Lindsay Downs - A Body in the Attic

A Body in the AtticA Body in the Attic by Lindsay Downs

Publisher: Astraea Press

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Special Agent Emily Dahill, Dakota along with her team of technicians are sent to Master Sergeant Annabelle Carlyle’s Victorian style house for what they think is a simple break-in. What they find however, turns out to be even more ominous. A secret passageway leads to a mysterious gunshot. When the prime suspect is cleared they still have no clue who the shooter is, or why. Could the shooter be the same individual who took a shot at Dakota?

Add into the mix the FBI and their unexpected involvement in the case. Soon they learn the break-in had been a cover-up for a more nefarious crime. One that involves Emily’s nemesis, the brown-haired man, and millions of dollars being sent to terrorists. Will they solve the case before the money disappears forever and more bodies turn up? Not even the inestimable Dakota is sure.

My thoughts

I was looking forward to this book for quite a while and Lindsay Downs did not disappoint. A page turner from the very beginning.

Inspector Rex step aside, here comes Dakota!

Private First Class Dennis Logan disappears and the CID is called to investigate, with the help of the collie Dakota. But at the same time Master Sergeant Annabelle Carlyle's house is broken in. Coincidence?

This is a fast paced story and interesting. Lindsay has her very own style to set a scene and includes chapters from the dog's point of view, which gives the story that special something. I can only recommend it.

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  1. Thank you for such a great review

  2. This sounds great for those times you want to read an edge of the seat suspense Iris. Thanks for the review.


    1. There are a few stories in this series, Denise. All good reads.

  3. Thanks for the review, Iris. The title and premise sound promising, so it's good to know the book delivered.

    1. Thanks for stopping by Theresa !!! :-)