The Seavers Conspiracy


Fiction - Thriller - General
208 Pages
Reviewed on 02/20/2020
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Reviewed by Rabia Tanveer for Readers' Favorite

The Seavers Conspiracy by Travis Pearson is a thriller and mystery weaved tightly together to offer a scintillating story that will have your mind reeling. There was a time when Seavers, Texas used to be a bustling little town that thrived, but lately, homes have been vacated, people have gone missing and something strange is happening in this once lively town. So when Randall’s niece calls him over to see what is going wrong, Randall has no idea that he is about to come across something that he might not be ready for. He never thought solving this issue was going to be easy, but he had no idea it was going to be this hard. The moment he starts counting the bodies, he realizes that he has some dangerous enemies that will do whatever it takes to stop him before he digs a little too deep. Can Randall solve the mystery in time before he becomes another casualty of the Seavers conspiracy?

Randall is an incredible character; he is intelligent, witty and sharp. He is an observant man, one who believes what he has seen and known and this makes him perfect for this story. He is a leader; he is a man at the front line and trying to make a difference. The mystery is thick from the very beginning. I was trying to figure out why people were leaving the town, why only a certain type of person was disappearing and who could actually be behind this all. The ambiance became a little creepy at times, but it all added to the story. The narrative was powerful, the dialogues were crisp and the overall atmosphere of the story was perfect. I enjoyed The Seavers Conspiracy by Travis Pearson a lot more than I expected and the cover is gorgeous too! It is very entertaining and so well-written.

Trudi LoPreto

When Becka calls her Uncle Randall, asking for his help, he immediately arrives at her home, ready to do whatever is necessary to help his niece. He never expects to find the situation he is suddenly put in, but nothing will prevent him from stopping the bad guys. Randall is not afraid to confront the town leaders, though it puts him in a life-threatening situation. Randall, with help from Becka, Scarlett, Zack, and Ida, investigates to get to the bottom of what is going on and what the evil City Council and Walt Winslow, and the apparently bad people are up to. There is also a touch of romance between Randall and Ida, who has a young son, Diego. Randall has taken Diego under his wing and taught him self defense so he can stand up to the bulling of Walt’s son. The exciting conclusion pulls it all together in The Seavers Conspiracy by Travis Pearson.

The Seavers Conspiracy by Travis Pearson is indeed a page-turning thriller as Randall tries to fix Seavers' corrupt and out of control leaders from hurting people, taking away people’s home and ruining the once-thriving little town. I found The Seavers Conspiracy to be a really good book. The characters were well defined and it was easy to cheer for the good guys and hope the bad guys would get what they deserve. Travis Pearson certainly knows how to write a book that will keep the reader on the edge of his seat and keep reading well past their bedtime. The Seavers Conspiracy is definitely a must-read.

Viga Boland

Ever read something that captures your interest in the opening chapter, only to find that interest waning shortly thereafter? That won’t be the case with The Seavers Conspiracy by Travis Pearson. It’s peopled by good folks experiencing something really bad, but the full extent of the bad isn’t revealed until close to the end, by which time readers are hoping the villain or villains are found and locked up before the good people are murdered. How to keep us hooked!

There’s not much more I can or should tell you about the plot as the book’s description is comprehensive and if I were to spell out how it all finishes up, I’d be spoiling your enjoyment of finding out for yourself...and after all, isn’t that the best part of reading a thriller? But if I were to be 100% honest, the premise behind the plot, and what ultimately happens to retired accountant Randall, his sister Becka, her attractive neighbor Ida, and Ida’s son, Diego, is more romantic suspense than a straight-up nasty thriller. But that said, the greedy and dangerous villains are truly folks you’ll be glad don’t live in your community. The Seavers Conspiracy is the second book by Travis Pearson that I have read and reviewed. What happens in The Seavers Conspiracy is a look at how the big boys with money steal from and squeeze out everyday folk. It’s a reality many of us face in our lives. Read it!

K.C. Finn

The Seavers Conspiracy is a work of fiction in the thriller genre aimed at a more mature audience and was written by author Travis Pearson. The book follows the adventure of a corporate executive investigating the unexplained economic decline of a town in Texas. As people are left jobless as local employers are shut down, homes become vacant as people leave, and real estate prices drive newcomers away, our hero engages in a tense race against time to uncover the secrets at the center of the town while powerful forces deploy lethal force to try to keep their secrets safe and sound.

Author Travis Pearson has created a truly thrilling work of mystery, intrigue, and conspiracy that has plenty of noir charm at its heart. His central character development work with the maturing but still-sharp Randall is really the central thread which holds the heart of the story together, involving the audience deeply with this endearing protagonist who has no choice but to accept the mystery and try to help those he finds around him. There’s a fantastically dark atmosphere to the work too, with excellent wordplay and a solid chapter structure that keeps the layers of mystery unfolding and balances the exposition out well. This allows the plot to flow easily, despite its growing complexity and the grotesque discoveries that are made along the way, and all of this makes The Seavers Conspiracy a highly recommended read for those seeking an immersive and addictive thriller and mystery novel.

Romuald Dzemo

Randall has never known Becka, his favorite niece, to be afraid of anything. But when she calls him for help, she is scared as hell, and she won’t discuss her fears over the phone. She needs Randall to come to her at Seavers. That is how Randall finds himself ready for the road, with a hastily packed suitcase in the trunk of his Jaguar and the GPS programmed, heading southwest toward Seavers, Texas. But what awaits him is far more sinister than anything he might have imagined. A large company is letting its 300 employees go and this is happening without any warning. Those who try to find out the truth have experienced untimely deaths through accidents. The town is no longer what it used to be and Randall is determined to find out the truth. So, as he carries out his investigation, every step leads him to more startling discoveries and to dangers, until his own life becomes the target of powerful men who will kill to keep the truth sealed.

The Seavers Conspiracy by Travis Pearson is a page-turning thriller that is as fast-paced as it is enticing. While the reader is intrigued by the happenings, they quickly learn to like Randall and they want to see if he can beat the ploys of ruthless enemies and uncover the truth. With very little time, he has to work to find out what is tearing a small town apart while keeping those he loves safe. The Seavers Conspiracy is a tightly written and ingeniously plotted novel with strong, memorable characters. It’s the kind of story that will surely keep any reader awake throughout the night.