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Josie works until her arms ache, until the paramedics arrive and pull her gently away from the woman’s cold, fragile body. Noah’s voice cracks beside her as he calls the time of death for his own beloved mother. 

Arriving with her partner Noah for dinner at his family’s immaculate countryside home, Detective Josie Quinn is devastated to find Noah’s mother, Colette, lying lifeless in the back garden, her mouth clogged with soil.

Searching the house for answers, Josie’s team don’t know what to make of the rosary beads buried in the dirt near the body or the hidden file labelled “Drew Pratt”, the small town of Denton’s most famous missing person.

As she delves deeper into Pratt’s case, Josie quickly discovers he had a brother whose body mysteriously washed up on the banks of a river. There’s also a diary entry suggesting that Colette may have met him on the last day he was seen alive. Can Josie believe the unthinkable, that a kind old soul like Colette might have been involved in their murders? And will Josie’s new relationship with Noah survive the accusation?

Josie’s only hope lies in tracking down Pratt’s daughter. But when she arrives at her home to find she’s been murdered just minutes before, Josie knows the real killer is one step ahead and won’t stop until Colette’s secret is buried forever. With many more innocent lives on the line, how deep is Josie prepared dig to reach the truth?

An absolutely gripping crime thriller that will have you up all night! If you love Angela Marsons, Robert Dugoni, or Rachel Caine you’re guaranteed to be hooked from the very first moment.

©2019 Lisa Regan (P)2019 Bookouture

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  • Designs By Julie Ann
  • Alturas, Ca.
  • 2019-04-11

Thriller to the end

I was once again swept up by this mystery thriller. The people are realistic and have the same issues most of us have. Highly recommend

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  • abby gross
  • GREENFIELD, IN
  • 2019-04-04

love this series

I'm addicted to this series of books. I love Josie's character and hope there are more books to come in this series!

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  • Corinne Laurence
  • POCATELLO, ID, US
  • 2019-05-21

alot of twists

Too many murders, unnecessary immature rude treatment of Josie by Laura. her boyfriend's sister. less forgiving attitude from boyfriend.

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  • Heather Slagle
  • 2019-05-16

Great book!

Couldn’t put it down! I was hooked from the start! I’m looking forward to reading/listening to another book in the series.

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  • EEAubie
  • 2019-05-12

Best one yet.

Best one yet. Good flow to the story.
I’m so glad Kate Handford is narrating these books now.

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  • Amanda Gerber
  • PEORIA, AZ, US
  • 2019-04-21

Good series<br />

I really enjoyed the series very well written good characters narrator looks very good looking forward to the next book

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  • Michael Brown
  • 2019-04-20

Pretty good........

Was great for a 10 hour car ride.
Characters are diverse enough although.......
that Noah needs to go. Was hoping he was going to be guilty of something worse than being a A.H., wimpy, mama’s boy

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