#1 New York Times bestseller Lisa Gardner returns with an unpredictable thriller that puts fan favorites D.D. Warren and Flora Dane on a shocking new case that begins with a vicious murder and gets darker from there.
A man is dead, shot three times in his home office. But his computer has been shot twelve times, and when the cops arrive, his pregnant wife is holding the gun.
D.D. Warren arrives on the scene and recognizes the woman--Evie Carter--from a case many years back. Evie's father was killed in a shooting that was ruled an accident. But for D.D., two coincidental murders is too many.
Flora Dane sees the murder of Conrad Carter on the TV news and immediately knows his face. She remembers a night when she was still a victim--a hostage--and her captor knew this man. Overcome with guilt that she never tracked him down, Flora is now determined to learn the truth of Conrad's murder.
But D.D. and Flora are about to discover that in this case the truth is a devilishly elusive thing. As layer by layer they peel away the half-truths and outright lies, they wonder: How many secrets can one family have?
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
The main characters in this engrossing crime thriller kept popping up in our thoughts as we went about our day. Two men are fatally shot 16 years apart—and they’re both found dead beside the same woman. Lisa Gardner unravels this mystery with three voices: no-nonsense Boston homicide detective D.D. Warren; confidential informant (and hardened skeptic) Flora Dane; and murder suspect Evie Carter, the shy and confused teacher found holding a gun next to her husband’s bullet-riddled body. Never Tell’s trio of antiheroines owned our attention right up to the book’s dark and satisfyingly realistic big reveal.
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There was too many things going on. Too many random characters and plots. The story lines were super far fetched. Not something I would stay up late reading. The book wrapped up quickly. There was so much detail during the entire story and then the ending was like watching a balloon deflate.
Gardner’s best ever. Couldn’t put it down.