License to Lie, a suspense novel by Terry Ambrose, was an exciting read with many twists and turns. Each chapter was told from the point of view of one of the two protagonists, Roxy Tanner and Skip Cosgrove. I found this to be confusing to start with until I figured out that the author had given clues as to whose point of view was contained in each chapter by the quote of a sentence from the chapter underneath the chapter heading. After that, the chapters seemed to fly by as I was driven to keep reading to find out what happened next. It was interesting to see that the other characters in the book could see the beginnings of what could be termed a mutual attraction or relationship, but the main characters could not. This was not the main focus of the novel though except in how it influenced the two of them in solving the case. I liked how the action moved quickly, but the characters were still well-developed. I would recommend this wholeheartedly to anyone who enjoys a good suspense or mystery novel.
Disclosure: An Advance Reader Copy of this novel was provided by the publisher.