Secrets To The Grave

Secrets To The Grave

Book - 2011
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A second violent crime shocks the small town of Oak Knoll in this "chilling" ( USA Today ) thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag.

California, 1986--A 911 call from a small child sends the idyllic town of Oak Knoll into a tailspin. Then a brutal crime scene is discovered: the body of Marissa Fordham with her young daughter, Haley, injured but alive.

Sheriff's detective Tony Mendez faces a puzzle with nothing but pieces that won't fit. To assist with his witness, Haley, he calls teacher-turned-child advocate Anne Leone, who's already the star witness in a sensational murder trial.

As Tony and Anne begin to peel back the layers of Marissa Fordham's life, they find a clue fragment here, another there. And just when it seems Marissa has taken her secrets to the grave, they uncover a fact that puts Anne and Haley directly in the sights of a killer: Marissa Fordham never existed .
Publisher: New York : Signet, 2011.
Edition: 1st Signet printing
ISBN: 9780451235152
Characteristics: viii, 584 p. ; 20 cm.


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Feb 27, 2015

kept me guessing

Jun 24, 2014

Excellent story.

Dec 04, 2013

Great follow-up to Deeper than the dead that takes place just a short while after the end of the previous novel. Anne Navarre and Vince Leone have married and Anne has left her teaching job to become a child advocate. A terrible murder leaves a little girl all alone so Anne and Vince take her in while Vince works with the sheriff?s office to find the killer. It's hard to think of a book that takes place in 1986 as a "period piece" but you do need to keep in mind there is no DNA analysis, no cell phones etc. Good characters and good mystery. Right up my alley.

Aug 20, 2013

Outstanding mystery!! Tami Hoag has never disappoint. Highly recommend!!

Helen10 Apr 03, 2012

Fantastic series. Can't wait to read the third book.

Jun 23, 2011

Predictable -- check.
Boring -- check
Bad editing -- check, check, check

Feb 03, 2011

keeps you guessing right to the end

debwalker Dec 21, 2010

Chronicles the investigation of a particularly gruesome murder in a California town.


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