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Jessica Daniel series: Locked In/Vigilante/The Woman in Black - Books 1-3 Kindle Edition

4.3 out of 5 stars 169 customer reviews

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Plotting, high drama and characterisation are becoming the hallmarks of his thrillers. --Lancashire Evening Post

Wilkinson's story spreads like a pool of blood . . . his talent becomes ever more obvious. --Daily Mail

Wilkinson's story spreads like a pool of blood . . . his talent becomes ever more obvious. --Daily Mail

Wilkinson's story spreads like a pool of blood . . . his talent becomes ever more obvious. --Daily Mail

Wilkinson's story spreads like a pool of blood . . . his talent becomes ever more obvious. --Daily Mail

About the Author

Despite two national newspaper reports to the contrary, Kerry Wilkinson is male. Honestly.

His debut, Locked In, the first title in the detective Jessica Daniel series, was written as a challenge to himself but became a UK Number One Kindle bestseller within three months of release.

His three initial Jessica Daniel books made him Amazon UK's top-selling author for the final quarter of 2011. When Think of the Children followed in 2013, he became the first formerly self-published British author to have an ebook No.1 and reach the top 20 of the UK paperback chart.

Kerry has a degree in journalism, plays cricket badly and complains about the weather a lot. He was born in Somerset but now lives in Lancashire, thus explaining the climate gripes.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2431 KB
  • Print Length: 894 pages
  • Publisher: Pan (6 Dec. 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00A7W98JU
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 169 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #47,055 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Really good idea putting these in to a trilogy because once you pick the first one up you won't want to stop reading until you've finished the last! Read all of them and now eagerly awaiting his new releases. Kerry manages to mix the reality of Detective work with the excitement of fiction. Keep it up!
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Took a gamble on "Locked In" and it was a gripping read from start to finish. Very impressed with the book, and I went on to read the other two. Kerry Wilkinson is a great British writer, and the books are 'un-put-downable'. I have pre-ordered "Think of the Childrren", can't wait !! This combined book is a bargain, it is worth every single penny, if you haven't read them, this is your chance to read all three at a good price.
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I read the first of this trilogy (Locked In) when I was browsing unknown authors in the Kindle bookshop and I was amazed at how good it was for a first novel. The characters and plot are well developed and believable.

Couldn't wait to get the second (Vigilante) and Mr Wilkinson came up with the goods again - an excellent read.

When the third was released (The Woman in Black) it confirmed the author as near the top of my favourites list along with such writers as Harlan Coben, Scott Turow, and John Grisham.

In Jessica Daniel, he has an excellent character, so well written that both my wife and I assumed that she had to have been created by a female writer (no clues in "Kerry"!), and the plots are properly convoluted and well thought out.

Kerry Wilkinson is definitely an author to watch, and this trilogy is a great introduction. Thoroughly recommended, and for more information, you can read the reviews of the indiviual books.
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I think the author must be a fan of The Sweeny. This heroine would have fitted in perfectly there. I cannot imagine such a stupid, unpleasant woman lasting 6 months as a real police officer.
I gave these books 2 stars because I did actually read all 3 but I certainly would not have bought them separately. As a prolific reader of crime novels, I have enjoyed the exploits of many crime fighters and, usually, have at least some sympathy with these characters. In Jessica's case I had none. I wanted her to fail every time and actually found this portrayal of a female officer rather embarrassing; much emphasis was made of the superiority of all the female officers and the males appeared to rather insignificant extras. I would have liked a little more balance.
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This book was electrifyingly good and a really entertaining read. It is the ninth mystery featuring Kerry Wilkinson's popular detective Jessica Daniel. Although it is in a series, the author explains everything that went before, so whilst I had not read any of his books previously I did not feel at a disadvantage. If you like books which are so well plotted that they seem to have something happening about every other paragraph and there isn't any wasted words then this is the one to buy.

Detective Inspector Jessica Daniel goes to a shopping centre with her husband Adam and unfortunately her purse is stolen by a pick pocket, which puts her in a bad mood. Later, she and her team is called out to investigate a murder where the body of the victim is discovered in a wheelie bin at the back of the Salford University building. The bins were supposed to be collected, but have not been because of a strike by municipal workers! The victim, a 1st year student, may have been involved in some sort of induction ceremony that went terribly wrong.

There is also another case involving a tattooed shop raider who is holding up all these local stores and Jessica's team are are completely mystified;someone is also attacking lone women and leaving their bodies ; she is having problems with her superiors which is very common in the average police procedural but this one is way, way above average.

There is a lot of interaction between members of Jessica's team including Izzy Diamond, Archie Davey and Dave Rowland's, some of which is as a result of their close investigations and also the general office banter and horsing around which is normal in large organisations when colleagues are working together over long periods of time.
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By Nao Cat on 15 July 2014
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This was awful... For some reason it seemed to have good reviews and seemed cheap so I bought the trilogy. I finished reading the first one and didn't bother reading the other two. Poorly written, not a very interesting story, and generally a bit of a grind to get through. I read a lot and I hardly ever abandon books - I still have it on my Kindle because maybe one day I'll be really bored and want to finish it, but I doubt it. I have sympathy with the author as maybe they are just starting out and self publishing or something, but I really didn't enjoy it at all.
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Enjoyed the stories. However can sometimes be very obvious who the culprit is. Don't find Jessica as easy character to like or sympathize with. Too irrational.
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An excellent thriller with twists and turns right until the end, having the three novels together ensures that you are kept entertained right until the end.
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