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Secrets to the Grave by Tami Hoag

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Secrets to the Grave by Tami Hoag

Secrets to the Grave by Tami Hoag

A woman is savagely murdered and the only witness is her four year old daughter, a little girl who was strangled and left for dead. Why was this attractive single mother and successful artist murdered? Who would do such a thing? How can a small town survive yet another tragedy on the heels of a rampaging serial killer only the year before?

This is the typical fast-paced thriller, but it is set in 1986. Characters in this story lament about budgets prohibiting their police office from purchasing a computer. Their first and only computer. A tech-savvy detective tells his co-workers that one day there will be a DNA database and DNA is the way of the future of law enforcement. His colleagues think he’s a little bit crazy. This is an interesting look at the birth of modern crime scene techniques.

Most thrillers can be read in any order, but I suggest reading the prequel Deeper than the Dead before reading this one. I didn’t do this myself, but I feel like I know everything that happened in that book after listening to Secrets to the Grave and it sounds like it was a great story!

By | 2017-05-08T20:08:36+00:00 February 21st, 2011|SCLSNJ Recommended Reads|
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