Crash & Burn

An amazing thriller: Crash & Burn

Lisa Gardner is a #1 NY Times thriller writer; but there is a reason for her success: She knows how to write great page-turning mysteries. Her latest book Crash & Burn, is one of the coolest books we have read in a while.

A Brief Summary: 

My name is Nicky Frank. Except, most likely, it isn’t.

Nicole Frank shouldn’t have been able to survive the car accident, much less crawl up the steep ravine. Not in the dark, not in the rain, not with her injuries. But one thought allows her to defy the odds and flag down help: Vero.

I’m looking for a little girl. I have to save her. Except, most likely, she doesn’t exist.

Sergeant Wyatt Foster is frustrated when even the search dogs can’t find any trace of the mysterious missing child. Until Nicky’s husband, Thomas, arrives with a host of shattering revelations: Nicole Frank suffers from a rare brain injury and the police shouldn’t trust anything she says.

My husband claims he’ll do anything to save me. Except, most likely, he can’t.

Who is Nicky Frank, and what happened the night her car sailed off the road? Was it a random accident or something more sinister given the woman’s lack of family and no close friends? The deeper Wyatt digs, the more concerned he becomes. Because it turns out, in the past few months, Nicky has suffered from more than one close accident. . . . In fact, it would appear someone very much wants her dead.

This is my life. Except, most likely, it’s not. Now watch me crash and burn.

Our Take: 

Gardner’s latest plot is a page-turner by nature…really enjoyed this amazing thriller. 

One of the reasons we decided to give Crash & Burn a 4 star rating and select it as one of our “good read” picks is its plot. Gardner is very good in this aspect of thriller writing: The stories are so dynamic in terms of their plot that you can’t stop reading.

The action and mystery start from the first pages and continue towards the end. We highly recommend this title to those who like suspense and thriller titles in general.

Our Rating: 4.0

Like Books By Lisa Gardner? 

If you are a fan of Lisa Gardner books, we suggest you check out these titles. Click on the images for each book to go Amazon page for each one.


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