Book: A Steep Price
Series: Tracy Crosswhite #6
Author: Robert Dugoni
Called in to consult after a young woman disappears, Tracy Crosswhite has the uneasy feeling that this is no ordinary missing-persons case. When the body turns up in an abandoned well, Tracy’s suspicions are confirmed. Estranged from her family, the victim had balked at an arranged marriage and had planned to attend graduate school. But someone cut her dreams short.
Solving the mystery behind the murder isn’t Tracy’s only challenge. The detective is keeping a secret of her own: she’s pregnant. And now her biggest fear seems to be coming true when a new detective arrives to replace her. Meanwhile, Tracy’s colleague Vic Fazzio is about to take a fall after his investigation into the murder of a local community activist turns violent and leaves an invaluable witness dead.
Two careers are on the line. And when more deadly secrets emerge, jobs might not be the only things at risk.-Goodreads
Review: I've loved all the Tracy Crosswhite books but this was a miss for me. When a young woman disappears, Tracy finds herself investigating a missing persons case. The young woman in question was estranged from her family because they wanted her to have an arranged marriage while she wanted to attend medical school. There wasn't much to this mystery, it was quite clear who the culprit was early on. The other story line focused on Vic as he is kidnapped trying to solve a murder. I think his portions were stronger than Tracy's.
Overall, not my favorite but I'll definitely continue with the series.