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Traces of Guilt by Dee Henderson

Evie Blackwell loves her life as an Illinois State Police detective . . . mostly. She's very skilled at investigations and has steadily moved up through the ranks. She would like to find Mr. Right, but she has a hard time imagining how marriage could work, considering the demands of her job.

Gabriel Thane grew up in Carin County and is now its sheriff, a job he loves. Gabe is committed to upholding the law and cares deeply for the residents he's sworn to protect. He too would like to find a lifetime companion, a marriage like his parents have. . . .

When Evie arrives in Carin, Illinois, it's to help launch a new task force focused on unsolved crimes across the state. She will work with the sheriff's department on a couple of its most troubling missing-persons cases. As she studies old evidence to pull out a few tenuous new leads, she unearths surprising connections. One way or another, she knows Gabriel Thane and his family will be key to the answers she seeks.

Traces of Guilt by Dee Henderson is another fantastic book by Dee Henderson. I enjoy reading all of Dee Henderson's books and this one did not disappoint. I am excited because this one seems like it is the first in a series focusing on Evie Blackwell, which means more great books to come. Like all of Henderson's book, the story is so engaging. The mystery pulls you in and doesn't let you go until the very end. And the characters are thoughtful and feel real. I especially like how this book, like others Henderson has written, pulls from the same pool of characters, but focuses on different ones. It was great to read more about the characters of Paul and Ann Falcon once again. I like that the women that Handerson writes about like Ann and Evie are very strong women doing powerful jobs and seeing God through it all. They are empowering! If you are looking for a book to pull you in it's mystery and satisfy if with just enough romance to smooth over the rough edges, you will really enjoy Traces of Guilt.


Book has been provided courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc."  

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