The final book in this series revolves around the disappearance of a senator's adult daughter and the search for the person behind threatening letters that his office has been receiving. As detective McAllister and his partner navigate stand-offs between the government, the FBI, and local law enforcements, as well as tribal customs, political pride and spousel infidelity, the have to determine whether or not someone is using a political platform to keep officials from discovering the sordid truth--and to find out what happened to Sara before it's too late.
The final book in The McAllister files series, inspired by real crime investigations, revolves around the disappearance of a senator's adult daughter and the search for the person behind threatening letters that his office has been receiving.
She Who Watches, by Patricia H. Rushford and Harrison James, is book 4 in the McAllister Files suspense series that will keep you guessing until the end. Sara Watsons day was already packed when she went to the parking garage and discovers her passenger window smashed. Ignoring it for the time being, she heads for home to collect all the information for the police and the insurance company. She never completes her plans.
Scott Watson, Saras husband, comes home with their daughter to find Saras cousin, Claire, distraught and their kitchen in a mess! He immediately dials 911 and tries to control his emotions for the sake of his toddler, Chloe.
Detectives Mac McAllister and Dana Bennett of the Portland Police Department are assigned to assist the FBI in the suspected kidnapping. When her body is found near the Indian Reservation, it becomes their case. Was it a kidnapping gone wrong? Does it have anything to do with her uncle, the state senators stand on the new Indian casino? What about this cousin who has moved in with Scott and Chloe "to help take care of them" for a while?
Meanwhile, Mac loses a good friend who is killed in the line of duty on the SWAT team, reminding Mac again of the dangers of his work. Then there is Phil, another detective, who is trying to get over a shooting by using alcohol. Macs faith is put to the challenge both at work and in his personal life.
Rushford and James weave a great suspense story with realistic characters, illustrating the problems caused by their work not only physically, but emotionally and psychologically. It is a good read and a true challenge for those who love "Who Done It?" novels. Linda Demorest, Christian Book Previews.com