by Brandilynn Collins

Publisher: B&H Publishing

Published: March 12, 2012

Format: Paperback (352 pages)

ISBN: 9781433671630

ORIGIN: netGalley – E-GALLEY

***Though the publisher provides the free ebook, I offer the opinion.***

My Look:

If you believe a spouse, relative, employer, or friend committed a crime, would you report them? Could you? Even if the crime was murder?  Could your silence be leaving someone else to die? Would faith help in your choice?

These questions faced a few of the residents in the town of Amaryllis, Mississippi.  Some of the women suspect the men in their lives capable of murder, and a few of them seem to have proof of something foul with good reasons to keep quiet about it all.

Six months usually go by before the next murder.

Leaving the victim’s body in a closet, this serial killer plagues the small town, and the latest victim just may pinpoint the killer’s identity.  

However, one of these suspicious women has a special needs brother, and she is almost sure he was somehow involved.  The police zero in on him. Moreover, when the other ladies make a decision to go to the police with their suspicions, their trouble increases double-time.  

In the end, you have few residents giving the police more than they can handle and a small-time reporter trying to get the story straight for a big-time career.

My Take:

I recommend GONE TO GROUND by Brandilynn Collins.  She has developed a new twist into amateur sleuthing, while giving easily understood snippets of forensics and delving the reader deeper into the lives of each character and their faith. Her suspense will keep you reading late into the night as you’re wondering could these woman have it right and fearing they may have it all wrong.

You can find more of Brandilynn Collins “Seatbelt Suspense®” novels through most book outlets.  She writes both standalone novels and series titles.



  1. Thanks for the recommendation and great review. I am really interested in this one:)
    laura thomas

  2. Laura, it really is a great read! Enjoy.

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