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Wide Open - Deborah Coates
Wide Open
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When Sergeant Hallie Michaels comes back to South Dakota from Afghanistan on ten days' compassionate leave, her sister Dell's ghost is waiting at the airport to greet her.The sheriff says that Dell's death was suicide, but Hallie doesn't believe it. Something happened or Dell's ghost wouldn't... show more
When Sergeant Hallie Michaels comes back to South Dakota from Afghanistan on ten days' compassionate leave, her sister Dell's ghost is waiting at the airport to greet her.The sheriff says that Dell's death was suicide, but Hallie doesn't believe it. Something happened or Dell's ghost wouldn't still be hanging around. Friends and family, mourning Dell's loss, think Hallie's letting her grief interfere with her judgment.  The one person who seems willing to listen is the deputy sheriff, Boyd Davies, who shows up everywhere and helps when he doesn't have to.  As Hallie asks more questions, she attracts new ghosts, women who disappeared without a trace.  Soon, someone's trying to beat her up, burn down her father's ranch, and stop her investigation.Hallie's going to need Boyd, her friends, and all the ghosts she can find to defeat an enemy who has an unimaginable ancient power at his command.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780765328984 (0765328984)
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Wide Open (#1)
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Take One Off My Shelf
Take One Off My Shelf rated it
3.0
It took a long time to get into this book. I wanted to give up because I just didn't get it. It wasn't what I expected at all. I got to the end though and there were parts that I really enjoyed but overall it was just ok
The Reading Jackalope
The Reading Jackalope rated it
3.0 Wide Open
The plot was fairly predictable and the villain was fairly mundane. If this weren't such a perfect capture of the northern Midwest it would only be two starts. But the people and the place ring so true. The protagonist is a prickly vet returning from combat, and she's home for her sister's funeral...
e_bookpushers
e_bookpushers rated it
Between 3.5 and 4. Slightly rough around the edges but first book in a series is usually rough. Enjoyed the premise and the contrast between the innocent appearing cop and the jaded Staff Sergeant along with the non-typical gender roles. Will read the next one.
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Rachel's books rated it
Setting this one aside. I keep putting it down d/t it not holding my attention.
JoBird
JoBird rated it
3.5 starsI found Wide Open to be a suspenseful, tension filled Mystery with a hint of romance and ghosts!! I really enjoyed this one. I found it to be slow paced at times but this wasn't a bad thing, it helped set the mood and style of the book. It was so easy to slip into the setting, it is describ...
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