Open Grave by CJ Lyons

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Open Grave

From New York Times bestselling author CJ Lyons, a new novel in her award-winning thriller-suspense series featuring Lucy Guardino

A secret buried in an open grave returns to haunt a small town…

When divers discover an antique car with a skeleton inside, the Beacon Group dispatches TK O’Connor to investigate into the sixty-year-old cold case.

It’s TK’s first chance to lead an investigation and the former Marine is determined not to let her team down. But almost as soon as she arrives in the downtrodden rustbelt city her challenges mount.

First, there’s the issue of identifying the man inside the car. Who was he and why did he seemingly drive off a cliff?

Then, there’s the brewing racial tensions in the city. A white police officer is on trial for shooting a black man and the verdict is due any minute. When a second killing occurs the town explodes.

As protesters threaten more violence, it’s up to TK and her boss, Lucy Guardino, to untangle the truth. But will it be powerful enough to stop the violence before anyone else is killed?

Beacon Falls Mysteries featuring Lucy Guardino

  1. Last Light
  2. Devil Smoke
  3. Open Grave

Also look out for the Lucy Guardino Thrillers, out now.

  1. Snake Skin
  2. Blood Stained
  3. Kill Zone
  4. After Shock
  5. Hard Fall
  6. Bad Break

Praise for CJ Lyons

A compelling new voice in thriller writing…I love how the characters come alive on every page.’ New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver

Top Pick! A fascinating and intense thriller.RT Book Reviews

An intense, emotional thriller…(that) climbs to the edge of intensity.’ National Examiner

‘Highly engaging characters, heart-stopping scenes…one great rollercoaster ride that will not be stopping anytime soon.’

Adrenalin pumping.’ The Mystery Gazette

‘Riveting.’ Publishers Weekly Beyond Her Book

‘Characters with beating hearts and three dimensions.’ Newsday

A pulse-pounding adrenalin rush!’ Lisa Gardner

‘CJ Lyons certainly knows the elements that make for an exciting read. I could easily see Last Light as a big screen feature film.Linda’s Book Bag

‘Packed with adrenalin.’ David Morrell

‘…Harrowing, emotional, action-packed and brilliantly realized.’ Susan Wiggs

Explodes on the page…I absolutely could not put it down.’ Romance Readers’ Connection

‘What a fantastic concept and a great, great book … I found this book hard to put down and heartily recommend it.’ Damp Pebbles

‘By the end I was pretty much on the edge of my seat as it certainly picks up pace and is rather hair-raising to say the least!’ By the Letter Book Reviews

‘A great thrilling tale with a colourful cast of characters.’ My Chestnut Reading Tree

‘The plot is slick, it basks in suspense, and it’s positively glowing from the wealth of key characters.’ Little Bookness Lane

‘Fast paced and full of action, Last Light reads like it should be a blockbuster movie.’ Bibliophile Book Club

‘Packed full of action, thrills and suspense.’ Celeste Loves Books

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