Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “Cover Your Tracks” by Daco S. Auffenorde, Turner Publishing for Suzy Approved Book Tours
Wow! Daco S. Auffenorde, author of “Cover Your Tracks” has written an exciting, exhilarating, captivating and suspenseful novel. The genres for this novel are fiction, mystery and suspense and psychological thriller. The timeline for this story is set in the author’s present and goes back to the past when it pertains to the characters or events. The author describes his dramatic characters as flawed, complex and complicated.This is an intense, and thought-provoking novel that describes battles with nature, the need and desire to survive, the problems of family, and the contrasts of love and hate. This almost reminds me of the battle of nature vs. nurture. I appreciate that the author vividly describes the scenery, characters, and plot. There are secrets and betrayals.
Margo Fletcher is a nurse who is 8 months pregnant, and is on a train that is taking her to a family wedding. On the same train she meets Nick Eliot, a former armed forces member. This story is narrated between the two of them. Nick is aware that there is an avalanche and blizzard headed towards them and tries to get Margo and the other passengers to the last car of the train.
Racing against the battles of nature, the two manage to survive the tragic storm and wild animals. Nick is trying to get them to shelter. Margo has a gut feeling that there is something odd and off about Nick’s behavior. As the pair negotiates the wilderness, storms and try to survive, we learn the backstories of both characters.
This is a page-turner and intense, suspenseful story that will leave you on the edge of your seat. I would recommend this thought-provoking novel.