I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Her Dying Wish by Carla Kovach
Also by this author: The Next Girl, Her Final Hour, Her Pretty Bones, The Liar's House
Series: Detective Gina Harte #10
Also in this series: The Next Girl, Her Final Hour, Her Pretty Bones, The Liar's House
Published by Bookouture on 16th December 2021
Genres: Crime, Suspense, Thriller
Source: from Netgalley
Kerstin is wide awake. While her family sleeps around her, the devastating secret her husband just told her is spinning through her mind. Does she really know the man she married? And are her children still safe in this small town?
She jumps as she hears a sound from outside. Peering into the inky darkness, her eyes focus on movement at the bottom of the garden. Someone is out there.
She watches as the figure strikes a single match. Kerstin gasps at the sight of the face staring back at her, smiling, as if enjoying her fear.
A car door slams and the figure makes a dash for the trees, leaving something behind – a small memorial candle. As it flickers in the darkness, Kerstin knows exactly what it means. Someone is coming for her, and her family is in terrible danger…
Fans of Angela Marsons, Cara Hunter and Clare Mackintosh will love this utterly gripping crime novel. Her Dying Wish will keep you up all night!
This is the 10th book in the Gina Harte series, this can be read as a standalone but you will get the most enjoyment from reading all the books.
If you have read a few of these books then you know Gina and her team quite well. Gina has a solid team who know exactly what they are doing. Gina is unravelling quite a lot in this book. Her past is coming back to haunt her and she’s certain her secret will be unveiled and she will lose everything, her job, her family and her freedom.
This case has a lot of personal overlays for Gina. The domestic abuse that Gina and some of these women have faced is horrific. Gina can really understand the women she has met through this case.
Carla knows how to keep an audience hooked and displays her skills fabulously in this instalment. I was very tense with this one. Carla also kept me guessing as I had no idea who was behind all this. Another brilliant addition to the series!
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