Identity Check

by Rich Allan (Author)

These three stories weave together in a mystery-thriller that will keep you intrigued until the last page.

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Scott Harold grew up believing his father died in the war, but when his mother, Christina, is murdered, he, along with his brash girlfriend, Jessie, uncover his illegitimate past. Skirt-chasing President Walter Kendall is fighting to stay in the office for a second term and cannot afford another scandal. His blonde trophy wife, Gloria, hates his indiscretions but believes a baby will save their marriage. Stuttering Frank Tate, abused as a child, spent most of his early adulthood in the “Maze,” a Tennessee psychiatric institution until a mysterious Washington D.C. benefactor rescued him to carry out a series of political “dirty tricks.” These three stories weave together in a mystery-thriller that will keep you intrigued until the last page.

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"Although the plot contains many harrowing moments, the relationship between Scott and Jessie adds a sense of romance and comic relief. Jessie is quite a brash young woman; some of her comments make the reader laugh out loud! Author Rich Allan has written an engaging and thrilling novel in Identity Check. It is a perfect read."-- Deborah Lloyd -- Readers' Favorite -- Five Stars "There is suspense, murder, love, friendship and so much action happening on every page, it is impossible to stop reading. Identity Check is everything you could want in a mystery, thriller, and suspense read. Rich Allan created real-life characters that I found impossible not to love or hate. The writing kept me on the edge of my seat. This is a must-read book and I suggest you put this one on your reading list today."-- Trudi LoPreto -- Readers' Favorite -- Five Stars "In a nicely controlled unfolding of the plot and the characters in Identity Check, Rich Allan weaves humor, romance, suspense and surprising twists, where the characters, even the murderer himself, are realistic, and Scott and his loving, somewhat zany girlfriend, Jessie, find themselves escaping death by the skin of their teeth several times. You won't be able to put the book down until you find out the surprise ending. Identity Check is a compelling read from start to finish. Enjoy!" -- Viga Boland --Readers' Favorite -- Five Stars "Parts of the character interaction here is LOL - funny, while at the same time providing momentary respite from the steadily-building tension." -- Author You - Finalist "Draft to Dream" Competition "The opening exposition is well done...pretty potent action...the details are very well done. You have a sharp eye. Whew! Quite a story...your prose has a good flow to it, and your dialogues are realistic and natural...All in all, a good story." -- Writer's Digest - Independent Book Competition "Everyone connected to President Walter Kendall is getting murdered but why? Identity Check by Rich Allan is a chilling thriller that immediately starts off with suspense, murder, and intrigue. Identity Check would be an ideal movie script. Pick up your copy today." -- Readers' Favorite -- Five Stars

Rich Allan (Author)

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Novels by RICH ALLAN: DRAFTED: The comic adventures of college student, Eli Jones, drafted into the U.S. Army during the life-threatening era of the Vietnam War. IDENTITY CHECK: Scott Harold and girlfriend Jessie start a dangerous journey to uncover his mother’s murderer that leads them to the front door of the White House. NEW COMING SOON: CASE OF THE KILLER SASQUATCH: Did Bigfoot kill Willy Smith? Only Nez Perce native Joe “Tracker” Baptiste, private investigator, can solve this case. Visit Rich Allan on the World Wide Web at http://www.richallan.net/ or follow him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/richallan64/ or Twitter @richallan Rich Allan has been a reader and a writer all his life, getting his first library card at eight years old. He is a published author of three novels; plus the short stories, PEPE’, a humorous tale about a Mexican genie; THE HONEYMOON, surprise Bigfoot encounter at Crater Lake, and THE ROSE PETAL KILLER, a murder mystery set in San Francisco. Awards: Five Star Readers’ Favorite, Draft–To-Dream Book Finalist, Texas Short Story Winner, and a semi-finalist in the ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition. He is listed in Who’s Who in Entertainment and accredited by the Public Relations Society of America, holding an M.A. in Journalism and a B.A. in Communications from The Ohio State University. Jones resides in Los Angeles, California, with Lily the Beagle, and Sunset the Conure.

Identity Check

"Although the plot contains many harrowing moments, the relationship between Scott and Jessie adds a sense of romance and comic relief. Jessie is quite a brash young woman; some of her comments make the reader laugh out loud! Author Rich Allan has written an engaging and thrilling novel in Identity Check. It is a perfect read."-- Deborah Lloyd -- Readers' Favorite -- Five Stars "There is suspense, murder, love, friendship and so much action happening on every page, it is impossible to stop reading. Identity Check is everything you could want in a mystery, thriller, and suspense read. Rich Allan created real-life characters that I found impossible not to love or hate. The writing kept me on the edge of my seat. This is a must-read book and I suggest you put this one on your reading list today."-- Trudi LoPreto -- Readers' Favorite -- Five Stars "In a nicely controlled unfolding of the plot and the characters in Identity Check, Rich Allan weaves humor, romance, suspense and surprising twists, where the characters, even the murderer himself, are realistic, and Scott and his loving, somewhat zany girlfriend, Jessie, find themselves escaping death by the skin of their teeth several times. You won't be able to put the book down until you find out the surprise ending. Identity Check is a compelling read from start to finish. Enjoy!" -- Viga Boland --Readers' Favorite -- Five Stars "Parts of the character interaction here is LOL - funny, while at the same time providing momentary respite from the steadily-building tension." -- Author You - Finalist "Draft to Dream" Competition "The opening exposition is well done...pretty potent action...the details are very well done. You have a sharp eye. Whew! Quite a story...your prose has a good flow to it, and your dialogues are realistic and natural...All in all, a good story." -- Writer's Digest - Independent Book Competition "Everyone connected to President Walter Kendall is getting murdered but why? Identity Check by Rich Allan is a chilling thriller that immediately starts off with suspense, murder, and intrigue. Identity Check would be an ideal movie script. Pick up your copy today." -- Readers' Favorite -- Five Stars

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