Blood Island – A Matt Royal Mystery by H. Terrell Griffin

Rating: 3 stars
Genre: Mystery
File size: 428 KB
ISBN-10: 1933515708
ISBN-13: 978-1933515700
Print length: 248 pages

Blood Island is the third book in the Matt Royal set-in Florida mysteries series. As a gulf coast Floridian, I love reading books about the area. Matt Royal, a retired Floridian lawyer, resides on Longboat Key; his adventures take him down to Key West and then to Blood Island in the Florida Keys as he tries to untangle the web of murders, the disappearance of his ex-wife’s stepdaughter, drugs sellers and religious cults. It is a fun read to see how Matt pieces the clues to solve the mysteries.

I found the beginning slow-going, but the pace picks up as characters and plot develop. Though I wouldn’t call it a page-turner, this is a good first book and I look forward to reading more of the series.