The Secrets We Bury by Debra Webb

Posted on March 30, 2020 by Nadene @ Totally Addicted to Reading in Reviews / 21 Comments

The Secrets We Bury is the second book in The Undertaker’s Daughter series and it picks up from where the prequel left off. At the end of The Undertaker’s Daughter, Dr. Rowan Dupont is reeling from a tragedy that struck close to home. She began questioning her abilities as a criminal psychiatrist for the Metro Special Crime Unit. She returned home to Winchester to take over the operations of the funeral home, which has been in her family for over a hundred years. This change was to help her gain perspective in relation to the recent tragedy and also to obtain answers regarding her tragic past. However, she would find herself embroiled in not one but two murder investigations and as a result danger stalked her at every turn. Do these events have any connection to the serial killer stalking her or were they separate?

The Secrets We Bury had a lot, going on. I can’t go into much details without giving away spoilers, but one thing was certain the story was gripping, intense and suspenseful. The events in this installment had Rowan questioning if the tragic events from her past happened the way she believed it did or was there something more sinister involved.

The author provided readers with additional details into the life and the mind of the serial killer. His obsession with Rowan went deeper than one could imagine. The introduction of new characters helped to stir things up and made for some interesting moments. The story moved at a solid pace and there was never a dull moment. The author tied up the main thread for this installment, but the author left the overall arc for the series hanging as the serial killer is still on the loose.

Readers who enjoy psychological suspense and fans of Debra Webb may want to grab a copy of The Secrets We Bury. 


About Debra Webb

Debra Webb is the award-winning, USA Today bestselling author of more than 130 novels, including reader favorites the Faces of Evil, the Colby Agency, and the Shades of Death series. With more than four million books sold in numerous languages and countries, Debra’s love of storytelling goes back to her childhood on a farm in Alabama.

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21 responses to “The Secrets We Bury by Debra Webb

  1. Lindy Gomez

    I love delving in to the mind of the serial killer! I’m glad you enjoyed this one Nadene 🙂

    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

  2. Kati ??

    Great review, this book looks and sounds like an fantastic book and right up my alley as well. I am really glad you fully enjoyed reading this book. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome post.

  3. kindlemom1

    This definitely sounds fun and I’ve been wanting to try more new authors and thrillers this year so this sounds perfect! Great review!

  4. Paige Schildkamp

    I am totally too much of a scaredy-cat to read stuff like this, but glad it was a good one for you!