Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “The Darkness We Hide” by Debra Webb, MIRA, March 31, 2020
Debra Webb, author of “The Darkness We Hide” has written a chilling thriller that is intriguing, intense, horrific, and very edgy. The Genres for this novel, are Thriller, Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction. The story takes place in the present and goes to the past when it pertains to the characters and events. There are dark secrets, twists, and turns, betrayals, danger, action, and death. The author describes her dramatic characters as complex and complicated. Some are quirky and evil. There are other books in this series, and I would recommend you read them. This is the first book in the series that I read, and I found it difficult to catch up on certain details.
Doctor Rowan Dupont is literally dealing with death. She is now in charge of the family funeral home. Rowan is living there with Police Chief Billy Brannigan, her boyfriend. Past dark secrets from Billy’s life have emerged that have exposed family tragedies. One thing is for sure, certain recent deaths of people close to Rowan means danger, threats, and warning. Unless there is a way to stop the person intent on destroying Rowan, she will never be free. Someone means serious business and wants Rowan dead. The more Rowan investigates, the more she realizes the reasons.
There is action, and this is a dangerous game of cat and mouse. People who Rowan trusts, may not really be who they seem to be. As Rowan becomes familiar with her family history, she finds more shocking secrets.
I would highly recommend this frightening, suspenseful, and intense novel for readers who enjoy a chilling thriller.