“Simpatico’s Gift is a Fantastic Equestrian Mystery Story”

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Reviewed by Lesley Jones for Readers’ Favorite In Taking On Lucinda by Frank Martorana, in the fall of 1982, Chief Merrill Stephenson discovers Aaron Whitmore has been shot. As he investigates the death of his mentor, a group of animal activists called FOAM...
“Simpatico’s Gift is a fast-paced equine thriller”

BookLife Reviews Taking on Lucinda

In Martorana’s promising debut and series launch, veterinarian Kent Stephenson, who lives in Jefferson, N.Y., is shocked to learn that Aaron Whitmore, the upstate village’s former police chief, has been found dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. Kent...
A Review by Kirkus

A Review by Kirkus

TAKING ON LUCINDA A Kent Stephenson Thriller Frank Martorana VinChaRo Ventures LLC (282 pp.) In this debut thriller, a fire destroys the research wing of a rural upstate New York cosmetic corporation’s headquarters, casting suspicion on the animal rights activists who...