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The Dark Bones

By: Loreth Anne White
Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
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An Amazon Charts and Washington Post best seller

She’s come back to solve the mystery of her father’s death and confront her own dark past.

When Detective Rebecca North left her rural hometown, she vowed never to return. Her father’s apparent suicide has changed that. The official report is that retired cop Noah North shot himself, knocked over a lantern, and set his isolated cabin ablaze. But Rebecca cannot believe he killed himself.

To prove it, she needs the help of Ash Haugen, the man she left behind. But Rebecca and Ash share more than broken hearts. Something darker lies between them, and the investigation is stirring it back to life. Clues lead them to the home of Olivia West and her deeply troubled 12-year-old daughter, Tori. The child knows more about the murder than anyone can imagine, but she’s too terrified to say a word.

And as a cold-blooded killer resurfaces from the past, Rebecca and Ash begin to fear that their own secrets may be even harder to survive.

©2019 by Cheakamus House Publishing. (P)2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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Implausible plot

This story was nonsensical- a cold case that was not solved because the original police did not do any normal investigation of it. The main part of the story was the “love” story involving Becca and Ash. Also quite unconvincing. The performance voice seemed to be going slower than usual speaking which I found annoying. The side characters Tori and Ricky and Buck also had unconvincing back stories. Read it if like for me nothing else was handy

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