🎧 Gone Too Far by Debra Webb @DebraWebbAuthor @DonnaPostel #BrillianceAudio #LoveAudiobooks #KindleUnlimited

Posted April 27, 2021 by Anne - Books of My Heart in Book Review / 18 Comments

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🎧 Gone Too Far by Debra Webb @DebraWebbAuthor @DonnaPostel #BrillianceAudio #LoveAudiobooks #KindleUnlimitedGone Too Far by Debra Webb
Narrator: Donna Postel
Series: Devlin & Falco #2
Published by Brilliance Audio on April 27, 2021
Genres: Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
Length: 12 hours, 17 minutes
Format: Audiobook
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As veteran detectives of the Birmingham Police Department, Kerri Devlin and Luke Falco have seen it all. So when the city’s new hotshot deputy district attorney turns up dead as part of a double homicide, the partners immediately get to work.

But this is no ordinary case. Devlin and Falco quickly link the murdered DDA to one of their own: former BPD detective Sadie Cross. But Sadie’s fractured memory is yet another puzzle to decipher, as she only recalls bits and pieces of her violent past…a past that may hold clues to the motive behind the murders.

As the group slowly begins to unearth the truth, they soon discover that the more secrets are revealed, the more fatal the consequences.

I am thrilled to continue the Devlin & Falco series. The first book,  Trust No One, was an introduction to the world, the characters and some big homicide investigations.  There was a lot happening.  Our point of view is from Kerri Devlin, a homicide detective.   Her niece was missing. She got a new partner.

Now in Gone Too Far, I wouldn’t say things have calmed down any.  Devlin is very comfortable with her partner now, which is a real comfort with everything else going to….  There’s a new double homicide with the DEA horning in on the case.   Her daughter and friends are with a “mean” girl at school who falls down the stairs.

The added viewpoint of Sadie Cross is a terrific addition.  She has some connections to the homicide. She worked undercover to try to take down the cartel which may be involved (hence the DEA involvement which is headed by her father).  She was friends with the new DDA who was murdered also.

The plot is complex and exciting.  Some things were pretty clear to me quickly but others were more difficult to discern.  Even sorting out the bad guys from the good guys to the lazy guys, wasn’t simple.   Along with all the suspense of the investigation, there is plenty of character development and progress.  Devlin & Falco are very skilled and hard-working detectives; they also have good instincts.

I’m looking forward to more in Can’t Go Back, releasing December 2021.  Sadie goes through some big changes and I can’t wait to see how that goes.  She is definitely becoming good friends with Devlin & Falco, too.   I really love this series, but I would recommend reading it in order.  The series is available in Kindle Unlimited, including the audio version.

Narration:

I read the first book in the series, so this was my first experience with this narrator.   I really enjoyed her performance and appreciated the distinct voices for the characters, male and female as well as the teens and children.   I listened comfortably at my usual 1.5x speed.

Listen to a clip:  HERE

 

About Debra Webb

DEBRA WEBB is the USA Today bestselling author of more than 150 novels, including reader favorites the Shades of Death, the Faces of Evil and the Colby Agency series. She is the recipient of the prestigious Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for Romantic Suspense as well as numerous Reviewers Choice Awards. In 2012 Debra was honored as the first recipient of the esteemed L. A. Banks Warrior Woman Award for her courage, strength, and grace in the face of adversity. Recently Debra was awarded the distinguished Centennial Award for having achieved publication of her 100th novel.

With more than four million books in print in numerous languages and countries, Debra’s love of storytelling goes back to her childhood when her mother bought her an old typewriter in a tag sale. Born in Alabama, Debra grew up on a farm. She spent every available hour exploring the world around her and creating her stories. She wrote her first story at age nine and her first romance at thirteen. It wasn’t until she spent three years working for the Commanding General of the US Army in Berlin behind the Iron Curtain and a five-year stint in NASA’s Shuttle Program that she realized her true calling. A collision course between suspense and romance was set. Since then she has expanded her work into some of the darkest places the human psyche dares to go.

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Posted April 27, 2021 by Anne - Books of My Heart in Book Review / 18 Comments


18 responses to “🎧 Gone Too Far by Debra Webb

  1. Yes, that does sound like a good complex plot and developed characters. I have enjoyed Donna Postel narrating some of Carolyn Brown’s books. I’ll have to look up this series.

  2. This sounds like a winner to me. Sometimes I struggle with detective series if the characters feel flat and undeveloped so I like what you had to saw about the characters being complex and well developed.