The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka

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Read The Last Place You Look Online Free - Sarah Cook, a beautiful blonde teenager disappeared fifteen years ago, the same night her parents were brutally murdered in their suburban Ohio home. Her boyfriend Brad Stockton - black and from the wrong side of the tracks - was convicted of the murders and sits on death row, though he always maintained his innocence. With his execution only weeks away, his devoted sister, insisting she has spotted Sarah at a local gas station, hires PI Roxane Weary to look again at the case.

Reeling from the recent death of her cop father, Roxane finds herself drawn to the story of Sarah's vanishing act, especially when she thinks she's linked Sarah's disappearance to one of her father's unsolved murder cases involving another teen girl. Despite her self-destructive tendencies, Roxane starts to hope that maybe she can save Brad's life and her own.

With echoes of Sue Grafton, Dennis Lehane and the hit podcast Serial, The Last Place You Look is the gripping debut of both a bold new voice and character.



Title : The Last Place You Look
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ISBN : 1250120519
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 336 pages


Reviews


Emily May rated it ★★★★☆

May 25, 2017

This is exactly how I like my mysteries. It's a shame mediocre books like Into the Water will soar the charts this year, when books like this probably won't get the attention they deserve. The Last Place You Look follows private investigator - Roxane Weary - as she attempts to solve a fifteen-year...


karen rated it ★★★★★

August 09, 2017

i added some pictures from her recent book-signing to the end of this, if you are interested in seeing what she looks like reading a book! my interview with ms. lepionka is live NOW! check it out: https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/a... (and be sure to click those links so you can see her give a d...


Chelsea rated it ★★★★☆

June 09, 2017

“Matt said you find things. For a living.” Isn’t it peculiar how the first line of a book can make or break it for you? As soon as I read those words I knew this novel and I would get along just fine. While I had every intention of just dipping my toes in and slowly making my way through the st...


Deanna rated it ★★★★☆

May 26, 2017

My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... Private investigator Roxane (one N) Weary finds things for a living. "Objects. People. Answers. Whatever needs to be found." And she's VERY good at it She gets a call from a woman, Danielle Stockton who tells Roxane that she nee...


Melissa ♥ Dog Lover ♥ rated it ★★★★☆

August 12, 2017

This is one of those books where you want the answers now! I did have an idea of some things that were going on when some other certain things started to happen. Don't you just love my meanderings =) Roxane is a PI and she's hired by Danielle who is the sister of a man on death row, Brad Stockton...


Paromjit rated it ★★★★★

May 30, 2017

This is an atmospheric and stunning crime fiction debut set in Columbus, Ohio. PI Roxane Weary has a gift for finding things, but hasn't had a job for a while. Her brother, Matt, sends Danielle Stockton to Roxane. Danielle is the sister of Brad, who is on death row for the murder of Garrett and E...


Arah-Lynda rated it ★★★★★

April 12, 2017

Wow,  I needed that.  This one has me rethinking  ratings I have given to other recent Thriller type reads.  I mean whoa,  it blew them to hell out of the water. Meet Roxane Weary, private investigator still struggling with the death of her cop father, struggles that she  drowns in whiskey and the...


Dan rated it ★★★★★

March 02, 2017

When Roxane Weary takes on a case to find a woman that's supposedly been dead for fifteen years to clear her incarcerated boyfriend's name before he's executed, she's in way over her head. Can Roxane put her alcohol problem and her pain over her father's death aside long enough to crack the case?...


Carol rated it ★★★★☆

March 27, 2017

4+ Stars.....Ok.....sign me up for this new series!To start things off, I was feeling that touch of mystery-noir in the air, but nope (for me) mystery-crime-thriller is what we have here, and a protagonist with a complex and tumultuous life style.....to put it mildly.Roxane Weary is a licensed P....


Meredith rated it ★★★★☆

June 01, 2017

The Last Place You Look is book one in a dark and gritty mystery series driven by an extremely flawed, yet likable heroine. Roxane Weary is dealing (or more like not dealing) with the aftermath her revered Police Officer father’s death. Roxane, a struggling PI, is barely holding it together, exi...





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