Willing to Die

Willing to Die

A mother will do anything to protect her baby . . .WHEN A KILLER HAS NOTHING TO LOSEThe crime scene is as puzzling as it is brutal. Paul and Brindel Latham are found dead in their beautiful San Francisco home, each the victim of a gunshot wound to the head.THERE'S EVERY REASONFor Detective Regan Pescoli, news of her sister's death brings grief and guilt. She and Brindel we...

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Title:Willing to Die
Author:Lisa Jackson
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Willing to Die Reviews

  • Sue Plant

    would like to thank netgalley and the publisher for letting me read this amazing book

    what a rollercoaster of a ride this one was...this author just gets better and better

    action from the very beginning with a murder scene and a young girl running from the it...is she somehow behind it all or an innocent victim....time will tell

    sisters of one of the murder victims gather together but they are not close and their niece is missing presumed to either being held captive or just missing ...time will te

    would like to thank netgalley and the publisher for letting me read this amazing book

    what a rollercoaster of a ride this one was...this author just gets better and better

    action from the very beginning with a murder scene and a young girl running from the it...is she somehow behind it all or an innocent victim....time will tell

    sisters of one of the murder victims gather together but they are not close and their niece is missing presumed to either being held captive or just missing ...time will tell

    as the storyline progresses more murder victims are found...all heading towards a showdown of epic proportions in montana....

    a riveting storyline and one i couldnt put down as i wanted to see how the stories merged together...and wow did they ever...loved it

    am keeping a close eye out for more of this authors work

  • Deb R

    Lisa Jackson never disappoints! This is the latest in the To Die series of books, and it is just as suspenseful as all of Jackson's other books in the series. Serena Alvarez and Regan Pescoli find themselves once again on the trail of a killer in Grizzly Falls, Montana. This series is one of my favorites by Jackson, and it has been a long wait for this eighth book. I hope there is another To Die book and that it comes soon! Meanwhile, I am looking forward to Paranoid due out in June.

  • Lisa M

    I was delighted to receive an early review copy of this book from the publisher - this series is one I have followed for years and this was another heart-pounding instalment.

    Usually we follow Detectives Pescoli and Alvarez solve crime after crime but this was slightly different in that Pescoli is on maternity leave when her sister and brother-in-law are murdered and she gets involved to try and ascertain what happened. Alvarez does turn up towards the end of the story and it is all the better fo

    I was delighted to receive an early review copy of this book from the publisher - this series is one I have followed for years and this was another heart-pounding instalment.

    Usually we follow Detectives Pescoli and Alvarez solve crime after crime but this was slightly different in that Pescoli is on maternity leave when her sister and brother-in-law are murdered and she gets involved to try and ascertain what happened. Alvarez does turn up towards the end of the story and it is all the better for it - they come as a duo to me...

    Pescoli's niece Ivy turns up on her doorstep after initially running from the crime scene and it is clear there is more to her story but I could not believe she had a part in her mum's murder but I struggled to piece it together - good job I am not the detective but that was also due to some very clever writing!

    It was a really interesting storyline and there was a further aspect to it in that someone has been watching Pescoli and her family and clearly has a vendetta and I always enjoy when I get 2 stories for the price of 1!

    The writing as ever flows well and is descriptive, Lisa Jackson sets the scene well managing to bring any new readers up to speed with Pescoli's back story. As mentioned this is part of a series (book 8) and whilst it could be read as a standalone, having read the previous novels would definitely help you get to know the characters better. Boy do they have some stories to tell between them....

    My many thanks to Hodder & Stoughton via NetGalley for providing me with this advanced reading copy in exchange for an honest review.

  • Elaine Tomasso

    I would like to thank Netgalley and Hodder & Stoughton for an advance copy of Willing to Die, the eighth novel to feature Montana based detectives Selena Alvarez and Regan Pescoli.

    Regan Pescoli is mulling over a return to work after the birth of her son, Tucker, when she receives a call to say her sister, Brindel, and her husband Paul have been murdered in San Francisco and that her other sisters are unable to get in contact with Paul’s sons or Brindel’s daughter, Ivy. The boys turn up but I

    I would like to thank Netgalley and Hodder & Stoughton for an advance copy of Willing to Die, the eighth novel to feature Montana based detectives Selena Alvarez and Regan Pescoli.

    Regan Pescoli is mulling over a return to work after the birth of her son, Tucker, when she receives a call to say her sister, Brindel, and her husband Paul have been murdered in San Francisco and that her other sisters are unable to get in contact with Paul’s sons or Brindel’s daughter, Ivy. The boys turn up but Ivy is on the run, eventually turning up at Regan’s door and hiding something.

    I thoroughly enjoyed Willing to Die, which is much the same as it’s predecessors in that it is an exciting read with plenty of twists and turns. The novel opens with a mystery, an unnamed woman grieving the death of a son she was forced to give up and vowing vengeance. On whom and why are only revealed at the denouement but it’s a cracker. Throughout the novel there is a sense of tension, mostly based on Ivy’s efforts to get away, and a curiosity inducing mystery surrounding what Ivy’s hiding. I found it compulsive reading which I finished in one sitting, desperate to know what was coming next. The pace never lets up so there is never a dull moment. In the cold light of day and on reflection the plot pushes the boundaries of credibility with a convenient get out explanation but, at the time of reading, it doesn’t matter as Ms Jackson has woven her storytelling magic to produce an enjoyable, readable novel.

    Regan Pescoli and Selena Alvarez have become old friends to me over the course of the series so it is a bit disappointing to see her reduced to a supporting role in this novel as I always enjoy their interactions and squabbling. Jasmine Tanaka, the SFPD detective taking a lead role in the investigation, is no substitute, even if she closely resembles Selena. Regan’s life is fleshed out in the novel where her non existent relationship with her sisters and fractious one with her children are explored.

    Willing to Die is a good read which I have no hesitation in recommending.

  • Elisabeth Soane

    I have previously read most of Lisa Jackson’s novels and enjoyed them. This was no different.

    Detective Regan Pescoli is called by her estranged sister to discover that another sister is dead. Her niece Ivy is missing. Regan immediately puts her family life in hold to discover the truth about her sisters death.

    Ivy then turns up in Regan’s home own. Is Ivy as innocent as she seems?

    I enjoyed the story and meeting Detective Pescoli again. Lisa Jackson books are easy reads and great books for time aw

    I have previously read most of Lisa Jackson’s novels and enjoyed them. This was no different.

    Detective Regan Pescoli is called by her estranged sister to discover that another sister is dead. Her niece Ivy is missing. Regan immediately puts her family life in hold to discover the truth about her sisters death.

    Ivy then turns up in Regan’s home own. Is Ivy as innocent as she seems?

    I enjoyed the story and meeting Detective Pescoli again. Lisa Jackson books are easy reads and great books for time away from the modern world.

    Thanks to Hodder & Stoughton and NetGalley for an ARC

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