Her Last Day (Jessie Cole, #1) by T.R. Ragan

Her Last Day (Jessie Cole, #1)

In this page-turner of a thriller by bestselling author T.R. Ragan, unlikely partners PI Jessie Cole and crime reporter Ben Morrison search for clues to a mystery buried in their own pasts—only to discover that sometimes the truth is better off buried.Ten years ago, PI Jessie Cole and reporter Ben Morrison each suffered a tragedy that changed their lives—and now these two strangers are about to share a nightmare.For Jessie, who makes her livi...

Details Her Last Day (Jessie Cole, #1)

TitleHer Last Day (Jessie Cole, #1)
Release DateOct 24th, 2017
PublisherThomas & Mercer
GenreThriller, Mystery, Mystery Thriller, Fiction, Suspense

Reviews Her Last Day (Jessie Cole, #1)

  • Meredith
    Could not put this down!Gruesomely good thriller about a missing girl, a private investigator, a serial killer, and a reporter with amnesia. All of their stories become intrinsically linked as “The Heartless Killer” targets his next victims. PI Jessie Cole’s sister Sophie disappeared 10 years ago. While Jessie has never given up of finding her sister, she has chosen to move on with her life and find other missing girls. For her latest case...
  • Mary Beth *Traveling Sister*
    4.5 starsP.I. Jessie Cole and crime reporter Ben Morrison search for clues to a mystery buried in their own pasts, only to discover sometimes the past is better off buried.Everyone is talking about the Heartless Killer. Parents had been worrying and lecturing their kids about the serial killer on the loose for years now. Mostly they said to stay alert, never walk home alone, and of course not to talk to strangers. The killer was known to choose h...
  • Kaceey - Traveling Sister
    4.5* A full-blown, chilling thriller that will keep you burning through the pages!There are so many layers to this book. Three seemingly different storylines happening simultaneously, as they wove their through each other’s lives. Becoming intertwined for an incredible finale.Jessie Cole is a private investigator raising her 14 year old niece Olivia, ever since Olivia’s mother Sophie disappeared 10 years ago. As Jessie starts believing she’...
  • Brenda - Traveling Sister
    4.5 rounded upI read Her Last Day with Kaceey and we read this one mostly in one day. Once we started reading this one, we couldn’t put it done until we found out more about “her last day.”Her Last Day is a fast-paced, gripping, intense and creepy disturbing psychological thriller that started off a little bumpy for us with the psychological torture used here by the Heartless Killer yet we couldn’t stop reading as we were pulled into the ...
  • Sarah Joint
    I devoured this book. I would have finished it in one sitting if pesky life things like work and other people hadn't gotten in the way. We follow several different people and a few different storylines, but they were all so unique and the characters had their own distinct voice, so I never got confused. It just flowed and kept my attention the whole time. I may have had to put it down, but I couldn't wait to get back. I really enjoyed T.R. Regan'...
  • Norma * Traveling Sister
    Brenda's full Traveling Sisters Review along with Kaceey's can be found on our sister blog:https://twogirlslostinacouleereading....Brenda's & Kaceey's reviews say it best so I have just wrote a short review!HER LAST DAY by T.R. RAGAN is an engaging, intense, and a fast-paced psychological thriller novel that I thoroughly enjoyed from start to finish. T.R. Ragan delivers an intriguing & multi-layered story here with likable characters that was tol...
  • Nazanin
    4.5 StarsJessie’s mother abandoned them. Her father takes to drinking. Her younger sister, Sophie, got pregnant when she was sixteen. One night Sophie goes out but she never comes back. Now after ten years she’s still missing and Jessie’s searching for her. she’s become a private detective and she takes care of her niece.Ben is a crime reporter. Ten years ago he had an accident, the one that no one came out alive except Ben. He lost his m...
  • Tulay
    Chilling thriller.If you know you're going to be interrupted or have things you must do, don't start reading this book. Action and twist starts with the first sentence and won't stop until the last sentence. Ingenious plot, serial vicious killer and missing sister. Ben Morrison report, lost his memory in the car accident. He is writing a story about the sisters and their lives. PI Jessie Cole not only looking for her missing sister, but helping o...
  • Linda Strong
    A brand new series by the author of the Lizzy Gardner series, as well as the Faith McMann Trilogy. As I have read all of her books, I can honestly say I've never been disappointed. Her books are well-written with terrific characters, even if they are riddled with issues and scars ...inside and out.What you get with HER LAST DAY :PI Jessie Cole, who's raising her niece, after her sister disappeared 10 years agoBen Morrison, Crime Reporter, who was...
  • Shannon
    Thank you to Wunderkind PR for sending me a copy of Her Last Day by T.R. Ragan. I thoroughly enjoyed this one. I have never read anything by T.R. Ragan but I will most definitely continue the series of Jessie Cole. And, that right there is saying something because I rarely keep up with a series anymore. Her Last Day was fast paced with short chapters that genuinely creeped me out. I typically read outside so if I told you that I wasn’t looking ...
  • Susanne Strong
    2.5 Stars* (rounded down)Jessie Cole is one fierce, tenacious Private Detective. She has had to be. Ten years ago, her sister disappeared, leaving Jessie to care for Sophie’s daughter Olivia, who is now a teenager. Ben Morrison is a reporter. Ten years ago, he was in a horrible accident and has had amnesia ever since. He recalls nothing of his life “before” - until seeing a photo of Jessie’s sister, Sophie.As a PI, Jessie works to find de...
  • Malina Skrobosinski
    "Control was power, and power was everything." Wow, talk about powerful! This is my first novel by T.R. Ragan and what a first impression! Her writing was impressive, and the multiple storylines just hit you in the face like a cobweb in the night, you can't break free... you're all wrapped up in them!Jessie Cole has spent 10 years wondering what happened to her sister, Sophie, she's the reason she became a private investigator. After years of sea...
  • Melanie
    Her Last Day was a fantastic and thrilling read with amazing characters and several storylines that come together in a riveting conclusion.Ten years ago Jessie Cole’s sister Sophie disappeared without a trace, never to be seen or heard from again. As a result of her obsession over finding Sophie, Jessie became a private investigator who makes her living finding missing persons. Ten years ago Ben Morrison was involved in a horrific car accident ...
  • Amy
    4.5/5Do you ever have mixed feelings when you pick up a book by an author you’ve heard plenty about but never actually read yourself? It’s like a blend of excitement that you may have just stumbled onto something great and apprehension that you’ll be disappointed. While the disappointment always stinks, finding a winner more than makes up for the flops and from the moment I started reading Her Last Day I knew that I had found a new favorite...
  • Monnie
    Finding a new series -especially one that shows promise - to me is akin to finding gold pellets in a stream. First comes the excitement of discovery, followed by the hope of more to come. Such is the case here, with the introduction of Sacramento, California, private investigator Jessie Cole. I won't say it was love at first word, but she's interesting enough that I look forward to future adventures.As is the usual case with series heroines, Jess...
  • Dennis
    Oh, don't mind me—I'm just trying to pick my jaw up from the floor as we speak. Her Last Day by TR Ragan is just a whirlwind of everything I love in an action-packed thriller. I've never read anything by TR Ragan before, but you have just earned yourself a new fan. Her Last Day is the beginning of Ragan's Jessie Cole series, and can be compared to notable works like UNSUB by Meg Gardiner or the upcoming Two Girls Down by Louisa Luna. The st...
  • Krystin Rachel
    I hate writing reviews for novels that didn’t get me fired up one way or the other.Gushing reviews are easy. Angry reviews are fun.But a blah review?I mean, it’s well, blah, and it doesn’t give me the creative spark to live up to my potential as a sassy reviewer ’round these parts.Sooooo yeaahhhhh….I’m having a hard time deciding how I feel about this offering by T.R. Ragan.You’ve got all the makings of success in my eyes, typically...
  • Jean
    This was my first book from this author. Her Last Day grips you right from the start, exactly what a prologue should do. Once I started, I couldn't put the book down. There is so much going on in this book. There are multiple story lines that all come together nicely in the end.Jessie's younger sister, Sophie disappeared 10 years ago. Having to move on and raise her niece alone, Jessie is now a private investigator and on the case of a missing wo...
  • Mandy White
    A new PI series from TR Ragan. I loved the Lizzie Gardner and Faith McMann series and couldnt wait for this book. It was one of the first books that I was approved for on Netgalley and it is finally close enough to release date to read and review it. An enjoyable read of Jessie Cole and her niece Olivia. Looking forward to reading more in this series. Thank you to Thomas and Mercer for an advance copy of this book to read and review
  • Erin *Help I’m Reading and I Can’t Get Up*
    2.5 stars, rounded down because it just has no staying power. I finished it 15 minutes ago and already I couldn’t tell you much about it. Moving on!
  • Debbie
    4.5 Stars rounded up to 5I love T.R. Ragan's books. I know when I get one of her books, I am going to like it, enjoy it and rip right through it with pulse racing speed. This one did not fail to hit it out of the park for me again.There were so many plot twists and angles going on that I was mesmerized throughout the book.Definitely a great read for me.Thanks to Thomas & Mercer and Net Galley for providing me with a free e-galley in exchange for ...
  • Mary
    Found this on Kindle unlimited, free to read with prime and only $1.99 to add audible narration. I have read and enjoyed this author before. This was a good short mystery. It did not drag out and was mostly believable, if slightly over intwined (is intwined even a word?), in the three different storylines of the characters. A very good read and a very good Kindle/Audible bundled value. I am older and disabled and find that listening while reading...
  • Amy Clipston
    This book made me realize how much I love thrillers! I was sucked in from chapter one! I experienced every emotion while listening via Audible. I laughed, I cried, and I sat on the edge of my seat. If you enjoy a good thriller, I recommend this book! Can’t wait to download and listen to Book 2!!
  • Andrea
    How do I review this one without giving out spoilers, or without divulging details of what worked for me and what didn't? In general sense I have to admit that Her Last Day kept me engaged throughout, but the resolutions to both mysteries felt somewhat convenient and lacking impact. I had to reread the last few sentences in the climax, because I couldn't believe that was it. On the other hand, the author did a great job at juggling and connecting...
  • Maria
    "Received an Advance Reader Copy in exchange for a fair review"This is a gripping and engaging thriller, with a steady pace, great characters and intelligently written. Once I started it, I couldn’t put it down, I was hooked from the beginning with that very powerful and fabulous opening scene.I loved the complex well-developed characters. PI Jessie Cole and reporter Ben Morrison aren’t a romantic couple but they relate and work together just...
  • Joann
    This is book #1 in PI Jessie Cole series and I was anxious to give it a whirl to see if it could be the start of a new series for me. The verdict is still out if I'll continue or not. The author interconnected several cases that on the surface don't seem to have one thing to do with the other, but one never knows. As a whole, I think the author did a good job in keeping this thriller interesting. I'm just not sure if I really cared for the main c...
  • Dawn
    It's the beginning of another great series by T.R. Ragan and I was lucky to get an advanced copy courtesy of NetGalley. A solid 5 stars for me! I have yet to read one of her books that I didn't just eat up. And if life wasn't so busy, I'd have read this in a couple sittings.My review as well as others can also be viewed at:https://mcdawnreviews.wordpress.com/2...My oh my...where to start! We have Jessie Cole, a private investigator, who is raisin...
  • SniderBeeBooks
    Her Last Day is a book in a new series featuring Private Investigator Jessie Cole. It is my first experience reading a TR Ragan book and while I enjoyed it enough to read more from this author, I ultimately found Her Last Day to be just ok. The book contained, what I would consider, three main story lines. First, Jessie shoots a prominent lawyer in self-defense and faces the threat of jail time if she can not prove she was the attacked and not th...
  • Kate
    I really enjoyed this book for so many reasons. From page one the story kept my interest and never wavered. The main character was realistic, likable, and flawed in a realistic way. The supporting characters are multidimensional, memorable and add to the story with purpose. The side stories were believable and worked well in the book as a whole. The quality I really appreciate is that the author didn't make us wonder about the killer. Instead it ...
  • Themis
    Now that’s a thriller!!! Loved everything about it.