Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Review of Stolen Legacy by Diane and David Munson

a woman is shown running on the front cover. Two pieces of art are shown; one contains a windmill.

Do you like history? Do you like thrillers? Then you should enjoy Stolen Legacy, the 8th thriller written by authors Diane and David Munson.

Agent Eva Montanna visits her grandpa Marty and hopes to help him write his memoirs, using his WWII journals. During Eva’s visit, Marty is threatened. Eva must try to protect her grandfather and find out who is after him. She hopes Marty’s journals will provide a clue.

Stolen Legacy is a fast-paced journey that takes the reader back in time to WWII and resolves in the present. I read The Joshua Covenant, an earlier thriller written by the Munsons, and I liked that Stolen Legacy contains characters from the previous book.

authors Diane and David Munson, aka the ExFeds

The authors bring a lot of experience to the table. Diane is a former federal prosecutor, and David is a former NCIS special agent. I think it’s cool that they are a husband and wife writing team. I’m a professional technical editor, and I’ve been asked to ensure that documents written by different authors maintain one voice. While reading Stolen Legacy, I couldn’t tell which chapters were written by David and which were written by Diane.

Not only was this an interesting story, but I learned more about history as a result of having read the book. Also, the book just felt sort of timely. 

As a special bonus feature, readers are encouraged to email the Munsons and request a copy of the epilogue.

*Please note that I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my review. However, I was not required to write a positive review. The opinion expressed here is my own.