Bill Ingram is looking forward to a Christmas visit with his adult daughter, Carol, and is waiting for her train to arrive at the station so he can take her home. The train arrives at the station a few minutes late… but Carol isn’t on it, nor is she on the other two trains coming in from London that night. Convinced something is terribly wrong, Bill goes to the police, but finds little help. Determined to find his daughter, Bill embarks on his own investigation, discovering a secret lifestyle involving a seedy nightclub and unsavory people who led Carol down a dangerous path. Bill is willing to do whatever it takes to find her, no matter what—and the cost will be higher than he ever imagined.
Bloq is a mind-blowing crime novel that hooks you right from the start; a superbly written thrill ride that builds to an electrifying climax. Its fast pace keeps you on the edge of your seat, anxious to know more, and unwilling to put it down.
When I read crime novels, I’m always trying to guess how it’s going to end, and it’s a HUGE letdown when I’m successful at it, because I want to shocked at the ending. Bloq definitely doesn’t disappoint, delivering a conclusion that blindsides the reader with an emotional wallop.
If you enjoy crime thrillers, I highly recommend this one. I’m pleased to say that I consider Alan Jones’ Bloq a Book Worth Reading.
I received a copy of this book courtesy of the author.
Author: Alan Jones
Genre: Crime Thriller
Published: 4/1/2016 by Ailsa Publishing
About the Book
A father waits in Glasgow’s Central Station for his daughter, returning home from London for Christmas. When the last train has pulled in, and she doesn’t get off it, he makes a desperate overnight dash to find out why. His search for her takes over his life, costing him his job and, as he withdraws from home, family and friends, he finds himself alone, despairing of ever seeing her again.
This is a gritty crime novel with some sexual content.