“Thought-provoking as well as entertaining, Juhl's The Straight Crimes is a fascinating read.” —Lit Amri for Readers' Favorite
Starting over can be difficult, but Harper Jones has no idea how challenging the task will become. As if emotional baggage from a troubled home life is not enough for the teenage girl, within her lies a deep secret.
When Harper crosses paths with Nik Roberts, things begin to turn around. He is charismatic, attentive, and most importantly, protective. In fact, he is everything she ever wanted. Carrying a secret of his own, they may just be a perfect match.
Then dark forces infiltrate their existence, setting off a dangerous chain of events. Facing uncertainty around every corner, Harper and Nik must fight for their needs, their desires, and most importantly…their lives.
“…a brilliant romantic suspense novel…. The Straight Crimes is a highly-recommended read for the challenge that it poses to society to make a stand not only on its position about gender bias, but about drug addiction, bullying, mental abuse, and other contemporary social problems.” —Vincent Dublado for Readers' Favorite
“Fast paced and intriguing, The Straight Crimes offers a tale that's not only thought provoking but also full of great twists and turns that you simply don't see coming.” —The Magic Book Corner
“I can highly recommend The Straight Crimes for fans of high concept and high octane romantic suspense works.” —K. C. Finn for Readers' Favorite
Matt Juhl is a self-published contemporary romance author. Having interacted with clients and colleagues in the financial industry for the past twenty years, he has gained a deep understanding of relationships and where people's passions lie. Using that knowledge and his affinity for storytelling, Matt published his debut novel, The Straight Crimes. When not absorbed in his writing, he enjoys vacationing at the beach, relaxing in his hot tub, and otherwise spends too much time on Instagram. Matt resides in Fort Worth, Texas with his family and is currently working on his next book.