Friday, December 28, 2018

Book Spotlight: Look For Me by Lisa Gardner

Last February I read Look For Me by Lisa Gardner, the latest book in her Detective D.D. Warren series, when it was first released in hardcover, and I loved it! You can find my thoughts on the book here. Next week, on December 31st, the book is being released in trade paperback and to celebrate, I am helping the publishers get the word out. 

Are you a fan of this series? If not, now's the perfect time to jump in. Look For Me in its paperback format will be the perfect book to cozy up with during on these winter nights. It's a perfect introduction to Lisa Gardner for new readers and an exciting addition for dedicated fans, plus it will be just the book to read as we all eagerly await the next installment of this series, NEVER TELL, which will be out in February!




Title: Look For Me
Author: Lisa Gardner
Series: Detective D.D. Warren, #9
Published: December 2018, Dutton Books
Format: Paperback, 416 pages


Summary: 
In #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner's latest twisty thrill ride, Detective D. D. Warren and Find Her's Flora Dane return in a race against the clock to either save a young girl's life . . . or bring her to justice.

The home of a family of five is now a crime scene: four of them savagely murdered, one--a sixteen-year-old girl--missing. Was she lucky to have escaped? Or is her absence evidence of something sinister? Detective D. D. Warren is on the case--but so is survivor-turned-avenger Flora Dane. Seeking different types of justice, they must make sense of the clues left behind by a young woman who, whether as victim or suspect, is silently pleading, Look for me.



Praise for Look For Me


"An utterly absorbing story about troubled families and twisted fates. You won't be able to put it down--and it will haunt you long after you turn the final page."--Shari Lapena

"A complex crime scene, a missing girl, a ticking clock: no one writes a more page-turning, gut-wrenching thriller."--Tess Gerritsen


“Family, friendships, and foster relationships are explored in this emotional, page-turning thriller.”--USA Today

"Gardner has a talent when it comes to exploring uncomfortable topics and the various psychological aspects that accompany them while evoking truly emotional responses. . . . Though the material Gardner writes about might sometimes be dark, she knows how to shine a light and generate optimism when all looks lost.”--Associated Press

"Gardner has tackled a tough subject with some complicated protagonists. . . . Fans will find the result satisfying as ever.”--Florida Times-Union

“Suspenseful and wholly believable, this ninth entry will win new fans for the series, especially among those who favor Karin Slaughter's gritty procedurals.”--Booklist 

“A splendidly dark foray into the blood-soaked reality of family secrets and squabbles, and a relentless page-turner of a tale chock-full of Gardner’s trademark twists and turns.”--Providence Journal

“Gardner shines a heartbreaking light on foster care abuse while steadily ratcheting up the tension to a genuinely surprising and emotional finale.”--Publishers Weekly

“The twists and turns in this gripping D. D. Warren adventure will keep readers turning the pages.”--Library Journal

“Master storyteller Gardner does an outstanding job delicately building the evolving relationship between these two damaged but strong women. . . . As always, the plot is intricate and intense.”--RT Book Reviews

“Gardner again proves herself as a top thriller writer. . . . The tense Look for Me forcefully delves into family dynamics while also exploring the failures of foster care.”--Sun-Sentinel (South Florida)

"[A] twisty thrill ride.”--The Conway Daily Sun 

“Terror, twists, and trepidation. Look for Me is a triple-salvo thriller.”--Kathy Reichs, bestselling author of Two Nights and the Temperance Brennan series





About the author:  LISA GARDNER is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of seventeen previous novels, including her most recent, Crash & Burn. Her Detective D. D. Warren novels include Fear NothingCatch MeLove You More, and The Neighbor, which won the International Thriller of the Year Award. She lives with her family in New England.


Authors Links: 
Website   |   Twitter   |   Facebook 
|    Goodreads




Books in this series: 
     1.  Alone                              
     2.  Hide                              
     3.  The Neighbor                
     4.  Live to Tell                               
     5.  Love You More
     5.5  The 7th Month
     6.  Catch Me
     7. Fear Nothing
     7.5  3 Truths & a Lie
     8.  Find Her
     9.  Look for Me   
     9.5  The Guy Who Died Twice - due out Jan 8th (e-book short story)
   10.  Never Tell - due out Feb 19



Look For Me  by Lisa Gardner
Dutton Books

December 31, 2018
Paperback ISBN: 978-1524744328



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