Wine Runs Deep by Patrick EmberWine Runs Deep by Patrick Ember

Wine Runs Deep

byPatrick Ember

Paperback | March 5, 2018

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Fifteen years after running from his troubled childhood in the American Midwest, Beckett Jensen has reinvented himself as the owner of a successful upscale winery in Paso Robles, California. But his serenity is overturned when his past comes back to haunt him in the form of an unruly group of former schoolmates, who arrive unannounced. What begins under the guise of a social visit with drunken hijinks and a hilarious wine tour turns nasty as the unwelcome visitors' true intentions are revealed. Through a combination of guilt, blackmail, and physical threats, they force Beckett to assist them in plotting a daring crime. If he participates, it's almost guaranteed they'll all be caught and go to prison. But if he refuses, his new life, his winery, and everyone he loves will be destroyed. Caught in a terrible dilemma, Beckett is forced to reckon with the burdens of his past and tap into the darkness within, hoping it is powerful enough to conquer the darkness without....
Title:Wine Runs DeepFormat:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:March 5, 2018Publisher:FriesenPressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1525519611

ISBN - 13:9781525519611

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome read! This book is a fantastic read for any holiday or vacation, quick exciting chapters and an intriguing plot! Would highly recommend!!
Date published: 2018-12-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Grab a Glass of Your Favourite Wine Do you remember any high school bullies? Can you remember the torment? The fear of their wrath? What if they came back into your life years later and tried to blackmail you? We all make bad decisions in life. If we are lucky, we survive and learn from them and lead better lives as a result of lessons learned. Beckett Jensen, the protagonist in this adventure, does just that. He leaves the small town where the trouble began and makes a new life for himself in California. With with the help of his small but very dedicated team, he builds a small, but highly successful winery, called Taboo. The trio of thugs who show up unexpectedly, create trouble and dilemas for Beckett. Like so many lowlifes, the gang is looking for a shortcut to financial security, one big score, and when they track down Beckett, they think they’ve hit a home run. What could possibly go wrong? The bad guys are very well portrayed. I felt that I knew each one of them and ended up developing a fondness for Keno, the big quiet guy. As they say, still waters run deep. Needless to say, there are several twists and turns as the story unravels that will leave readers scratching their heads and anxious to read more. I actually found myself cursing the author for writing in short snappy chapters as it was a hard book to put down. “Just one more chapter. Just one more chapter. Just one more . . . .” Along the way, the reader even learns some Spanish and even a little about physics. If you enjoy the world of wine, a good thriller and a little romance, you will love ‘Wine Runs Deep’. Intrigued? Pick up a copy, grab a glass of your favourite wine and get comfy for a great summertime read.
Date published: 2018-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a Thrillride Sideways or Bottleshock, with triple the thrills. This book was so much fun. I loved the wine country settings, the characters, the dialogue, and OMG there were some twists and turns I didn't see coming.
Date published: 2018-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This was great! I am a picky reader i.e. if a book doesn't grab me early I will likely not finish it. I started this book and didn't put it down. As a wine lover, I enjoyed the wine references and there was a good balance of suspense and fun. Give it a try, I think you will enjoy.
Date published: 2018-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pure Entertainment! I absolutely loved this book. Every single page entertained me. I laughed, I cried, I shivered, and I developed an insatiable craving for fine wine. Beckett felt like someone I'd love to know, as did his band of friends. The zany villains proved to be much more dangerous adversaries than they originally seemed. The tension rose steadily throughout the book and when the climax came I was fully invested.
Date published: 2018-03-08