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Review: Betrayed

Betrayed by Joseph Lewis My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another great entry into Joseph Lewis's universe. This one delves deeper into the Navajo culture, as George and his adopted brothers attempt to locate one of George's missing childhood friends. Along the way, they stumble into a larger mystery that quickly turns violent - even deadly. This book is a slower burn than the other 6 books he has written, but definitely amps up around the 40% mark. It also does a great job of handling some sensitive matters, such as how one of the adopted brothers questions just how he fits into the family unit and where his sexuality and love really lies. I'd recommend reading the preceding books in the series to fully understand it, as there are a lot of allusions to the events of the past novels which may leave you a bit confusing. View all my reviews
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