Bestseller Hoag’s so-so third thriller set in the small California community of Oak Knoll (after ‘s Secrets to the Grave) focuses on. A woman will do whatever it takes to uncover the truth about her missing daughter in this taut thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Tami. Praise. Praise for Down the Darkest Road “Eerie, suspenseful, tragic, and thought provoking.”—USA Today “A mesmerizing psychological.

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Buy the Audiobook Download: And yes I know I just complained that I didn’t get much history from the guy in this book, but there are happy mediums.

Its too bad that the state joag Colorado didn’t execute Ted Bundy when they had him in jail as they would have saved the lives of many women and one little girl in Florida. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I know in this case it was because of the fact we already see the guy in books 1 and 2. This novel is, of course, an all-white world – the privilege that permits an affluent white woman to continually berate and harass the police with no consequence to herself is never acknowledged.

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Lesa’s Book Critiques: Down the Darkest Road by Tami Hoag

View all 3 comments. Tough situation, one always open for debate and no, I am not inviting such a debate and it has happened, numerous times. About Tami Hoag Tami Hoag is the 1 international bestselling author of more than thirty books. The third in the Oak Knoll series, I actually thought this was the best. She comes equipped with quite a foul mouth, yet despite this, she didn’t come across as simply disgusting.

She is certain that Roland Ballencoa was the one who took her daughter but there is no proof and the police can’t do anything. Renowned for combining thrilling plots with character-driven suspense, Hoag first… More about Tami Hoag.


It was certainly kidnapping, taki no body was ever discovered. Nikki’s case, the unsolved murder of a family tge, community leader, and decorated sex crimes detective for the Minneapolis PD, is less of a distraction: Even after she goes to the hospital with injuries.

For the Sake of Elena. Tony stops her, not really for the way she was driving, but for the fact that what he witnessed inside of the supermarket, peaked his curiosity.

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Last night I was reading that Dana Stabenow book in bed with a torch! This novel does have quite a different feel to it than the first two in the series.

Once upon a time I had the perfect family. I thought the writing was typical Tami Hoag. It’s been fascinating to watch the slight changes in forensic procedures, and to see the frustration when the police know progress is just tantalizingly out of reach. I think it’s great they’ve found something they like to read, no matter what it is. Told in the third person, Down the Darkest Road follows Lauren Lawton and her teenage daughter Leah move to Oak Knoll after dealing with two crippling blows.

Visit her at www. The plot and story lines eclipsed the characters. She says women are too helpful and its true. So, as I sit here with tears in my eyes, I can only but smile up at Ryan, letting him know he will never be forgotten – for he hasn’t really left, he is only but in the next room.

Jun 01, Meredith rated it did not like it. Atmi was disappointed in how it ended, even if there was a little twist. By clicking on “Submit” darkkest agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. As for the perp, that he unfortunately got away with what he was doing for so many years is disgusting.


Be the first to discover new talent! And, his investigation only leads him to other jurisdictions where Lauren Lawton has created more trouble than the suspect has. Or at least I did.

Down the Darkest Road

If you haven’t read the other two books you might enjoy and find this book interesting. Four years after the unsolved disappearance of her sixteen-year-old daughter, Lauren Lawton is the only one still chasing the ghosts of her perfect Santa Barbara life. Please note that I gave this book 3. Lauren even recognizes she is not being a good mother to her remaining daughter but does nothing to change her behavior. Down the Darkest Road. However, I rounded it up to 4 stars on Goodreads.

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Tami Hoag is a must read author for me and I was really disappointed in this book. Nov 29, Amanda rated it really liked it Shelves: Sam is distracted by an especially brutal double homicide: The main mystery was never really solved and the perpetrator in the novel were easily determined and stated from the beginning.

Leslie and Leah, living a charmed life in Santa Barbara, California. In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner.

Written differently than the last 2 in this series, we know the perpetrator immediately. Published December 27th by Dutton first published A woman “knows” that her missing daughter has been abducted and probably murdered by a certain person.

The Santa Barbara police are handcuffed by the very laws they are sworn darkedt uphold.