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The Likeness - Tana French
The Likeness
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Detective Cassie Maddox is still trying to deal with the events of In the Woods. She is out of the Murder Squad and has started a relationship with fellow detective Sam O'Neill but is too badly shaken to commit to Sam or to her career. Then Sam is allocated a new case, that of a young woman... show more
Detective Cassie Maddox is still trying to deal with the events of In the Woods. She is out of the Murder Squad and has started a relationship with fellow detective Sam O'Neill but is too badly shaken to commit to Sam or to her career. Then Sam is allocated a new case, that of a young woman stabbed to death just outside Dublin. He calls Cassie to the murder scene and she finds the victim is strangely familiar. In fact, she is Cassie's double. Not only that, but her ID says she is Lexie Madison the identity Cassie used, years ago, as an undercover detective. With no leads, no suspects and no clues, Cassie's old undercover boss spots the opportunity of a lifetime: to send Cassie undercover in the dead girl's place. She could pick up information the police would never hear and tempt the killer to finish the job. So Cassie moves into Whitethorn House, poses as a post-grad student, and prepares to enter Lexie's world.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780670018864 (0670018864)
Publisher: Viking Adult
Pages no: 466
Edition language: English
Series: Dublin Murder Squad (#2)
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Books & Chocolate
Books & Chocolate rated it
3.5 The Likeness
The Likeness is the second book in the Dublin Murder Squad series. I liked it, but not quite as much as the first. The plot was very far-fetched, but I went in with that understanding. I suspended my disbelief and allowed myself to think, "OK, so if all the stars aligned in just the right way, somet...
The Bent Bookworm
The Bent Bookworm rated it
5.0 The Likeness
This book was wonderful. Every time I opened it I felt like I just fell right through the pages to stand next to the characters. I felt like I could hear the music, taste the wine, feel the sun and rain. The mystery was there but not overly present, if that makes sense. It drove the story but that w...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
5.0 The Likeness / Tana French
Six months after the events of In the Woods, an urgent telephone call beckons detective Cassie Maddox to a grisly crime scene. The victim looks exactly like Cassie and carries ID identifying herself as Alexandra Madison, an alias Cassie once used. Suddenly, Cassie must discover not only who killed t...
Malin
Malin rated it
4.0 #CBR7 Book 132: The Likeness by Tana French
After a murder investigation that completely destroyed her relationship with her detective partner and best friend, Dublin murder detective Cassie Maddox moved to the Domestic Violence unit and took up target shooting to deal with her feelings of anxiety. She's therefore surprised when her boyfriend...
tammyevans98284
tammyevans98284 rated it
The Dublin Murder Squad has become quite the group and this book is definitely my favorite so far. I love that each book is from another character's point of view and a totally different case. I mystery stays a mystery up to the climax which makes this book one you can't put down.
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