For The Love of Blood

Amber Stone Agent Zero

Fiction - Thriller - Espionage
131 Pages
Reviewed on 03/08/2022
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Author Biography

Amina Warsuma has been a creative writer for many years. She started writing, interviews for Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine and The Huffington Post style blog. A former international top fashion model for ten years, she’s lived all over the world and has photographed for Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, and many others. You can view photographs of her on her website
Amina graduated with an ASS degree in business at Monroe College in her hometown the Bronx, New York. She graduated at Los Angeles City College for Cinema Production and Producing and attended UCLA for Television pilot writing. She and her family live in Los Angeles.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Rabia Tanveer for Readers' Favorite

Amber Stone Agent Zero: For The Love of Blood by Amina Warsuma is a crime thriller with plenty of romance. When Amber Stone met Ray “Blood” Perkman, she was trying to become a model. However, falling in love with a man whose street name was Blood wasn’t conducive for a good modeling career or her heart. Blood changed her, even though she hoped to change Blood. Falling in love with him was easy, but living with the consequences wasn’t. Things moved quickly when she lost Blood to his vices. A career change as a secret agent brought her face to face with Blood and Amber had to make a decision she never anticipated. Stuck in an impasse, Amber would have to make a tough choice, or else she would fail miserably.

Short, fast-paced, and written wonderfully well, the story was easy to read and enjoy, perfect for readers who like fast fiction. Amina Warsuma packed in a lot while doing justice to her story. She added romance, suspense, action, emotions, and solid characters. The character names were funny in the beginning, but that was before I knew those were street names (and exactly what you expected from street thugs). Amber’s development was fantastic. Amber went from being a pushover to a strong woman who lived with her actions and thought with her mind over her heart. The dialogues were fun, the narrative was interesting, and the overall story was entertaining. I would suggest this novella to anyone who needs a light yet entertaining story to read during their daily commute.

Keith Mbuya

Amber Stone learns very soon that what she perceived as love at first sight might as well have been “trouble at first sight”. Having sparked an amorous relationship with Ray Perkman, alias Blood, she finds herself in more trouble than she can handle. First, it is the realization that Blood has a lot of women in Harlem, where they both live. Is Blood a womanizer? Then follows the realization that Blood is an irresponsible man. Blood knows no other life apart from a life of gambling, taking drugs, and committing crimes. With the possibility of making a breakthrough in her modeling career, Amber is determined to change Blood into a responsible guy. But there’s more about Blood that Amber doesn’t know. Will Amber succeed in transforming the man she loves? Will she even be able to beat her apparent drug addiction problem? Blood gets involved with a mafia boss and things go wrong. Find more about Blood and Amber Stone in Amina Warsuma’s Amber Stone Agent Zero: For The Love of Blood.

Amina Warsuma features an intriguing plot with amazing characters in Amber Stone Agent Zero: For The Love of Blood. Amina Warsuma’s use of simple sentence structures and simple vocabulary make the book’s plot perceivable. The characters were well developed. Blood is portrayed as a “street smart” guy with a strong will to live. Amber Stone is portrayed as a hardworking and loving woman. Amina Warsuma does a great job of adding drama and violence to her action scenes. The action scenes are impressively intense. There is love, passion, money, drugs, dirty deals, very dirty deals, guns, dark powers, secrets, deceit, agony, and a lot more. The themes addressed in the book include racism, drug addiction, family, relationships, legal affairs, crime, and more. Fans of action thrillers with a touch of romance will love this book.

Natalie Soine

Amber Stone Agent Zero: For The Love of Blood by Amina Warsuma begins in the 1970s when Blood (Ray Perkman) and his crew rob Benny’s Supermarket, killing a security guard and escaping with twelve thousand dollars. The gang heads to The Den Club, where philanderer Blood meets Amber Stone, a fashion model the two become lovers. Blood and his gang rob Central Bank of $300,000 and kill the security guard, after which they skip the country. FBI agents Moore and McCormick frame and arrest Amber on charges of bank robbery and possession of cocaine. While Amber is in jail, Blood is in South America working for a drug lord named Banderos. The FBI recruits Amber to join the Agent Zero program to help capture Banderos and rescue agent Johnson, with help from Diego Cortez. A new life in Colombia filled with danger and intrigue awaits Amber.

Amber Stone Agent Zero is a thrilling, action-packed novel filled with intrigue and author Amina Warsuma keeps the reader interested throughout this fast-paced story. Amber and Blood are both fascinating characters who find themselves in tricky situations, many of which impact their life together and their future. The scenes and locations are well described in both the US and Colombia. I especially enjoyed the descriptive way in which Amina writes about the seventies fashion, décor, and lifestyle. Hopefully, there will be more Amber Stone novels in the future as her role takes her to new and exciting places. I would recommend this book to all adults, young and old.