When an accident claims the life of an oil-rig worker on the first drilling platform off the North Carolina coast, Coast Guard investigators Rissi Dawson and Mason Rogers are sent to take the case. Tensions surrounding the oil rig are high and the death has everyone on edge. Environmental activists are threatening to do whatever it takes to stop the structure from being completed, while rumors are being whispered about ancient curses surrounding this part of the ocean.
Mounting evidence shows the death may not have been an accident at all. Was he killed by one of the activists or, perhaps more frighteningly, a member of his own crew? Rissi and Mason have to sort through not only a plethora of suspects, but also their own past and attraction to each other.
Just as the case seems like it’ll break open, worse news arrives. A tropical storm has turned their way and soon they’re cut off from any rescue–and right where the killer
wants them. It’s a race to discover his identity before he eliminates the threat they pose.
My thoughts: After reading the first book in this series, I was thrilled to get a hold of this book to read and review! I love that the previous book had some of Rissi's point of view, setting the stage for The Crushing Depths. I really liked the dynamics of Rissi and Mason's relationship, how they had met and bonded while in the foster care system and reconnect through their team. This series is excellent (I recommend reading The Killing Tide before picking this one up, since it introduces the readers to the team), full of likeable characters and multi layered mysteries. I loved that this book kept me guessing till the conclusion! I highly recommend this book.
I received this book from Celebrate Lit. This is my honest review.
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Sounds like a great book.ReplyDelete
If you like mysteries, I highly recommend this series! I love that it has a lot going on.Delete
I read "The Killing Tide" and am definitely wanting to read this one!!ReplyDelete
Thank you for your review and participating in the blog tour!
I hope you get the chance to read it soon! I think I liked it even better than the first one.;)Delete
This sounds like a great book and series. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on the bookReplyDelete
I hope you get a chance to read it!Delete
I appreciate getting to hear about a new book. Thanks for taking the time to share it with us.ReplyDelete
I hope you enjoy this one if you get the chance to read it!Delete
Sounds good, thanks for the review!ReplyDelete
I hope you get the chance to read it!Delete