Orange Terrace

Paperback

A series of bizarre terror attacks shake up a quiet little college in the Deep South. Numbers guy Jake Dawson steps up to stop the perpetrators while his colleagues resist help from the police as they go about their daily routines. Jake finds support from unlikely sources, including a lovely and talented coworker who joins his side to restore order.

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Reviews

Fun read at the right time

My sister-in-law gave me a copy of Orange Terrace for my birthday. I had just finished a couple of tough reads and was looking for something fun, light and catchy. This was perfect for that!! I read it in about 3 days of ariplane rides and hotel nights and looked forward to picking it up each time. While being an easy read, it was also a good mystery, with little hints along the way and many suspects. I thought I knew the culprit about half way in and was disappointed that I had it so early -- and I was completely wrong!!

Living in Atlanta for 24 years, I also enjoyed the southern flavor and the references to Macon. My company did business for many years with the hospital that is modeled in the story and I loved the CEO's (Don Floyd) comments on the back of the jacket: "I didn't do it!"

If you are looking for the next Gone With the Wind or Pillars of the Earth, this isn't it, but not every read has to be an epic. I really enjoyed it and hope you will too.

JDH
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Page turner

Orange Terrace is an easy read. I found myself not wanting to put it down when I knew I needed to. I kept saying, "Just one more chapter," until I noticed it was the middle of the night! OT is a good "whodunnit" mystery that takes place in a historical area of Macon. The southern flavor just adds to the interest of the book. Now I want to make a trip to Macon to see the real Orange Terrace!

Kindle Customer
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A Good Read

Orange Terrace was the first book I read by Rick Maier. It's a fast moving mystery that kept me guessing and held my interest non-stop. I'm sure I know the characters and was actually disappointed to say good-bye to them when I turned the last page. I couldn't wait to get his other books!

MSL
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A Good Read

I could not put this book down! Everything a great book should be. This book captured my attention from the first page until the last shocking twist.

Bard
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Georgia Author

Rick Maier

Rick Maier grew up in Wilmington, Delaware and moved to Macon, Georgia in the 1980s. He retired in 2016 after forty-some years in finance and now enjoys activities with his three grown children, writing and travel. Fire and Faith is his first true crime venture. His four novels are each set in his adopted hometown of Macon, all dealing with the resilience of people facing life-changing challenges.