Magenta Rave is one mad woman, and she s on the loose in Atlanta She picks up recently released, convicted sex offenders in bars The men leave thinking they re about to have a night they will never forget, and that much is true She doesn t kill them She just makes them wish they were dead But who is Magenta Rave Is she than one woman On different occasions, eyeMagenta Rave is one mad woman, and she s on the loose in Atlanta She picks up recently released, convicted sex offenders in bars The men leave thinking they re about to have a night they will never forget, and that much is true She doesn t kill them She just makes them wish they were dead But who is Magenta Rave Is she than one woman On different occasions, eyewitnesses describe her as a petite blonde, a loud, buxom redhead, or an awkward, boyish brunette One thing s for certain, she s had enough Sexual assaults against women and children have driven her to the breaking point, and she s on mission from God to even the score Gorgeous, multicultural Detective Simone Rosenberg and her good hearted, good old boy partner, Marty Sloan, are assigned the case Their investigation takes them into a world of damaged women, paramilitary wackos, and the outer boundaries of their own hearts and minds This fast paced, character rich novel may cause you to examine your beliefs about sexual violence and open your heart to survivors It will definitely keep you guessing until the end.
Magenta Rave Magenta Rave is one mad woman and she s on the loose in Atlanta She picks up recently released convicted sex offenders in bars The men leave thinking they re about to have a night they will never fo
Caveat I am friends with the author I have never read a book on the subject matter of child molestation and sexual predators, the subject just never arose in any thing I have read But this book was a real page turner I got past the opening salvo of eye opening events to be introduced to deep rich characters of heroism, righteousness and moral depravity sometimes in the same individual which was well worth the time The crescendo event was the twist that I had not expected and forced me to go back [...]
I read this manuscript before it was published and loved it I was hooked at the beginning as the hairs on the back of my neck stood at attention Zonder is a talented writer who engulfs you in this mesmerizing story that keeps you guessing to the end Put this one on your To Be Read pile
I received this book for free in a , First Reads giveaway The novel is a complex mystery surrounding the crimes commited by a serial mutilater known as Magenta Rave Magenta Rave attacks and incapaciates sexual predators who were paroled from prison after committing unspeakable assaults The novel also integrates a support group for sexually abused women headed by Dr Delia Whitfield The stories of the poor women in this group are horrific and heart breaking I had to keep reminding myself that this [...]
MAGENTA RAVE is one of those novels you can t put down for fear of missing the nuance of Noir storytelling, writer Janna Zonder creates effortlessly with her characters gives us a younger, smarter, urban hip femme fatale, who is both seductive, brilliant, contemptuous of men, and puts a new spin on the dark side of Dashall Hammet s world of sinister characters in a dog eat dog world with saints and sinners alike Ms Zonder carefully colors the background of the story with her deep Southern roots [...]
I read Magenta Rave some months ago and feel compelled to write a few words at this time as I continue to discover that its imagery haunts my imagination and continues to play upon my inner world I feel almost haunted by this book I so deeply appreciate its message and I just loved the way the writer understated all violence And, what an enjoyable read, despite its dark subject matter I didn t want the book to end.
Magenta Rave really enlightened and entertained me at the same time Author Janna Zonder took me into a world that opened my eyes to the pain and confusion experienced by sexually abused women and girls, and I was held in rapt attention until the satisfying conclusion This novel is a whodunnit with a strong social message The characters are rich and nuanced, the dialogue is crisp, and the plot is unusual and very compelling I give this book 5 strong stars, and thoroughly recommend it.
Magenta Rave is a thriller that held my attention from start to finish, and it remains in my mind and heart I highly recommend this book to anyone who loves great writing and who cares about improving the fabric of our society The new cover captures the mystery and depth of this story beautifully.
I won a copy from First Reads.The first thought I think is So glad that it s over Just by reading the synopsis, I bet most of you guys are wary of my review.It s okay Don t read my review if it makes you partially uncomfortable The synopsis didn t make me uncomfortable, but it still make me really weird after I finish the book Going to be a short review Sorry, I m kind of busy And I m a little weirded out by this book Last chance to ditch this review Magenta Rave has to be the oddest book I d re [...]
I won this book for free from a giveaway.I really like mysteries, and the basic story here was good I love twist endings, but this one was a little too transparent, and I figured it out beforehand I thought it was well written for the most part, although some of the dialogue sounded a bit too contrived My main complaint is the subplot The whole conspiracy theory nonsense was over the top and really not necessary to the story You could leave the whole thing out and I think the book would be read [...]