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Her Final Words It seems like an open and shut case for FBI special agent Lucy Thorne when Eliza Cook walks into the field office The teenage girl confesses to murdering a young boy Disturbingly composed, she reveals chilling details only the killer could know Beyond that Eliza doesn t say another word, leaving a vital question met with dead silence Why did she do it To find the answer, Lucy goes to the scene of the crime in the small Idaho town of Knox Hollow But Lucy s questions are only mounting Especially when she s drawn deeper into the life of the victim Then a combing of the woods yields unsettling evidence that Eliza isn t the only one in this close knit rural community with secretsGetting to the truth is becoming Lucy s obsession And it s a dangerous one Because for the good folks of Knox Hollow, hiding that truth will take than silence While only my second book by this author, it s clear that the setting and mood are important characteristics to the stories she tells.Her Final Words centers around a small town in Idaho called Knox Hollow Within its borders is a church known for its strict doctrines and tight control over its members While FBI Agent Lucy Thorne investigates the murder of Noah Dawson, this church and their beliefs are woven into the story None so than their belief that there should be no medical intervent While only my second book by this author, it s clear that the setting and mood are important characteristics to the stories she tells.Her Final Words centers around a small town in Idaho called Knox Hollow Within its borders is a church known for its strict doctrines and tight control over its members While FBI Agent Lucy Thorne investigates the murder of Noah Dawson, this church and their beliefs are woven into the story None so than their belief that there should be no medical intervention when someone is sick or hurt including children The state s Shield Law protects parents in these instances, but it is no less controversial Throughout the story we learn how difficult it is for the small Knox Hollow police department to coincide with this church.One of the fascinating aspects of the book is how little we know of our main character, Agent Thorne Often, this genre will provide a detailed character description along with a list of their flaws and demons Instead, Agent Lucy Thorne enters the story with very little background given As the story progresses we learn about who Lucy is not by her history, but by her actions and by how she interacts with Sheriff Hicks and Deputy Grant.While Lucy s narrative is the central POV, mixed in are chapter s from the events leading up to when Eliza confesses to FBI Initially, I feared I would get bored of seeing only one person s flashback So I was pleasantly surprised when the past events were told from multiple points of view By doing so we are given an incomplete picture of what transpired that helps to keep us guessing until the pieces finally start to fit together at the end.In general, Her Final Words comes across as a straight mystery suspense story with no alternating story lines told For me, this approach worked as it allowed me to focus only on the story at hand check back tomorrow for my review Brianna Labuskes has done it again, giving us another fantastic mystery to crawl inside our skulls and dance around for a bit She lays out tons of threads all over the small Idaho town of Knox Hollow, then expertly weaves them back together for a finale that will leave you unable to turn the pages fast enough.

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