Seven years ago, carefree college student Flora Dane was kidnapped while on spring break. For 472 days, Flora learned just how much one person can endure.
Miraculously alive after her ordeal, Flora has spent the past five years reacquainting herself with the rhythms ...more
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Dark, intense and downright chilling, Find Her had me questioning what kind of survivor I might be after being held captive for 472 days in a body-sized pine box. I know, a horrifying thought, right? Would I give up on life and ultimately let fear rule my world or be a woman hell-bent on revenge? Like Flora, would I struggle to recognize the eyes staring back at me in the mirror?
Even though this is the eighth book in the Detective D.D. Warren series, it was m ...more
Flora Dane didn’t originally go looking for trouble. The first time, it found her. In the worst way imaginable. For 472 days to be exact. Once she got out, she started looking for it, because she’s a survivor. Now, her main objective is tracking down men who want nothing more than to victimize women while she turns the tables on them.
Detective D.D. Warren doesn’t understand Flora Dane, nor does she really like her, if D.D. is being honest. How could she? Flora is uncoope ...more
Type: Book 8 from Detective D.D. Warren Series - Standalone Stories
POV: First Person – Shifting
Expected Publication Date: February 2nd, 2016
”The repulsive man walks away. Leaves you once again all alone. Naked. Bruised. Bloody. Knowing things you never wanted to know. “Mommy,” you whisper. But this monster’s real. And there’s nothing anyone can do to save you anymore.”
Flora Dane was abducted and kept captive for 47 ...more
I picked up Find Her after seeing a positive review and was intrigued by the story, which is that Flora Dane had been abducted while on Spring Break in Florida and held captive for more than 400 days. Flora was eventually rescued, and during her survivor's counseling she found a new obsess ...more
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My title for this review says it all. I was fortunate to have talked my way into the good graces of the publisher and they gave me the ok to read this. It was understandable for their concern.... after all I read mostly romance.
However, I am someone who likes all types of experiences and thrillers, psychological dramas, mysteries were my bread and butter for many years. I could deal with the blood, guts and gore with the best of them... s ...more
Although FIND HER didn't actually "wow" me it still gets a 5* rating from me because I wasn't able to guess the outcome on this one and it was a strong, solid read. But, not guessing the outcome isn't uncommon for me as Lisa Gardner pulls you into the storyline and I just want to be in the moment with D. D. Warren's case as it unfolds and don't find myself wanting to g ...more
Flora Dane is held captive for 472 days with a psycho before she was found DD is sent in to find out about her after the sudden disappearance of three girls years later the more DD digs into the disappearances the more she is struggling with finding out information about Flora What is she hiding & WHY IS SHE HOLDING OUT ON DD??
The prep Devon Goulding who is a suspect in the disappe ...more
On the cover Sharon Bolton is quoted as saying that Lisa Gardner is "an absolute master of the psychological suspense novel." She certainly is!
Flora Dane was abducted and stored in a coffin-shaped box for 472 days. That's 15½ months. The deterioration, destruction, and disappearance of her "self" was hard to read about. On the occasions when she eventually was able to spend time out of the box, it grew harder to empathize with her. Now, 5 years after her rescue, the new Flora, Flora 2.0 as she calls herself, is extremely hard to understand or like.
Flora apparently is connec ...more
D.D. is on restricted duty due to a work related injury but that doesn't keep her behind a desk for long.
Flora Dane is a survivor. She was kidnapped and held for 472 days and we learn of her terrifying ordeal. Once free she tries to come to terms with her freedom and new life after living a nightmare at the hands of a madman. Bringing other predators to justice seems to be her sole focus.
When Flora ...more
Detective D.D. Warren is called to bizarre homicide where the victim turned the tables on her abductor before he did her any damage. Once D.D. starts asking questions she soon realizes there is more than meets the eye with the victim, Flora Dane, because this isn’t the first time Flora has been a vi ...more
Find Her by Lisa Gardner is both bizarre and brilliant. Readers of Ms. Gardner’s D.D. Warren series already know what a fine writer she is. Detective D.D. Warren – that’s D for Determined and D for Driven – is supposed to be on desk duty due to injuries sustained while on a previous investigation, but try as they might, they can’t keep D.D. down. As her fellow officers remind her, she is allowed to delegate responsibilities, and she does try, but she just can’t help herself. D.D. is still tr ...more
Florence Dane is a survivor. She spent 472 days as the prisoner of a sexual predator, locked for much of the time in a wooden coffin; and still she lived to tell the tale. Now, she is free, but the girl she once was is gone forever. The woman who took her place is obsessed with finding missing people, with bringing to justice those who take them from their lives.
But is it justice she is seeking, or revenge ...more
Florence Dane spent 472 days as the prisoner of a sexual predator, spending most of her time in a wooden coffin. Now free, she is obsessed with finding missing people and bringing their kidnappers to justice.
A fast paced novel that is full of suspense and a good few surprises. The 8th book in the series but would work as a stand alone.
I would like ...more
Flora Dane is a victim.
Seven years ago, carefree college student Flora was kidnapped while on spring break. For 472 days, Flora learned just how much one person can endure.
Flora Dane is a survivor.
Miraculously alive after her ordeal, Flora has spent the past five years reacquainting herself with the rhythms of normal life, working with her FBI victim advocate, Samuel Keynes. She has a mother who’s never stopped loving he ...more
Flora Dane was kept captive for 472 in a coffin shaped box by Jacob Ness who starved and sexually abused her. She finally escapes and shoots Jacob.
After her ordeal Flora has returned a different woman, she is stronger after learning self defence and wants to help other women in the same position as her, even if it puts her in dangerous ...more
When Detective D. D. Warren meets Flora, it is in the back of a police cruiser. Flora won't talk to D. D. about the kidnapper laying dead on the lawn. Instead, Flora called Samuel Keynes, FBI v ...more
She's been free for 5 years and still doesn't know what 'normal' is. She's lost the closeness the felt for her mother and brother. She is close to only one person ... Samuel Keynes, FBI Victim Advocate.
Detective D.D. Warren is called to the scene of a crime. There she finds a dead man and the bound, naked woman who killed him ... Flora Dane. D ...more
It had been five long years since Flora Dane had been held captive by a psychopath named Jacob for 472 days – five years of nightmares; of fighting with her inner self. The night she was abducted from Tonic, a nightclub she’d been drinking and dancing at, and locked away in the darkness once again, she was prepared. Her self-defence classes meant she would do her best to escape – no; she would escape. What happened nex ...more
I was intrigued and pulled in to her story: needing to know how she moved from her old Flora v.1 'personality' to her new Flora v.2 being.
I did love the ending. Not a poetic justice type ending. But finally able to integrate v.2 with v.1 and once agai ...more
It’s a bittersweet feeling now that I’m caught up on this series. Find Her was an absolutely ...more
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