What We Bury: A totally gripping, addictive and heart-pounding crime thriller

· Detective Madison Knight Series Book 10 · Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.
12 reviews

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She’s dying, and she knows it. If only she can stay alive long enough to leave one last message. As the rain beats against the metal roof, she uses her blood-soaked fingertip to scrawl on the floorboards... The letters GB.


Detective Madison Knight has been house hunting, but a call from her real estate agent has nothing to do with finding the perfect property. She’s found a woman’s body, stabbed multiple times. Madison arrives on scene and is presented with an unknown Jane Doe and two letters written in blood. There’s no murder weapon, and it seems Doe was attacked somewhere else.


As Madison works to find justice for the victim, Madison’s own life is put at risk. What she comes to discover is some people will go to extreme lengths to protect their secrets—even as far as murder. But will learning that lesson come too late for her?


What We Bury is a totally gripping, addictive and heart-pounding crime thriller. Perfect for fans of Angela Marsons, Lisa Regan, and Rachel Caine.

The Detective Madison Knight Series is currently optioned and under development by Muse Entertainment and Pop Fiction.


Readers love What We Bury:


“A thrilling mystery… The pacing is perfect, and there are enough twists to keep you guessing… You’ll be on the edge of your seat holding your breath waiting to see what happens next.” The Faerie Review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


“A super-fast-paced CSI novel. I loved it and finished it in almost three sittings.” Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐




Arnold is phenomenal at making us feel, see, and hear everything… I was determined to finish this book in one sitting because I had to know how the case was going to affect Madison. It’s a big shift in her life — one that could potentially make or break a person.” Lynchburg Mamma, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


“Another great thriller from Carolyn Arnold that keeps you reading well into the night.” Goodreads Reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

12 reviews
Leila Brenner
November 8, 2020
What We Bury is book ten in the Madison Knight series, but you can easily read this book without having read prior books in the series. This Madison Knight story starts right off with the mystery that takes all kinds of twists and turns, leaving us guessing who done it, while Madison’s personal life is also taking several twists and turns. The main mystery is a murder mystery of a Jane Doe. Jane Doe’s identity is not the only identity we are left trying to figure out and guess and Madison and her partner Terry, continue to work the case to solve this murder. I have been reading the Madison Knight series since book seven, so I am a little more invested in Madison and Troy’s relationship than a new reader may or may not be! Each book has seen their relationship progress a little bit more and let me tell you, I found Madison to be a little naïve with her situation the entire beginning of the book. It was nice when I was proven correct, although the situation was not ideal. On the side of her personal life, Madison is also dead set on weeding out the corrupt cops of Stiles Police Department which also involves the mob in Stiles – something that can be incredibly dangerous (um, hello, we’re talking about the mob!) It gives another mystery to follow along with on the side. The ending gives us one last twist that hit very close to home, but adds fuel to the fire. It definitely makes me more intrigued for additional Madison Knight books. The fire is currently raging uncontrolled and the feelings behind it are going to make for amazing reads. Carolyn’s books are always amazing. I love crime mysteries and Carolyn’s detail with police procedures make it so much more fun to read and work the case! As always, I thoroughly enjoyed What We Bury and cannot wait to see what Madison does next!
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Linda Strong
October 28, 2020
Detective Madison Knight receives a phone call from her realtor.... she's found a dead woman, looks like she's been stabbed to death. There's no ID, no clues, all except for the initials GB written in blood on the wall. while she and her partner search for where the woman was actually killed, Madison is also doing a double shift at night. The mafia has settled into her town and she wants them behind bars. And this gang has ties to corrupt police .. some of which are well known to Madison. Are the cases connected in some way? The more Madison investigates, the more she finds there are more questions than answers....and the solution may be a lot closer than she knows. After a hit and run attempt, Madison learns that people are lying ... and there are eyes on her. Madison is smart, feisty and strong-willed.. something that her boyfriend is finding hard to accept ...even though he, himself, is a part of the SWAT team. I liked the blend of professional with the personal ... gives them more depth as solidly drawn characters. Lots of action keeps the plot moving at a fast pace. Although 10th in the series, this is easily read asn a stand alone, but I highly recommend the entire series, especially read in order. Many thanks to the author for the digital copy of this police procedural. Read and reviewed voluntarily, opinions expressed here are unbiased and entirely my own.
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October 28, 2020
What We Bury is a thrilling mystery. Madison is a relatable heroine and a brilliant detective. She's not perfect, but she is smart and determined. The pacing is perfect, and there are enough twists to keep you guessing, and at times you'll be on the edge of your seat holding your breath waiting to see what happens next. We get to see more of Madison and Troy's relationship as well, and it's intertwined with the main storyline. Highly recommend for mystery/thriller lovers, and of course, you should read the other books in the series too, but this can be read as a stand alone.
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About the author

CAROLYN ARNOLD is an international bestselling and award-winning author, as well as a speaker, teacher, and inspirational mentor. She has four continuing fiction series—Detective Madison Knight, Brandon Fisher FBI, McKinley Mysteries, and Matthew Connor Adventures—and has written nearly thirty books. Her genre diversity offers her readers everything from cozy to hard-boiled mysteries, and thrillers to action adventures.

Both her female detective and FBI profiler series have been praised by those in law enforcement as being accurate and entertaining, leading her to adopt the trademark: POLICE PROCEDURALS RESPECTED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT™.

Carolyn was born in a small town and enjoys spending time outdoors, but she also loves the lights of a big city. Grounded by her roots and lifted by her dreams, her overactive imagination insists that she tell her stories. Her intention is to touch the hearts of millions with her books, to entertain, inspire, and empower.

She currently lives near London, Ontario, with her husband and beagles and is a member of Crime Writers of Canada and Sisters in Crime.

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