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After reading Touch & Go I wanted to read more from Lisa Gardner and I wanted to know Tessa Leoni’s story. In this book Tessa, a State Trooper, admits to killing her husband Brian Darby. It seems a simple story of domestic abuse where Tessa killed her husband who’s just beaten her. But there’s something bizarre. Why would she freeze his body first and where the hell is her little girl, Sophie. It’s up to D.D. and Bobby from the Boston police to investigate this case and come up with the answers. You’re left wondering if Tessa is a victim or a killer. Did she really kill her own daughter? I felt disbelief and then I really thought so and then I felt disbelief again.. Lots of questions and lots of twists and turns. The chapters alternate between the investigator, D.D. Warren, and Tessa Leoni and their points of view only make it really more suspenseful. Tessa unveils slowly what really happened and tries to be one step ahead of all of them. You’ll never guess where it leads to in the end because I certainly didn’t come up with it. This book reads like a movie, it moves along at a fast pace and it was difficult to put down. I will certainly pick up the next one. ( )
  Ingstje | Jan 18, 2016 |
Tessa’s character is what drove me to finish the first book and start the second immediately after. She’s interesting. Not altogether plausible, but I liked what Gardner tried to do with her and her effort to make her different than D.D. She didn’t have early advantages, made stupid decisions, recovered from them and tried to use her natural smarts to further her career. When it all came crashing down Gardner obscured the real plot just enough so that we question everything. It wasn’t her fault that I knew there were more Tessa books so that some of that tension was lost on me. ( )
  Bookmarque | Jan 16, 2016 |
Tessa Leoni is a state trooper who seemingly has shot her husband because he was abusing her. Tessa's daughter Sophie is missing. Boston homicide detective DD Warren is assigned to the case and soon finds that not all is as it appears. A decent thriller. ( )
  RachelNF | Jan 15, 2016 |
Un bel thriller molto molto avvincente ( )
  Angela.Me | Nov 9, 2015 |
Trooper Tessa Leoni is the suspect in the shooting of her husband and disappearance of their young daughter. It appears to be self-defense during a domestic dispute. Officer D.D. Warren doesn't quite believe Tessa's story. As D.D. starts to investigate, Tessa starts planning her strategy to get her daughter back or is she planning on how to get herself out of trouble?

This story switched back and forth between D.D. Warren's investigation and Tessa's perspective of the situation. For quite a while it kept me wondering if Tessa was a crazy murderer or a desperate mother willing to do anything to get her child back. Parts of the story were very suspenseful and other parts were rather implausible. Overall, it was fast-paced with a lot of action and entertaining. ( )
  gaylebutz | Oct 16, 2015 |
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One question, a split-second decision, and Brian Darby lies dead on the kitchen floor. His wife, state police trooper Tessa Leoni, claims to have shot him in self-defense, and bears the bruises to back up her tale. For veteran detective D. D. Warren it should be an open-and-shut case. But where is their six-year-old daughter?
 
As the homicide investigation ratchets into a frantic statewide search for a missing child, D. D. Warren must partner with former lover Bobby Dodge to break through the blue wall of police brotherhood, seeking to understand the inner workings of a trooper’s mind while also unearthing family secrets. Would a trained police officer truly shoot her own husband? And would a mother harm her own child?
 
For Tessa Leoni, the worst has not yet happened. She is walking a tightrope, with nowhere to turn, no one to trust, as the clock ticks down to a terrifying deadline. She has one goal in sight, and she will use every ounce of her training, every trick at her disposal, to do what must be done. No sacrifice is too great, no action unthinkable. A mother knows who she loves. And all others will be made to pay.
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Brian Darby lies dead on the kitchen floor. His wife, state police trooper Tessa Leoni, claims to have shot him in self-defense, and bears the bruises to back up her tale. For veteran detective D. D. Warren it should be an open-and-shut case. But where is their six-year-old daughter? As the homicide investigation ratchets into a frantic statewide search for a missing child, D. D. Warren must partner with former lover Bobby Dodge to break the case.… (more)

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