Far Gone

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To save her only brother, Andrea Finch must face down a criminal mastermind, the FBI, and her own demons in this thrilling novel from the author of the bestselling Tracers series.

Police detective Andrea Finch is a rising star in her department until a split-second decision derails her career. Disgraced and disillusioned, she’s on leave from her job when she gets an urgent call from her younger brother. She’d prefer to ignore his latest plea for cash, but this time instinct ...

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Overview

To save her only brother, Andrea Finch must face down a criminal mastermind, the FBI, and her own demons in this thrilling novel from the author of the bestselling Tracers series.

Police detective Andrea Finch is a rising star in her department until a split-second decision derails her career. Disgraced and disillusioned, she’s on leave from her job when she gets an urgent call from her younger brother. She’d prefer to ignore his latest plea for cash, but this time instinct tells her something is very wrong. Andrea’s search for answers takes her to a dusty Texas border town where danger lurks in plain sight and nothing is quite what it seems.

FBI agent Jon North is working undercover in west Texas investigating an unsolved murder that may be linked to a broader plot. But when the evidence points to Andrea’s brother, Jon finds that persuading the stubborn cop to help will be harder than cracking his toughest case.

Andrea must find a way to do what’s right while protecting her only sibling. As the clock ticks down on a deadly plot, Andrea and Jon race to confront a heartless killer who will stop at nothing to deliver a final, terrifying message.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
★ 02/17/2014
Bestseller Griffin (Tracers) delivers the goods with this perfectly gritty romantic thriller. Austin homicide detective Andrea Finch, suspended after a justified off-duty shooting, gets a disturbing call from her younger brother, Gavin, a computer genius who’s fallen in with a bad crowd. Investigating the backcountry Texas ranch where Gavin is holed up with murder suspect Shay Hardin, Andrea runs into FBI agent Jon North. Jon thinks the ranch harbors a militia group with devastating potential, though the FBI doesn’t give much credence to his theory that Hardin’s the mastermind behind a deadly bombing and a plot to kill a senator. When Jon can’t shake Andrea, he recruits her to help his investigation. Andrea is split between loyalty to Gavin and her duty to serve and protect—and she’s got the feeling that Jon might be a man she can let inside her tough-as-nails defenses. Griffin sprinkles on just enough jargon to give the reader the feel of being in the middle of an investigation, easily merging high-stakes action and spicy romance with rhythmic pacing and smartly economic prose. Agent: Kevan Lyon, Marsal Lyon Literary. (Apr.)
Karen Robards
"FAR GONE is a tense, exciting romantic thriller that's not to be missed. Laura Griffin is one of my favorite authors. I highly recommend this book."
Lisa Unger
"FAR GONE has it all — a smart, engaging heroine, a rocket-paced plot, and explosive non-stop action. Adding a dash of heady romance to the recipe, Laura Griffin has a cooked up a delicious read that will thrill her devoted fans — and earn her legions more. "
Roxanne St. Claire
"Laura Griffin hits all the right notes with One Last Breath — compelling characters, unexpected twists and a gripping story from the first gasp to the last sigh. Romantic suspense fans should really enjoy this one."
RT Book Reviews
"This entry in the Tracers series has it all: dynamite characters, a taut plot, and plenty of sizzle to balance the suspense without overwhelming it."
Joyfully Reviewed
“A sizzling novel of suspense...the perfect addition to the Tracers series."
USA Today
"Twisted is a thrilling, chilling, taut suspense. But on top of that, it's a steamy and stirring love story."
Booklist
"Features the perfect mix of suspense and romance that make Catherine Coulter, Iris Johansen and Tami Hoag popular with both women and men."
Cindy Gerard
“Gritty, imaginative, sexy! You MUST read Laura Griffin.”
New York Times bestselling author Allison Brennan
"Top-notch romantic suspense!"
Library Journal
11/01/2013
In this latest from RITA Award winner Griffin, on-leave police detective Andrea Finch gets a desperate call from her younger brother. Down Texas way to help, she ends up working with FBI agent Jon North.
New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards
Far Gone is a tense, exciting romantic thriller that's not to be missed. Laura Griffin is one of my favorite authors. I highly recommend this book.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451689341
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
  • Publication date: 4/15/2014
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 568
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Laura Griffin started her career in journalism before venturing into the world of romantic suspense. She is a two-time RITA Award winner (for the books Scorched and Whisper of Warning) as well as the recipient of the Daphne du Maurier Award (for Untraceable). Laura currently lives in Austin where she is working on her next book. Visit her website at LauraGriffin.com and on Facebook at Facebook.com/LauraGriffinAuthor.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 18, 2014

    Disappointing

    I read most of her books...this is not her best work...

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  • Posted April 16, 2014

    Another "Thriller with a Heart." This book provides a

    Another "Thriller with a Heart." This book provides a spell-binding mystery told in simple terms. The narrative is like a curtain slowly rising. The more you find out, the more you want to know. Danger appears on all sides as a psychopathic killer lets nothing stand in the way of his plans. The Government is typically bureaucratic and obtuse as The FBI Agent and the local police detective struggle to make sense of what is happening and find the evidence to build a case against the killer. This is definitely an action story, with lots going on, and few words wasted.. I found the book so compelling that I read it in the space of two days, spending all my available time on the book.

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  • Posted April 16, 2014

    To save her only brother, Andrea Finch must face down a criminal

    To save her only brother, Andrea Finch must face down a criminal mastermind, the FBI, and her own demons in this thrilling novel from the author of the bestselling Tracers series.




    Police detective Andrea Finch is a rising star in her department until a split-second decision derails her career. Disgraced and disillusioned, she's on leave from her job when she gets an urgent call from her younger brother. She'd prefer to ignore his latest plea for cash, but this time instinct tells her something is very wrong. Andrea's search for answers takes her to a dusty Texas border town where danger lurks in plain sight and nothing is quite what it seems.




    FBI agent Jon North is working undercover in west Texas investigating an unsolved murder that may be linked to a broader plot. But when the evidence points to Andrea&'s brother, Jon finds that persuading the stubborn cop to help will be harder than cracking his toughest case.




    Andrea must find a way to do what's right while protecting her only sibling. As the clock ticks down on a deadly plot, Andrea and Jon race to confront a heartless killer who will stop at nothing to deliver a final, terrifying message.(less)

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 15, 2014

    I have had the pleasure of reading a few of Laura Griffin's book

    I have had the pleasure of reading a few of Laura Griffin's books now, and I became an instant fan. This lady knows how to write one really awesome romantic suspense story. This is one of those books that I just could not put down. I was very close to end and I just could not bring myself to put this book down until I found out how the story ended. I stayed up a little later than normal but Far Gone had me completely captivated and I had to know. 




    Andrea Finch has had a rough spell with work. She was in the wrong place at the right time which resulted in her having to make a difficult decision. She is placed on leave while the situation is investigated. However she doesn't waste her time while she is on leave. She goes in search of her brother and some answers. She finds her brother and she doesn't like what else she finds. There is a lot of things going on and she is afraid that her brother may be in danger. I could go on and on here, this is such a WONDERFUL story line but I really want you to be able to enjoy the book so I'll stop there. 




    I will tell you that in her investigate she meets up with handsome FBI agent Jon North, who is performing some investigating of his own. Much to both of their dismay the end up working together. There is an instant attraction between these two and also some interesting bickering that leads to some tension. These two have what it takes to make some seriously dramatic scenes as well as a few steamy one. 




     I really enjoyed this story and it certainly is a page turner. I suggest you plan plenty of reading time when you get ready to read this one. I know I had a horrible time setting it down and then I got to the point where there was no way I was putting this book down. It's a very suspenseful, dramatic story that I think you will enjoy. I know I certainly did. If you are a fan of Laura Griffin's work already you will notice gets a little help from the Delphi Center which is connected to some of her other work. I always like when books are connected. However this one is completely able to be read as a stand alone. 




    I loved this book and I can not wait to see what Ms. Griffin has in store for us next. She certainly has a devoted fan in me. I will be anxiously awaiting her next release. 




    I must mention one more thing, I loved the cover on this book. I normally don't judge a book by it's cover, unless it's a fabulous cover that is. In this case I loved the story under the cover as much or more then I loved the cover. I was fascinated by the cover so I had to mention it.




    I was given the opportunity to read this book so that I may share my thoughts with you. As always it has been my great pleasure to share my thoughts with you on Far Gone. 

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  • Posted April 14, 2014

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    Distraught after killing a young suspect in an unavoidable shoot

    Distraught after killing a young suspect in an unavoidable shooting incident, Austin detective Andrea Finch decides to take her mind off her own problems by following her younger, wayward brother to a nowhere south Texas town and find out why he’s once again dropped out of school and into trouble only to find herself in the middle of an FBI homegrown terror investigation that her brother’s smack in the middle of. She decides to fight with instead of against the sexy agent who’s on the case. She’s convinced her brother’s an innocent in all this but whether the agent believes her or not is the big question.
     Special Agent Jon North’s been on this seemingly hopeless case long enough to know he better put up or he’ll get shut down when a beautiful lady cop shows up with a capital T for trouble written all over her. When it becomes obvious that the trouble’s both personal and professional for him Jon’s more than interested and just a bit afraid too.
    As they follow the trail of dead bodies, dead ended leads and radical clandestine suspects 
    they’re also fighting a loosing battle against their powerful desire for each other and wondering where it will lead.




    Laura Griffin’s newest and first ever hard cover release is an impressive piece of romantic suspense, a genre that she’s an expert storyteller in and a go-to, must read author for me personally. This edge of your seat page-turner is part crime drama part provocative romance and had me holding my breath from the first chilling page to the last. Her meticulous attention to detail is evident in every shell casing description and every evidentiary summation that she expertly showcases with her expressive and visual narrative while her in your face cop speak dialogue tells her unforgettable story. Her characters all rock especially her relationship phobic, realistic hero and heroine. Be prepared for heart palpitations and a racing pulse as you read this fantastic novel. Fans of Lisa Gardner, Lisa Jackson, Nelson Demille and Michael Connelly will love Laura’s work.

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