From the publisher of Where I Can See You
Haunted by the disappearance of his mother when he was eight years old, detective Hud Matthews begins his own investigation to find out what really happened so many years before. When a rare murder occurs in the lakeside community, Hud’s veteran skills are called upon to capture the killer. Pulled deep into the threads of the community with ties to the past, Hud quickly becomes a target, not only of the killer, but of those who wish the past to be left alone. As Hud gets closer to discovering the truth about the crimes, he has to face a choice of enforcing the law, or stepping outside of it to make sure that his version of justice is served.
Sweazy is back with a serious and intense thriller. “Where I Can See You” is a police procedural with plenty of questions for the reader to answer. Sweazy continues his style of writing good descriptions to establish the physical location as well as the time and place. His characters are well-developed, suffering from their own set of flaws that can make it difficult to know if they are friend or foe. These complexities help to keep the reader guessing what the final outcome of the book will be.
The plot flows evenly, gradually building in suspense to a surprise ending. In “Where I Can See You,” there are multiple plot lines, which helps to constantly move the story forward.
Throughout the story, there are flashbacks to the protagonist’s past. These clues to the current story line help to fill in the blanks and keep the story engrossing. The flashbacks are a bit confusing at first, but by the end of the book, these conversations help to tie the storylines together.