By Candice Fox
If you haven’t read the first in this series (Crimson Lake) do yourself a favour and listen to the audio book narrated by Euan Morton. That got me hooked , and now I can’t get enough of Ted Conkaffey, who isn’t the bad guy everyone thinks he is & the just plain crazy Amanda Pharrel.
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Set in, a slightly in the future, San Francisco this cop noir novel will slowly pull you in. The pacing is measured and this new world has disturbing parallels with the current world. As for the ending…well- you don’t expect me to give everything away, do you?
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Debut Author – 5 Stars. This is a thriller that will keep you guessing from the very beginning. Just when you think you have worked out the plot it changes again. One of the best books in a very long time that I didn’t want to put down.
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Peter James writes a very detailed and riveting plot that keeps you wondering throughout the book. He kept me thinking how he managed to put together such an intricate web of clues to reach an intense conclusion.
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A full cast audiobook and quite enjoyable. However most of the characters irritated me so much that I was grumbling at them as I drove the car and listened. You will feel like slapping them all at some point – Be warned. The story did follow a number of well worn paths but still managed to be an engaging read. You may well be surprised at the ending – and not necessarily in the way you expected.
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Written by John Connolly, this series follows former police officer turned private investigator Charlie Parker as he investigates cases with supernatural elements. Connolly’s macabre, evocative writing style lends these thrillers an element of horror.
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This is the first book by this author that I have read but I don’t think it will be the last. Whilst you catch on fairly early as to WHAT has happened it is as the story unfurls that you get the details as to the HOW and the WHY – both becoming creepily apparent. A well-written book – not perfect – but well worth a read.
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