As someone who loves to read mysteries, I really liked reading Elizabeth Goddard’s newest book Always Look Twice the second book in her Uncommon Justice series. There was so much to like about this book, starting with the characters. But what first drew me in to Always Looks Twice was the opening scene.
Crime scene photographer, Harper Reynolds, has taken a much need break because of the toll that her work has taken on her. She and her sister Emily have been traveling to National Parks and are finishing up their travels in Jackson Hole, Wyoming where they lived as children. Harper has been photographing the beauty found in nature only to have that beauty marred by witnessing a murder through her camera lens. In her quest to escape she lost her camera, a memory card, her phone and was injured. So, when Harper reports the crime she witnessed, there’s no corroborating evidence to be found. Will the Sheriff believe Harper? Will law enforcement diligently investigate the crime she witnessed? What will happen when she is reunited with her childhood friend Heath McKade?
I really liked the main characters in this book. They are interesting, kind and caring and people and because of that I was invested in their story. Harper and Emily carried emotional scars from trauma in their childhood and they dealt with its lingering effects quite differently. I especially like the friendship between Harper and Heath. They were friends in a pivotal time in their lives and now they are reunited.
One of the things I liked best about Elizabeth Goddard’s writing is her ability to write a scene so the reader can imagine it in their head. She does it without being too wordy. Reading the story was almost like watching a movie. I appreciated that the story was clean, there was no profanity or sexual immorality. There was some mention of the character’s faith. I would like to have seen even more the faith aspect of the character’s lives.
If you like mystery, intrigue, and action I would encourage you to read Elizabeth Goddard’s new book Always Look Twice. This one kept me guessing until the end. This is the first book I’ve read by Elizabeth and I look forward to reading more of her books.
I would like to thank Revell Publishing for the opportunity to read Always Look Twice by Elizabeth Goddard. I was provided a complimentary copy of the eBook through NetGalley. I was under no obligation to give a favorable review.