Burnt Sienna is a standalone novel by David Morrell, the author of Rambo. Chase Malone is a former marine helicopter pilot turned artist. International arms dealer and billionaire Derek Bellasar tries to strong arm Chase accept to paint a couple portraits of Bellasar’s wife and former model, Sienna, which Case refuses. Chase’s former copilot from the marines and current CIA agent shows Chase a picture of Sienna and persuades Chase to spy on Bellasar for the CIA, which Chase reluctantly accepts the commission to paint the portraits while also spying at Bellasar’s estate in the South of France. While working on the portraits, Chase senses that Sienna is being abused and is in trouble and decides to get her away from Bellasar, whatever it takes.
This story has action throughout and also has a love theme going along with it. It keeps the reader glued to the book wanting to know what’s going to happen and wondering if they’ll ever be free from Bellasar.
If interested in reading this book, you can purchase it in various formats from the following sites:
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World of Sleuths Rating: *****
(Five out of five stars)