Synopsis of Close to Home
While investigating the hit-and-run death of a young boy, Seattle homicide detective Tracy Crosswhite makes a startling discovery: the suspect is an active-duty serviceman at a local naval base. After a key piece of case evidence goes missing, he is cleared of charges in a military court. But Tracy knows she can’t turn her back on this kind of injustice.
When she uncovers the driver’s ties to a rash of recent heroin overdoses in the city, she realizes that this isn’t just a case of the military protecting its own. It runs much deeper than that, and the accused wasn’t acting alone. For Tracy, it’s all hitting very close to home.
As Tracy moves closer to uncovering the truth behind this insidious conspiracy, she’s putting herself in harm’s way. And the only people she can rely on to make it out alive might be those she can no longer trust.
Synopsis of Close to Home taken from Amazon
Review of Close to Home – Robert Dugoni
An original story that begins with the hit-and-run of a 12-year-old boy who is killed.
Actually, there are two plots that converge at the end. The hit-and-run, and the overdose of Allie, the niece of Del, one of the detectives who make up the A team of homicides to which the protagonist, Tracy Crosswhite, belongs.
While Tracy investigates the hit-and-run, Del and Faz, another one of the team’s detectives, try to locate the dealer who distributes the drug that killed Allie and is killing more drug addicts in Seattle.
The plot of the hit-and-run is made more complicated by the intervention of the Navy and the military courts, since the culprit is one of its members. There’s evidence that disappears and some complications that, of course, Tracy solves.
I can’t say much more about the plot without spoiling it.
Close to Home is very entertaining, it hooks from the beginning and keeps the interest throughout the novel. I didn’t realize who the bad guy was until almost the end. You can see it coming.
Interesting and appealing. It’s a shame that Spanish translations take so long to come out. Also, if you’re a Kindle Unlimited subscriber, you can read them for free.