My Rating: 3 Stars
Description: Helen Meeker is back and
has less than thirty days to stop the execution of an innocent pastor
who has unbelievably confessed to being a Nazi spy. While on a case that
has dynamic implications to uncovering an espionage ring operating on
American and British soil, Helen defuses a hostage crisis in a bank
robbery gone wrong, unearths an explosive coffin, and is introduced to a
dead English hero who seems very much alive. The fate of an innocent
girl and the world’s two most dynamic leaders depend upon Helen’s
connecting cases before Wilbur Shellmeyer faces a firing squad, and
Churchill and Roosevelt meet for a secret conference in upstate New
Set against the backdrop of the early days of World War
II, A Date with Death combines action, adventure, mystery, and romance
in a tale that will keep readers on the edge of their seats until they,
like Helen Meeker, answer the question, “Do I save the leader of the
free world or an innocent man scheduled to die to protect someone he
loves?” Which life is more important?
Though the answer to this
question will be revealed at the end of A Date with Death, Helen’s
action and adventure will continue at a break-neck pace throughout the
“In the President’s Service Series,” as she takes on new challenges and
My Thoughts: A Date with Death was enjoyable in the action movie sort of way.
Light and adventure packed. Meeker goes on quite a few adventures, most
involving her partner Reese, and solves a mystery that could cost a man
his life. And like in most action movies, the plot was truly improbable.
go way too well for Meeker. I don't want to give things away, but she
solves a lot of problems far to easily. And the way she found the case
was highly improbable as well. Reading a historical mystery, I had hoped
for a bit more realism. I just found the whole thing way too hard to
As I said, the book is like an action movie.
If you enjoy movies with unlikely scenarios and tough heroines, you
should like this.
I was given this book in exchange for an honest review from the Book Club Network.