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Drown Her Sorrows (Bree Taggert Book 3) Kindle Edition
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A Wall Street Journal bestseller.
Sheriff Bree Taggert is blindsided by a killer’s devious plan in number one Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh’s novel of escalating shock and suspense.
When Sheriff Bree Taggert discovers the body of a young woman floating near the bank of the Scarlet River, a note in her abandoned car suggests suicide. The autopsy reveals a different story. Holly Thorpe was dead long before she dropped off the bridge and hit the water.
As Bree and her investigator Matt Flynn delve into the case, secrets in Holly’s personal life complicate their efforts to solve the murder. Holly left behind a volatile marriage, an equally divisive relationship with her sister, and an employer whose intimate involvement with Holly was no secret. Each one has a motive for murder.
When Holly’s sister is terrorized by a stalker’s sick prank, and the prime suspect turns up dead, everything Bree was sure of is upended and her case goes off the rails. When the killer strikes close to home, Bree and Matt must race to solve the murders before one of their own becomes the next victim.
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“Fans of contemporary police procedurals with a strong romance element will be well satisfied.” —Publishers Weekly
“Drown Her Sorrows by Melinda Leigh blends a murder mystery, a police procedural, and gripping characters with a tinge of romance. Readers will take a journey with her empathetic main characters…full of suspense, twists, and will keep readers guessing until the very end.” —Crimespree Magazine
“Engaging characters, a terrific plot and thrilling twists will keep readers guessing until the last page. Drown Her Sorrows is a must read.” —Mary Burton, New York Times bestselling author
“A propulsive crime novel. Leigh steadily ratchets up the tension until there’s nothing else in your life that matters except finishing this damn book. If your pulse isn’t racing at the end, you must be dead.” —Lee Goldberg, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Drown Her Sorrows is an excellently written, fast-paced, suspenseful novel with enough twists and turns to give you whiplash and a conclusion so deliciously shocking, it will leave your jaw on the floor.” —Lisa Regan, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author
“Drown Her Sorrows is a crisply-written, twisty, suspenseful, and fast-paced procedural with heart. Melinda Leigh fans will welcome this addition to her Bree Taggert series.” —Loreth Anne White, Amazon Charts and Washington Post bestselling author of Beneath Devil’s Bridge
About the Author
Number one Amazon Charts and number one Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh is a fully recovered banker. Melinda’s debut novel, She Can Run, was nominated for Best First Novel by the International Thriller Writers. She’s garnered numerous writing awards, including two RITA nominations. Her other novels include She Can Tell, She Can Scream, She Can Hide, and She Can Kill in the She Can Series; Midnight Exposure, Midnight Sacrifice, Midnight Betrayal, and Midnight Obsession in the Midnight Novels; Hour of Need, Minutes to Kill, and Seconds to Live in the Scarlet Falls series; Say You’re Sorry, Her Last Goodbye, Bones Don’t Lie, What I’ve Done, Secrets Never Die, and Save Your Breath in the Morgan Dane series; and the Bree Taggert novels, Cross Her Heart and See Her Die. She holds a second-degree black belt in Kenpo karate, has taught women’s self-defense, and lives in a messy house with her family and a small herd of rescue pets. For more information, visit www.melindaleigh.com.
- ASIN : B084RJZ7ZX
- Publisher : Montlake (March 16, 2021)
- Publication date : March 16, 2021
- Language : English
- File size : 4899 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 312 pages
- Page numbers source ISBN : 1542007003
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,478 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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The romance story is moving at a glacial pace which is frustrating. Matt truly has the patience of a saint. I kept waiting for a couple of story elements to pop up as issues later on but they didn’t . I’m wondering if they will become issues in a future book.
I part read the ebook and part listened to the audiobook. The audiobook was well done except the voice for Matt. Not only does it not sound like the character to me but it is much to low volume wise. I missed so much of what he was saying since if I turned it up to hear him more clearly the rest of the book was blasting. How did the sound engineer not recognize this? It’s so obvious. And it’s much worse when listening in a car than via a speaker or headphones. It’s too bad because it really made for frustrating listening which dulled my enjoyment of the book.
I enjoyed it very much! It’s interesting to read about the Taggert family and the events through their lives.
Top reviews from other countries
It bounced along quite well, but was slightly predictable.
It is one of a series, and they are best read in order, as stand alone you would miss the multi layered back story of Bree and others in the novel.
I am hoping this book is a bridge to the next one, and that one is as good as the previous books.
This one may have been written during the pandemic, I can't imagine trying to write when the world has tipped sideways, it cannot be easy, and I admire any author who sw the process through
Can’t wait to read the next one.....
This book will have you guessing at the turning of each page to 'whodunnit'?
I can't praise this author enough. Looking forward to the next in the series.
5 stars from this happy reader.