Maeve Tidewell - Pay Series
How Far Would You Go To Protect The Ones You Love?
If you love finding a new thriller series with characters you can believe in and plots that keep the pages turning, then the Pay Series is for you.
Because Maeve Tidewell knows the answer.
She’ll do whatever it takes.
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"The author has a great writing style and the plot flows flawlessly. I would honestly put this book in the same category as James Patterson and Michael Connelly. It is just that good!"
Revealed: Fiction's bold new psychic heroine
Meet Maeve Tidewell!!
When a killer comes calling, will she really be able to end a man’s life to keep them safe?
As a single mother, she would literally do anything for her two young daughters, even if it meant standing in front of a train to protect them.
Maeve has always been the woman to come through in a crisis. She’s pragmatic yet compassionate, unassuming yet resilient, and – most importantly – blessed with a secret gift. It never occurred to her that the so-called ‘Gift’ would be the thing to end her life.
When she and her children find themselves in danger at the hands of a merciless criminal, Maeve will use every tool at her disposal to get them home safely. Because at the end of the day, Maeve will come through. She always does… Right?
Ben Drake is traveling with his son through the Rocky Mountains of Western Colorado when disturbing images begin to invade his dreams. He knows he will regret not acting on his intuition, but can he really put his own life in danger for a hunch? And even if he’s right, what would he sacrifice for a woman he’s never even met?
brings psychological thriller and paranormal mystery together in an emotionally intelligent, suspenseful fight for survival.
it never occurred to Maeve that her ‘gift’ might be the thing that would end her life. But that possibility becomes very real as her worst fears come to pass. Kidnapped and held captive by a disturbed man from her past, Maeve wonders just how far she is willing to go to protect everything she loves.
As she sleeps in her makeshift prison, she somehow forms a psychic connection with a man she has never seen. She knows he is searching for her in the Colorado mountains, and she wonders; if she is to survive, will a stranger be willing to risk everything?
~Irene Riot - Verified Purchase
"When I came across this book, I was looking for a light chick-lit read. What I got was a suspense thriller with a chick-lit feel. Instead of a 20 something heroine whose main dilemma is to decide which credit card to use to pay her Jimmy Choos with, I came across a book whose heroine is a kick butt cougar momma who will claw the life out of anyone who dares to mess with her cubs.
The story revolves around the heroine Maeve Tidewell and her attempt to save her children and other innocent lives from the deluded anti-hero Joseph Binyon. Maeve has a "gift" Binyon wants thinking that by "taking" her gift, great power would be bestowed upon him.
The author was able to present her characters in a credible way; the "good guys" had integrity, were endearing and did their best to help while ensuring the ones they loved were kept safe. The author was able to showcase the warped delusional thinking of her antagonists; Binyon and his son Carl are both evil with violent tendencies and total disregard for humanity. These two characters provided the shock appeal necessary for a suspense thriller however I didn't find the details overly gory or sickening.
The conflicts in the story felt like natural turns in the road as oppose to abrupt twists and distracting turns. One of the characters' "gift" was revealed in a way that caught me off guard. I have to say, I did not see that one coming but the scenario was presented in a way that flowed naturally with the story and created that "OMG! It can't be her!" thrill. The ending gave me that "Aw, why can't they be together" sense of longing as Ben, the "leading man", and Maeve do NOT end up together. Their parting did give me warm fuzzies.
This book is a light read; it is entertaining but won't dull your mind."
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Readers had this to say about Maeve Tidewell...
5 out of 5 stars PAY ATTENTION
Extremely good mystery! The characters are very real with the added bonus of a slight amount of psychic ability. The edge-of-your-seat mystery and suspense made this a real page-turner with a bit of a cliffhanger to boot. Can't wait to read more by K.L. Barnes. Great job!!
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5 out of 5 starts PAY ATTENTION
This is a really great book and I'm hoping she writes a sequel. The characters are very believable and likeable.
The first book in this trilogy will keep you on...
The first book in this trilogy will keep you on the edge of your seat and itching to read the next one! The characters come alive in this well-crafted suspense. I can't wait for more from K.L. Barnes!
Lost In A Good Book
Enjoyable suspense with a touch of the unexpected
With her suspense novel Barnes brings together the thriller and the mystery with a touch of the unknown. The story is intriguing and enjoyable and works as a good introduction to the series by sparking your interest with suspense and good characters.
Barnes uses her characters well and through their actions and behaviour you are able to get a detailed sense of who they are and which side they are on. Maeve is strong willed and clever, and a fierce protector of her family. She learns to use Binyon's delusions to her advantage to keep herself and other safe, and bides time until help can arrive. When she sees the mysterious man in her dreams she reaches out to him for help, but she also does not rely on him to save her.
Ben on the other hand has integrity and strong sense of doing what is right, no matter what. These traits are also seen in his son, Jason. While starting off bored and uninterested, as their road trip continues Jason learns more about his dad, and grows a bit himself, and becomes stronger in the end. Ben's unexplained connection with Maeve confuses him but he does not let it stop him from trying to help, and what I liked was that he uses proper channels such as going to the police before jumping straight into danger and a rescue mission.
The "villains" of the story are shown to be harsh and cruel, giving a startling contrast to the good nature of the other characters. Binyon and his son Carl add an element of the unexpected and you're never sure of what they will do which brings a wonderful suspense to the story. With Carl you can see there are the makings of a psychopath and serial killer, but his father comes across more as a misguided and delusional person, but still showing signs of being a little psychotic.
There is a gripping, fast-paced conclusion where it seems anything can happen, and does. Barnes brings all the pieces of the puzzle together with a few unexpected surprises along the way but still leaves an air of mystery and the unresolved as well, which will no doubt be uncovered and developed as the series goes on.
An Inside Story:
There was a mostly unspoken belief in my family that my grandmother had the ‘Gift of Sight.’ Either that, or she was a witch. I began having precognitive dreams when I entered puberty but didn’t really believe it meant anything, mainly because I also have a very vivid and wicked imagination. Many years later, when my grandmother was nearing the end of her life and drifting further and further into Alzheimer’s, I took a sabbatical from work to care for her.
It was then that I started writing about my dream experiences, and the Maeve Tidewell series was born.After submitting my first novel to twenty or so agents and editors, only to be completely ignored by nearly all of them (I know, twenty might as well be zero in the traditional publishing world) I began looking into self-publishing.
Amazon had been publishing and selling eBooks for five years or so, but indie publishing on that platform was just becoming a ‘thing.’ I decided rather than peddling my novels to an evil empire that would only devastate my self-esteem, I would try my hand at publishing and marketing my books myself.
Once I decided to take my gifts seriously, K.L. Barnes Publishing was born.