Review of Close To Home by Robert Dugoni (digital arc)




Close To Home by Robert Dugoni


Summary from Goodreads:

New York Times bestselling author Robert Dugoni’s acclaimed series continues as Tracy Crosswhite is thrown headlong into the path of a killer conspiracy.

While investigating the hit-and-run death of a young boy, Seattle homicide detective Tracy Crosswhite makes a startling discovery: the suspect is an active-duty serviceman at a local naval base. After a key piece of case evidence goes missing, he is cleared of charges in a military court. But Tracy knows she can’t turn her back on this kind of injustice.

When she uncovers the driver’s ties to a rash of recent heroin overdoses in the city, she realizes that this isn’t just a case of the military protecting its own. It runs much deeper than that, and the accused wasn’t acting alone. For Tracy, it’s all hitting very close to home.

As Tracy moves closer to uncovering the truth behind this insidious conspiracy, she’s putting herself in harm’s way. And the only people she can rely on to make it out alive might be those she can no longer trust.

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Stacking The Shelves 10/14/17




This is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews and Reading Reality. Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!


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Blogger Recognition Award


Thank you to Audrey Writes Abroad for nominating me for this award.


The Rules:

  1.   Thank the blogger who nominated you and link back to their post.
  2.   Write a post to show your award.
  3.   Give a brief history of how your blog started.
  4.   Give two pieces of advice for new bloggers.
  5.   Select 15 other bloggers you want to give this award to.
  6.   Comment on each blog and let them know you have nominated them and provide the link to the post.

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First Lines Fridays 10/13/17




This is a weekly meme hosted by Wandering Words, where you give the first few lines of a book to hook your readers before introducing the book.


“Recorder Empra McCarthy sat in the bleachers of the Amphitheatrum Flavium, her pregnant belly round as a globe under her indigo stola.  The Colosseum-not that it was called that, not yet-was a frenzy of life around her.  Nearly fifty thousand souls had come to watch the day’s bloodbath, filling the seats with earth-toned togas, popping salted peas and chunks of bread into their mouths, screaming last-minute bets adn Latin slang as the gladiators marched through the Porta Sanavivaria into the arena below.”


Do you know which book this is?  Scroll down to see.


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Unique Blogger Award

I was nominated for this award by Phannie The Ginger Bookworm.  Thank you for the nomination and I’m sorry it’s taken me so long to do this one.


The Rules:

#1 – Share the link of the blogger who has shown love to you by nominating you.

#2 – Answer the questions.

#3 – In the spirit of sharing love and solidarity with our blogging family, nominate 8-13 people for the same award.

#4 – Ask them 3 questions.


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