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BLURB:

An unsolved murder. Disturbing dreams. A missing child.

Caitlin Walker hasn’t had a dream in nine years. Nightmares torture her son Adam and awaken in Caitlin buried memories and a dark secret. Her husband Lance has a secret of his own, one that his son’s nightmares threaten to reveal.

In Culver Creek newly hired detective Sage Dorian works to unravel the small town’s notorious cold case, the grisly murder of a young girl.

How are Caitlin and Lance connected to the horrific crime? And how far will they go to make sure their secrets stay hidden? Find out in this riveting thriller. 

MY THOUGHTS:

I was very close to not finishing this book, but I decided to persevere and give it a chance until the end. I should have DNFed it.

Very disappointing story, plagued with ridiculous details in its plot, the development of the characters, and the ending. And it is very difficult to explain everything that is wrong with this book without revealing spoilers. So I’m just going to say that most of the conflicts in this book would have been less problematic if the main protagonists communicated more and trusted each other. I thought that was quite ridiculous: a married couple that barely communicates with the other, keeps lots of secrets, and doesn’t trust in the other, but yet they are a good couple and there are no problems and not even the remote possibility of getting a divorce? Yeah, right. I know this is fiction, but that’s quite a stretch.

And then, the secrets they were so ashamed of, I didn’t understand why they were so ashamed, since everything was quite normal.

Anyways, I couldn’t feel sympathy for any of the characters because they were annoying and borderline unbearable. And the story didn’t make me think this book had any redeeming quality. I cannot recommend it, and obviously I wouldn’t read more books in this series.

Anyhow, for all of that, I give this book… 2 TEA CUPS!

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