Wildflower Graves: A totally gripping mystery thriller

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“I was so hooked!!… Gripping… It had me on the edge of the seat and I read it in one go!… Will keep you awake at night… Completely worth five stars!” Tropical Girl Reads Books, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

The darkness closed around her. She tried to clear her vision, but there was no light, no noise, nothing. Only the emptiness, the echoing sound of being alone. Fear pulsed through her. The man had come out of nowhere. Who was he? Blinking away tears of frustration, in the pitch black she felt the floor and walls surrounding her. Cold. Steel. Bars.

Detective Ellie Reeves is hiking in the Appalachian Mountains when she discovers a body. As dusk falls, a gust of wind blows some petals on to Ellie’s path. Following the trail, she finds a golden-haired young woman dead on a bed of daffodils, with a note: Monday’s child is fair of face.

Thanks to her own past, the childhood she tries her hardest to forget, Ellie knows that the wilderness––and its shadows––is the perfect hunting ground for a criminal. She’s certain that the sinister nursery rhyme, written with an old-fashioned typewriter, means something.

It soon becomes clear when another body is found. Under the light of the moon, Ellie spots wildflower petals floating in a river. On the bank lies Tuesday’s child, another young woman who lost her life, far too soon, at the hands of a monster.

Ellie is up against a serial killer who will claim a victim for every day of the week. In the next twenty-four hours there will be another death, and when her own house is broken into, daffodil petals strewn across the floor, it’s clear the ruthless murderer has Ellie in his sights. Can she save more innocent women from his clutches? Or will he get to her first?

An utterly gripping and completely breathless crime thriller for fans of Lisa Regan, Kendra Elliot and Melinda Leigh. You’ll have trouble falling asleep after this heart-pounding page-turner!

Readers absolutely love Wildflower Graves:

Unputdownable!!! Exquisitely written! I highly recommend this amazing book!... A brilliantly disturbing thriller with many twists and turns!” Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I just flew through the book… This book was so complete in every aspect and I couldn’t ask for more!... This book was a mystery topped with another mystery over another mystery and another mystery and then boom! Plot twist. This book will taunt with your braincells in EVERY plot twist. It's not just one but MANY plot twists!… I hadn't read a killer like this before. All in all, I rated this book 5 out of 5 stars! I can’t find a single flaw in this… Pick this book up! You will not regret your time on this one!Ink Drinker Hana, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

GREAT!… This one kept me guessing the whole time… Did not disappoint… Keeps you hooked with all the twists and turns! Definitely recommend.” Rachel Owl Books, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

My heart was in my mouth… I felt scared to read some parts but I couldn't tear myself away, it was so, so good! NetGalley Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“A non-stop, heart-pounding experience… It keeps you guessing until the end. I can't wait for the next book!” Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Loved it… Book 1 in the series The Silent Dolls is one of my favourite books of the year, and Wildflower Graves raises the bar to another level. This is now one of my favourite crime series… A great story that gets the full 5 stars… I love this series.” Nigela Dams Bookworm, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Even better than book one, this one will draw you in and won't let go. I love Ellie. She's complex, determined, and the kind of heroine you want to root for… That ending left me on pins and needles. I can't wait for the next one!” Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“This book sent my stomach in knotsI was hooked.” Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Jam-packed with action. I loved the suspense… This series has me hooked.” Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Makes the hairs on the back of your neck action as only Ms. Herron can do… There are so many twists in this story it will make you crazy trying to figure it out… A thrilling series that just gets better every time.” Read All About It Book

I’m quickly becoming addicted to this seriesWildflower Graves is sinister, chilling, perverse, and macabre. Herron throws out so many facets it’s like a treasure hunt. You think you're getting close to the truth, but then another bend in the road appears… I can't wait for the next one.” Books Read by Prairie Girl, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

You are going to be pulled in from the 1st page… A roller coaster ride, will have you on the edge of your seat.” Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Ratings and reviews

25 reviews
Patricia White
December 3, 2020
Super Creepy make the hair on the back of your neck action as only Ms. Herron can do. She’d sensed his presence many times. Heard some of the Shadow People called him the Watcher. Although she hadn’t seen him in some time now. Ellie Reeves can’t get a break. She has another killer on her hands. There are so many twists in this story it will make you crazy trying to figure it out. This is a thrilling series that just gets better every time.
December 3, 2020
4.5⭐ The last time, I read a book by Rita Herron was a few years ago, so, I jumped at the chance to read an early copy of Wildflower Graves, even though I haven't read the first book in the series. And I'm so happy that I did, as Wildflower Graves was an utterly compelling story. That caught my attention from the very first page, and I never once felt lost or confused having not read The Sleeping Dolls. But honestly, I'll definitely be going back and reading it, as this was a brilliant mystery. That was not only full of twists and turns, but it genuinely kept me guessing and with so many intriguing characters, including Detective Ellie Reeves, I was completely enthralled throughout. Would happily recommend, especially if you're a fan of Kendra Elliott and Melinda Leigh. **I was kindly provided with an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review**
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Linda Strong
December 17, 2020
Detective Ellie Reeves, while hiking in the Appalachian Mountains, literally stumbles across the body of a young woman. She's laying on a bed of daffodils, a branch wrapped around her neck, wearing clothes that do not belong to her. Her lips have been sewn shut and a note is found inside her mouth.... Monday’s child is fair of face And then she finds another body of a young woman ... left in the same condition as the first. Only the message is different.... Tuesday’s child is full of grace So begins the hunt for a serial killer with an agenda ... a killing everyday for a week. One of Ellie's team members is taken ... and Ellie, herself, is a target. Mesmerizing, exciting, gripping, riveting .... this one is chock full of action, with frequent changes of direction. There are varied suspects ... some rather closer than the detectives are aware. All the characters are solidly drawn. Ellie's backstory continues in this 2nd of the series, although it is easily read as a stand alone. But I highly recommend reading this series is order. No major cliffhanger .. but there is certainly room for another adventure for Ellie. Many thanks to the author / Bookouture / Netgalley for the digital copy of this crime fiction. Read and reviewed voluntarily, opinions expressed here are unbiased and entirely my own.
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