Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Murder Mountain

Book: Murder Mountain
Series: CeeCee Gallagher #1
Author: Stacy Dittrich

When a young woman disappears from home without her personal effects, Detective CeeCee Gallagher is determined to find her – only to discover she was not the first to vanish. CeeCee and FBI Agent Michael Hagerman follow the trail of chilling clues deep into the West Virginia woods, and a dark world of drugs, torture, and cannibalism. With her family in grave danger, CeeCee will have to risk everything if she’s to bring justice to ... Murder Mountain.-Goodreads

Review: This is my first Stacy Dittrich book and I overall enjoyed it. Good pacing, great detail about a police investigation and a disturbing case that gave me the chills at times (I detest rodents and there was a scene involving rats toward the end that was nightmare inducing). The writing style was very direct and there was little emotion written into any of the characters or scenes. Because of this, it was challenging to care about any of the characters or relationship issues that arise. 

I'll definitely be reading more of this series because I enjoy the level of detail about the police investigation. 

Grade: 3/5

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