It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book!

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Today’s Wild Card authors are:


and the book:


Final Touch (Rayne Tour, The)

Zondervan (May 7, 2010)

***Special thanks to Krista Ocier of Zondervan for sending me a review copy.***


Brandilyn and Amberly Collins are a mother/daughter team from northern California.

Brandilyn Collins, known for her trademark Seatbelt Suspense, is the bestselling author of Violet Dawn, Coral Moon, Crimson Eve, Eyes of Elisha, and other novels.

Visit the Brandilyn’s website.

Amberly Collins is a college student in Long Beach, California, majoring in marketing. She’s active in her Alphi Phi sorority and dotes on her Yorkie puppy, Bear.

Here’s a video about the first book in the Rayne Series:

Product Details:

List Price: $9.99
Reading level: Young Adult
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Zondervan (May 7, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 031071933X
ISBN-13: 978-0310719335

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Final Touch is the chilling third and final book in the Rayne Tour series. In the first two books, Shaley O’Connor, daughter of a rock star, encountered danger and even murder while touring with her mother. In this final installment, Shaley finds herself in the most desperate situation of her life with no help in sight. As she faces an unthinkable future with an evil man who thinks he is a prophet of God, Shaley can depend only on herself and the Lord to deliver her to safety.

The story moves at the usual intense pace expected in books by the Collins ladies. Characters are well fleshed out with some focus on several secondary people. This one kept me turning pages until I reached the last one. Recommended for mature teens and young adults – and any other adult who enjoys suspense.