Mirror Image by CJ Warrant – Book Excerpt

Las Vegas stripper, Jazz Connolly is wrongly accused of murder and finds out the killer may be her identical twin. With help from a Denver cop Mike Mitchell—the latest victim’s best friend and her accuser, Jazz uncover facts about her past, a dark secret twisted with lies, and clues to the killer’s true identity.

When Mike finds Jazz on his doorstep, he can’t resist the temptation and helps her track down details of her past. As they uncover clues, he can’t ignore the potent chemistry between them. In this tangled web of chaos, their passion ignites, but can they learn to trust each other? While the body count grows, they will have to fight back, love hard, and survive in order to learn the truth and expose the real killer.

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Mirror Image Excerpt:

Slowly driving up to the house I once grew up in, exhaustion finally is settling deep into my muscles. I should have stopped for more than a cup of coffee and something to eat. But I’m too damn anxious—I want to get this meeting with my mother over with. Jesus, I wish Michael was here with me, but that is asking for too much.

I pull up and park next to the ranch style home I barely recognize. I can’t believe I used to see this house as a safe haven. Where my father and mother once loved each other. A home where I never had to worry if someone would ever harm me. Now, a man who had done just that mars all the memories I have of this place.

Trees surrounding the property canopy the house with shade. Only a few rays of light filter through the branches, lighting up the dense foliage now choked with weeds, where lush green grass once took root.

The house isn’t any better. The roof is warped, with tons of singles missing. Some of the cedar siding is rotting out, leaving behind holes, exposing decay and insulation. The once blue awning has turned grey and weathered and the driveway that leads to a detached two-car garage has seen better days. Three rusted out, flat tired vehicles sit near the dilapidated building giving the once pristine property a look of a junkyard.

Even the garden my mother had kept so immaculate has erupted with blooms of dandelions and thistles as tall as my hip.

Aside from the original mailbox my father had constructed for my mother, I don’t recognize the house anymore. My eyes are watering but I refuse to cry over what is gone now. My family.

CJ Warrant Bio:

CJ Warrant is a lover, a hater and sometimes a fighter for all she’s passionate about. She can’t exist without coffee, chocolate and a damn story brewing in her head. She was born an overseas Army brat, in a Korean Italian household but settled in the states at the ripe old age of five.

With a long career in the beauty industry, a wonderful marriage to a great man and three kids nearly all grown, her view of life is as such. Life is a journey; both good and bad, light and dark, but she takes it all in and learns from every experience life has to offer. She takes those crazy moments, stirs in the dark and brings her passion for words to life.

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I love all things supernatural and paranormal. Coffee addict. Book lover. Wise Ass. Read the rest of my ramblings at My Crafty Life

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