Another hit in this series from the author. The author makes each story in this series filled with much mystery and suspense. Interesting storyline keeps the reader turning the pages. This is a book which I would recommend to all who enjoy a good mystery.
Detective Tracy Crosswhite is working on her latest cold case - a young woman named Anita has asked her to look into the disappearance of her mother, Lisa Childress, twenty-five years before. The police have always suspected Lisa's husband as being guilty of hurting Lisa and didn't bother looking too hard at any other possibility. Even though she was an investigative reporter working on several high-profile stories simultaneously at the time she vanished. Tracy warns Anita that she must prepare herself for what Tracy uncovers. Her father may well have been guilty of hurting her mother, or possibly even worse, Lisa may have just walked away and left her family behind.
As Tracy delves into the case, she's overwhelmed by the number of possible suspects, due to the nature of the corruption Lisa was investigating. Any one of the stories she was working on would be harmful to someone's reputation, someone who wouldn't think twice to eliminate a journalist out to expose them. And when Tracy unexpectedly sees familiar names appear among Lisa's notes she realizes this case will test her like never before.
This story was a little harder to finish then others by this author, due to a lot of boat/sailing/ports jargon. If you have prior knowledge of these, it's probably not hard to understand; if you have no knowledge, or if you're not interested, it's a lot to push through. It's integral to the plot, so you can't just skim through those sections. Otherwise, it was a good read and typical of the entertaining Tracy Crosswhite series.
What She Found brings Detective Tracy Crosswhite back for another incredibly powerful installment.
Tracy is still working cold- cases and finishing up her last case when she receives a call about a woman who went missing 25 years ago. The caller is her adult daughter who wants to know what happened. As Tracy begins digs into this case she's finding that things don't add up. The investigation was sloppy, evidence isn't there and the questions she has point to her own department.
Tracy is knee deep in this one and she's going to get a lot of push back which will only cause her to look harder. As she follows the trail she'll find something she never expected.
The story has incredible twist and turns that you don't want to miss.
I can't wait to see what Detective Crosswhite gets into next.
Thank #NetGalley #Thomas&Mercer #WhatSheFound for this ARC
What She Found is the ninth novel in Dugoni’s acclaimed Seattle-based Tracy Crosswhite police procedural series. Crosswhite is the very epitome of a cold case Detective, dogged, determined, and unwilling to let go. Dugoni’s offers us a police novel that is so fascinating that it’s hard to put down even though it lacks the gratuitous sex and violence most crime novels center around. Although Crosswhite is tasked with resolving cold cases where new testing procedures such as DNA can unearth new evidence, a phone call from a woman whose investigative reporter mother disappeared 24 years ago gets Crosswhite’s attention, particularly when investigation starts to show her disappearance might be related to another homicide and an unreported drug raid in a marina. Soon Crosswhite finds herself in the middle of a story bigger than she could have imagined.
Tracy Crosswhite is a decorated law enforcement officer who spends her days investigating cold cases. She has a husband and young daughter at home. After she receives a request to look into a 24-year-old case involving the disappearance of a female reporter, she uncovers corruption and is forced to make difficult choices on how to move forward. She wants to do the right thing for the missing person and her family, but she has some roadblocks when she’s asked to stand down by her chief and also when she feels like people are covering the full truth from her.
I really enjoyed this book. I was slightly concerned after I saw that there were other Tracy Crosswhite stories that I had not read, but this book was absolutely readable without having read the other first 8. There was a lot of moving pieces in the beginning, but they came together nicely. The pace of the book was perfectly laid out, and different from some murder/mystery stories in that some of the “answers” that the reader was looking for came in mid-book. This was satisfying, while still leaving enough uncertainly to want to keep reading. I finished the last half of this book very quickly and thought it was nicely done.
It made me want to read more by this author, which is always a sign of a great book!
Tracy Crosswhite is a cold-case detective in the Seattle area. 25 years after news reporter Lisa Childress disappears; Tracy is approached by Lisa’s daughter, Anita about reopening the case. She learns of some of the stories that Lisa was working on before she went missing. Powerful people were involved, including some in the police department. So what was Lisa working on and what really happened to her all those years ago?
This is the first book I have read by this author. Although this is not the first in the series, I had no trouble jumping right into it. The story is full of mystery and conspiracy. A great read.
Thanks to the author, publisher and NetGalley for the advance copy in exchange for an honest review.
I love the Tracy Crosswhite Series and was thrilled to see there was another. This one was exceptional. I had chills. Tracy is working in the cold cases division, and a woman comes in to try to figure out what happened to her mother years ago. Tracy discovers some things about the police department on the way. I can't wait for another in the series as I have come to love all the characters. Dugong has written an excellent detective in Tracy and he really knows how to keep each new book interesting and exciting! Thank you NetGalley and Thomas & Mercer.
The Tracy Crosswhite series never disappoint. What I specifically love about them is that you don’t necessarily have to read all of them in order to know exactly what is going on or to follow the story. In this one Crosswhite is investigating a cold case that is over twenty years old - one that could leave a lot of lives upturned. Including her own. I literally couldn’t put this down until I finished it. I received an advance review copy for free, and I am leaving this review voluntarily.
Tracy Crosswhite, a cold case detective, is approached by a victim’s daughter and asked to take on a decades old missing persons case. What follows is an investigation which exposes police corruption in the Seattle Police Department with a surprising revelation. I received an ARC from NetGalley, and the opinions expressed are my own.
The story starts great with a missing woman and Tracy doggedly tracking her against the orders from her superior. The other case is left open ended with no resolution and Tracy who never takes a no usually also goes along with it. I don’t think a newspaper article equals justice served.
Yet another "can't put it down" Tracy Crosswhite book. This time, Crosswhite is involved in a cold case that reflects the best and the worst of the world of policing and crime solving. As always, Crosswhite's extraordinary tenacity and skills allow us to join her in her quest to solve a very complex case and by doing so to bring closure and justice to those whom the criminal justice system has helped and harmed. I can't wait for the next book by Robert Dugoni, a great author who possesses true insight into human nature.
Another great installment of the Tracy Crosswhite series which was superb as all of the previous ones.. I always look forward to reading books by Robert Dugoni, and dug into this and read it in 1 day. Easy to read, great writing and nice character development.
The storyline is about a case from a disappearance 25 years ago of Lisa who was a reporter, which was brought on by her now adult daughter. Going back and trying to figure out what really happened to her and who was responsible keeps you interested to the very end.
It can be read as a stand alone but if you read the early books it will give you more insight into Tracy. I highly recommend this and look forward to the next case involving her.
I'm such a fan of this series. Each one so well paced with great characters and inventive storyline. While you should read them all, in order, this does stand fine alone. I suggest you read the short story, The Last Line, first. It tells a portion of this story from Del's perspective.
Thank you Netgalley for an advanced copy! This was another great Tracy Crosswhite novel. I love the way Tracy balances her detective work with the Seattle Cold Case unit and her family time with Dan and her daughter Daniella. Lisa Childress went missing 25 years ago, and after listening to hundreds of podcasts, I thought I had it all figured out. But I was wrong! I’m ready for the next book in the series!
I read hundreds of books…some I really like…some not so much…some I like…I really really liked this book…I can’t wait to read more from this author and will look for older ones…this is a great example of a fantastic mystery without the language and scenes that should be left to the imagination…this author is a genius at weaving a story that is a page turner…reminds me of opening an Agatha Christie and knowing I won’t be disappointed or horrified at the subject matter… this author does not have to shock…be politically correct…make sure and include subject matter that a few want…this is a great mystery from beginning to end…curl up by the fire…or even by the beach as I did…grab a delicious cup of herbal tea or a soda…some munchies…enjoy an afternoon with the characters. I The book was sent to me electronically for review from Netgalley…
I always look forward to a new Crosswhite book. Tracy is still working cold cases so she can spend more time with her family, but she still misses working with her old team. Don’t think that Faz and Del stay on the sidelines though. In this outing, Tracy is asked by a daughter to find her missing mother. She’s been missing for 24 years and just wants answers no matter where the truth lies. As Tracy begins to investigate, she finds the story goes deeper than just a missing person. Of course, Tracy has no problem delving deep into the corruption that centers around this mystery. Another sold entry in the Crosswhite series.
Having read most, if not all, of Robert Dugoni’s novels, I was looking forward to reading What She Found, the latest installment in the Detective Tracy Crosswhite series. What I did not count on was that once I started reading the book, I could not stop and I read the book in one day.
As readers of the series are aware, Tracy is now a mother and is assigned to research and investigate cold cases - a task that permits her to have more regular hours and, therefore, more time to spend with her daughter and family.
The cold case which is the subject of this novel revolves around an investigative reporter missing for 24 years and the stories with which she was involved at the time of her disappearance. Along the way, the reader becomes involved with police corruption, murders, politics involving defunding of police departments and a glimpse into police work and investigative skills of dedicated police officers.
This novel is recommended for all who enjoy this genre. I thank NetGalley and Thomas and Mercer for the opportunity to read and review an advance reader copy and, of course, Robert Dugoni for his outstanding writing skills.
Detective Tracy Crosswhite has agreed to look into the disappearance of investigative reporter Lisa Childress. Solving the cold case is an obsession for Lisa’s daughter, Anita. So is clearing the name of her father, a prime suspect who became a pariah. After twenty-five years, all Anita wants is the truth—no matter where it leads.
This is a brilliant series and again Robert Dugoni has not let us down. I really love this series and look forward to catching up with Tracy as each instalment arrives. This is another one of those books that I would purchase straight away as I know I will enjoy the story regardless of what case she is working on.
Tracy once again shows off her excellent detective skills, I was cheering her on as she endeavoured to solve this case. Some surprises along the way of which I was a little taken aback, but in a good way. Great characters who I enjoyed finding out more about as the book progressed. Decent paced plot that kept me reading as I wanted to know how it would all work out. Highly recommended.
Thank you to Netgalley ad the ppublisher for a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review.
Tracy is good, and you know she’s going to win in whatever challenge she faces. The art comes from the author’s pen as he draws a picture that pulls you in. With her past always pushing her forward, cold cases get warmed up quickly when Tracy is on the trail.