In this exhilarating new thriller from New York Times bestselling author Kate White, one young woman searches for clues to the murder of her family, only to discover a shocking secret about herself that holds the key to everything.
Jillian Lowe seemed to have it all. Both beautiful and accomplished, she lit up any room that she walked into. All of that dramatically changed when her parents and two siblings were brutally murdered at her childhood home her second year in college. The crime shattered what was once a picture-perfect family and nearly derailed Jillian’s hopes for her future.
Now, sixteen years later, Jillian is shocked to learn that the man imprisoned for murdering her family didn't do it. With the real killer walking free and the cops dragging their heels, Jillian once again feels her life unraveling, and desperately seeks help from an old friend from college, true crime writer Bailey Weggins.
As the two women return to Jillian’s childhood town to investigate, it doesn’t take long for their sleuthing to cause shock waves. Someone starts watching their every move. As they uncover deeply-guarded secrets, so shocking that they make Jillian rethink her entire relationship to her family, Bailey and Jillian find themselves in fear of their own lives. The truth has consequences and they must decide if they’re ready to face them.
In White's tepid seventh Bailey Weggins mystery (after 2012's So Pretty It Hurts), Bailey, now a true-crime journalist who does a little amateur sleuthing on the side, is surprised to run into a college friend, Jillian Lowe, at an event at Manhattan's 92nd Street Y, where Bailey is promoting her latest true-crime book. Bailey hasn't seen Jillian in 16 years, not since Jillian's parents and two younger siblings were murdered in their home in the Berkshires town of Dory, Mass. New DNA evidence has exonerated the man originally convicted of the crime, and Jillian wants Bailey's help in reinvestigating her family's murder. Two days later, Bailey and Jillian drive to Dory, where they hope to uncover the truth. After one potential witness is murdered and Bailey is attacked, Bailey realizes that the original killer is still loose and that, because they're stirring up the past, she and Jillian are squarely in harm's way. A predictable plot and a contrived ending will disappoint newcomers, but series fans will enjoy catching up with Bailey.
Couldn’t put it down!!
Kate White has done it again!! Had me on the edge of my seat with suspense and a thrill around every corner. I love how she describes each character from their clothing attire to their mannerisms. This was worth the wait. The Bailey Weggins series are my favorite.