In SECRETS TO THE GRAVE, Tami Hoag - the Sunday Times bestselling author of A THIN DARK LINE - returns with the second serial killer thriller in the Oak Knoll series starring FBI profiler Vince Leone.
A mother is murdered. A child's heart is broken. Only one woman can uncover the truth.
A woman lies on her kitchen floor, lacerated and naked. A four-year-old girl rests her head on the woman's bloody shoulder. A whisper hangs in the air: My daddy hurt my mummy . . .
With a clue like that, finding the perpetrator should be easy. But nobody knows who Haley's daddy is and she won't say a word about it. Anne Leone, a child advocate, realises that unravelling the child's secrets will be difficult. But no one knows just how difficult.
As FBI profiler Vince Leone begins to build up a picture of the killer he has one huge problem. Despite being well-known in her small town, Haley's mother seems never to have officially existed . . .
New York Times bestseller Tami Hoag takes the reader behind the picket fences of small-town America, she finds the most gruesome killers and twisted predators. Gripping to the end, and full of tension and suspense.
Watch out for the next title in the FBI Profiler Vince Leone series DOWN THE DARKEST ROAD
A horrific murder rocks the town of Oak Knoll, Calif., in the chilling sequel to Hoag's Deeper than the Dead), set in 1986. The victim is 28-year-old artist Marissa Fordham, the single mother of Haley, a four-year-old found partially strangled and barely clinging to life next to her mother's stabbed and mutilated body. Det. Tony Mendez and his capable crew investigate the crime, while child advocate Anne Leone and her husband, former FBI special agent Vince Leone, take temporary custody of Haley. Among the several suspects is attorney Steve Morgan, the estranged husband of Sara Morgan, whose daughter, Wendy, found a victim of the accused See-No-Evil killer, Peter Crane, who's about to go on trial. Adding extra tension are Anne's efforts to help disturbed 12-year-old Dennis Farnham and the disappearance of Marissa's best friend, Gina Kemmer. Newcomers will have no trouble getting into this suspense novel rich in pre-DNA detecting methods.
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Loved the twists and turns in this story
Another great book from Tami Hoag. She never fails to deliver and is now one of my favourite authors. Can't wait for the next one!!!!
Secrets to the grave
Excellent. Tami Hoag as always creates an exciting nail biting page turner of a thriller. Loved it!