An absolute page-turner… Not the one to be missed.
The ex-cop Sean McPherson learns danger never strays far from home in this enthralling second installment in Buchanan’s Sean McPherson series. Still struggling with survivor’s guilt, Sean is gradually settling into his new life at Pines & Quill. But when a new batch of writers in residence arrives at the writing retreat, things begin to take a sinister turn: there is a dangerous psychopath hidden behind the facade of a writer and a dirty cop on the case. Sean must unravel the mystery before he faces another loss. Buchanan aptly develops her characters against the vibrant Pacific Northwest backdrop, capturing their mood as well as interpersonal connections as they struggle with their individual burdens. She is precise when it comes to articulating the stuff that’s going on below the surface; there is pure menace, shocking murders, suspense, and intrigue as well as delicious recipes and writing talk. With its atmospheric setting, page-turning suspense, and luminous insights into trauma, resilience, recovery, and friendship, this thriller will hook readers and keep them hooked.
A Sean McPherson Novel, Book Two
By Laurie Buchanan
Pub date May 3, 2022
Price $16.95 (USD) Paperback, $7.98 Kindle edition