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The Kill Room: Lincoln Rhyme Book 10
The Kill Room: Lincoln Rhyme Book 10
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4.0 out of 5 stars An awesome read. If you love Rhyme and Sachs, you will love this one too!, 10 Nov 2013
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I've read all the Lincoln Rhyme books and Deaver has always been one of my all time favourite authors. I didn't know what to expect after reading and being very disappointed in the Sleeping Doll (the first in his Kathryn Dance series). Well, I had nothing to be concerned over! Rhyme, Sachs and all our favourite characters are back and hot on the trail of a US Government sniper who apparently wrongly murdered an innocent terror suspect. In true Deaver style nothing is straight forward and although there appears to several plots and even more sub plots, it's easy to keep abreast of the finer nuances as they progress in the book. It's fast paced and thrilling enough to keep you reading long after your bed time (if you are that way inclined). However, I would have loved to read more about Rhyme and Sachs' relationship and I was disappointed that this has not been progressed in the book. Overall, it's a great book and if you love the series, you will love The Kill Room too.


Thicker Than Water (Season One: Book 6) (Jessica Daniel)
Thicker Than Water (Season One: Book 6) (Jessica Daniel)
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another awesome book in the Jessica Daniel series., 1 Nov 2013
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This is Kerry Wilkinson's sixth book in the Jessica Daniel series and it's as great as, if not better, than the preceding five books. Jessica has recovered from her house fire, is seemingly happily married to Adam and is thrown into a violent crime investigation where the suffocated victims appear to be linked to a local crime boss. Sadly, everything's not smooth sailing when it comes to Jessica, as Adam seems to be acting very secretive as the book progresses, making Jessica fear the worst in terms if her future with him; her friend Izzy returns from maternity leave and constantly questions Jessica on her well being; and Dave Rowlands has declared his love to her, leaving Jessica to deal with all manner of personal problems the only way she knows...hiding from them. There are several violent scenes that are not too graphic, police procedural work and criminal life is portrayed very believably and our favourite characters are there to keep the pages turning very quickly. This was an "edge of your seat" thriller that leaves you wanting more even after you reach the end. I found myself reading in odd places and at weird times of the day and night just to get my Jessica fix. I'm sad that this book only got published a week ago as there is no prospect of another book just yet.


The Book of Souls: Inspector McLean 2 (Inspector Mclean Mystery)
The Book of Souls: Inspector McLean 2 (Inspector Mclean Mystery)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Christmas brings gifts you don't want., 28 Oct 2013
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This is Oswald's second book featuring DI McLean and as with the first book there is a hint of the supernatural peppering the pages. In this instalment McLean is faced once again with the brutal murder of his fiancé a decade ago, when the person responsible for her murder, The Christmas Killer, dies in prison. However, there seems to be a copycat killer on the loose as more women are killed in the same brutal way. Amongst the mayhem of an active murder investigation, McLean loses is house in a fire started by some suspected drug dealers and he is forced to undergo regular counselling sessions. Shortly before Christmas, he has to move into his grandmother's old house and meets Noam Anton, a monk who was acquainted with the Christmas Killer. Anton repeatedly advised McLean to find the Book of Souls, an ancient tome that he believes controls the man who possesses it and forces them to commit atrocious murders. McLean's common sense prevails despite being repeatedly drawn into Anton's fantasy. As with Natural Causes, the book is fast paced and filled with gory scenes with just a hint of the supernatural. It is a great book to read if this is your genre.


Natural Causes: Inspector McLean 1 (Inspector Mclean Mystery)
Natural Causes: Inspector McLean 1 (Inspector Mclean Mystery)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hunting a killer or a demon? either way, this is a fantastic book., 19 Oct 2013
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This is the first book in the DI McLean series set in Fife, Scotland. The story kicks off to the gruesome discovery of a 60 year old corpse mutilated and nailed to the ground in an old building. What follows is an intricate series of seemingly unconnected and inexplicable deaths, murders and suicides mixed in with the suggestion of a virgin sacrifice and demonic possession. This is a thoroughly enjoying read that kept me captivated with each page. I can't wait to read the next DI McLean instalment, The Book of Souls.


Cold Killing (DI Sean Corrigan, Book 1) (DI Sean Corrigan Series)
Cold Killing (DI Sean Corrigan, Book 1) (DI Sean Corrigan Series)
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3 of 7 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Too much hype...but it's not for me., 8 Oct 2013
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This is the first in the DI Corrigan series wherein we meet Sean Corrigan, a detective inspector in the murder squad in London. The book kicks off with the violent murder of a gay male prostitute and the killer goes to extensive lengths to remain undetected. What sets this book apart from other murder mysteries is DI Corrigan's ability to read a crime scene in such detail so that he virtually gives a step by step account of the events that transpired before, during and after the murder. If you've recently watched the Hannibal TV series you will find similarities between DI Corrigan and Will Graham's abilities, but that's where it ends. There are many twists and plots and subplots to keep track of and it seems that James Hellier is the killer being hunted until about halfway through the book, it then becomes apparent that there may be an unknown third party who is committing the crimes. Although the premise is good and the murder scenes are sufficiently gory enough to keep any avid thriller reader entertained, I found the book too protracted. Furthermore, it lost it's appeal when DI Corrigan and one of his sergeants, DS Connelly, desperately decided to plant evidence on two separate suspects in order to secure arrests for people DI Corrigan categorically claimed were the killers as identified using his special skills. I think my biggest disappointment was finding out that the crafty murdered was not DI Corrigan himself. In any event, I won't be reading the next one in the series.


Never Coming Back: David Raker Novel #4 (David Raker Series)
Never Coming Back: David Raker Novel #4 (David Raker Series)
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A chilling gruesome read that leaves you begging for more., 30 Sep 2013
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Our missing persons investigator, David Raker, is hiding out in Devon in his parents' old cottage, recovering from an abdominal stabbing that took place six months before. He is, surprisingly, sharing his home with the disgraced ex-cop, Colm Healy, who spends most of his time intoxicated in an attempt to forget his past. Life seems reasonably domesticated between the guys until a corpse is found on the beech and Raker bumps into an ex-girlfriend's aunt. He is soon visited by his ex-girlfriend who asks him to look into the disappearance of her sister and her whole family. His investigation leads into shocking and unexpected ways that span a couple of continents and reaches back 75 years in the past. Once again Raker must do all he can to not only stay alive but also try and bring closure to his case. This is a fast paced, edge if your seat thriller that leaves you wanting more. The book concluded in such a manner that I had to check a few times that I truly reached the end. I cannot wait for the next book.


Homeland: Carrie's Run
Homeland: Carrie's Run
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Even better than the Homeland TV Series, 23 Sep 2013
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I've been anticipating the release of this book and it definitely does not disappoint. There are many parallels with the TV Series including characters, milieu and Carrie's mental state. The story explodes off the first page with Carrie escaping an assassination attempt in Beirut. Despite battling her psychological demons with her emotions on a never ending roller coaster, she is still portrayed as this clear headed analyst amongst all the chaos. Her search for the double agents who facilitated the assassinate attempt leads her hot on the trail of Abu Nazier in Lebanon and Iraq. Whilst there, she discovered a terrorist plot against New York City and shows characteristic Carrie determination in trying to prevent it. Estes and Saul also feature prominently in the book and Virgil remains her go to surveillance guy. We are introduced to a new player, Abu Ubaida, who is Abu Nazier's right hand man planning multiple terrorist attacks. In her search for Abu Nazier and Abu Ubaida, Carrie leaves a wake of collateral damage and tries to deal with it as best she can. This is an action filled, gruesome, thrilling read and perfectly compliments the TV Series. If you enjoyed the show, don't miss this book.


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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars It's bog roll, 18 Sep 2013
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Not much to say about toilet paper really. It arrived in a reasonable time. However, the toilet paper is cream in colour and nit white. Lets hope it doesn't cause UTIs. Also the packaging could be vastly improved. The suppliers barely wrapped four packs of toilet paper together using packaging tape. During transit some of the packages broke and I ha to sit with a stably knife and separate each pack as I was very heavy to carry.


The Dead (David Blake Book 3)
The Dead (David Blake Book 3)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome. The series just seem to be getting better by the book., 11 Sep 2013
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Life as a gangster has been going well for David Blake. Years have passed and his daughter is almost two, he has settled easily into domestic life with Sarah Mahoney, business is doing well, and no one has died... Until he gets arrested for the murder of a police officer's daughter. Not long after, his bent accountant is arrested for the brutal rape and murder of a child. Amongst all the events taking place, Davey is summoned to the UK home of an über rich Russian oligarch and pressure is put on him to use his narcotics supply route via Amsterdam to smuggle a "Joe" into Russia to kick start his plan to overthrow the Russian government. On two separate occasions, Davey is marched to a secluded spot for imminent execution, only to be saved at the last moment. No longer can he refer to himself as a "plastic" gangster as he has thoroughly immersed himself in his new role. Amongst all the mayhem, Davey desperately searches for the truth around his father's disappearance and subsequent death, only to he confronted with some harsh truths. The only way he can see matters resolving is if he dies, and a lot of thought and planning is put in place to deal with that possible eventuality. Without a doubt, this book is the best of the three. Linskey tackles some very topical issues in the book such as money laundering, terrorism, the life and influence of an exiled oligarch, not to mention the daily problems of a crime boss. The writing is fabulous. The characters are likeable and utterly believable (Palmer is now my hero with his ex-SAS background). And the storyline it magnificently unpredictable and thrilling. Whatever you do, read this book and make sure you read the other two first. It will make it so much more enjoyable. I can't wait for the next one. Well done Howard Linskey!


The Damage (David Blake Book 2)
The Damage (David Blake Book 2)
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Newcastle Godfather. A fabulous read!, 4 Sep 2013
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David Blake is back in the second book by Howard Linskey. Blake is fully immersed in gangster life but once again tries to distance himself from the day to day operation by living in Thailand and trusting his lieutenants and enforcers to get on with the operational side of business. But things are not running smoothly: his main H supplier has been arrested and he's desperately trying to finalise a deal with a new drug supplier, but the deal is not going smoothly; his crew is being picked off one by one; and Blake himself is the target of several assassination attempts. Matters come to a head when Blake's brother, Danny, is the next target and gets shot three times, leaving him paralysed for life. Blake had to act quickly and smartly or risk losing Newcastle to rival crime gangs. As with "The Drop", this book is an edge of your seat, violent, graphic look at the criminal world your average citizen hopefully never gets to experience. It's a life straight out of a Mario Puzo book that will leave you wanting more. Fortunately, I have the third book, "The Dead", waiting on my kindle. Bring on the next David Blake!


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