Murder Under White

A Mystery Novel

Fiction - Mystery - Murder
445 Pages
Reviewed on 12/07/2020
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Tammy Ruggles for Readers' Favorite

Murder Under White: A Mystery Novel by Roger DeBeers, Sr. is a compelling murder mystery that will keep you up at night. Margarita Benica Arguello O'Brien is a Latina detective who, along with Andy Pick, an ex-government operative whose best days are behind him, looks into the murder of a congressman who was pro-life and killed at the abortion clinic where his teenage daughter was seeking their services. Once the two investigators get their hands on the case, questions swirl: Who killed the man? And why? Who else could be in the crosshairs? Left by the authorities to their own devices, this pair of sleuths latches on to dirty deeds and more. Are they in over their heads or can they handle it? They have no choice but to get to the bottom of it, seeing that the presidential primary is in ten days, and there is a cover-up underway. Time is not on their side, and they are one step closer to danger with each new revelation.

Murder Under White is a take-no-prisoners kind of novel that rips away the veneer of society and introduces you to an underworld of corruption and deceit. There is a lot to unpack in this heart-pounding story, but it's a delicious dive into a fictional world you can get lost in. From the first tense lines of the opening chapter until the end you will be intrigued by this story. The author is skilled at creating believable characters--Margarita and Andy are unconventional and nicely developed. The plot could be taken from the headlines, the dialogue propels the story forward, and some unexpected twists arise. Some mystery novels can come off as been-there-done-that and so predictable, but this fresh take is a booster shot to the genre. If this is Roger DeBeers' debut novel, readers will be anxiously waiting for more.