My Sister's Grave
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My Sister's Grave

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The first book in the series that has garnered millions of readers across the globe, from New York Times bestselling author Robert Dugoni.

Tracy Crosswhite has spent twenty years questioning the facts surrounding her sister Sarah's disappearance and the murder trial that followed. She doesn't believe that Edmund House--a convicted rapist and the man condemned for Sarah's murder--is the guilty party. Motivated by the opportunity to obtain real justice, Tracy became a homicide detective with the Seattle PD and dedicated her life to tracking down killers.

When Sarah's remains are finally discovered near their hometown in the northern Cascade mountains of Washington State, Tracy is determined to get the answers she's been seeking. As she searches for the real killer, she unearths dark, long-kept secrets that will forever change her relationship to her past--and open the door to deadly danger.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 153.92 x 208.03 x 26.92mm | 458.13g
  • Thomas & Mercer
  • Seattle, United States
  • English
  • 1477825576
  • 9781477825570
  • 85,653

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A Goodreads Best Book of the Month

"One of the best books I'll read this year." --Lisa Gardner, bestselling author of Touch and Go

"Dugoni does a superior job of positioning [the plot elements] for maximum impact, especially in a climactic scene set in an abandoned mine during a blizzard--which is melodramatic but nevertheless effective." --Publishers Weekly

"Yes, a conspiracy is revealed, but it's an unexpected one, as moving as it is startling...The ending is violent, suspenseful, even touching. A nice surprise for thriller fans." --Booklist

Starred Review: "Combines the best of a police procedural with a legal thriller, and the end result is outstanding...Dugoni continues to deliver emotional and gut-wrenching, character-driven suspense stories that will resonate with any fan of the thriller genre." --Library Journal

"Well-written and its classic premise is sure to absorb legal-thriller fans...Though the pace lags at times, the characters are richly detailed and true to life, and the ending is sure to please fans." --Kirkus Reviews

"My Sister's Grave is a chilling portrait shaded in neo-noir, as if someone had taken a knife to a Norman Rockwell painting by casting small town America as the place where bad guys blend into the landscape, establishing Dugoni as a force to be reckoned with outside the courtroom as well as in." --Providence Journal

"What starts out as a sturdy police procedural morphs into a gripping legal thriller...Dugoni is a superb storyteller, and his courtroom drama shines. This 'Grave' is one to get lost in." --Boston Globe

"...a swift, engrossing story that shrewdly combines elements of police procedurals and legal thrillers." -The Seattle Times

"This story captured my attention, and made me care about Tracy and Sarah and what happened to them. This is a compelling story, difficult to put down, and the ending was not at all what I expected. I loved My Sister's Grave and was drawn in from the beginning, and can easily recommend it to anyone who loves a good mystery." --Bitten by Books
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111,237 ratings
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