Amanda’s Eyes By Kathy Disanto – Book Review and Giveaway! #bvbtours

Think what you see is what you get? Better think again.

Waking up is the pits when you come to in a hospital with a broken arm, a colorful assortment of abrasions and contusions, and a face swathed in bandages. It’s even worse if you can’t remember what hit you.

The bad and the ugly are crime reporter Amanda “A.J.” Gregson’s business. But learning she had a ringside seat for an explosion that killed two agents of the Continental Intelligence and Investigative Service (CIIS), incinerated an entire block of warehouses, and did so much damage to her eyes they had to be surgically removed? Well, that gives the darker side of life a whole new meaning.

Haunted by elusive nightmares, A.J. waits for her transplant and struggles to remember the events leading up to the fateful night of September 4, 2075. Weeks crawl by without a glimmer, before memory finally floods back the night before surgery, every detail brutally clear.

The explosion had been the work of the Ferrymen. “The Ferrymen. My not-so-magnificent obsession for more than a year. Only a cataclysm could have made me forget. I guess you could call them hitmen. You could also call Einstein a math whiz. Think ruthless. Think unstoppable. Think killers so proficient ‘caught the ferry’ was fast replacing ‘bought the farm’ in common usage, and you have the Ferrymen in a nutshell.”

The transplant surgery goes off without a hitch—welcome news, because A.J. is raring for a rematch with Hell’s Boatmen. But contrary to popular belief, what you see isn’t always what you get. Take her new eyes, for example. Those baby blues may look perfectly normal, but they possess a power that turns her world upside down—the power to see into the hidden dimensions of the human heart.

When the Sight unmasks the mastermind behind the Ferrymen, the unveiling is as stunning as it is unbelievable. The revelation sets her on course for a second head-collision with evil. Will she survive the final encounter?

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My Thoughts

I am quite taken with futuristic mystery books. Amanda’s Eyes is right on target with my sci-fi obsession. Set in the not so far off future, Amanda Joy Gregson has tangled with the wrong people in her job as a crime reporter. The Ferrymen (futuristic hitmen) set up an explosion that takes out several blocks, two CIIS agents, and leaves Amanda battered and blind. Without memory of that fateful night, Amanda gets ready for her eye transplant and recuperate. Slowly the horrible memory comes back, and after the transplant surgery, she is ready to get back on the case.  Her new eyes are superb copies of of her old ones, with one slight difference… She can see people for what they really are. Her sight sees beyond the surface that some people put forward and exposes the barbaric creature beneath. The unfolding drama and mysterious happenings of this book will keep you captivated. Kathy Disanto, with her stunning writing, will leave you wanting more thrilling adventures!

About the Author

Award-winning author Kathy DiSanto wrote her first novel in 1997. That year, she published two romances with Bantam’s Loveswept line. One of them, For Love or Money, won a 1997 Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award.

In 2012, Kathy self-published two futuristic thrillers. Amanda’s Eyes is a near-future paranormal thriller and the first novel in a series featuring crime reporter A.J. Gregson. Why Live? is stand-alone dystopian science-fiction.

Thanks to her day job as a communications specialist with a major university, Kathy has written more than two hundred features for print and the web.

She is a member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, the Alliance of Independent Authors, the Independent Author Network, the Independent Author Index, the Indie Writers’ Network, and World Literary Cafe.

When not writing, she takes brisk walks with Molly and Lucy (her rescue dogs), reads, and indulges in her latest hobby at the firing range.

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26 Responses to Amanda’s Eyes By Kathy Disanto – Book Review and Giveaway! #bvbtours

  1. I wonder if that would be an awesome gift or a massive curse, being able to see beneath everyone’s mask !!
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  2. Hi, Debbie! Stopping by to thank you for taking the time to read and review Amanda’s Eyes. So glad you liked it! Your kind words made my day!
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  3. dwharton1 says:

    Hitmen are the Ferrymen. Will she survive is the question she would like an answer to as well.

    Looks like a pretty awesome thriller.
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  4. brett says:

    sounds like a great read. i love seeing what “real” women think of books
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  5. Debbie says:

    Sounds like a fantastic read!

  6. Cyndie says:

    I love discoering new books like this.
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  7. Looks like a great read. Thanks for sharing.

  8. You’ve got me hooked! I want to know what happens!!
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  9. Helene Cohen Bludman says:

    Wow, sounds like a terrific story, full of action and suspense.

  10. Karla Campos says:

    This sounds like a great book, the description is captivating and just makes you want to keep reading.
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  11. Sounds like a great book- thanks for sharing!!
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  12. Jennifer B says:

    Sounds like such a good book and awesome giveaway!
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  13. Pam says:

    This sounds like a really interesting book. My daughter loves this genre.
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  14. Ave says:

    Thanks for a great giveaway! I wish I had more time to read! This book sounds really interesting, something I would enjoy reading.
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  15. Angela says:

    In general I really enjoy mystery books. This sounds like a good read.
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  16. I am looking for new books for my nightly reading! Thank you for the I go about this book, and for the giveaway!
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  17. sounds like a great mystery book, edge of your seat read!
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  18. Yet another great book! You always draw me in with the description of these books.
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  19. I have a friend named Amanda with a birthday coming up. Hmmmm…gift idea?
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  20. Brittnei says:

    I have to say that this book does sound pretty interesting. I’m not sure I’m definitely into sci-fi or what it is but it sort of reminds me of some action movies I’ve liked so I would be interested in reading it. :) Thanks for sharing.
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  21. What a horrible experience to go through. Yet somehow it makes me want to read it all the more.
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  22. Dawn says:

    Thanks for the book suggestion. I am always looking for something new to read.
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  23. Danielle says:

    Thank you for this review, sounds like my kind of book! Alternate reality and sci-fi are tops on list of favorite genres.
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  24. This really sounds like an interesting book. It is not the typical book I read, but I am really interested.
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  25. Amanda Love says:

    This book reminds me of movie that I saw a few years ago. I think it was with Jessica Alba. Sounds intriguing and now I want to read it.
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  26. Kathy’s Eyes sounds like a wonderful book. Sounds different from the book I usually read. I will have to check it out.
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