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Terrifyingly delightful, Terrific suspense, Timely Tale
on 4 March 2004
Once again Campbell Armstrong hits all the high voltage shocks, delighting his fans with tantalizing mysteries, plot twists that will keep you riveted, plus revelations that are double-edged and razorsharp! This writer's deft skill never fails to capture the reader's imagination with sly wit, characters with hypnotic appeal, and his trademark elegant prose - quick paced flurries of violent action and moments of terrifying stillness, all seamlessly interwoven.
WHITE RAGE is all the more chilling, more suspenseful and so frightening plausible, because these crimes, these hatreds, these dark secrets of people who slither and skulk throughout this tale inhabit our world: Xenophobia, race supremacy, and the ever present underworld mob bosses all combine to pull all light and peace from a city trying to revitalize itself into a safe, cosmpolitan center for all people. A young Indian kindergarten school teacher is shot point blank in the head in front of her terrified class, an Asian man is pushed off a balcony to his death by an nonchalant, coldhearted woman, who seethes underneath with revenge for past nightmares. And that just begins a frightening descent into terror for the people of Glasgow..
Thank heavens Detective Lou Perlman's back to sort it all out, including his own set of dark mysteries and secrets closer to his heart - if you haven't met Perlman yet, you'll find him in two previous Armstrong novels, THE BAD FIRE and THE LAST DARKNESS. Both also HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!