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Friday, October 31, 2014

Friday 56 #35

This is a fun meme to do hosted by Freda's Voice If you'd like to join on the fun go to The Friday 56 

 *Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Link it

In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
As dusk approaches a small Dublin suburb in the summer of 1984, mothers begin to call their children home. But on this warm evening, three children do not return from the dark and silent woods. When the police arrive, they find only one of the children gripping a tree trunk in terror, wearing blood-filled sneakers, and unable to recall a single detail of the previous hours.

Twenty years later, the found boy, Rob Ryan, is a detective on the Dublin Murder Squad and keeps his past a secret. But when a twelve-year-old girl is found murdered in the same woods, he and Detective Cassie Maddox—his partner and closest friend—find themselves investigating a case chillingly similar to the previous unsolved mystery. Now, with only snippets of long-buried memories to guide him, Ryan has the chance to uncover both the mystery of the case before him and that of his own shadowy past.

Richly atmospheric, stunning in its complexity, and utterly convincing and surprising to the end, In the Woods is sure to enthrall fans of Mystic River and The Lovely Bones. And look for French's new mystery, Broken Harbor, for more of the Dublin Murder Squad.
Summary & Cover taken from
Length: 448 pages (Hardcover)
Publication Date: Published May 17th 2007 by Viking Adult (first published January 1st 2007)                   
Pg. 256
"All these people deserve to know what happened, Mr. Devlin." I said quietly. "And it's not just for their sakes, either. We've been working on the assumption that the two cases are connected. If we're wrong, then we need to know that, or Katy's killer could slip straight through our fingers."


  1. Sounds like an interesting read. I hope you're enjoying it.
    Here is my Friday 56!
    Have a good weekend.

  2. This sounds like a gripping one.

  3. Sounds exciting and perfect for yesterday's Halloween time!
    Happy weekend!

  4. Oh this is on my TBR! It definitely sounds like a page turner. I like the excerpt quite a bit - has a good police procedural sound to it.

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