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Traces of Guilt book review

7f24c3c8424e5bcde80f418773bcdbe5  Someone knows what happened. Someone is not talking.


Evie Blackwell has been put on a new assignment – Cold Cases. The first place on her list is Carin County where a young girl went missing and a family of three disappeared. With the help of the local sheriff, Gabriel Thane, she is hoping to finally find the answers and put to rest the questions the families of the missing have been left with. As Evie and Gabriel study old evidence and find new clues, Evie begins to wonder if there is a connection between the two cases. Will she and Gabriel be able to uncover the answers or is it too late?


If you are a fan of unsolved crimes, of mysteries…. of a good story!…. check this book out! I highly recommend it. From the very first page, the first paragraph, I was sucked in and didn’t want to leave Carin County for the “real world”. I felt as if I was part of the investigation. The details, the stories, the characters, it was all spot on! Traces of Guilt is another fantastic story by Dee Henderson. Keep up the great work, Dee!


*I received this book free from Bethany House in exchange for my honest review. The thoughts I have shared are entirely my own.*

Book Review

Taken book review

9532c8a3cdb9469e7c88d1cbe4929471Eleven years ago Shannon Bliss was abducted from her car and coerced into helping the crime family who took her. Now she has escaped and wants nothing more than to return to a normal life and put behind bars the ones responsible for kidnapping her. Private investigator Matthew Dane wants nothing more than to help her do just this. Soon, however, he discovers that Shannon’s troubles are far from over. He needs to uncover the truth of what happened in those eleven years but if he does, will he be stirring up a hornet’s nest of secrets?

This story caught me from the very beginning and kept me hooked until the very end. Yes, it is a long story and a deeper read, not one to be read lightly, you need to pay attention to the details, but it was really good. My suspect list was long. I was questioning the motives, comments, actions of so many people. My only disappointment was a part at the end. It is a preference moment, one of those “What would you do?” situations and I would have done it differently if I was Shannon. Other than that I liked the book very much and it is a keeper for me.

*I received this book free from Bethany House Publishers in exchange for my honest review. The thoughts I have shared are entirely my own.*

Books and Reading

A Booked Weekend

Another week has come and gone. I hope yours went well. I have been busy organizing my place now that I have finished the manuscript for Regenerate. I took a few days off and went away with my mom, which was really nice. It was relaxing and fun.

This week I have been visiting the cities of Atlanta, Georgia and Chicago, Illinois within the pages of Dee Henderson’s Taken. I was hooked from the first page. This story is not a light one. It is deep, indeed. One to pay attention to, one that makes me question the comments and actions of every single person on every page. It is a story that keeps me turning the page, keeps me up at night.

When Shannon Bliss was sixteen was sixteen she was abducted. Now, eleven years later, she has showed up at Matthew Dane’s door, wishing for help to have a normal life and put behind bars those responsible for her abduction. Matthew Dane, a private investigator, is more than willing and happy to help her. The only problem? If Shannon’s abductors find out she is alive they will stop at nothing to silence her.

The review for Taken will be posted soon but for now I will say, what I have read, I love. What are you reading this weekend?


I hope you have a relaxing, fun, booked, weekend.