River of Shame by Susan Clayton-Goldner

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Winston Radhauser has a complicated life as this book begins. Radhauser is a detective with a small department in Oregon. This is Winston Radhauser’s second chance at having a family. He values them so much more having lost his first family tragically.

In this small town everyone knows each other’s business which is a good thing and a bad thing.

Racial crimes are being committed here. Something unheard of. Someone has formed a white supremacy group. Who is responsible for these hate crimes? Are all these hate crimes connected?

Everyone knows each other’s business but someone has secrets. This falls on Detective Radhauser’s to solve. It gets personal too. Jeopardizing everything he values more than his own life.

The characters are all well developed. Everyone’s lives seem to somehow be weaved together in this country town. It gets very complicated. I couldn’t put this book down.

Run A Thriller by Blake Crouch

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The Colclough family is at the center of this suspense filled thriller. Dee and Jack are the parents of Naomi and Cole. Not a perfect family. A typical family in many ways. Their world turns into a nightmare in an instant.

Everyone wants to kill the Colclough’s. The only option-RUN. A families struggle to survive through a violent unidentifiable plaque with the main symptom being to murder those unaffected.

The characters are well defined. This is fast moving. I found myself cringing more than once.

The reader is part of this family with its changing dynamics. Living the hell they find themselves in. Surviving.

One Way by Jeff Lane

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This book tells the story of living a nightmare. Jenny becomes an unexpected widow. Her life no longer happy. Barely livable.

Grief counseling can be an amazing thing. Especially for Jenny. So much to be done to overcome her grief. Fortunately Jenny is the rare person who has what it takes to return to happiness.

The characters are well defined. This book is about time itself. It’s written in the past and present. The before and after. Very captivating. Unique. Page turner.