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Publisher's Summary

In award-winning author Anne Frasier's riveting thriller Truly Dead, homicide detective Elise Sandburg returns to Savannah with her partner, profiler David Gould, to track a killer who seems eerily familiar.

When a demolition crew uncovers several bodies inside the walls of a house where serial killer Frank J. Remy once lived, the discovery sends shock waves through the Savannah Police Department. All of the bodies were hidden before Remy's imprisonment and subsequent death thirty-six years earlier - except for one belonging to a missing child.

Homicide partners Elise Sandburg and David Gould were the Savannah PD's dream team, solving uncrackable crimes and catching killers. But their last case resulted in their termination from the squad, until the coroner calls them back to consult, unofficially, on a body found in the wall of a house once occupied by Remy, a killer Elise's own father sent to jail - a killer who died in prison. The MO seems uncomfortably similar to that of a serial killer wreaking havoc in Florida.

Does Elise have a copycat on her hands? Is Remy's influence reaching from beyond the grave? Or is Elise making connections where there are none? When her father warns her to back off the case, Elise's shadowy family history threatens to swallow her once again. But whatever force is at work, she won't rest until the killing stops.

Now at odds with everyone she cares about and forced to acknowledge her worsening emotional state, Elise struggles to protect the people she loves as the body count rises.

©2017 Theresa Weir (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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  • 06-02-17

Great book and series

Loved the book, it is as good as the previous ones, looking forward for the next one.

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As good

As good as it gets! Great read! This book is good if not better than the first three!

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Hoping for another installment!

Would you consider the audio edition of Truly Dead to be better than the print version?

The narrator brings a nice touch to the story, especially when I couldn't imagine some of these accents good enough!

Have you listened to any of Natalie Ross’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I've listened to all books in the Elise Sandburg series and Natalie blows it out of the park every single book!

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The very end, no spoilers ;)

Any additional comments?

I advise refreshing your memory of the old books before diving into this one. I have read so many books this year I totally blanked over Atticus Termaine!

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One of Her Very Best

If you could sum up Truly Dead in three words, what would they be?

What a ride!

What did you like best about this story?

Complex plot, great character developemnt.

Which character – as performed by Natalie Ross – was your favorite?

Elise

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

More Twists & Turns than a Roller Coaster at Six Flags.

Any additional comments?

I only hope that there will be more of Elise & David, et al, to come,

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Jon

Great series! Great performance! Hope it's not the end but if so it was great!

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addict

Just love this series! The narrator is one of my favorites.. I hope there will be more books!!!

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Best one so far.

So far my favorite in this series. Looking forward to the next one. I also enjoy the reader.

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Neat story.

Really enjoyed the Cajun speak & voodoo side of the story. The criminal was smart as well.

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it was ok

voices were terrible for the male characters...the story was good but predictable. not sure if I'd recommend.

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Good story.

Really liked this series. I like most things based in or about Savannah. However, I don't think the story is finished yet. I would like to see it finished. I do recommend this as well as the complete series.

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  • S. Rifflart
  • 11-19-17

Brilliant series

Great characters, great bad guy/ serial monster bad guys. What’s not to love. Can’t wait for the next.... There will be a next won’t there?

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  • Fleetwoodboy
  • 06-20-17

Not you again

Truly great final ?? book in this series . Page after page of gripping story telling with the intrigue of romance between our two main characters, thrown in for good measure . A terrific climax . A very enjoyable " Cops and Baddies series ". Highly recommended

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  • J Blackmur
  • 06-29-17

Great story

Unfortunately I started with this final book in the series, rather than the first, but I enjoyed this one so much I plan to listen to the other 3.

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