Nadine is a woman with a troubled childhood. Her father ended his own life when she was a teenager, and she struggled to cope with her own pain and emotions, ending up expelled from school and directed to psychiatric care. Something never sat well with Nadine about her childhood, and she finds herself unable to let the past disappear behind her, no matter how far away she wanders from her home town.
Nadine decides to return to her hometown to see the therapist who treated her as an adolescent, to clear up something that she should have been honest about decades before…But in the course of events, Dr. Fabian is found bludgeoned to death in his own office.
Detective Henry Peacher arrives on the scene with very few clues to work with. He quickly learns that to solve the murder, he is going to have to dig much deeper into the past. Decades even. And just who is this mysterious old patient who visited the good doctor on the day that he was found murdered?
Shady characters and dirty little secrets abound in this psychological thriller that leaves you guessing right up until the end. The Last Thing I Told You, by Emily Arsenault, is yet another terrific mystery novel written by an author who proves herself time and again. If you loved In Search of the Rose Notes or Miss Me When I’m Gone, you will absolutely want to pick up The Last Thing I told You and give it a read.