comes but Fernando fails to show up, something unlike him. Jackson, Jeni, and Jo begin looking for clues as to where he could be. They soon realize he could be in more danger than they initially thought.

What begins as a charming love story in AP Bazeley’s Jeni’s Brush With Fate quickly turns to a baffling and dangerous mystery. The contrast between the peaceful start and the turn of events that follow makes the story captivating. The work also includes many humorous moments that break the uneasiness that grows from the events surrounding the mystery. Moments when the characters experience dangerous situations make the story suspenseful. The unexpectedness of Fernando’s disappearance and later the kidnapping of other characters in the work keep the plot moving forward as it builds anticipation. Jeni’s Brush With Fate follows an absorbing mystery wrapped up in a delightful love story. It is a treat for fans of mystery stories that contain a touch of romance.

Deborah Lloyd

Jeni Durham, a bestselling author, chose this idyllic setting to write her thirtieth novel. Jeni rented a small cottage on Jo Lawson’s property, and they soon became close friends. Jeni decided Jo needed a boyfriend and went to work. After a few hours on various Internet websites, Jeni found the perfect match. His name was Fernando Alverez. A luncheon date was scheduled, and Jeni joined them to provide safety for Jo. Fernando also brought along a friend, Jackson Redman. Although the four of them had diverse occupations and interests, the conversation flowed smoothly, and they greatly enjoyed each other’s company. Before they could get together again, Fernando became a missing person. A thrilling adventure, with international overtones, began. In Jeni’s Brush with Fate, written by AP Bazeley, many heart-stopping moments occur before the complex mystery is solved.

Jeni’s Brush with Fate contains a complicated, yet easy to follow storyline. Scotland’s wild and rocky west coast is an appropriate setting for this adventurous novel. It is a quick read, as the writing flows smoothly, and the plot is action-filled. There are many twists and turns, and the reader is engaged from the first page to the last. Tidbits of information about each of the four main characters are dispersed throughout the book, assisting the reader’s understanding of each one’s background and present-day reactions to the mysterious happenings. Author AP Bazeley has crafted an edge-of-your-seat thriller inJeni’s Brush with Fate. An exciting read!