Gone to Ground by Brandilyn Collins

Genre: Mystery
Subject: serial killings
Setting: Amaryllis, MS
Main Characters: Tully Phillips, Deena Ruckland, Cherrie Mae Devine, Trent Williams
Series: no
Dates Read: July 4 - July 13
Number of pages: 321
Off the Shelf (pre-2012)? Source?: yes, publisher for review
Category for 12 in 12 challenge: Homework

If you thought that someone you loved was involved in a crime, would you have the courage to come forward and present evidence against them, or would you try to hide what you knew?

The small town of Amaryllis, MS for the past three years has been the scene of 5 murders by a serial killer who places his victims in the closet. No one has been killed in over a year when Erika Hollinger is found dead to be the Closet Killer's newest victim and the residents begin to start pointing fingers again.

Cherrie Mae Devine is a housecleaner and finds some incriminating evidence in the home of one of her clients. Tully Phillips finds blood on some of her husband's clothes, and Deena Ruckland sees blood on her brother's work uniform. Each of the ladies keeps quiet because they find it hard to believe that the person involved could be the killer. It is not until they band together do they find the real killer.

This book was extremely entertaining between the story and the characters. It was as if I could hear their voices the way that the dialogue was written and the mystery was well planned.

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