Right Behind You

Right Behind You

A Novel

Large Print - 2017
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"Lisa Gardner's next thriller following her runaway New York Times bestseller Find Her takes her wildly popular brand of suspense to new heights. Is he a hero? Eight years ago, Sharlah May Nash's older brother beat their drunken father to death with a baseball bat in order to save both of their lives. Now thirteen years old, Sharlah has finally moved on. About to be adopted by retired FBI profiler Pierce Quincy and his partner, Rainie Conner, Sharlah loves one thing best about her new family: They are all experts on monsters. Is he a killer? Then the call comes in. A double murder at a local gas station, followed by reports of an armed suspect shooting his way through the wilds of Oregon. As Quincy and Rainie race to assist, they are forced to confront mounting evidence: The shooter may very well be Sharlah's older brother, Telly Ray Nash, and it appears his killing spree has only just begun. All she knows for sure: He's back. As the clock winds down on a massive hunt for Telly, Quincy and Rainie must answer two critical questions: Why after eight years has this young man started killing again? And what does this mean for Sharlah? Once upon a time, Sharlah's big brother saved her life. Now, she has two questions of her own: Is her brother a hero or a killer? And how much will it cost her new family before they learn the final, shattering truth?Because as Sharlah knows all too well, the biggest danger is the one standing right behind you"-- Provided by publisher.
Eight years ago, Sharlah May Nash's older brother beat their drunken father to death with a baseball bat in order to save both of their lives. Now Sharlah is to be adopted by retired FBI profiler Pierce Quincy and his partner, Rainie Conner. Then the call comes in: a double murder at a local gas station, followed by reports of an armed suspect shooting his way through the wilds of Oregon. As Quincy and Rainie race to assist, they are forced to confront mounting evidence: the shooter may very well be Sharlah's older brother, Telly Ray Nash, and it appears his killing spree has only just begun. Why has he started killing again? And what does this mean for Sharlah?
Publisher: New York :, Random House Large Print,, [2017]
Edition: First large print edition
ISBN: 9781524756147
1524756148
Characteristics: 529 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
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0007548100dmw
Aug 10, 2017

First Lisa Gardner book I have read. I am hooked....great read looking for her next book to read.

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chrisbee55
Jul 22, 2017

I quite enjoyed this book - as I love all of hers. However, the last few pages when the story was wrapping up was a bit awkward with the bad guy opening up all the details to a teenager. A bit far fetched but nonetheless I enjoyed this book.

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KatG613
Jun 11, 2017

Maybe it's because I haven't read any other books by this author, with these characters, but I couldn't get into it. I gave up about 100 pages in.

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MillieBT
May 18, 2017

Will not rate now.....couldn't get into the story...will try later

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Emmysmom1
May 03, 2017

Has you wanting to read it in a night. Good read.

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wilqser
May 02, 2017

Thriller about an foster child and her crime-enforcement foster family and their attempts to solve a crime that may involve the brother of the foster child. Could the two children's harrowing experience involving their biological parents relate to the present day rampage and murders of the boy's current foster family be related. Secrets of their past are revealed. A little bit too unbelievable having the girl essentially be involved in helping to solve the crime. I could of done without that and the entire explanation of the whole story in the last two pages. A little below par.

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Reads_A_Lot
May 01, 2017

It's been several years since the last Quincy and Rainie book. It was nice to get in touch with them again. Love children protagonists, so really enjoyed the addition of their foster daughter, Sharla, and this story centering on her and her estranged brother. I hope they continue to be in future books. Liked Sheriff Shelly and tracker Cal working with Quincy and Rainie. Also liked ex-police dog Luka as a bonding companion and protector for Sharla. This was well written. Lots of questions, truths and lies doled out at a good pace made this interesting and easy to read in a couple of days.

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darladoodles
Apr 30, 2017

So glad Quincy & Rainie are back. Their story as a couple continues and they use their skills/life experience to pay it forward in this intricate thriller. Love the twists and turns. Also the inside look into the lives of foster children and the emotional baggage they carry at such a young age.

Gardner's novels have always been hard to put down, but this one was especially so without being overly dark. If you have not yet read a Lisa Gardner book, pick this one up and you will find yourself reading more about Quincy & Rainie as well as her other series.

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LadyJaneBrais
Apr 02, 2017

It was an okay read, good story, but not well fleshed out and explored. I have read all Lisa Gardner's books, and this one did not impress me. My taste in books may have changed, due to reading so many excellent mysteries since her last book. I felt like I'd received the low-calorie cold plate when I wanted the big, juicy home-style burger and large cut fries!

debwalker Feb 25, 2017

Riveting read. Damaged foster children intersect with grownup darkness in a brutal heatwave. Keeps you guessing. Had me fooled!

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