One Her lover Detective Maddox has even given Angie an ultimatum with their relationship Angie is treading above water and can t seem to find her solid ground Just when Angie is about to give up a little slice of heaven appears in Angie s lap with a cold case A small town that is hiding deep dark secrets with possible murder intertwinedDarkness seeped in with the mist wrapping the city in a claustrophobic cape of cold moisture and casting ghostly halos around the streetlights Between the addicting writing characterization lies betrayal and suspense all combined in one White NAILED it Check marks the box this is another one of your thrillers for the summer Cosy on up people Only teeny tiny issue I had was I wanted of Angie and Maddocks I felt like there wasn t enough of them in this one BUT the interactions we did have with them were PRECIOUS 3 MaddocksOverall 45 mossy stars Thank you so much to Montlake Romance and Netgalley for the advanced arc in exchange for my honest reviewPublication date 61218Published to GR 52718 You are so stubborn that you had to turn it all around didn t you My excuse for taking an excessive amount of time after release to pick this up Angie Pallorino s latest and now greatest in my eyes has proven to be pointless Null and void And I m nothing other than incredibly overjoyed I d wrongly pointless Null and void And I m nothing other than incredibly overjoyed I d wrongly this novel was the inevitable goodbye A farewell to a couple I ve rooted for since their unexpected beginning Or a see ya to the guy whose unusual rhetoric and mysterious backstory have piued my curiosity over the entirety of the series And I ust wasn t ready BUT what I ve taken too long to say here is it s apparent there s to come No timeline or official announcement that I ve seen as of yet but the lingering storyline threads make it known a continuation or spin off is imminentOne thing to admire about ex cop Angie Pallorino is her fierce independence Unfortunately as fans of the series know it s also proven to be one of her biggest downfalls Her gut reaction is to push people away and with her history it s almost understandable AlmostThe Girl in the Moss finds Angie in transition Now a disgraced ex cop she s having a hard time making a go of things as a private investigator heightened by the media scrutiny Turning over her badge has meant relinuishing her sense of self It s tough to watch those lingering insecurities bleed into her relationship with Maddocks after all they ve been through And at a time when they should be riding the high togetherIt s a set of bones through And at a time when they should be riding the high togetherIt s a set of bones in a damp and mossy forest during a fly fishing trip that provides the break Angie desperately needs An opportunity to prove herself and give a grieving grandmother the answers she seeks The major obstacle Angie faces the locals who aren t too kind when it comes to strangers asking uestions Especially those who are as unrelenting and tenacious as she isIf you have yet to experience the power of Loreth Anne White s storytelling I ve said it before and I ll say it again and again you re missing out Not only does White bring a complex investigation but she also packs the pages with transportive details interesting characters and ust the right dose of romance There s nothing cookie cutter or predictable no cut corners or phoning it in Each and every aspect of her storyline is well thought outI hate to play favorites but of the three Pallorino books this one earns the gold star The culmination of Angie s experiences and growth over the course of the series lands her in a pivotal moment of perfection The realization that she deserves everyone that s become a part of her life is both heartfelt and deeply satisfying Some might even say awww inducing If you don t know I ve been harboring a serious crush on Maddocks He s proven to be a standup guy pretty much from the first moment we were introduced to the detective and that three legged sidekick of his Incredibly patient supportive and driven how could anyone not fall for the guy And I didn t even mention the nickname Angie first gave him winkKjel Holgersen is the one character who s managed to avoid sharing his truth Sure he s let a few head scratching tidbits slip out only serving to ramp up my curiosity I m DYING for his backstory and secretly hoping he gets his very own book No doubt his uniue diction think Holder from The Killing on Netflix over an entire novel would prove to be interesting both for readers and I assume for White to write Whenever wherever however and with whomever It could be a continuation of this series or a spinoff I ll take anything White is willing to give us. Us relationshipThen when Angie’s inuiry into the old crime intersects with a cold case from her own policing past one that a detective on Maddocks’s new team is working the investigation takes a startling twist It puts than Angie’s last shot at redemption and a future with Maddocks at risk The mystery of the girl in the moss could kill her.
Download ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ã Loreth Anne WhiteThe book gods were smiling on me when I was pointed toward the Angie Pallorino series and author Loreth Anne White After receiving an arc of The Girl In The Moss I picked up the first two books in the series and fell down the rabbit hole on a thrilling binge read only finding my way out after finishing all three books My only regret there isn t a book four Ex cop Angie Pallorino is struggling with her distressing new reality Even her lover Det Maddox has given her an ultimatum drawing a line in the sand that leaves t Angie Pallorino is
Adjusting To Her Newto her new as a private investigator with Coastal Investigations after having lost her badge wit 375 starsGenre MysteryThrillerPOVs view spoilerMultiple third person hide spoiler Dazzling Just dazzling I could end the review right there and have perfectly said all that needed to be said But I won t The Girl in the Moss is dazzling in plot characters settings and endingsI ended my review of The Lullaby Girl mentioning Tom Petty s song I Won t Back Down Nothing has changed for Angie She won t back down in trying to establish herself professionally and in her relationship with Sgt James Maddocks She won t back down in her determination to see ustice done even if the need for The Day We Meet Again justice is from 24 years ago None of this is easy since Angie keeps setting up roadblocks to her own road forward in trying to do right for others Sheust sometimes forgets to do right for herselfThis review might seem like an essay on Angie Pallorino It is in part because she is one of the most fascinating characters I ve come across In The Drowned Girls her sense of identity began to crack In The Lullaby Girl her identity was totally destroyed She came through a crucible of destruction and started to put herself back together after losing almost everything except for Maddocks AKA no I won t go there Read the other books Although Loreth Anne White does a great ob of catching readers up in the third book it would be a crying shame to not read the first twoIn The Girl in the Moss Angie and Maddocks are
on a romantic fly fishing trip While returning to the lodge where they are staying they are hailed by an olda romantic fly fishing trip While returning to the lodge where they are staying they are hailed by an old who shows them skeletal remains partially buried in mossThe discovery of the skeleton brings home to Angie that she is no longer a cop She is trying to become a private detective currently working for her license under supervision of an established detective agency This comes to a uick end for Angie after the discovery of the body uelle surpriseThe bones are uickly identified as a woman who went missing on a fly fishing trip 24 years ago Since Angie was present at the discovery of the skeleton she is hired by the missing woman s grandmother to explore what led to the woman s death on another fly fishing tripFor a number of reasons Maddocks is mostly MIA my only complaint with this book For the professional reasons Maddocks is MIA he is busy setting up a new serious crime suad with Metro Victoria PD He sets up a sub suad reviewing cold cases consisting of the oddly charming but still mysterious Kjel Holgersen and Angie s nemesis Harvey LeoKjel soon discovers several cases p 45 stars Oh the secrets we keep And how they keep us And the havoc the truth could wreak Multilayered atmospheric mystery packed with twists and turns This book took me on a suspense filled reading experience that kept me on my toes I thought I had the mystery figured out early on but I was beyond wrong This can be read as a standalone but I recommend reading the first two books first to fully appreciate the characters Ex cop Angie Pallorino s personal life is a bit of a mess Her career is in shambles she s a media spectacle and she is struggling to come to terms with her past is in shambles she s a media spectacle and she is struggling to come to terms with her past relationship with James Maddocks is also on the rocks as he wants to take things to the next level but fear causes her to push him away Her desire to build her career causes her to put her life and her relationship at risk While on an ill fated vacation with James Maddocks to the Nahamish River they discover a body buried in the mossy forest Angie begins an investigation leading her into grave dangerProps to her Loreth Anne White this woman knows how to write She transported me to the dark Nahamish forest and river The setting plays a crucial role it s chilling harsh and unforgiving In addition to the stellar characterization in this book White also knows how to write a mystery I thought I had everything figured out but was pleasantly surprised to discover that the mystery had layers than it initially seemed Tension continuously builds to the point. A shallow grave exposes deadly secrets as bestselling author Loreth Anne White brings her thrilling series of romantic suspense to its shocking conclusion Disgraced ex cop Angie Pallorino is determined to make a new start for herself as a private investigator But first she and her lover newly promoted homicide detective James Maddocks attempt Where I was a nervous mess during the last 20% Thankfully "I Was Able To Calm " was able to calm long enough to enjoy the ending I have loved seeing Angie s character develop throughout this series She s much calmer in this installment as she finally comes to realize that she deserves to be loved Might I say that she has gone a bit soft This isn t a bad thing I do wish there had been of Holgerson Maddocks and Jack O I really hope this is not the last book in the series I am not ready to move on from these characters With that being said I wouldn t mind seeing Holgersen show up as the lead in a spinoff s such an I wouldn t mind seeing Holgersen show up as the lead in a spinoff He s such and fascinating character I received a copy of this book from NetGalley and Montlake Romance in exchange for an honest review Oh my gosh this book was so good and I cannot believe that this series set in British Columbia had skipped my attention until now The author alludes to main character Angie Pallorino s back story in the beginning and that helped me feel comfortable as a first time reader A solid mystery great characters and a cold case investigation that had me holding my breath from beginning to end Thanks to NetGalley for an advanced ebook in exchange for an honest review The second episode of the Angie Pallorino series The Lullaby Girl saw Angie fired from the Police force after going off on her own bat and not following orders Now she is trying to get her PI license so she can go into business for herself She and Maddocks are also Redemption is not ust about the survival of our soul It s about the revival of a soul that once was dead UnknownEx cop Angie Pallorino carries the weight of a past so far and so wide that it must be spoken in immeasurable terms Angie can t seem to put it down pack it away or bury it to the farthest depths It haunts her like an extra skin suffocating even the slightest breath of a futureDetective James Maddocks Angie s on again off again boyfriend has suggested a fly fishing trip on the Nahamish River in British Columbia As the fishing boats make their way to shore at dusk an older man stands nearby waving his arms up and down frantically James Angie and their guide Claire paddle hurriedly to the shoreline The frightened individual was searching for mushrooms in the darkened mossy area near the river What he has found has made his hands shake in response A human skeleton lays half covered near the surface Not the way to end a trip designed for anglers and certainly not with expectation of someone s bodyForensics determine that the body is that of a missing young woman who died twenty five years ago Her death was originally determined to be an accidental drowning while fly fishing The dead woman s grandmother hires Angie to find out what exactly happened to Jasmine What appears to be an open and shut case turns out to be a case with many many doors and most of them revolving doors at that The deeper Angie delves into this cold case the dangerous it becomesThe Girl in the Moss is the third book in this series Fear not it can easily be read as a standalone It will surely snap your head around and cause you to order the first two I did Gotta find out what set Angie on this precarious life John Dollar journey of hers Gotta Know Like now Loreth Anne White has a grabber of a writing style Her characters are complicated gritty and reflect real life Her descriptors take you into that mossy woods near the river while your boots sink into the muck and mire Bending low you see what Angie sees White s research is impeccable with precise nuggets from the medical examiners She s done the work and it s clearly evident hereJust bet you ll be angling for from this very talented author Sweet is a revenge especially to women It s an emotion that outlasts others Oh the secrets we keep And how they keep us And the havoc the truth could wreak Loreth Anne White has done IT AGAIN This series keeps getting better and better I have a select handful of series that I can t get enough of and this is one of them Where can I even start Loreth has such a way with words and grabbing her readers from start to finish Loreth truly has a talent for her storylines so uniue and different Iust can t get enough of itJust when you think you ve figured the story out no BAM let me Rebooting India just add some spice to this plot Loreth yet AGAIN amazes me with her balance of suspense setting characters and edge of your seat ride in this gem of a thriller This story will leave your heart pumping up to your eyes and take you for a ride that you will NOT be disappointed withEx cop Angie Pallorino is struggling a little bit in the beginning of this. Uiet getaway to rekindle a romance struggling in the shadows of their careers The peace doesn’t last long when human skeletal remains are found in a nearby mossy groveThis decades old mystery isust what Angie needs to establish her new career even as it thrusts her and Maddocks back into the media spotlight once again endangering their tenuo.