In the chill of an Oregon night, a man plunges to his death. Another vanishes without a trace. A third drowns in the murky waters of a quiet lake. Alone in the dark, a ruthless killer is certain that every loose end has been cut, every enemy silenced except one. . .
Be Afraid. . .
It's been sixteen years since Claire St. Joh ...more
Written by Lisa Jackson
(Narrated by Alyssa Bresnahan)
1996 (REISSUED: 2015); Kensington Books (416 Pages)
(Audio length: 16 hours and 15 minutes)
Genre: romance, contemporary, mystery
Miranda, Claire and Tessa have been summoned to their family home in Lake Arrowhead, Oregon where their father announces he is running for governor, and needs their cooperation. Their father also hires an investigator to rifle through their family secrets to see what will hurt his campaign. Kane Mora ...more
As I previously reviewed she over uses words and phrases, which could easily be corrected with a thesaurus.
Before reading her I had never heard the word "niggle", which means trifling doubt, objection, complaint and seems to have originated in England. She uses this word in excess in this book, with the setting in Ore ...more
Just like the rel ...more
Part 1: The set up and gathering of characters/suspects. The set up of characters was interesting and pulled me into the mystery of what happened "that night".
Part 2: A look into the past. This is where all the "clues" are. This part was a good whodunit feel to it. Suspicious cast everywhere, who had motive to do what and how much was con ...more
I felt bad for the families and their strife and how two strong willed selfish men could have a lasting effect on the lives of their children.
Would I recommend this book? Probably but it is not a happy book - be prepared.
The book was about three sisters growing up with a controlling dad and their romances with the various men in their lives. There are three murders that take place, plenty of action, and there are flashbacks all of which were features that made me hang in there for the whole book.
When Dutch Holland decides that he might run for Governor for the State of Oregon, he summons his three daughters to the house that they dread, the house that they grew up in. He demands of them to come clean on what happened sixteen years ago, and they keep their pact of silence that they made.
Dutch hires a private investi ...more
When Claire's father calls her and her sisters back to town to clear the air to what happened 16 years ago with her then fiance, Claire doesn't mind as she left her scandalous husband. Claire and her sisters were always clouded by the possibility they were i ...more
Unfortunately I do not enjoy wishy washy women with no backbone, as the main female character of this book is. I am also very over the stereotypical males depicted in the book. It took me a full week to push myself through the first 100 ...more
Lisa Jackson is the number-one New York Times bestselling author of more than 85 novels, including Afraid to Die, Tell Me, You Don’t Want to Know, Running Scared, Without Mercy, Malice, and Shiver. She is also the co-author of the Colony Series, co-written with her sister, Nancy Bush. There are over 20 million copies of Lisa Jackson’s books in print in twenty languages.
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