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You Can Hide

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You Can Hide is the perfect book in Rebecca Zanetti's Laurel Snow series.  Having read her other genres I am beyond happy to add her thriller series to my collection.  The suspense is riveting, the characters colorful and the action is fabulous.  Can't wait for the next in the series.
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I absolutely love any book written by Rebecca Zanetti.  Her writing is addictive. I definitely recommend reading this book. While it can be done as a stand alone.  I would also read the other books in the series, just because it is a great series.  This story has action and romance.  I plan on rereading it again.
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Rebecca Zanetti does it again! This book had me gasping and desperately needing to talk to others that had read this book to discuss immediately! This book is full of twists and turns and I highly recommend reading the previous book for full appreciation of this one.

Our heroine is a profiler and in her small town there are yet more murders. Murders that once again somehow seem to link with her half sister and draw her further into her web. Our monosyllabic hero (if you can call him that as this book doesn’t have the romance as the main focus) is also drawn into the murders and the two together race against the clock to stop the murders.

While I wish there was more romance I still love these books so I won’t complain. 
I can’t wait to see where this series goes next.
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I absolutely loved the setting of this book. The premise is great. For me, the characters were a bit flat. The hot lumberjack. The dutiful cop. They seemed a bit too on the nose with their descriptions. Add to that the pacing being a bit slower than I'm used to from Zanetti and this added up to a bit of a flop for me. It could have been that my expectations were sky high, because of my past experiences with her other works. If you are a fan of mid-level spice and fantastic atmospheric elements, you might just love this. It just didn't do it for me.
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Always a thrilling read when Rebecca writes her romantic thrillers. 
Rebecca's detail to storytelling is always in point. Her characters are written to either give goosebumps or spine tingling fear. 
Either or, I'm down for it.
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I have been provided with a review copy of You Can Hide from NetGalley for an impartial review. I was just drawn into this wonderful story and I just couldn’t get enough of it. It was just so easy to get lost in this great story. I just didn’t want it to end. I just lost myself in and I just couldn’t get enough of these interesting characters. I can’t wait to see what’s next from this author.
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This is book 2 in a series but the first one I have read. It worked fine as a stand alone but obviously, it reveals what happened in book 1. I am still going to go back and read it though. 

To start with I wasn’t sure how I felt about Laurel but she quickly grew on me. I really enjoy her relationship with Huck and seeing how they navigate their feelings. Huck is a lovable character and his dog is adorable. I’m also very intrigued by Abigail and seeing where the story will go next. I can’t wait for the next installment. 

It was a bit slow to get going but once the pace picks up I couldn’t put it down. I had no idea who the killer was and I couldn’t even pin down any suspects. The scene setting is also beautifully done. Rebecca Zanetti is a new author to me but I’m now a huge fan and look forward to reading more. 

I received a copy of the ebook via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review
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This is an amazing book!! It is so intriguing and really keeps you guessing all the way through which is fun for the reader. I can't get enough!! The characters are so deep and wonderful and I feel like we learn a bit more about them in each book which I really like in a series with ongoing main characters. I love how Laurel and Huck's relationship is going. It makes a lot of sense given their personalities and pasts.
I am so looking forward to the next book in the series and lots more of Laurel and Huck.
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Once again another gripping psychological thriller from Rebecca Zanetti.  I didn’t think I could like this book more than the first, but I was wrong.  “You Can Hide” was fast-paced, gripping and full of twists.  With each new chapter it made me question who I thought was the killer.  

I can’t wait until the next book in the series comes out!  I am really curious on where Laurel’s half-sister, Abigail, story will take us.  She is one smart and cunning character.

I want to thank NetGalley, Rebecca Zanetti and Kensington Books, Zebra for the e-ARC of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are honest, my own and left voluntarily.
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Thanks to Kensington  Books, Netgalley and the author for an ARC of this book - I am leaving this review voluntarily.  

This is the second book in the Laurel Snow FBI series and I really enjoyed it.  Although I felt it was a little slow in the beginning it definitely picked up towards the end.  I love Laurel and her unique personality, especially when she shows vulnerability (it's hard being a genius you know) and the other characters are so interesting and layered,  Of course I love Huck as well, and he gorgeous dog.  Anyone messes with that dog I am coming for them.

I had a great time trying to figure out whodunit and was once again surprised.  Can't wait for the next one.
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You Can Hide is the second book in the Laurel Snow series.  This one picks up fairly soon after the first book.  I wouldn't say that this one works that well as a stand alone.  It definitely ruins the first book.  This time around, there is a serial killer stalking and killing women.  He leaves them posed and missing body parts. There is also a question of how involved Laurel's half sister is in the case.

I liked this addition to the series.  The solution to the mystery was hard to figure out and I enjoyed the journey to hunt him down.  More than the mystery, what I really love about this series is Laurel herself.  It has been enjoyable watching her build friendships with her colleagues as well as figuring out where she feels most at home.  The growing relationship between Laurel and Huck has also been a pleasure to watch.  They are two people who are most unlikely to fall for each other, but somehow they work.  I can't wait to see where it goes next.  I do recommend this one and look forward to the next one.
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Another great installment in the series. I really like the banter between Laurel and Huck. And I can’t wait to see what Laurel’s “crazy” sister gets into in the future. She’s a villain in the making for sure.
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Listen - would you watch a show like Criminal Minds with a Sherlock Holmes-like FBI agent? If so - pick up this series! You could start here with book 2 but why? You will appreciate it more after reading You Can Run. But no worries if it’s been a while, there’s about to remind you of the story. 

Laurel Snow is an FBI agent with a unique set of skills. This was a fast paced read that kept me guessing and the ending has me anxiously waiting for the next book! 

Thank you to Kensington Books and Netgalley for the advance reading copy.
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*Thank you to Kensington Books, Rebecca Zanetti, and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review*

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Rebecca Zanetti is amazing. I had the pleasure of reading a book by her a couple of years ago and it was fantastic. You Can Hide is the second in a new series focusing on Laurel Snow, A detective with heterochromia eyes and a genius level IQ.

I wish I had started with the first book as I would have more of the backstory, but this author has a way of grabbing you right from the start. At the very first page, I couldn’t put it down. This series takes place in the northern part of Washington state, which is not the frozen tundra she described it as but it certainly can get cold. This book has it all; gorgeous characters, a slow burn romance, tons of action and a mystery I couldn’t figure out!

A serial killer is on the loose in the Genesis Valley area of Washington State. FBI Agent Laurel Snow and Fish and Wildlife Agent Huck Rivers, who previously worked together in the first book of the series, are called to the scene of a dead, nude, frozen woman in a desolate area. Black dahlias are spread around her and her hands are cut off. Soon after the body is discovered, Laurel receives a call from her half-sister, Abigail Crane, also in the first novel, that she is being threatened, and black dahlias are strewn all over the lawn. Laurel, having just discovered she had a sister in the first book in this series, doesn’t trust Abigail at all. Wherever she shows up, there is trouble. And she also has a keen knack for lying through her teeth. But also refuses to be ignored. 

You Can Hide is very fast-paced and is a great FBI profiler and police procedural book. What follows is a great FBI profiler and police procedural book. I loved all the twists and turns and the chemistry between Huck and Laurel. She looks at the world differently that makes me think she is on the spectrum, which only makes the book more interesting. They really work well together, with Huck’s Karelian bear dog, Aeneas. I also enjoyed the interactions between Laurel and Abigail, who seems to be just as smart as Laurel but more conniving and sinister. They are complete opposites of one coin and I expect Abigail will be a key player in this series. She is deliciously evil. 

This novel is such a win, as someone put it. There wasn’t a lot that I didn’t like. In fact, it made me want to read the first in the series. The end was of course, not what you suspect. A perfect mixture of dominant characters, a cold and chilling landscape and an intriguing mystery.
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Laurel Snow is unique and captivating. I am absolutely loving her. This romantic suspense is a thrilling ride as you try to unravel the mystery and figure out who the killer is. I love Huck and Laurel together. The twists and turns kept me guessing until the very end. I can't wait for the next book to see what happens next with Laurel and her psychotic half sister Abigail.
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You Can Hide (Laurel Snow #2). By Rebecca Zanetti. 2022. Zebra Books (ARC eBook).

Another serial killer makes themselves known in Genesis Valley shortly after the Snow Peaks Killer case; and neither FBI agent Laurel Snow, nor Fish and Wildlife officer Huck Rivers think it’s a coincidence. Working together again puts not only Laurel and Huck, but Laurel’s expanding investigative team into direct line of danger as they race to stop the killings. Laurel’s character is growing on me, and I’m looking forward to what I think will be a final showdown between her and her half-sister Abigail. Overall, an engaging read.

What is curious is the difference between the publisher’s description of the crimes and what I read in the ARC. The publisher’s description suggests the killer’s MO is putting victims in bodies of water, specifically or including, the Sauk River. This differs in the ARC with only the first body being discovered on the snowy edge of Witch Creek (thereby the killer is dubbed the Witch Creek Killer). The other bodies found establish the MO as leaving the victims in snow, not in water, therefore a dive team is never utilized by Huck. So I do wonder how much the text changed in the final publication and how that affected the murder scenes.
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You Can Hide, by author Rebecca Zanetti, is the second book in the authors Laurel Snow series. This series is being compared to The Blacklist meets The Profiler meets Justified. The series is set against the atmospheric backdrop of rural Pacific Northwest. If features FBI Special Agent Laurel Snow as she strives to navigate her complicated family life when her newly discovered sociopathic half-sister Abigail becomes the target of a dangerous killer. 

It begins with a female victim who apparently was hiding from her stalker, only to be found, and murdered in the most horrific manner. Victim was well armed, and well stocked, but somehow her killer discovered where she was. Then comes Laurel's half sister Abigail Crane who claims that she is being stalked and her proof is the black dahlia flowers left behind. Then things get even more dicey as dead bodies of some very smart and important women start turning up and there’s only one connection among them: Abigail. 

Abigail feels as though Laurel owes her for killing her brother, and saving Laurel's life. With the murder case just beginning, Laurel has no time for the machinations of her half-sister, but Abigail refuses to be ignored, and everywhere Laurel looks for the murderer, Abigail turns up as a link. Abigail is a malignant narcissist, a sociopath, and maybe even a psychopath. She's always around even when she's not supposed to know what is happening to the women turning up dead. 

Laurel's reputation has taken a positive move forward in the last few months. She's solved the Finewood murders, she helped wrap up another case back in the DC area, and she's hopeful that she will be in charge of a new FBI Violent Crimes Unit that was supposed to be located in her hometown which would make things easier, especially with her relationship with Captain Huck Rivers from Fish and Wildlife getting interesting.  

Huck is a former sniper with PTSD who is always accompanied by his loyal work/support dog Aeneas. He also has to deal with a former lover making his life hard thus making Laurel's job of finding a serial killer harder. Huck and Laurel’s relationship has been simmering for awhile now. They both think they can’t get attached because it is against their nature. The part of this story that really got my attention, is that these serial killers only began after Laurel moved back to her hometown to investigate a possible serial killer. 

We know she's not a killer, but it's apparently become a cat and mouse game between sisters to see who blinks first and who can be the better sociopath. The sisters are mirror images of the other right down to the different color eyes, and the fact that Laurel has multiple doctorates in various areas of study which pushes Abigail's buttons. Abigail’s fixation with Laurel increases and grows more deadly with each story and I fear for the safety of anyone who Laurel knows, and loves. 

The ending of this book pretty much ensures that if you've read the first two installments, you will definitely be eager to read the next one.
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You Can Hide is the 2nd installment of the Laurel Snow series by Rebecca Zanetti and am I sorry that I went into this book without reading the first book "You Can Run". Zanetti has authored quite an impressive number of books, most of which are quite famous and I can see why. 

This series revolves primarily on Laurel Snow, a profiler for the FBI, her newly found half- sister Abigail and Captain Huck Rivers.  Laurel had discovered recently that she has a half- sister through her father about whom she hasn't known for a very long time. Now her narcissist and sociopathic half- sister wants to be a part of her life and Laurel suspects she has been pursuing extreme measures to achieve the same. 

When she is brought in to investigate a murder and suspect that it has the markings of a budding serial killer,  she races to find the culprit before her sister becomes his victim as well. This begins her effort in finding out the elusive killer since he is as unremarkable as his murders are. 

Zanetti has woven an intricate story of tangled webs which will leave you guessing the killer's identity almost towards the end of the story. Of the many psychological thriller that flood the book space these days, it's difficult to stand out for any books of this genre. But Zanetti manages to do that with her extremely detailed and on- point characterisation of principal characters who are so unique and well-defined. Laurel Snow is as likable and adorable as she is strange and weird. Her dynamics with the people she comes across, creates quite a few amusing and interesting moments. 

The story moves swiftly along with the investigation into the murders, with a side benefit of a wonderful chemistry between Laurel and Huck. Laurel's ability to profile the perpetrator using the details found in the crime makes for an intriguing experience, similar to that of having watched an episode of Criminal Minds. Seeing that I am a big fan of the show, it's no wonder I fell in love with both Laurel Snow and Rebecca Zanetti. 

Don't fail to check this book if you love to read books which contain details and events reminiscent of an episode of Criminal Minds and I can't recommend this book enough.
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Ms. Zanetti has done it again. We pick up a few months after the first book. Our favorite characters are back as well as some new ones. You will be pulled in with the investigation and character development. It feels like Bones on steroids. I am not patiently waiting for the next installment.
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First, had to run and put the first one (and next one) in this series on my TBR list, because this was great. A thriller with a little romance thrown in for fun. Laurel Snow is a heroine that I definitely want more of.
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