Flight by Laura Griffin

March 30th, 2021 Kimberly Review 9 Comments

30th Mar
Flight by Laura Griffin
by Laura Griffin
Series: The Texas Murder Files #2
Genres: Romantic Suspense
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When former forensic photographer Miranda Rhoads moves to the seaside town of Lost Beach, she's decided to make her living as a wildlife photographer and put crime scenes behind her. But her plans are quickly upended when one morning, she comes across a couple sleeping in a canoe, entwined in an embrace. Looking closer, she realizes the man and woman aren't asleep—they’ve been murdered.

Detective Joel Breda sets out to find answers—not only about the unidentified victims in the marshy death scene, but also about the aloof and beautiful photographer who seems to know more about his investigation than he does.

As they begin to unravel the motivation of a merciless serial killer, Miranda and Joel must race against the clock to make an arrest before the killer can find them first.


Flight by Laura Griffin is the second standalone novel in the Texas Files, romantic suspense series featuring law enforcement romances and the intense cases they work. A coastal setting, bird feathers, murder, and hot chemistry made for an addictive read.

Miranda Rhoads, a former San Antonio forensic photographer, is renting a cottage in the seaside town of Lost Beach while she works on a wildlife photo assignment. In the early morning hours, while photographing on the water, she comes across a couple sleeping in a canoe… only they aren’t sleeping they’ve been murdered.

The tale that unfolded was suspenseful as leading detective, Joel Breda persuades Miranda to work for the department even as he can stop thinking about her romantically.

I really enjoy Griffin’s novels. The cases are intriguing and feel current. She delivers plenty of suspects, red herrings and twists. Each of the books work entirely on their own and involve one case and one romance.

The romances unfolds quickly as is common in this genre, but Griffin created characters I connected with and their chemistry, background and feelings felt realistic giving their relationship depth.

Secondary characters, and links to other murders delivered a suspenseful case. I liked getting to know the secondary law enforcement characters. I’m hoping we eventually get their stories.

Once I started I was unable to set their story and this case aside. Fans of romantic suspense, murder mysteries and small-town communities will want to add Flight to their bookshelf.

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9 Responses to “Flight by Laura Griffin”

  1. Joyousreads

    Here’s an author whose work I’ve always wanted to try but never get to. I think I finally picked up a couple of her books, but have not cracked them open. I’m a huge fan of Romantic Suspense, but I’m stuck on Sandra Brown. Lol.

    Definitely need to read this!

  2. Ailyn Koay

    sometimes it’s the job that finds you (that would have really been a bummer!)
    imagine wanting to quit your job, and it does not want to let you go