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One Mile Under

(Ty Hauck #4)

3.84  ·  Rating details ·  1,898 ratings  ·  247 reviews
In New York Times bestselling author Andrew Gross's propulsive thriller, set amid the drought-stricken oil country of Colorado's beautiful high plains, Ty Hauck makes his long-awaited return rallying beaten-down farmers and ranchers against a giant energy company in a deadly confrontation involving murder, retaliation, and cover-up.

Leading a tour down the rapids outside As

Paperback, 523 pages
Published March 12th 2015 by Harper
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Mar 27, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Dani Whalen was filled with the raw adrenalin of rushing down the rapids – a white water guide, she knew how to give her “guests” a fun filled ride; knew how to make them feel the danger, but also how to keep them safe. This had been Dani’s job and her love for a long time; fresh air, sunshine, the love of living. But the day she found fellow guide and good friend Trey Watkin’s body in a kayak on the edge of the rapids, long past help, was the day Dani’s life changed in a way she had never envis ...more
Jun 21, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read the first book in the series featuring detective Ty Hauck, (The Dark Tide), a few years back - mostly prompted, I think, because of the author's association as a co-author of several books with James Patterson. I enjoyed it, but somehow the next two in the series got past me. Not long ago, this one - the fourth - caught my eye. It's been a long time coming for the author, too, who says this one was roughly five years in the making.

Clearly, plenty of action took place in the two previous
Reese Copeland
Jul 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Initially, this was a very difficult book to get into. However, once I did, it was a good thrill ride that read quickly. If you can get through the beginning, the rest of the book is great!
Elizabeth of Silver's Reviews

Being a white water guide was Dani’s dream job, but finding a dead body of a friend as she was completing a run put a whole different light on her dream job.

Was her friend's death an accident or was it murder? Too many things happened after she found the body to convince her that it was simply an accident.

The tension and the action escalated once Dani and her Uncle Ty decided to investigate. They became involved in an unscrupulousness scheme by environmentalists. Murder, corruption, and folks be
Aug 02, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's been a while since Ty Hauck strutted his stuff, and I am glad he is back. A bit of a slow start that meanders along, but then we hit the rapids, and the ending more than compensates. A nice easily read thriller.
Feb 14, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
If it’s a choice between a) an interesting story that's poorly written or b) a mediocre story that’s written well, I’ll go with B every time. To me, good writing can make a mediocre plot enjoyable.
I’d never read anything else by Mr. Gross. And I doubt I will.
The story itself, the plot, was interesting. It was something new, not the same ol’ tired storyline.
The book started out good and I was sure I’d found a good author. However, as the book continued, the bad writing got harder and harder to m
Jul 14, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Borrowed as an audio book from my local library.

I thought the plot of this book was well thought out and researched, although I have no experience w/ oil fields and the process of removing oil/gas but it seemed believable. The storyline itself was good. Good moments of action and tension, however, I think there was a lot of lazy story telling in this book and I feel this author needs a much better editor to parse the story down.

There were several moments in the book in which I felt the author
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I am a fan of both Andrew Gross and the character Ty Hauck. However, this is the first Ty Hauck book in 5 years and I admit I was a little nervous. After reading around 20% of the book I hadn’t seen hide nor hair of Ty, but to be honest I wasn’t missing him. The main character Dani Haller is a feisty girl who works as a white-water guide. She comes across the body of a friend and is then like a dog with a bone, convinced that it was no accident. Dani is a great character and is gutsy and smart w ...more
Feb 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
ONE MILE UNDER is the first Ty Hauck novel Andrew Gross has written in five years. Im so glad the wait is over and I got to catch up with a Ty. The wait was definitely worth it and once again, Mr. Gross is going to pull you right in, speed up your heart many many times, and never let you go! From the first page, ONE MILE UNDER is a thriller that is going to have you forgetting every thing you are supposed to do until you read the very last page. Andrew Gross does a great job of explaining the ca ...more
Apr 17, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good book with lots of action. Characters are well developed. Since I live in Colorado (60+ years) it was interesting because I've been to the 'real' places in the book and fracking is a big deal. However, I do have to point out that the author has Ty and Dani going back to the Colorado mountains via I-80. I-80 does not run through Colorado. I'm sure he meant to say I-70 but no one caught the error in proofreading.
Apr 17, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
One Mile Under

I didn't dislike this book I just didn't like it as much as I liked all of Andrew Gross' other books. It was interesting and I liked reading about the fracking process but the story around it just didn't grab me. I'll still be waiting to read his next book though.
Jul 04, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Its a shame when authors decide to take an initially strong, smart, courageous character and dumb them down as the case here. This results in a rated star reduction. 6 of 10 stars
Mar 25, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A white water river guide named Dani put two and two together in the deaths of two friends. She believes they were killed, but it is hard to find someone who will help her. Finally, her godfather Ty Hauck arrives, and together they discover secrets about an oil and mining company who are intimidating a whole town. During several violent episodes of both Ty and Dani nearly dying, they are able to get the town to stand up for themselves and help. The company and several government figures who were ...more
Jim C
Mar 14, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This novel is part of a series but each one can be read as a stand alone novel. In this one, Dani discovers her friend's body. Everyone believes it was a whitewater accident besides Dani. Dani is Ty's goddaughter and Ty gets involved. This investigation leads to a much bigger conspiracy.

This book is your basic thriller novel and it was a pleasure to read. I enjoyed the relationship between the two main characters even though they haven't seen each other for years. The highlight of this book was
Kieran Cobb
Apr 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When trey was kayaking down a class 4 rapids, which he does every day until he didn't return and an instructor and a family were making their way don the rapids when they spotted some thing in the water it was an overturned kayak they pulled the raft ashore and the instructor had to walk across the slippery rocks with water flowing across them when Dani the instructor flipped the kayak over there was a body! it as trey! Dani stepped back in shock and there was bruise marks all over him but some ...more
Apr 22, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a page-turner by an experienced thriller writer (who has co-written books with James Patterson). His skill at keeping you on the edge of your seat is evident in this fast-moving and topical story about fracking operations in Colorado.

It begins with the discovery of a body by Dani Whalen, 25, who knows the dead man, Trey Watkins, and knows he is too skilled to have been in a kayak “accident” - especially one in which he was not wearing his helmet. But when she tries to get her ex-stepfath
Toni Osborne
Book 4, in the Ty Hauck series

This long-awaited who done it mystery takes us on a journey were farmers are pit against an energy company supporting fracking exploration in Colorado. In spite of the story there is a great deal about the process for extracting gas and oil from shale rock by injecting water, sand and chemicals into the rock. Although a fiction, this story surely made me wonder about this type of process. This latest thriller is one that includes a great deal of useful information.

Jul 11, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I first discovered Andrew Gross when he co wrote with James Patterson. I found his collaborations were more enjoyable than others. Now he writes alone and he writes real page turners.
When white water rafter guide, Dani, discovers the body of her friend Trey, in the Colorado Rapids, she cannot believe he drowned as he was very experienced. A witness comes forward to say they saw some one with Trey, but then they die in tragic circumstances. Enter Ty Hauck, Dani's godfather. Together they try to u
Peggy Sinden
Jan 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I couldn't put this one down. From the first word to the last it captured my total interest. Maybe it was because I have experienced rafting that got me hooked. The thrill of achievement in completing a dangerous task on rushing water with a group of strangers all working toward a selected goal of making it through no matter what the circumstances. Taking that achievement and linking it to a different set of goals these strangers were able to accomplish an uprising against all odds to find a com ...more
Jun 08, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A fast, predictable read

Like watching some tv show.... brainless, predictable and quick. Characters were interesting, story was entertaining but not particularly memorable or award winning.
Kristi Sawyer
Mar 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
*Received as FirstReads giveaway*
I was so excited to receive this book, as it is the newest published by my favourite crime author: Andrew Gross. He did not disappoint! Another fast-paced story which kept me hooked from beginning to end (around 24 hours!) I hope there will be more from Ty Hauck!
It was an okay book. I loved the beginning but after that it was okay. I had trouble getting into it. It was just not for me

I received this book from first reads for an honest review.
Jun 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: thriller, wom-2015
Really enjoyed this in the series of Ty Hauk mystery thrillers. Likeable characters. Decent story, if a little predictable at times - then again that's maybe as this genre is mostly all I read!
Jun 22, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great read!
Oct 06, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Intricately woven plot with defined cast continues author's winners. Recommended. Well performed by Christian Hoff.
Oct 07, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017
With plenty of action packed suspense, "One Mile Under", from author Andrew Gross is easily the best TY Hauck book yet. I've had kind of a hard time getting into any tales coming from author Andrew Gross. The first three Hauck books did underwhelm me somewhat. However this fourth Hauck book in series was exceptional. With plenty of action and well developed supporting characters to help Hauck carry this book it's clearly a much better read than any of his others. Set in Colorado this book featur ...more
Aug 15, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery-crime, own
I enjoyed the book but it wasnt up to what I normally expect out of Andrew Gross. Even when he was writing with James Patterson always felt his stories and characters are above average. This one had an interesting and current story line and the characters were acceptable. Part of it was a little aggravating in that part of the story line was very dependent upon egocentric stupidity and failure to keep others out of harms way when it was absolute obviously the situation was well above most people ...more
Sep 25, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audio, mystery
I like the Ty Hauck books, but why do the women have to be so stupid. When Dani goes out of the house when she knows she is in danger is just plain STUPID!
Ty gets a call from his god daughter's father saying she is in jail. Since her father is out of the country, he asks Ty to check on Dani. Dani works taking groups on rafts down the river. On a run down the river, she finds the body of a friend. It is called an accident, but when another friend says he saw something suspicious and wants to mee
May 15, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A cracking white water ride. Death..or murder? Dani Whalen is a rapids tour guide and makes a horrific discovery on a tour; the body of close friend Trey Watkins. Dani doesn't believe Trey's death is an accident. Rooster, hot air balloon operative and local chancer, says he saw something that Dani should know. Rooster meets a fiery death before he is able to impart this information. Dani takes her suspicions to local police chief Wade Dunn, who is her former stepfather. Knowing that Dani is a Wo ...more
Oct 20, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Where do I start? Only 3 stars on this one - after giving the other 3 books 4 stars, this was lacking....So again my first complaint (if you read my review for book #3) Ty continues to have lady troubles....Again why write any lady characters if they aren't going to stick around - I hate getting invested and then boom they are gone. At least kill them off!

Second complaint - 17 chapters before the main character Ty shows up. I was beginning to wonder if his name was just going to be a passing me
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