I owe a debt of gratitude to Debra Webb for reawakening my love of books, so I'm happy to be able to review The Longest Silence from her Shades of Death series. I did receive an ARC, and this is my honest review.
Debra, your books keep getting better and better. I literally couldn't put the book down because I was so pulled into the story. The Longest Silence is masterful. The story begins when two innocent college girls go missing at the same time? One of the mothers calls in her brother, who is an ex-FBI agent coming to terms with his past. As his investigation begins, he is drawn into a deeper, darker, more compelling story. This kidnapping could be the latest in a series of missing pairs of women which occurred over a long span of time. Or, is it even something more?
When one of the survivors comes into the picture, we start to see the depths of madness created by the serial killer she escaped. What happened to the other pairs? Will the missing girls be found? Once you pick The Longest Silence up, you won't put it down. But, you will be surprised at the ride Debra Webb takes you on.
The Longest Silence is one of the best serial killer mysteries I've read in a long time. The characters are deftly drawn. We care about the missing girls and their families. But, when we find out the secret they all carry, we truly go to the depths of madness with them.
Congratulations on another masterfully written book.