[A Suitcase Mystery] E–pub ✓ Ned Stevens

Ead Part II to ind out what happens next Please note Both this book A Suitcase Mystery and its ollow up A Suitcase Mystery Nemesis were donated to The Magnolia Both this book A Suitcase Mystery and its ollow up A Suitcase Mystery Nemesis were donated to The Magnolia Review after Mr NedeltonNed Stevens reuested a review by the site After the review appeared Mr Nedelton chose to go on the attack against me the author of the review who also happens to own the review site stating that among other things I do not have the competence to review books However his review is but one of MANY that I and my volunteer staff have completed using the rubric I designed based on several years of looking at the things agents and publishing houses use to determine whether or not to pick up an authortitle As the books reviewed at The MBR are independently authored andor published by very small publishing houses it is the aim of The MBR to help IAs realize the spots they may want to ocus on I m a sucker American Hunger: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Washington Post Series for a historic thriller and A Suitcase Mystery got me rightrom the get goPicture Latvia I ve never been there but I know it s way up there on the Baltic Coast I imagine it must be very cold there don t you Picture this tiny country during the The Mother Zone final days of WWII The Soviets have annexed it the Germans have overrun it Then picture a young boy inuisitive as children are apt to be and set him down into an abandoned coalmine Watch him enter a tunnel Is he lost Is he playing What s he lookingor What did he indFabulous beginning The boy s name is Ben Kalninsh and what he inds The Poke Cookbook: The Freshest Way to Eat Fish follows him like a noose around his neckor the rest of his life Or the rest of this book as this is only part 1 of Steven Nedelton s Suitcase Mystery The venue changes as we leave Latvia to its ate and ind Ben all grown up in Minnesota Before you know it bodies pile up and Ben has to leave his home once again in order to solve the suitcase mystery A Suitcase Mystery is the type of expansive The Somme: Heroism and Horror in the First World War fast paced thriller with great dialogue I would like to see of But then there is of it So on I go toind the answer to the suitcase mystery in Nemesis A Suitcase Mystery Part II Just completed reading Ned Stevens A Suitcase Mystery It kept me entertained and interested I can see why the author has a Sicilian Lives following His work is well paced complex and riveting As others have noted it spans nearly two decades and two continents The case begins during WW II when a young boy Ben notices that soldiers are stashing suitcases in a cave Beninds it and the implications are dire over the long run After his Tattoo a Banana: And Other Ways to Turn Anything and Everything Into Art family moves to the US and settles downor a Alice Oliver few years life gets uglyor the young boy and his The Protestant Temperament family He s picked up something in the suitcase that s than what it appears to be The FBI and other agents get involved Life and death issues are at stake It s an entertaining and well plotted novel A mystery revolving around a suitcase stolenrom Latvia during the Stalin regime An intriguing story with action taking place in Minnesota Chicago and Switzerland Original characters and locations and a central mystery that holds your interest. Into protective custody giving them new identities Ben realizes it must be Karlis they are after killing his ather when he walked in on their torturous attempt to get information "from his riend When Ben decides not to leave his mother gives him an envelope his The Radiant Child father leftor him in "his riend When Ben decides not to leave his mother gives him an envelope his ather left The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data for him in event of his death It is sealed FBI agents Tom Mansfield and John Holt speculate that Edwards and Karlis were killedor information and that there is a third man yet unknown Allegedly around the end of the war in 1945 a Russian bank was robbed of an impressive amount of gold gold they want back and aren't too astidious as to how they get it FBI manager Sawyer has a hunch there's something much valuable than gold stolen as well Due to so many secret projects and so many years gone by it's become the proverbial needle in a haystack In order to ind it John needs to go back to where it all started in Rig. ,

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Think readers of Tom Clancy would love this story Highly recommended What started out Tempting Eden for a young boy as an innocent searchor old guns left behind or hidden in a cave in Latvia at the end of WWII turns into a nightmare that will haunt him or "the rest of his life Traversing not only time but continents what young Ben ound in the depths "rest of his life Traversing not only time but continents what young Ben Talking to Dragons found in the depths that cave become theocus of some of the deadliest entities around The secrets held within an old suitcase are invaluable to those who are still searching Three Times the Love for it No one connected to Ben are safe government agents will stop at nothing toind its contents who can be trusted Who else will die How The Drowning Man far will theseaceless demons go to secure the prize A Suitcase Mystery by Steven Nedleton builds at a steady pace as the tension rises and a web of deceit and intrigue unfold Filled with intensely detailed scenes the world Mr Nedleton has built is gritty The Bride of Willow Creek frightening and cloaked in mistrust For those whoavor a good old GREAT INVESTMENT, THE fashioned thrillerilled with intrigue and suspense a mix of realistic characters against incredible odds written with a heavy pen A Suitcase Mystery might ill the billI received a copy of this book rom the author in exchange The Lively Art of Writing for my honest reviewPublication Date November 15 2012Publisher Steven NedeltonISBN 1481015850Page Count 366Genre Adult MysteryIntrigueAvailablerom Barnes Noble For reviews check out Tome Tender s Book Blog or ind us on Facebook A Suitcase Mystery by Ned Stevens is a Cold War espionage thriller that rattles along at a good rate of knots The story starts in Latvia as WWII is closing down Russians invade and take over where the Germans left off in much the same style Young Ben investigates the local coal mine now used to store gold and other precious items stolen by the new invaders Although he is caught he manages to wheedle his way out with a suitcaseThe reader is propelled to the early sixties when Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton is released Ben grows up and becomes a boxer His poverty days have been left behind but that suitcase comes back to haunt him Secret agents want what is inside that case something that looks harmless but is in act a time bomb of information and the clock has run its courseBen s amily suffer greatly as a result of "THIS MUCH COVETED ITEM SPIES POP "much coveted item Spies pop of the woodwork and do what spies do best Now the FBI get involved in this complicate case ull of twists to satisfy all spy novel enthusiasts5 Stars and highly recommended 50 out of 5 stars Intrigue December 8 2014By KAREN INGALLSVerified PurchaseWhat s thisThis review is rom A SUITCASE MYSTERY PART I Kindle EditionA story about suitcases with money and a mysterious notebook that was stolen rom the Russians by some Latvians shortly after World War II There are several characters that the author did a very good job keeping me aware of who is who Mr Stevens also an excellent job in Going From One Event To from one event to next without losing the low of the plot What will the notebook reveal What will happen to it and the moneyReady to Nd he does just that during a ight with Europe's Swede champion Author Ned Stevens has a knack or dialect and his characters come alive vividly enhancing this ast paced novel of intrigue buried under even deeper intrigue The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness festering and about to erupt Ben's excitement over beating the Swede is short lived when FBI agents approach him with news of the murder of hisather His practical mother advises them not to tell Ben until after the The Leadership Gap fight Special Agent Miriam Dokes and Agent Book are assigned to the case which includes the torture and murder of Edwards' Doctor turnedarmer Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science (and What I've Learned So Far) friend Karlis Goulbis The agents uestion his shaken widow in particular about a pagerom a notebook with ' RIGA' written in red and attached to Karl's body Edwards and Agnes had lived near Riga during the war the only connection to the deaths of the two men so ar The agents take the relatives of the two slain men. A Suitcase MysteryREVIEWMr Nedelton wrote a novel that is ull of suspense unsolved murders deception and double lives What a combination You get it all in one book The book covers several generations The author writes of the background when Ben and his Save the Cupcake! family came to Minnesota At the end of WWII young Ben begins to explore an abandoned mine tunnel in search of guns that soldiers had hidden inside This is the beginning of his life story It is also the setting of mysterious relationships The story has many plots that are centered around Ben and hisamily Some of the plots involve other countries government agents and yes the mob and FBI The author has his own distinctive style of writing where he makes the characters real like they could be people in your own town The author put in great descriptions and information concerning World War IIBen his Tressed to Kill (Southern Beauty Shop, father Edwards and his Latvian mother Agnes go to Forks MN along with his two younger brothers Ben begins a promisinguture as a At the age of 20 he went Tressed to Kill from amateur to pro but his trainer doesn t think he has championship ualities Heeels that Ben doesn t have the killer instinctBen seeks out to prove the trainer wrong and he does just thatThe author throws you or a loop when Ben s ather and neighbor are murdered Somehow the tunnel incident has something to do with the murders This is where the FBI enters The author keeps you interested with the suspense and the twists and turns You can t wait to turn the page because you re in a hurry to see what s next The novel is very ast paced and the author keeps you riveted to the story so you don t miss a word I would recommend this book To Who Loves Mystery Suspense Murders WWII I Could who loves mystery suspense murders WWII I going I ll leave that to you Pick up a copy and ollow Ben through his extraordinary life You won t be disappointedI would give this book 4 STARSI was given a complimentary e copy of this book A SUITCASE MYSTERY rom the author Steven Nedelton or my unbiased opinion Here we have a murder mystery packed with many clues in the dialogue and clues hidden in a suitcase But is there than one suitcase We see not one suitcase not two suitcases but three cases as well as a special briefcase Did Jack the Ripper leave behind an evil relative The murder mystery gradually unfolds to a large degree through an investigative type of dialogue and a mystery type of narrative It almost has the eel of a James Bond mission but the killer is unknown It almost It all started in World War 2 when a young boy accidentally saw something he shouldn t have seen and being a curious creature as he was he went to check things out closely By doing so he started a snowball effect making one thing to lead to another and so on until he and his amily were entangled to a spy game beyond their imaginationThis engaging thriller was ull of twists and turns and I absolutely loved the plot line It is so well developed and created with such care that the story lowed easily The Gingerbread Man and the Leprechaun Loose at School from one scene to another making it a pleasure to read it During theinal days of the Second World War Ben Kalninsh would search an abandoned coal mine tunnel or stolen guns the soldiers hid inside Unfortunately or him by entering the tunnel he sets into motion events which will The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School follow him into his adult life Ben travels to America with his veterinarianather Edwards and beautiful Latvian mother Agnes along with his two younger brothers where they settle in the Nordic The Cutting Room: A Novel of Suspense friendly town of Forks Minnesota Ben is 14 tall shy and often the brunt of the cruelty of his peers The initial poverty of hisamily doesn't help During his teen years Ben decides upon boxing as a way to achieve the wealth he's determined to acuire By the age of 20 he's managed to go rom amateur to Pro making money than even he dreamt of but his trainer claims he lacks the uality or championship determination and the killer instinct Ben knows better and intends to prove it ,