The Last Lie - Dr. Alan Gregory, Bk 18 Author:Stephen White Shortly after Alan and Lauren welcome their affluent new neighbors -- a legend in women’s rights law and his beautiful wife -- the couple hosts a housewarming party that ends in quiet disaster. One guest, a young widow, elects to spend the night after indulging in too much wine, only to wake the next morning with no memory beyon... more »d getting ready for bed. Aware that something went terribly wrong, she goes to the police, starting a chain of events that will have devastating consequences for everyone involved.
A national celebrity is soon accused of rape -- with eerie similarities to another notorious Colorado case. Lauren, a deputy DA, and detective Sam Purdy both learn facts they can’t share with Alan, but Alan discovers that he has a most unusual perspective into what truly happened after the housewarming. Before he can decipher the puzzle, a crucial witness is murdered. Alan fears that other witnesses -- people he loves -- could be next. « less
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I have read and enjoyed the whole Alan Gregory series but I was very disappointed in this one. I kept waiting for something to happen & I didn't feel it really did. Yes, there was suspense at the end but it didn't seem believable to me and Dr. Gregory's questioning seemed inappropriate. I was a little disappointed with the previous book in the series, I think it's possible the series may be over.
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This was a good mystery. It lacked some of the strong sense of place I associate with White's novels, but a big part of that may simply be that Boulder itself is changing so rapidly and losing some of what makes it unique. Nonetheless, this was a good Alan Gregory novel and more engaging than some of the previous entries in the series. Recommended.