Shoot to Thrill is the fifth MonkeeRench novel and can be read as a standalone story and although there are recurring characters in each of the books, Shoot to Thrill offers very little new content in the dynamics of the group.
The story is an enjoyable chase after an internet-savvy psychopath who posts his kills on-line. The authors evidence an ability to juggle hard crime with interesting and entertaining detectives with some cracking dialogue. There's not as much content as the previous entries and the character interaction helps keep the pages turning. There is a disjointed slice of action in the final third which offers no story development and seems rather out of place, however that aside Shoot to Thrill remains an enjoyable, if rather shallow, crime story.