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Close Enough To Kill (Griffin Powell Book 6) [Kindle Edition]

Beverly Barton
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Close Enough To Touch

He's their secret admirer wooing them with phone calls love letters and special gifts. From a distance he admires them. Desires them. Despises them. And when he gets close enough he kills them all. Close Enough To Kiss Adams County Alabama is a small friendly place where everyone knows each other--but not well enough it seems because Sheriff Bernie Granger has a serial killer on her hands a total psycho who stalks woos kidnaps and kills his victims.

It's Bernie's first big case a chance for her to prove herself to her new boss former Memphis police detective Jim Norton but it won't be easy. This killer is uncannily smart. It's as if he knows what Bernie's thinking. And his next move is more than shocking--it's chillingly personal. Close Enough To Kill.

A terrifying game is underway. A desperate hunt has begun. And a rookie sheriff is determined to stop a killer at all costs. But is she getting nearer to catching him or drawing far too close to his deadly flame

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"Not for the faint of heart! Shocking and terrifying, it will chill you to the bone." Tess Gerritsen

“A good, tense read.”
Yorkshire Evening Post

‘This gripping crime novel … [is] not for the faint-hearted … you’ll be guessing until the very end.’
Closer Magazine

Book Description

He Woos. He Stalks. He Kills.


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1138 KB
  • Print Length: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Zebra (1 May 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004UI5NSW
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #88,759 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

An avid reader since childhood, Beverly Barton wrote her first book at the age of nine. Since then, she has gone on to write well over sixty novels and is a New York Times bestselling author.

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A very good read 11 Oct. 2011
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Have just finished reading CLOSE ENOUGH TO KILL and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. The two main characters - Captain Jim Norton and Sheriff Bernie Granger make a good team in trying to solve the abductions and murders of young women,some of which go back several years. The story is good and all the characters are believable.There are enough suspects in there to keep you guessing who is responsible, and even when you think you know the answers, you still wonder if you have gotten it right.
Have just downloaded AMNESIA by Beverly Barton and will be looking for more, as I am sure this will be just as good.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Romance and thriller - a bit of both 16 Aug. 2011
By WilsonD
Format:Kindle Edition
A number of other reviewers have commented that this book is more romance than thriller. There is an element of truth in this, inasmuch as there is a strong romance element. But there is also a running undercurrent of suspense that makes it a tense thriller and it is wrong to judge the book harshly because it does not fit neatly into one particular slot or genre. I read this book in response to a recommendation after reading David Kessler's Mercy and I found it to be exciting and interesting in its own right.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Couldn't put it down 23 Oct. 2007
Format:Paperback
This is the first Beverly Barton book I have read-I had never heard of her but someone I knew was reading it and I thought it sounded good so I gave it a go. I looked on Beverly Barton's website and saw that she writes books under the 'Silhouette' label-I thought 'oh no' because I thought these were similar to Mills and Boon. Luckily this didn't put me off because I was very pleasantly surprised by the quality of her writing and I will definitely read another of her books. I have read all Richard Montanari's books and I would put it on a par with those-it's that good. The few days I was reading this book it kept me thinking who the suspects could be and it seemed obvious at one moment it was a certain person-next minute it couldn't be him then another red herring put me on yet another track, it really did keep me guessing. There is also a bit of a love story in the book and this provides a good balance to the gory scenes. I think this book was an excellent read and I enjoyed it immensely.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars close enough to kill 10 Nov. 2007
Format:Paperback
I have never hard of Beverly Barton before, i come across her book in the book shop and i started to read the first pape and i was hocked so i bought it, and i've not been able to put it down. I liked the fact that there was a bit of a love story in there but the best was all the red herrings and think that you know who the kiler was and then it changed all over again and you was back to square one which i love that about the book because it kept you guessing. I will most diffenly buy another of her books the only think that i find most hard is that i never no which one is the first book and which is the second
This is a must buy .
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Close enough 17 Aug. 2011
By Katie
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I liked this book. I was guessing who the killer was until the end although I had an idea sometime in the middle of the book but I wasn't sure. There was a little romantic touch as well which I liked. All together it's a good book.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Close Enough to Kill 8 Aug. 2011
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This is a very suspenseful piece of work which I could hardly put down. I enjoyed a lot of things about it like the developing romance between the main protagonists, and the actual stalking which was so creepy even I felt it, but it was a huge shock to discover that the man I was certain was guilty wasn't. On a first reading it felt like a huge let down that the most insignificant man in the book had been picked as the murderer and suddenly given a motive towards the end. However, on reading the book a second time and knowing who the killer was, I noticed the man was always in the background and the hidden motive was gradually revealed so it wasn't so bad. If anything, it worked well, though it would have been even cleverer if a person in a prominent role was unmasked as the killer. I now think it is a brilliant book, well worth reading.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great 2 Aug. 2013
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Yet another great thriller by Beverley Barton. Have read and enjoyed everyone of her thriller books and each one is just as good as every other. Please enjoy like i did.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A.good read 10 July 2013
By julie
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Beverley Barton is another of my favourite authors. It had strong characters went full steam ahead and kept you guessing till the end. Good thriller for all crime fans.
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